Past Members

  • 2008-2011 Carlos Oliva Olave. Biochemist, Pontificia Universidad católica de Chile, Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, Ph.D. Thesis. Search for genes involved in neuronal morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster.
  • 2010-2011 Hector Pacheco. Veterinary, Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis, Morphological changes in the Drosophila wing associated to CoRest downregulation using transgenic RNAi.
  • 2009-2010 Gabriela Inzunza Melo. Veterinary, Univerisidad de Chile. Undegraduate Thesis, Temperature dependent defects in Drosophila dlg mutants.
  • 2009-2011 Claudia Molina. Veterinary, Universidad de Chile. Ms thesis, Behavioral study in mutants of synaptic proteins.
  • 2011 Ronald Pérez. Biotechnolgy. Undergraduate thesis. Role of unfolded portein response in the neurodegeneration induced by human huntingtin in Drosophila eye.
  • 2001-2006. Carolina Mendoza Topaz, Biochemist Universidad de Chile,  PhD in cell and molecular biology and neuroscience, Graduate thesis, Role of dlg (discs large) in the neurogenesis of Drosophila melanogaster.
  • 2007-2008. Gabriela Insunza Veterinary, Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate Thesis: Temperature effects on the behavior dlg mutants.
  • 2006-2007. Pablo Majóo, Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis. Search of genomic regulatory regions in the dlg gene of Drosophila.
  • 2005-2006. Francisco Urra, Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis.  Functional and structural comparison between larvae of Drosophila dlg mutants.
  • 2004-2005. Srta. Valeria Albornoz, Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis. Participation of  Dlg in the development of Drosophila melanogaster eye.
  • 2004-2005. Romina Barría, Biochemist Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis: Participation of the S97N domain in the development of the neuromuscular synapse in the larvae of Drosophila melanogaster.
  • 2003-2004. Mirna Cruz,  Engineer in Biotechnology Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis : Function of specific variants of in Drosophila neurogenesis.
  • 2000-2002.  Ximena Martínez, Veterinary Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis: Pattern of expression of novel variants of discs-large in adult Drosophila melanogaster.
  • 2007-2008. Master in Veterinary Science Universidad de Chile, Graduate Thesis: Role of the Co-repressor Co-Rest in neurogenesis and morphogenesis.
  • 2001-2002 Gabriela Lafferte, Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Undergraduate thesis:Expression pattern of novel novel variants of discs-large in larvae of Drosophila melanogaster.