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Participating Students 2013-2014

Student Mentor Research Title e-mail Lab phone
Amarilys Morales Rivera Carmen S. Maldonado The role of Oxytocin on the anxiety environment-elicited cocaine seeking behavior 764-0000 x2712
Amilcar Rivera Rivera Suranganie Dharmawardhane Regulation of Akt/AMPK/mTOR Signaling and cancer progression by Grape Polyphenols in Breast Cancer 1610
Bermary Santos Vera Carlos A. Jiménez Rivera Role of the Hyperpolarization Activated Cation Current Channel Subunit 2 (HCN2) in the development and expression of cocaine sensitization in areas of the Mesocorticolimbic System of male rats 1677
Bianca A. Torres Hernández José Ortiz Valerenic acid and Valeriana officinalis extracts: pharmacological tools for the treatment of Clonic- like convulsions and behavioral changes in Danio rerio (zebrafish) 1378
Carmelo Orengo Mercado Carmen L. Cadilla Structural and Functional Analysis of Recombinant TWIST2 and Selected Mutant Proteins Found in Setleis Syndrome Patients. Frequency of Q119X among the Puerto Rican Population 1372, 1638
Coral Rosa Falero José Ortiz Modulation of PTZ induced seizures in zebrafish with Citrus aurantium 1371
Ednalise Santiago Cartagena José Rodríguez Medina Identification of the essential stress sensors in myo1∆ cytokinesis mutant and the identification of protein-protein interactions for the principal sensor proteins of the PKC1 signaling pathway 1633
Emilee E. Colón Lorenzo Adelfa E. Serrano Role of Plasmodium berghei glutathione S-transferase in parasite development and its potential as a drug target 2217
Frances Zenón Meléndez Loyda M. Meléndez 758-6395 x1313
Freddyson J. Martínez Rivera Jennifer L. Barreto Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation on Extinction of Morphine-Induced Conditioned Place Preference 1071
Giam S. Vega Meléndez Rosa E. Blanco Effects of ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) in axonal regeneration after optic nerve injury 2269
Giselle A. Barreto Torres Sabzali Javadov The role of the AMPK/PPARα pathway in mitochondria-mediated cardioprotection against experimental ischemia/reperfusion 2688
Jean Marie Acevedo Rosario Manuel Díaz Rios Cellular effects of caffeine on the mouse spinal locomotor network 721-4149 x229
Jeyshka M. Reyes González Pablo E. Vivas Targeting c-MYC in Cisplatin-Resistant Ovarian Cancer 772-8300 x1404
Joan Ballista Hernández Sylvette Ayala Torres Mitochondrial DNA repair in colon cancer 1375
José A. Quidgley Nevares María J. Crespo 5079
José F. Gaudier Pagán Ana M. Espino Molecular cloning, biochemical and immunological characterization of a novelFasciola hepatica tegument associated antigen 1312
Kelvin Quiñones Laracuente Gregory J. Quirk A time dependent recruitment of the paraventricular thalamus in fear memory circuits 2420
Krizia Rohena Rivera Magaly Martínez Inflammatory chemokines as mediators of prostate cancer progression 772-8300 x1106
Krystal Colón Rivera Loyda M. Meléndez Role of antioxidants in preventing Cathepsin B induced neurotoxicity in HIV-infected macrophages 758-6395 x1313
Luis D. Borrero García Suranganie Dharmawardhane Non-coding RNAs in EGFR therapy resistance in Breast Cancer 1610
Marimar Hernández Pérez Carlos I. González Functional Roles of the Adenosine/Uridine-Rich Element and Trans-Acting Factors in the Post-Transcriptional Control of Human Interleukin-3 764-0000 x81329
Marina Martínez Vargas Carlos I. González Regulation of Interleukin-3 mRNA Expression by Adenosine/Uridine-Rich Elements and miRNAs in T-Cell Lymphomas 764-0000 x81329
Maryví González Solá Robert Kensler Zebrafish Cardiac Muscle Thick Filaments; A Non-mammalian Model for Analyzing Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Structure 1507
Mildred V. Duprey Díaz Rosa E. Blanco Retinoic acid signaling inoptic nerve regeneration 2269
Mónica Rivera Díaz Pablo E. Vivas Role of MicroRNAs in Astrocytoma Progression 772-8300 x1404
Namyr A. Martínez Alicea Walter I. Silva Role of Caveolin-1 in the Regulation of the P2Y(2) Nucleotide Receptor in Glial Cells 1608
Nildris Cruz Díaz María J. Crespo Vascular expression of angiotensin convertin enzyme (ACE) and nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoforms on young syrian cardiomyopathic hamsters 5079
Osmarie Martínez Guzmán Miguel Otero Adjuvant Effect of a Toll-like Receptor Agonist in Genetic Immunization against Smallpox 2098
Ramón Gómez Moreno Abel Baerga Pro-inflammatory bacterial genes in the intestinal microflora as risk factors for the development of gastrointestinal disorders 1640
Rebecca M. Parodi Rullan Sabzali Javadov The role of Sirt3 in mitochondria-mediated cell death in cardiomyocytes 2688
Teresa Martínez Torres Iraida E. Robledo Characterization of Klebsiella pneumoniar carbapenemase (KPC) and its identification and genetic background inAcinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates 1373
Tessa Humphries Bickley Suranganie Dharmawardhane Biochemical characterization of Rac inhibitor Ehop-016 1610
Yaria Arroyo Torres Carlos A. Torres Genetic Interaction between the Saccharomyces cerevisiae OGG1 and APN1 during acute oxidative stress and aging 1645
Yisel M. Cantres Rosario Loyda M. Meléndez Role of macrophage derived lysosomal protease cathepsin B in HIV-associated neurotoxicity 758-6395 x1313