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Nora Bengoa Vergniory

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Ramón y Cajal Fellow, Ikerbasque Research Fellow

Nora Bengoa Vergniory


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Tel.:(+34) 94 601 2095

Science Park UPV/EHU, Sede building
B. Sarriena, s/n
E-48940 Leioa

About me

In 2018 I became an Oxford-BMS/Celgene Research Fellow studying alpha-synuclein aggregation and glial activation in Parkinson’s. I joined the Wade-Martins laboratory in 2015 and have since worked on the role of alpha-synuclein aggregation in Parkinson’s disease.

After graduating I started and Masters in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine, in which I studied the differentiation of human embryonic carcinoma stem cells. This led me to develop an interest in the use of stem cells as models for human neuronal differentiation.

In 2014 I completed a PhD at the University of the Basque Country which focused on the study of the role of Wnt signaling during early neuronal differentiation in human stem cell models.