Antonio studied Chemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Cadiz and the University Autonoma of Madrid. During undergraduate, he worked with Gines Morata at the CBM in Madrid. Antonio did his PhD with Stephen Cohen at the EMBL (Heidelberg) (1998-2002) and a post-doc with Alex Schier at the Skirball Institute (NYU) and Harvard (2003-2006). Antonio established his laboratory at Yale in 2007 where he investigates the regulatory codes that shape gene expression during embryonic development. He was Director of Graduate Studies (2012-2016) and is currently Chair of the Genetics Department (2017- ).
|HHMI Faculty Scholar||Howard Hughes Medical Institute||2016|
|Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists National Finalist||New York Accademy of Sciences||2016|
|Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science||Vilcek Foundation||2014|
|Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences||Pew foundation||2008|
|NYAS Blavatnik Young Investigator Award (Finalist)||New York Accademy of Sciences||2007|
|John Kendrew Young investigator Award||EMBL, Heidelberg||2007|
|Lois E. and Franklin H. Top, Jr., Yale Scholar Award||Yale University||2007|