Maria was born in Madrid in 1999. She obtained a Degree of Clinical and Biomedical laboratory technician in 2019. She did an internship at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (North Ireland) where she did clinical analysis and participated in the research of Listeria monocytogenes.
In order to improve her scientific knowledge, she then obtained a Degree on Pathology and Cytodiagnostics, which allowed her to join CNIO with an internship program.
Nowadays, Maria is studying Pharmacy at the University of Alcalá (UAH) and she is working as a technician in the Brain Metastasis Group where she participates in several research projects.