GANADOR PREMIO ALUMNI INVESTIGACION 2016

RODRIGO MORAGA AMARO

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Rodrigo Moraga Amaro, PhD candidate en Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen (UMCG)


Work experience:

– Researcher at Proyecto ECOS-Paris sud, “Astrocytes and Neural plasticity on the olfactory bulb”
– Administrator Project CORFO L2: “Desarrollo de potenciales fármacos utilizando astrocitos como blanco farmacológico para el tratamiento de enfermedades psiquiátricas”
– Lab Manager at the Laboratorio de Neurobiología, UNAB.
– Laboratory and seminar assistant teacher in Universidad Andrés Bello, “Técnicas en Neurobiología”
– Research unit at the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Signaling, Department Molecular Cell Biology, K.U. Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium.
– Research unit at the Department of Neuroscience, University Medical
Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Classes:

– Teatro (Curso de Verano Universidad de Chile-2005)
– Psicobiología de la sexualidad (UNAB-2008)
– Expresión oral y escrita (UNAB-2009)
– Grafología (UNAB-2009)
– Taller de Emprendedores (UNAB- 2010)
– Bioquímica forense (UNAB-2011)- Tópicos en Neurociencia (UNAB- 2011)
– Genética (UNAB-2011)
– Técnicas en Biología Molecular (UNAB-2011)
– Inmunología (UNAB-2011)
– Go to market program (CORFO 2013-2014)
– Bioinformática estructural y diseño de Fármacos (PUC – 2014)

Skills: 

– English: Advanced level.
– Bioinformaticsand in silico models of pharmacological structures.
– Experience in leading workgroups in Laboratory.
– Administration and scientific management skills.
– Preclinical Experience in rodents (Identify a drug target, develop a Bioassay, Drug characterization, Lead optimization, rodent models for research).
– In vivo and In vitro research experience.
– Innovation programs experience.
– Coaching for science project formulations.
– Biotechnological project formulation and evaluation; viability assessment of productive ideas and economic/market analyses.
– Experience in High education

 

Publications: 

10 publications and one book chapter are attached.