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   Research Associate.    
 
 
Education

    Ph.D. University of Barcelona, Spain. Cell Biology. March 2008.

    B.S.
University of Valencia, Spain. Biology. September 2001.



Academic and Professional Experience

Research Associate, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dept. Developmental & Molecular Biology, Bronx, NY, USA. April 2013 - Present.

Research Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dept. Developmental & Molecular Biology, Bronx, NY, USA. April 2008 - April 2013.

Adjunct Professor, University of Barcelona, Dept. of Cell Biology and Anatomical Pathology, Barcelona, Spain. October 2005 - April 2008.

Graduate Fellow, IDIBAPS-University of Barcelona, Dept. of Cell Biology and Anatomical Pathology, Barcelona, Spain. October 2001 - October 2005.

Undergraduate-postgraduate collaboration, La Fe Hospital Research Center, Dept. Cell Biology and Pathology, Valencia, Spain. June 2000 - October 2001.


Awards / Honors
 

University of Barcelona, PhD in Cell Biology “Cum Laude”. Barcelona, Spain. March 2008.

 
YTF award for the EMBO/FEBS Practical Course: Electron Microscopy and Stereology in Cell Biology. Pasteur Institute, Paris, France. September 2004.
 
Institut d'Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) Graduate Fellowship, Barcelona, Spain. October 2001 - October 2005.


Training / Visiting Scientist

University of Murcia, School of Medicine, Dept. of Cell Biology, Murcia, Spain. Cryo-EM training with Professor J.A. Martinez-Menarguez. July 2007.

Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas Alberto Sols, Madrid, Spain. Ultrastructure analysis of Dyctiostelium discoideum vacuole membrane protein 1 mutants with Professor R. Escalante. May 2006.

Centro de Investigacion Principe Felipe, Cell Biology Laboratory, Valencia, Spain. Protein degradation analysis of an F-actin aggresome with Professor E. Knecht. January 2006 - March 2006.

University of Castilla-La Mancha, School of Medicine, Albacete, Spain. Golgi apparatus pH measurements with Professor J. Llopis. February 2005 - July 2005.

University of Cantabria, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Santander, Spain. RhoA activity measurements with Professor P. Crespo. May 2004.

Utrecht University, Dept. of Biochemical Physiology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Electron-tomography training with Professor K.N.J. Burger. October - December 2003.


Conference Lectures

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Llopis, J., Egea, G. Intra-Golgi homeostasis vs. actin filaments in the morpho-functional maintenance of the Golgi apparatus. XII SEBC. Pamplona, Spain, 07-2007.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Jimenez, N., Barth, H., Koster A.J,. Renau-Piqueras, J., Llopis, J., Burger, K.N.J., Egea, G. Actin filaments implication in the morphology and pH of the Golgi apparatus. XIV Jornada de Biologia Molecular-SCB. Barcelona, Spain, 9-2006.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Jimenez, N., Barth, H., Koster A.J,. Renau-Piqueras, J., Burger, K.N.J., Egea, G. Ultrastructural alterations of the Golgi apparatus induced by anti-actin agents. XI SEBC. Cadiz, Spain, 10-2005.


Conference Presentations

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Cohen, D., Fernandez, D., van Ijzendoorn, S., Musch, A. Par1b orchestrates cell polarity with symmetric or asymmetric cell divisions in columnar and hepatic epithelial cells. 52th ASCB. San Francisco, USA. 12-2012.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Cohen, D., Fernandez, D., Musch, A. Par1b regulates mitotic spindle orientation and promotes asymmetric division in epithelial cells. 51th ASCB. Denver, USA. 12-2011.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Cohen, D., Musch, A. Par1b regulates mitotic spindle orientation in epithelial cells.  50th ASCB.  Philadelphia, USA. 12-2010.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Cohen, D., Treyer, A., Musch, A. Protein sorting in the direct and indirect apical targeting pathways: simultaneous sorting of apical and basolateral cargo in transcytotic pathway.  49th ASCB. San Diego, USA. 12-2009.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Mato, E., Alberch, J., Egea, G. Hirano body-like structures are generated by disruption of actin dynamics. VI Simposi de neurobiologia experimental-SCB. Barcelona, Spain.10-2006.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Jimenez, N., Barth, H., Koster A.J., Renau-Piqueras, J., Llopis, J., Burger, K.N.J., Egea, G. Actin filaments are involved in the maintenance of Golgi cisternae morphology and intra-Golgi pH. XXII Trobades cientifíques de la mediterrània-nanociència i nanotecnologia. Menorca, Spain, 10-2006.

Lazaro-Dieguez, F., Barth, H., Egea, G. The disruption and aggregation of microfilaments induced by different actin disrupting agents perturb the ultrastructure and determine the positioning of the Golgi complex. ELSO 2003. Dresden, Germany, 9-2003.