Victoria Barja

Inside the LAB

  • Victoria Barja is a “brand-new” PhD from Pamplona (Navarra). In the lab, she works on the production of secondary metabolites in plants.

  • During her PhD thesis, Victoria has unraveled the function of proteins involved in the biosynthesis of carotenoids in the model species Arabidopsis thaliana and in the crop species Solanum lycopersicum (tomato).

    Outside the LAB

    • Outside the lab, Vicky loves catching up with friends for a drink or a party. She also enjoys organizing cultural activities with labmates in Barcelona and planning weekend trips in European cities.


      • Introduce yourself
      • Let’s talk about your Project
      • Let’s talk about pros and cons of being a plant biologist
      • Let’s talk about free time
      Project Manager: Michela Osnato
      Video: Carla Sedini