The COBRE center for Neuroplasticity at the University of Puerto Rico will co-sponsor the 8th anual COBRE Retreat and Assessment Activity. We will start at 12 PM on May 11th. Enter the following link to join https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732994055?pwd=bGwrRWpOejZ3NzluSTNHV3BxZE1Ydz09 Meeting ID: 847 3299 4055. Passcode: 546225. We look forward to your participation.Details
Will implement improvements to the research infrastructure of Puerto Rico and will support a critical mass of investigators with shared scientific interests in the neurosciences.
We Are COBRE
Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence augment and strengthen institutional biomedical research capabilities by expanding and developing biomedical faculty research capability through support of a multidisciplinary center led by a peer-reviewed, NIH-funded investigator with expertise central to the theme of the grant proposal.
Collaborative Seeds Projects
Synthesis of Biological Active Amino Derivatives and Multi-target Drugs for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Institute of Neurobiology, San Juan, PR.
- Molecular Science Research Center, San Juan, PR.
- University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, PR.
- University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, PR.
- Central University of the Caribbean, Bayamón, PR.
- University of Puerto Rico, Cayey Campus, Cayey, PR.
- University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus, Humacao, PR.
Request for Application or Funding Opportunities
Faculty speakers from the Institute of Neurobiology presented their research at the Puerto Rico INBRE – COBRE Symposium, May 19-20, 2017. Speakers in the Neurocience session included (left to right) Dr. Amaya Miquelajauregui, Dr. Kristin Branson (Keynote, Janelia Research Campus), Dr. Andrew Seeds, and Dr. Cristina Velåzquez. Dr. Mark Miller served as session moderator.
Accumulation of Amyloid Beta (Aβ) Peptide on Blood Vessel Walls
Kinin-B2 Receptor Activity in Skeletal Muscle Regeneration and
Monitoring Astrocyte Reactivity and Proliferation in Vitro Under
Neuroprotection Against Diisopropylfluorophosphate in Acute Hippocampal Slices. Neurochem Res. 2015 Oct;40(10):2143-51. doi: 10.1007/s11064-015-1729-4. Epub 2015 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: