Elisa Pasqua

Group Leader
Charles River Laboratories

Dr. Elisa Pasqua received her PhD degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Glasgow, where she worked on total synthesis of natural products in the Marquez group. She spent her postdoctoral years at the Institute of Cancer Research (London) where she worked on the development of small molecule inhibitors of the HSF1 stress pathway activation in cancer, under the supervision of Prof. Keith Jones. In 2017 Pasqua joined CRL, where she covers the role of line manager and project leader. Since then, she has worked on multiple hit-to-lead and lead optimisation projects in oncology, metabolic disorders and respiratory diseases.