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 

​Priscilla Davidson Negraes, Ph.D.
pnegraes@ucsd.edu
​B.Sc. Biological Sciences, 2001, State University of Londrina, Brazil
M.Sc. Genetics and Breeding, 2003 - State University of Londrina, Brazil
Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Genetics), 2007 - Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Postdoctoral Researcher, Neuroscience and Stem Cells, 2011 - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Visiting Scholar, Neuroscience and Stem Cells, 2014, University of California, San Diego, USA 

 ​​Jacob Jeziorski
jjeziors@ucsd.edu
BS Physiology and Neuroscience 2017

Master's Student  

​​Jacob Jeziorski
jjeziors@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

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

​​Cedric E Snethlage
csnethla@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 
Wirla Pontes
wpontes@ucsd.edu
Wirla Pontesnew.jpgBiomedica the Methodist University of Sao Paulo Specialist in human reproduction.

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

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

Jason W Adams
jwa002@ucsd.edu
Isabellanew.jpg​B.S. Human Biology, 2014
B.A. Psychology, 2014
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Tram Tran
Ttt098@ucsd.edu 
Isabellanew.jpgBS Physiology and Neuroscience 2020

Undergraduate