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Tirso Pons obtained his B.Sc. degree in Nuclear Physics fron the Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Havana, then completed his Ph.D. in Biology at University of Havana with Joaquin Diaz and Alfonso Valencia in 2002, working on the sequence analysis, and structure and functional residues prediction for Glycosyde Hydrolase GH32, GH49 and GH68 families. He was a visiting scientist at Dr. Alfonso Valencia's Lab (CNB-CSIC) at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain, and at Dr. Gert Vriend's lab at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany. In 2007 and 2010 he obtained postdoctoral SEBiot and EMBO fellowships at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).