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.