Lab Members

The Muotri Lab uses stem cells, and several molecular tools to investigate fundamental mechanisms of brain
development and mental disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders. 


LAB MEMBERS

Alysson Muotri, Ph.D.
muotri@ucsd.edu
Principal Investigator
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Cleber Trujillo, Ph.D.
clebertrujillo@gmail.com
Ph.D., Biochemistry, 2011, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

B.Sc., Biological Sciences, 2005, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


Angela Macia, Ph.D.
amaciaortega@ucsd.edu
Angela Macia.jpg​Ph.D., Biomedicine, 2014, University of Granada, Spain

M.S., Regenerative Biomedicine, 2010, University of Granada, Spain

B.S., Biological Sciences, 2008, University of Alicante, Spain
Isabella Fernandes
isr004@ucsd.edu​
Isabellanew.jpgPh.D., Science, 2015, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

M.S., Science, 2010, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

B.S., Pharm.D., 2008, Universidade Paulista, Brazil 

Jacob Jeziorski
jjeziors@ucsd.edu
B.S. Physiology and Neuroscience 2017

​Master's Student

Pinar Mesci 
pmesci@ucsd.edu
Ph.D., Neuroscience, 2013, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France

M.S., Biology of Aging, 2009, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France

B.S., Life Sciences, 2007, University of Pierre and Marie 

Cedric E Snethlage
csnethla@ucsd.edu
M.S. Biomedical Science, 2015, San Francisco State University

B.S. in Biology, 2010, University of California, Santa Cruz

Aurian Saleh
ausaleh@ucsd.edu
B.S Biochemistry and Cell Biology 2018

​​Gabriela Goldberg
gagoldbe@ucsd.edu
Wirla Pontesnew.jpg
B.S., Chemistry, 2016, Florida International University




Wirla Pontes
wpontes@ucsd.edu
Wirla Pontesnew.jpgBiomedica the Methodist University of Sao Paulo Specialist in human reproduction.

 
Jason W Adams
jwa002@ucsd.edu
Isabellanew.jpg
B.S. Human Biology, 2014

B.A. Psychology, 2014 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Xiwei Shan, Ph.D.
x7shan@ucsd.edu
Isabellanew.jpgPh.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2018, Stony Brook University, NY

B.S. Biotechnology, 2011, Shandong University, China

Tram Tran
Ttt098@ucsd.edu
Isabellanew.jpg
B.S. Physiology and Neuroscience 2020

Undergraduate