Miss Fátima Morales (born May 2, 1985) is a Spanish researcher, pharmacist, professor and activist. Growing up in Santomera, Murcia, Spain, she studied her Pharmacy Degree and her PhD on Design and Synthesis of New Purine Derivatives as Antitumor Agents at the University of Granada, Spain. She did three research stays during her PhD in labs of different research fields: in the Department of Chemistry of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; at the University of Aberdeen in the Polyamine Research Group Lab, Scotland, UK; and at the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University, in Philadelphia, USA, where she has been working with a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Alfonso Martín Escudero Foundation afterwards. She worked as a professor and researcher at The Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo, in Riobamba, Ecuador, where she is still conducting a research project about Nutrition and Parasitism in rural areas. Right now, she is working at the University of Murcia, Spain, with a research contract in Supramolecular Chemistry and she is an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Sbarro Health Research Organization. She is also an activist in Oxfam, always worried and fighting against social injustice and poverty.
Fatima Morales Marin Research Interests are Cancer, HIV, Global Health, Phytotherapy, Nutrition, Parasitism, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Culture, Epidemiology.