Enabling innovation for under-researched infectious diseases

Tres Cantos Open Lab team

Tres Cantos Open Lab team

  • Beatriz Cosme

    Beatriz Cosme

    OpenLab Specialist

    Beatriz Cosme is Project Management Specialist in the Open Lab Team since 2011.

    She coordinates and provides guidance on immigration, work permits, Health and Safety, Human Resources and local accommodation requirements for the smooth implementation of Open Lab projects, including liaising with external consultants.

    She joined GSK in 1999 and has experience in Business Development, Marketing, Human Resources, Procurement and, more recently, in R&D. As part of the R&D team, Beatriz worked in the Biology Department giving support to operational activities.

    Beatriz has a degree in Psychology and two postgraduate courses, one on Psychology applied to Organizations, Univ. Oberta Cataluña; and the other on Project Management, Univ. Alcalá de Henares.

  • Felix Calderón

    Félix Calderón

    Head of the Tres Cantos Open Lab

    Félix Calderón started his career in industry in 2007 as a medicinal chemist working in the Diseases of the Developing World unit at GSK. Since then, he has held different leadership roles in anti-infectious and anti-inflammatory areas within the organization. He has a broad experience working with external partners and a track record of  implementing and delivering new collaborations across diseases. Prior to GSK, his background includes a B.Sc. from the Autonoma University of Madrid and training in bioorganic chemistry at the University of Turin (Italy), the Spanish National Council for Scientific Research (CSIC, Ph.D. awarded in 2006), and computational chemistry at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He is editor of the American Chemical Society’s Infectious Diseases journal and board member of the Fine Chemical Group of the London based Society for Chemistry and Industry (SCI). In 2018 he was appointed Head of the Tres Cantos Open Lab.

  • Jose Miguel Coterón

    Jose Miguel Coterón

    Open Lab Secretariat

    Cote is accountable of all the matters related to official documentation concerning TCOLF Governing Board and Trustee meetings, Governing Board and Trustee membership, and project reports. Cote obtained a PhD in Organic Chemistry at UCM.

    After three years as post-doctoral fellow in Europe, and three more years as post-doctoral fellow at GW Tres Cantos, he joined GW as Investigator participating in projects from diverse areas like antifungals, antimalarials or kinetoplastid diseases.

    His expertise includes Molecular Recognition, Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Synthesis and Carbohydrate Chemistry. Over the last few years, he has acquired expertise in Compliance and Risk Management.

  • Raquel Gabarro

    Raquel Gabarró

    Open Lab Manager

    Raquel started her professional career GSK in 2004 as analytical chemist, having carried out a variety of scientific activities starting off as Senior Scientist and advancing to management and operational roles,working in both early discovery phases and more recently, as Study Delivery Manager within clinical operations. Raquel joined the Open Lab team in January 2021 and is accountable of the portfolio progression for Open Lab projects, supporting teams to move forward their approved proposals. Her main responsibilities are focused on facilitating operational, compliance and scientific perspectives for projects to deliver on their goals. Raquel holds a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and obtained a International MBA in Biotechnology certification at the IE in 2009.

  • Elena García

    Elena García

    Finance Partner

    Elena joined GSK in 2020 as Finance Business Partner R&D. She is the local financial support for the Foundation. She has a significant experience in Finance Partnering having worked in three major publicly listed corporations in different industries and across different countries. Elena holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Complutense de Madrid.