MSc/PhD Program
Amaya Miquelajáuregu

First Name:
Amaya

Last Name:
Miquelajáuregui

Country:
Mexico

 

 


Amaya Miquelajáuregu

EDUCATION

College / University:
1997 - 2001: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Facultad de Ciencias.
1999 - 2000 academic exchange at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Highest Degree:
B.Sc. degree in Biology 9/2001

Major Subjects:
Neurobiology, evolution, developmental biology and genetics

Lab Experience:
Measurement of neurotransmitters (microdialysis coupled to CE-LIFD, stereotaxic and histological techniques) and behavioural tests (actimetric analysis)

Projects/Research:
2000 (Jan-Aug): HIV-induced apoptosis in helper T-cells. (Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Servicio de Infectología, México D.F.,México)
2000 - 2001 (Oct-Sept): Dopamine and noradrenaline in the nucleus accumbens during amphetamine sensitisation in freely moving rats. (Laboratoire de Neuropharmacologie et Neurochimie, INSERM U.512 Lyon, France)

Scholarships:
1988 - 2001: Fundación Andrade
1998 - 2001: Fundación Telmex
1999 - 2000: UNAM´s award to outstanding students (scholarship for academic exchange at McGill University)
2000 - 2001: Scholarship from Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) for academic studies at Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France.

Honors/Awards
2001 Diplome d´études approfondies (Neuroscience) from Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

Integrative neuroscience with special interest in neurogenetics, musical perception, brain imaging and computer modelling, neurobiology of aging and apoptosis.