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Nobel Prize Recipient Highlights Dr. Jorquera’s Research

During the last Latin-American Chronobiology Meeting, the current Nobel Prize in Medicine, Dr. Michael Rosbash, awarded by his work in circadian rhythm, quote the research of Dr. Jorquera, faculty of the Neuroscience Department of our institution. Congratulations!!!

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Estudiantes del Programa de Tecnología en Imágenes Médicas presentan en Proyecto Título V Cooperativo

Colaboradores y participantes certificados de RETO-MOTOR del Proyecto Título V Cooperativo entre el Recinto de Ciencias Médicad (RCM) y la Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) participaron activamente en la conferencia de Research Centers for Minority Institutions Translational Science 2017.

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UCC’s First Scientific Article Published in the high impact journal Elife

Faculty and ex-faculty of the Neuroscience Department from UCC in collaboration with investigators from Texas Tech University and MIT as the leading group, have identified several mutations which alter the normal functioning of the faster neuronal Ca2+-sensor, Synaptotagmin-1. This research will help in understanding neuronal communication and the synaptic pathophysiology observed in patients. 

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Please congratulate Dr. Martinez-Montemayor’s lab members in securing ASCB MAC awards

Members of Dr. Martinez-Montemayor’s laboratory will attend the 2017 ASCB Annual Meeting which will be held December 2-7, 2017 in Philadelphia. All of them will be presenting their research at this venue. This is the second time (two years in a row) that the members of this lab and her advisor have been successful in securing the awards. Congratulations.

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