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Hire Dr. Nicolás F.
Puerto Rico
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Neurobiologist, animal behavior and neurophysiology analyses unveiling the neural functioning behind the behavioral responses

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing, Copywriting, General Proofreading & Editing, Translation
Research Fact Checking, Scientific and Technical Research, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Image Analysis, Data Visualization
Product Development Formulation
Work Experience

Investigador Postdoctoral

University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus

July 2023 - Present

Postdoctoral Research

Universidad de Puerto Rico

February 2019 - June 2023

Postdoctoral fellow

Biomedical Neuroscience Institute (BNI)

May 2018 - March 2019

Asistente de investigación

Universidad de Chile

March 2018 - October 2018


Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

March 2018 - July 2018

Asistente de investigación

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas

July 2016 - December 2017


PhD en Ciencias Biológicas, mención Biología Celular & Molecular (Biología Celular y Molecular)

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

March 2011 - July 2016

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Francisca Rojo-Cortés, Nicolás Fuenzalida-Uribe, Victoria Tapia-Valladares, Candy B. Roa, Sergio Hidalgo, María-Constanza González-Ramírez, Carlos Oliva, Jorge M. Campusano, Maria-Paz Marzolo(2022). Lipophorin receptors regulate mushroom body development and complex behaviors in Drosophila . BMC Biology. 20. (1). Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Amanda Anqueira-González, Jenny P. Acevedo-Gonzalez, Airined Montes-Mercado, Claudia Irizarry-Hernández, Nicolás L. Fuenzalida-Uribe, Alfredo Ghezzi(2021). Transcriptional Correlates of Chronic Alcohol Neuroadaptation in Drosophila Larvae . Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 15. Frontiers Media {SA}
Sergio Hidalgo, Nicol&#225;s Fuenzalida‐Uribe, Daniela Molina‐Mateo, Ang&#233;lica P. Escobar, Carlos Oliva, Rodrigo A. Espa&#241;a, Maria Estela Andr&#233;s, Jorge M Campusano(2021). Study of the release of endogenous amines in <i>Drosophila</i> brain in vivo in response to stimuli linked to aversive olfactory conditioning . Journal of Neurochemistry. 156. (3). p. 337--351. Wiley
Luis A. De Jes&#250;s-Olmo, Norma Rodr&#237;guez, Marcelo Francia, Jonathan Alem&#225;n-Rios, Carlos J. Pacheco-Agosto, Joselyn Ortega-Torres, Richard Nieves, Nicol&#225;s Fuenzalida-Uribe, Alfredo Ghezzi, Jos&#233; L. Agosto(2020). Pumilio Regulates Sleep Homeostasis in Response to Chronic Sleep Deprivation in Drosophila melanogaster . Frontiers in Neuroscience. 14. Frontiers Media {SA}
Lorena Caipo, M. Constanza Gonz&#225;lez-Ram&#237;rez, Pablo Guzm&#225;n-Palma, Esteban G. Contreras, Tom&#225;s Palominos, Nicol&#225;s Fuenzalida-Uribe, Bassem A. Hassan, Jorge M. Campusano, Jimena Sierralta, Carlos Oliva(2020). Slit neuronal secretion coordinates optic lobe morphogenesis in Drosophila . Developmental Biology. 458. (1). p. 32--42. Elsevier {BV}
Nicol&#225;s Fuenzalida-Uribe, Jorge M. Campusano(2018). Unveiling the Dual Role of the Dopaminergic System on Locomotion and the Innate Value for an Aversive Olfactory Stimulus in Drosophila . Neuroscience. 371. p. 433--444. Elsevier {BV}
Daniela Molina-Mateo, Nicol&#225;s Fuenzalida-Uribe, Sergio Hidalgo, Claudia Molina-Fern&#225;ndez, Jorge Abarca, Rafaella V. Z&#225;rate, Marcela Escand&#243;n, Reinaldo Figueroa, Mar&#237;a Florencia Tevy, Jorge M. Campusano(2017). Characterization of a presymptomatic stage in a Drosophila Parkinson's disease model: Unveiling dopaminergic compensatory mechanisms . Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Basis of Disease. 1863. (11). p. 2882--2890. Elsevier {BV}
Sergio Hidalgo, Daniela Molina-Mateo, P&#237;a Escobedo, Rafaella V. Z&#225;rate, Elsa Fritz, Ang&#233;lica Fierro, Edwin G. Perez, Patricio Iturriaga-Vasquez, Miguel Reyes-Parada, Rodrigo Varas, et al.(2017). Characterization of a Novel Drosophila SERT Mutant: Insights on the Contribution of the Serotonin Neural System to Behaviors . ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 8. (10). p. 2168--2179. American Chemical Society ({ACS})
Leyton, V., Goles, N.I., Fuenzalida-Uribe, N., Campusano, J.M.(2014). Octopamine and dopamine differentially modulate the nicotine-induced calcium response in drosophila mushroom body kenyon cells . Neuroscience Letters. 560. p. 16-20.
Fuenzalida-Uribe, N., Meza, R.C., Hoffmann, H.A., Varas, R., Campusano, J.M.(2013). NAChR-induced octopamine release mediates the effect of nicotine on a startle response in Drosophila melanogaster . Journal of Neurochemistry. 125. (2). p. 281-290.
Jenny P. Acevedo-Gonzalez, Alberto Galindo-Cardona, Nicolas L. Fuenzalida-Uribe, Alfredo Ghezzi, Tugrul Giray(2022). Defensiveness measurement in honey bees (<i>Apis mellifera</i>) and brain expression of associated genes after noxious stimulus . Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory