Student Presentations
(National and International Meetings)

Presentations 2015-2016

1. Capó-Vélez, C.M., Morales, B., García A., Grajáles-Reyes, J., Báez-Pagán, C.A., Quesada O., Delgado-Vélez, M., Lasalde Dominicci J.A.Role of α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on striatum-dependent functions of transgenic mice expressing the HIV-1 coat protein gp120. Lilly Academy Technical Forum, San Juan, PR, May 6, 2016



2.
Rodriguez-Diaz, J.C., Colon-Saez J.O. and Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A. nAChR modulation by Ibuprofen. Oral Presentation delivered at the 4 to Encuetro Subgradado de Investigación yCreación, Condado Hotel Plaza, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 2016.



3.
Cotto-Ríos S., Quiroz-Figueroa K., Hernández-Camacho P., Quesada O., Colón J. O., Lasalde-Dominicci J. A., Effects of HIV-1 gp120 JRFL protein in the expression and functionality of the alpha 7 nAChR’s in human monocytes derived macrophages. 11th RISE Area Conference, San Juan, PR, March 2016.



4.
Reilly-Andújar, F., Quesada-Gonzalez, O., Arias, H., Colón-Sáez, J. O., Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. Effects of Positive Allosteric Modulators (PAMs) on the functionality of the α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR). 11th RISE Area Conference, San Juan, PR, March 2016.



5.
Báez-Cruz, F.A., Phillips, M.A., & Afanador, G.A. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum deoxyhypusine synthase. 15th MARC Conference, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus, San Juan, PR, February 2016.



6.
Báez-Cruz, F. A., Phillips, M. A., and Afanador, G. A. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum deoxyhypusine synthase. Minority Access to Research Careers Conference at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, San Juan, PR, February 2016.



7.
Quesada O., Gonzalez C., Ferrer M., Colón J.O., Fernández E., Mercado J., Davila A., Morales R., Lasalde-Dominicci J.A. Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor: Lipid Composition and Requirement for Activity, 60 th annual meeting Biophysical Society, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.



8.
Maldonado-Hernández, R., Valdés, B., Quesada, O. and Lasalde-Doeminicci, J. Preparation of nAChR crystals for high resolution studies using the detergent analog LFC16. Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Symposium 2016,Gaylord National Resort And Harbor, Maryland February 22-24, 2016.



9.
Reilly-Andújar, F., Quesada-Gonzalez, O., Arias, H., Colón-Sáez, J. O., Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. Effects of Positive Allosteric Modulators (PAMs) on the functionality of the α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR). 60th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, February 2016.



10.
Valdes-Fernandez B. N., Rosado-Millan I. D. and Lasalde-Dominicci J. A. Assessment of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Detergent Complex Purity and Stability for Structural Studies. 60th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Los Angeles California, February 2016.



11.
Capó-Vélez, C.M., Morales, B., García A., Grajáles-Reyes, J., Báez-Pagán, C.A., Quesada O., Delgado-Vélez, M., Lasalde-Dominicci J.A.Role of α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on striatum-dependent functions of transgenic mice expressing the HIV-1 coat protein gp120. American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, December 2015.



12.
Cotto-Ríos S., Quiroz-Figueroa K., Hernández-Camacho P., Quesada O., Colón J. O., Lasalde-Dominicci J. A., Effects of HIV-1 gp120 JRFL protein in the expression and functionality of the alpha 7 nAChR’s in human monocytes derived macrophages. Puerto Rico 24th Neuroscience; University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, December 2015.



13.
Reilly-Andújar, F., Quesada-Gonzalez, O., Arias, H., Colón-Sáez, J. O., Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A. Effects of Positive Allosteric Modulators (PAMs) on the functionality of the α7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR). 24th Annual Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference, San Juan, PR, December 2015.



14.
Rodriguez-Diaz, J.C., Colon-Saez, J.O. and Lasalde-Domnicci, J.A., Modulation of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor by Ibuprofen. 24th Annual Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan Puerto Rico, December 2015.



15.
Valdes-Fernandez B. N., Mercado-Del Valle J., Quesada O. and Lasalde-Dominicci J. A. Assessment of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Detergent Complex Purity for Structural Studies. 24th Puerto Rico Annual Neuroscience Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 2015.



16.
Báez-Cruz, F. A., Phillips, M. A., and Afanador, G. A. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum deoxyhypusine synthase. 15 th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students at Seattle, WA, November 2015.



17.
Mercado J. C., Lasalde-Dominicci, J. A., Quesada, O., Colón J. O., Functional Characterization of nAChR Extracted from Torpedo californica Using Different Detergents. 15 th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students at Seattle, WA, November 2015.



18.
Rodriguez-Diaz, J.C., Colon-Saez J.O. and Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A. Modulation of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor by Ibuprofen. ABRCMS 2015, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minorities 15th anniversary, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington, November 2015.



19.
Rodriguez-Diaz, J.C., Colon-Saez J.O. and Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A. Modulation of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor by Ibuprofen. Cuarto Simposio de Investigación Subgraduada de la Asociación Universitaria de Programas de Honor (AUPH), Universidad del Turabo, Gurabo, Puerto Rico, November 2015.



20.
Rodriguez-Diaz, J.C., Colon-Saez J.O. and Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A. Modulation of thenicotinic acetylcholine receptor by ibuprofen. Society for Neuroscience’s 45th annual meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, October 2015.



21.
Báez-Cruz, F. A., Phillips, M. A., and Afanador, G. A. Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum deoxyhypusine synthase. Science Week Poster Presentation at University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, San Juan, PR, September 2015.