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Dr. Camino de Juan Romero

Researcher, Universidad Miguel Hernandez-FISABIO

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Unit
Molecular Diagnostic and Therapies

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Subunit
Molecular and Cellular Oncology

Group
Molecular Neurobiology and Cancer

m.juan@umh.es

+ 34 966 65 87 52

RESEARCH FIELDS 

  • Study of the signals between glioblastoma (GBM) and neurons that mediate tumor progression.
  • Characterization of tumor heterogeneity in GBM.
  • Understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms of glioblastoma malignancy.
  • Search for therapeutic targets and biomarkers that allow the development of new molecular therapies in GBM.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Previous positions:
    1. Senior postdoctoral researcher at the Center for applied medical research (Cima) in Pamplona (Navarra, Spain). 2019-2020
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    1. Senior postdoctoral researcher at 12 de Octubre Foundation -UCM.Madrid. 2018
    2. Research Fellow at Developmental Biology Department, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante. Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche. 2017-2018
    3. Postdoctoral Researcher at Developmental Biology Department, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante. Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche. 2013-2017
    4. “Juan de la Cierva” Researcher at Developmental Biology Department, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. 2009-2013
    5. Guest Researcher (Alicia Koplowitz Foundation Fellowship) at Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. 2011

    6. Postdoctoral Researcher at Developmental Biology Department, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante. Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche. 2009.
    7. Guest Researcher at Heinrich-Pette-Institut für Experimentelle Virologie und Immunologie. Hamburg, Germany. 2004
  • PhD in Neurosciences. Max Planck Institute for experimental medicine, George-August University, (Göettingen, Germany), 2008. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Víctor Tarabykin
  • Degree in Biology, University of León, 1993

FUNDING

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Fuentes-Baile, M. et al. (2020)

Int. J. Mol. Sci., DOI: 10.3390/ijms21228522

Cell Death Mechanisms Induced by CLytA-DAAO Chimeric Enzyme in Human Tumor Cell Lines.

Camargo Ortega, G. et al. (2019)

Nature, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-0962-4

The centrosome protein AKNA regulates neurogenesis via microtubule organization.

Cárdenas, A. et al. (2018)

Cell, DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.06.007

Evolution of Cortical Neurogenesis in Amniotes Controlled by Robo Signaling Levels.

Reillo, I. et al. (2017)

Cerebral Cortex, DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhx171

A Complex Code of Extrinsic Influences on Cortical Progenitor Cells of Higher Mammals.

De Juan Romero, C. et al. (2015)

EMBO Journal, DOI: 10.15252/embj.201591176

Discrete domains of gene expression in germinal layers distinguish the development of gyrencephaly.

STAHL, R. et al. (2013)

Cell, DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.03.027

Trnp1 Regulates Expansion and Folding of the Mammalian Cerebral Cortex by Control of Radial Glial Fate.

Britanova, O. et al. (2008)

Neuron, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2007.12.028

Satb2 Is a Postmitotic Determinant for Upper-Layer Neuron Specification in the Neocortex.