Flavia A. Tejeda

ORCID #0000-0002-9942-7711
B.S., University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras
 
Academic Program
Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular
 
Department
Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
Publications

Rivera-Aponte DE, Melnik-Martínez KV, Malpica-Nieves CJ, Tejeda-Bayron F, Méndez-González MP, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ.  Kir4.1 potassium channel regulation via miR-205 in astrocytes exposed to hyperglycemic conditions.  Neuroreport. 2020 Apr 8;31(6):450-455. PMID: 3216809 PMCID: PMC7127973 

 

Méndez-González MP, Rivera-Aponte DE, Benedikt J, Maldonado-Martínez G, Tejeda-Bayron F, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Downregulation of Astrocytic Kir4.1 Potassium Channels is Associated with Hippocampal Neuronal Hyperexcitability in Type 2 Diabetic Mice. Brain Sciences 2020 Jan 30;10(2):72.  PMID: 3201906  PMCID: PMC7071513

 
Oral Presentations

1.  Tejeda-Bayron F.  Drug Discovery, Ischemic Stroke and Sex as a variable.  Research Virtual Talk. Programa de Verano, Fundación García Reinaldi. (June 2020)

 

2. Tejeda-Bayron F.  Nuestro Cerebro y el Sistema Nervioso. Científicos al Servicio en Línea. Collaboration with CienciaPR. Virtual talk througn Zoom and Facebook Live. Currently archived in CienciaPR Youtube channel  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr9uLlW0u4Q&t=1s (April 2020)

 

3. Tejeda-Bayron F.  Translational Activation of GLT-1 in astrocytes decreases the infarct size after local ischemia.  Puerto Rico Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Ponce, PR (December 2018)

 

4. Tejeda-Bayron F.  Effects of a Novel Compound on Ischemic Stroke and Comorbidities. 2nd Ed. Breaking Barriers Through Collaboration. Ponce, PR (May 2018)

 

5.  Tejeda-Bayron F.  Astrocytes, Glutamate Transport and Stroke.  Annual SPINES Conference.  University of Chicago Marine Biological Laboratory (July 2017)

 

6.  Tejeda-Bayron F.  Astrocytes and its Role in Excitotoxicity Chalk Talk.  1st Ed. Breaking Barriers Though Collaboration. University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus. (May 2017)

 

Poster Presentations

1.  Tejeda-Bayron F, Rivera-Aponte DE, Malpica-Nieves CJ, Maldonado-Martínez G, Hernández Y, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Upregulation of astrocytic GLT-1, ischemic stroke and sex as a variable.  27th Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference. Bayamón, PR (December 2019)

 

2.  Malpica-Nieves CJ, Rivera-Aponte DE, Tejeda-Bayron F, Ríos-Otero D, Zayas-Santiago A, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN. The Involvement of Polyamine Uptake and Synthesis Pathway in Neonatal Astrocyte Proliferation.  27th Puerto Rico Neuroscience. Bayamon, PR (December 2019)

 

 3.  Tejeda-Bayron F, Rivera-Aponte DE, Malpica-Nieves CJ, Maldonado-Martínez G, Hernández Y, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Upregulation of astrocytic GLT-1, ischemic stroke and sex as a variable.  Society for Neurocience. Chicago, IL (October 2019)

 

4. Malpica-Nieves CJ, Rivera-Aponte DE, Tejeda-Bayron F, Ríos-Otero D, Zayas-Santiago A, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN.  The Involvement of Polyamine Uptake and Synthesis Pathway in Neonatal Astrocyte Proliferation.  Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL (October 21019).

 

5.  Tejeda-Bayron F, Rivera-Aponte DE, Malpica-Nieves CJ, Maldonado-Martinez G, Hernandez Y, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ.Comparisons of the effect of upregulation of astrocytic GLT-1 on stroke-induced brain damage in male and female mice. Gordon Research Conference.  Ventura, CA (March 2019)

 

6.  Malpica-Nieves CJ, Rivera-Aponte DE, Tejeda-Bayron F, Ríos-Otero D, Zayas-Santiago A, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN.  The Involvement of Polyamine Uptake and Synthesis Pathway in Neonatal Astrocyte Proliferation.  3rd Interdisciplinary Research Symposium. Caguas, PR (Feb 2019).

 

7.  Tejeda-Bayron FA, Rivera-Aponte DE, Malpica-Nieves CJ, Hernández Y, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ.  Translational activation of GLT-1 in astrocytes decreases the infarct size after focal ischemia.  2018 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.  San Diego, CA (November 2018).

 

8.  Malpica-Nieves CJ, Rivera-Aponte DE, Tejeda-Bayron F, Ríos-Otero D, Zayas-Santiago A, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN.  The effects of a-difluoro-methylornithine (DMFO) and a polyamine transport inhibitor (PTI) on astrocyte proliferation in vivo.  1st UCC Biomedical and Clinical Student Research and Resident Research Smposium: Breaking Barriers. Bayamon, PR (November 2018)

 

9.  Rivera-Aponte DE, Mendez-Gonzalez M, Melnik-Martinez K, Tejeda-Bayron F, Malpica-Nieves CJ, Rivera-Pagan A, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ.  Kir4.1 Potassium Channel in Hyperglycemic Conditions:  Downregulation via MIR-2015 Overexpression in Astrocytes.  Society for Neuroscience.  (November 2017)

 
 
Awards
March 2019
AAAs Meeting Travel Award – Selected to participate as a Career Development Fellow of the Yale  Ciencia Academy  by attending the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting