MSc/PhD Program
Hugo Cruces Solís
First Name:
Hugo

Last Name:
Cruces Solís

Country:
Mexico

 



Hugo Cruces Solís

EDUCATION

College / University:
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Highest Degree:
M.Sc.

Major Subjects:
Neurobiology

Lab Experience:
Standard techniques in molecular and cellular biology

Projects / Research:
Bachelor thesis: “Effects of different magnetic field frequencies and intensities on chromaffin cells primary cultures” (UNAM, Facultad de Medicina)
Master's thesis: “Structure function study of recombinant vasoinhibins” (UNAM, Instituto de Neurobiología)

Publications:
Hernández-Hernádez H, Cruces-Solis H, Elías-Viñas D, Verdugo-Díaz L. (2010) Neurite Outgrowth on Chromaffin Cells Applying Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Fields by Permanent Magnets. Arch Med Res 40:7 545-550

Scholarships:
2011 - 2012: Stipend of the Excellence Foundation for the Promotion of the Max Planck Society
Aug 2009 - June 2011: CONACYT Scholarship
2001 - 2004: PRONABES Scholarship


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I am interested in the molecular mechanisms of memory formation as well as the integration of neurons into neural assemblies, including synaptic homesotasis. Additionally, I would like to understand the role of these mechanisms in anxiety disorders and fear memory.