Dr. José A. Lasalde Laboratory

Structural & Molecular Biology

University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus

Scientific Projects

· Potential implications of human Alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genetic variants to the pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.

· Characterization of cancer associated somatic mutations from the Alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.

Scientific Poster

· Potential implications of human Alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genetic variants to the pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Mileyshmi

Scientific Conference Presentations

2015

Oral Presentation

Puerto Rico Interdisciplinary Meeting  (PRISM), UPR, San Juan, P.R.

Characterization of cancer associated somatic mutations from the Alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor

2013

Poster Presentation

Experimental Biology Conference, Boston, MA.

Potential implications of human Alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor genetic variants to the pathogenesis and treatment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.

Acknowledgements

Principal Investigator: José A. Lasalde Dominicci, Ph.D.

Research Mentors:       Carlos Baez, Ph.D. and Orestes Quesada, Ph.D.

Research Program:      Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) and               

                                        Puerto Rico Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (PRLSAMP)

 

Forever grateful for the opportunity to be part of such an amazing Research team.

You can learn more about the current research at Dr. Jose Lasalde Laboratory here.