Gabriela Fernandez-Cuervo Velasco

Status: 
Alumni
Degree: 
PhD
Program: 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Track: 
Drug Discovery and Development
Adviser: 
Georg Wondrak, PhD
Dissertation Title: 
Design, Synthesis and Application of catalyCEST MRI Agents for Enzyme Detection
Year Enrolled: 
2013
Phone: 
520-626-7265
Education: 
University of Puerto Rico Piedras (BS) 2011
Research Interests: 
Advisor: Professor Marty Pagel
Honors and Achievements: 
1. UA College-Graduate Access Fellowship, 2013-14.
2. UA NIH Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Graduate Study Award, 2013-14.
3. NIH Training Grant Research Fellowship-Biological Chemistry Program, 2014-15.
4. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2015 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, 2015-16.
Publications: 

1. Annie Jespersen, Nami Tajima, Gabriela Fernandez-Cuervo, Ethel C. Garnier-Amblard, and Hiro Furukawa. Structural Insights into Competitive Antagonism in NMDA Receptors. Neuron 2014, 81:366-378. PMID: 24462099

Alumna or Alumnus: 
Alumna
Career Type: 
Academia
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