Roche Pharma Research & Early Development
Academic Research Manager
Marta Murcia is an Academic Research Manager for Roche Academic Relations and Collaborations group and is based in the Boston area. Prior to joining Roche, Marta was a Collaborative Program Manager at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT (KI). In this role, she managed all aspects of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ KI TRANSCEND program, a large-scale, multi-project research partnership, and supported other collaborative and communication efforts within the KI. From 2008 to 2011, Marta was a Senior Program Manager, Life Sciences, at the New York Academy of Sciences, where she led the development and execution of more than twenty scientific symposia, in collaboration with a wide network of scientists and physicians and in partnership with academic, non-for-profit, and pharmaceutical organizations.
Marta has an undergraduate degree in organic chemistry and a PhD in medicinal chemistry (both from the University Complutense of Madrid) and carried out postdoctoral studies in structure-based drug design at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.