Student Presentations
(National and International Meetings)

Presentations 2014-2015

1- Gonzalez Joel, Padilla-Morales, L.F., Colon J.O., Acevedo J.A., Rosado I. Quesada, O. and Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A., Assesment of the functionality and stability of detergent purified nAChR from Torpedo californica. Biophysical Society 59 th Annual Meeting. February 7, 2015, Baltimore MD

De Jesus, L.M., Aponte, L., Holder-Viera, M., Colon J.O., Lasalde-Dominicci and Baez-Pagan, C. Electrophysiological Characterization of alpha7 acetylcholine receptors genetic variants and their interactions with partial duplication Dupalpha7. Biophysical Society 59 th Annual Meeting. February 7, 2015, Baltimore MD

Báez-Cruz, Faviolla A.; Quesada, Orestes; González, Carol Possible Mechanism of Action of the Myotoxic phospholipase A2 from Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus. Poster Presentation. Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students 2014. November 2014. San Antonio, Texas.

Báez-Cruz, Faviolla A.; Quesada, Orestes; González, Carol. Possible Roll of Ion- Gate Channel in the Mechanism of Action of the Myotoxic Phospholipase A2. Oral Presentation. JRTech/PRISM Meeting. March 2015. Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Capó-Vélez, C.M., Morales, B., Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A., “Upregulation of the α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in a transgenic mouse model that expresses the HIV-1 coat protein gp120”, Lilly Academy Technical Forum, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 28, 2014.

Capó-Vélez, C.M., Morales, B., Melendez, R., Lasalde-Dominicci, J.A., “Upregulation of the α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in a transgenic mouse model that expresses the HIV-1 coat protein gp120”, RISE Area Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 14, 2014.

Delgado-Vélez, M., Báez-Pagán, C.A., Gerena, Y., Quesada, O., Santiago-Pérez, L., Wojna, V., Melendez, L., Silva, W., Lasalde-Dominicci, J. HIV-1 gp120 alters the anti-inflammatory phenotype of macrophages. 10th RISE Area Conference, San Juan, PR, March 15, 2014.

Delgado-Vélez, M., Báez-Pagán, C.A., Gerena, Y., Quesada, O., Santiago-Pérez, L., Wojna, V., Melendez, L., Silva, W., Lasalde-Dominicci, J. The cholinergic anti-inflammatory response in HIV context. The Lilly Academy, San Juan, PR, March 28, 2014.

Gonzalez-Nieves, J.E., Padilla-Morales, L.F., Colon-Saez, J.O., Acevedo, J., Rosado, I.D., Y Quesada, O., and Lasalde-Dominicci J.A. Effect of lipid analogue detergent on the solubilization of the nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR): Analysis of functionality in Xenopus laevis oocytes and stability on Lipidic Cubic Phase (LCP). 10th Annual Rise Conference Symposium on Current Development in Protein-Protein Interaction. March 15, 2014, Carolina, PR.

Joel E. González-Nieves1, Luis F. Padilla-Morales2, José O. Colon-Sáez, Jesús A. Acevedo1, Irvin D. Rosado1, Orestes Quesada-González3 and José A. Lasalde Dominicci1 Effect of lipid analogue detergent on the solubilization of the nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor (nAChR): Analysis of functionality in Xenopus laevis oocytes and stability on Lipidic Cubic Phase (LCP)Subjects. 49th ACS Junior Technical Meeting 34th Puerto Rico Interdisciplinary Scientific Meeting (PRISM). March 29, 2014 UPR-Cayey, PR.

León Rivera, Rosiris; Delgado-Vélez, Manuel; Báez, Carlos A.; Quesada, Orestes; Lasalde-Dominicci, José. (2013) Calcium mobilization studies of the HIV gp120 induced up-regulation of alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in macrophages. Oral presentation. Segundo Encuentro Subgraduado de Investigación y Creación 2014. April 2014. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Luis F. Padilla, Joel E González, Claudia Lanauze, Neikelín Burgos, Nelimar Cruz, José O. Colón, Carlos A Báez, Orestes Quesada, José A. Lasalde. Long- term mobility and stability analysis of detergent purified nAChR inserted on lipidic cubic phase. Rise Area Conference March 15, 2014, Carolina, PR.

Mileyshmi Holder Viera, Carlos A. Baez-Pagan and Jose A. Lasalde-Dominicci, “Characterization of cáncer associated somatic mutations from the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor”, Oral Presentation, Puerto Rico Junior Technical Meeting 2015, March 14, 2015.

Sonnieliz Cotto-Ríos1, Orestes Quesada3, José A. Lasalde-Dominicci. Effects of HIV-1 gp120 pre incubation in Jak-STAT anti-inflammatory pathway activation in human derived macrophages (MDM’s): A possible HIV-1 mechanism for cholinergic anti-inflammatory response (CAP) disruption. Abstract #04 10th RISE Area Conference. March 15, San Juan, Puerto Rico.