During its duration, the project´s core team will involve the PI, two PhD students, two post-doctoral researchers, and Visiting Scholars. Other UPF-based contributors to the project are Paula Casal (ICREA professor), Anca Gheaus (Ramon y Cajal reseacher), and Andrew Williams (ICREA professor).



Principal Investigator

Maria Serena Olsaretti

Olsaretti , Maria Serena
Principal Investigator (PI)

Academic Members

Elba Paula Casal Ribas

Casal Ribas, Elba Paula
Collaborating Member

Cormier , Andrée Anne
Post-doctoral Researcher (October 2016- June 2018); Collaborating Member

Gheaus , Anca
Ramon y Cajal Fellow

Gheaus , Anca
Collaborating Member (March 2016-February 2020)

Magnusson , Erik
Post-doctoral Researcher (January 2017-August 2018); Collaborating Member

Spotorno , Riccardo
PhD Student (October 2016-October 2020)

Spotorno , Riccardo Maria
PhD Student

Trifan , Isabella
PhD Student (October 2015-July 2019)

Trifan , Isabella Maria
PhD Student

Andrew David Williams

Williams , Andrew David
Collaborating Member


Bou-Habib , Paul
Visitor (October 2015-September 2017)

Bozac , Zlata
Visitor (April - July 2018)

Brando , Nicolás
Visitor (November-December 2017)

Clayton , Matthew
Project Visiting Expert ( 3-7 June 2019)

Fowler , Tim
Visitor (October-December 2016)

Hodgson , Louis-Philippe
Visitor ( January -February 2020 )

Huais , Valentina
Visitor (September-December 2019)

Konjovic , Marko
Visitor (September-December 2017)

McTernan , Emily
Visitor (October 2018)

Valente , Manuel
Visitor (October-December 2019)

Weinstock , Daniel
Visitor (October 2018)


Perelló , Marta
Research administrator (On leave September 2018-January 2019)