MSc/PhD Program
Lina María Jaime Tobón
First Name:
Lina María

Last Name:
Jaime Tobón



Lina María Jaime Tobón


College / University:
Universidad de Los Andes

Highest Degree:

Major Subjects:
Biology, Microbiology

Lab Experience:
Basic techniques in molecular, cellular biology, microbiology and protein chemistry.

Projects / Research:
July - Aug 2013: “Characterization of a new member of the Sec1/Munc18-like protein family”. Summer internship at “Molecular mechanism of neuronal secretion” Research Group, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
Aug - Dec 2012: “Comparative structural analysis of CagA associated with high and low pathogenic strains of Helicobacter pylori”. Molecular Diagnostics and Bioinformatics Laboratory (LDMB), Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
2011 - 2012: “Validation of GSK3ß silencing using two shRNAs: a possible future therapy for Alzheimer Disease”. Bachelor thesis developed at Grupo de Neurociencias de Antioquia, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia

2013 - 2015: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship
2008 - 2012: "Quiero Estudiar" Scholarship, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia


My main interest is to understand the neurophysiological, molecular and cellular basis of some behavioral disorders, like depression and psychiatric diseases, in order to be able to develop better therapies for treating them.