Andres Lopez-Contreras

Andres Lopez-Contreras

Affiliate Associate Professor, Affiliated Associate Professor

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Primary fields of research

DNA damage and DNA repair, Replication Stress, Mouse models of cancer and ageing.

Current research

Exploring the impact of Replication Stress on Ageing and Cancer This project is financed from the Danish National Research Program “Sapere Aude – DFF Starting Grant

Identification of novel targets for the BRCA1 ubiquitin ligase activity. This project is funded by a KBVU Project from the Danish Cancer Society.

Chromosomal Common Fragile Sites: Unravelling their biological functions and the basis of their instability This project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC-2015-StG)

Participants: Andres J Lopez-Contreras, group leader Alexandra Avram, lab technician Mauro Sbroggió, postdoc  Stephanie Munk, postdoc Eliene Albers, PhD student David Pladevall Morera, PhD student

If you are interested in joining our lab, we want to hear about you and your ideas! Please, send an e-mail to including your CV and a motivation letter.


Dr. Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo, Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Prof. Ian D. Hickson, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Prof. Rafael Peñafiel-Garcia, University of Murcia, Spain
Dr. Javier Muñoz, Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Dr. Andre Nussenzweig, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
Dr. Jeremy A. Daniel, Center for Protein Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Jesper V. Olsen, CPR, Copenhagen, Denmark (mass spectrometry for quantitative proteomics)
Lene J. Rasmussen, CEHA, Copenhagen, Denmark (genomic instability and mitochondrial function)

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