Institute of Neurobiology

Sosa-Llorens, María A.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Director and Professor

E-mail: maria.sosa@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Anatomy, Neurobiology, Neuroethology, Neural Basis of Aggressive Behavior in Invertebrate Model Systems

 
 

Barreto-Estrada, Jennifer L.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: jennifer.barreto1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neurobiology, Embryology, Anatomy, CNS molecular/Cellular Changes after Exposure to Androgens during Puberty

 
 

Behra, Martine

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: martine.behra@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Developmental Genetics, Hair Cell Development and Regeneration in the Lateral Line of Zebrafish.

 
 

Blanco, Rosa E.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Professor

E-mail: rosa.blanco@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Histology, Neurobiology, Microscopy, Visual System Nerve Regeneration

 
 

Díaz-Ríos, Manuel E.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: manuel.diaz6@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Anatomy, Embryology, Spinal Cord Physiology, Locomotion, Interneurons, Motor systems, Invertebrate Neurophysiology

 
 

Dunbar-Pritchard, Donald C.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position:  Professor

E-mail: donald.dunbar@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Neural Control of Locomotion

 
 

Flores-Otero, Jacqueline

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: jacqueline.flores@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cell & Molecular Biology, G-protein Coupled Receptors, Retinoblastoma, Cancer Biology, Neurobiology, Microscopy.

 
 

Jorge-Rivera, Juan Carlos

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position:  Professor

E-mail: juan.jorge@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Anatomy, Embryology, Neuroendocrinology, Behavioral Neurosciences

 
 

Kensler, Robert W.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Professor

E-mail: robert.kensler@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Histology, Cell Biology, Electron Microscopy, Ultrastructure of Muscle Fibers

 
 

Meléndez-Aponte, Roberto I.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: roberto.melendez2@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neurobiology of Addiction, Extracellular Glutamate Homeostasis, Glutamate Transporters, Gene Expression Profiling

 
 

Miller, Mark W.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Professor

E-mail: mark.miller@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neurobiology, Central Pattern Generators, Invertebrate Neurophysiology

 
 

Pérez-Acevedo, Nivia L.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: nivia.perez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Anatomy, Neurobiology, Embryology, Neuroendocrinology, Affective Disorders

 
 

Sierra Mercado, Demetrio

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: demetrio.sierra@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neurobiology, Anatomy, Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury on Memory Formation and Expression.

 
 

Yudowski, Guillermo A.

Department: Anatomy and Neurobiology

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: guillermo.yudowski@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Microscopy, Cell & Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Receptor Trafficking in Cell Membranes