Researchers and Advisers

Dr Francisco Nualart Santander
Scientific Director
Biologist and Master in Histology from the Austral University of Chile. PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Advisor in the area of Confocal Microscopy and electron microscopy. Histology and Tissue Processing. Conduct scientific research on oxidative damage to the central nervous system. Functional analysis of vitamin C and glucose transporters. Study molecules that induce non-apoptotic cell death in cancer. Functional analysis of periventricular glial cells.
Biochemist Martínez Acuña
Biochemistry
Biochemist, PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Concepción University. Advisor in the area of laser microdissection, histology and tissue processing. Conducts research on glial cells of the hypothalamus, specifically tanycytes. Analysis of cellular metabolism in brain glucose sensor systems.
Dra Rosario Castillo
Chemistry
Chemistry with a Ph.D. in Chemistry mention. Advisor in the area of FT-IR microscopy. Develops research in Vibrational Spectroscopy, Chemometry, Wood Chemistry and Plant Biotechnology.
Dra Katterine Salazar Martínez
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Concepción University. Adviser in the area of laser microdissection. Conduct scientific research on phosphatases and regulatory proteins such as IIIG9. Central nervous system development and formation of glial and ependymal tumors, prevalent in childhood.
Dr Luciano Ferrada
Bioengineer
Bioengineer and Doctor in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Concepción University. Advice on Incucyte system for living cell. Conducts scientific research in non-apoptotic cell death, necroptosis and ferroptosis in cancer.
Dra Romina Bertinat
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Austral University of Chile. Conduct scientific research on metabolism and diabetes.
Dr. Fabián Segovia
Tecnólogo Médico. Doctor en Ciencias Biológicas
Tecnólogo Médico y Doctor en Ciencias, Mención Biología, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Realiza asesoría en arquitectura celular y tisular a nivel tridimensional .

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