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Name:
Dr. Natalia Revelo Nuncira 


Function:
Postdoc


Theme:
Cancer development and immune defense



Profile

The cells of our body communicate with each other by releasing chemical signals. My research focuses on how these signals are synthesized, packed and delivered with spatial and temporal precision. During my PhD in Neurosciences at Gottingen University (Germany), I characterized the endocytic pathways involved in synaptic vesicle recycling in neuronal and sensory synapses. For my postdoctoral stage, I am studying how cytokines are locally released at the immunological synapse of dendritic cells.


National & International Personal Prizes & Awards

2016: VENI grant from The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) 
2016: EMBO long-term fellowship
2015: Otto Creuzfeld PhD Award in Neurosciences
2014: Travel grant 44th meeting of the Society for Neuroscience
2014: Participant 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
2008: Stipend of the Excellence Foundation for the Promotion of the Max Planck Society
2008: Honours BSc Degree (best final GPA) Natural Sciences Faculty, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

 


Secondary functions

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