MS & PHD STUDENTS

Gabriela Fernandez-Cuervo Velasco

Degree: 
PhD
Program: 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Track: 
Drug Discovery and Development
Dissertation Title: 
Design, Synthesis and Application of catalyCEST MRI Agents for Enzyme Detection

Alumna
Year Graduated: 2017
Career Type: Academia

Education
University of Puerto Rico Piedras (BS) 2011
Research Interests while a UA student:
Advisor: Professor Marty Pagel

Honors & 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

Originally posted: August 29, 2014
Last updated: January 16, 2018
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