Lic. Yanelis Cruz Santana, studied chemistry at the University of Havana, Cuba in 2012, began working at the Civil Defense scientific research center in that same year holding a position as a researcher, in 2016 she obtained the category of aggregate researcher. In 2018, she held the position of head of the immunoelectrotransfer laboratory at the same institution. In 2021 she completed her master's degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology mention at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Havana. She has several publications to her name in research journals.