Mara Dierssen - Curriculum Vitae#


Education
  • 1985 Degree in Medicine, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
  • 1986 Master Thesis in Neuropharmacology University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
  • 1989 PhD in Neurosciences, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
  • 1991 Diplomate in Radioactive Installation Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 1990-1993 Postdoctoral at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 2013- President for Spanish Society of Neuroscience (From 2005, member of Executive Committee, vice-president 2007-2009)
  • 2010 - 2012 Executive Committee Member of FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies)
  • 2010 - Member of EDAB (European DANA Allianze for the Brain)
  • 2010 - Committee Member of COSCE (Confederation of Spanish Science Societies)
  • 2008 - Member of Barcelona Science Culture Council
  • 2005 - Member of Barcelona Culture Institute Board of Directors
  • 2003 - 2006 President International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society
  • 2002 - Member of the Council of FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies)

Honours and Awards
  • 1987 Dr. A. Esteve Foundation Award
  • 1987-1989 Fellowship Fondo de Investigaciones Sanitarias
  • 1990-1993 Postdoctoral fellowship Formación de Personal Investigador en España
  • 2002 and 2009 Jaime Blanco Award at Down syndrome research
  • 2003 and 2008 Ramón Trias Fargas Award for Down syndrome research
  • 2004 Jerome Lejeune Foundation Prize
  • 2005 Recognition as Consolidated Research Group by the Catalan Autonomous Government 2008 National Culture price for Science
  • 2008 Laura Iglesias award for women in science
  • 2010 Sisley-Lejeune Award
  • 2011 Alicia Koplowitz Award
  • 2013 Ramón Trías Fargas Award
  • 2014 Hillie Mahoney Award

Editorial activity
  • Associate Editor Genes, Brain and Behavior
  • Reviewer Editor Frontiers in Neurosciences
  • Reviewer Editor Frontiers Genetics of Complex Traits
  • Section Editor Amino Acids
  • Senior Editor Down Syndrome Research and Practice
  • Associate Editor, BMC Neuroscience
  • Editorial board Dataset International

Technology Transfer
  • Patent: Transgenic mice and overexpression model of gene NTRK3 (TRKC) for the study and monitoring of anxiety, depression and related psychiatric diseases. WO 01/06848 A1 and P9901674
  • Patent application: Compounds for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, P201130033
  • Exploitation License “Mouse/Rat immobilization system”. PANLAB/Harvard: 6% royalties (2008-2018)
  • Exploitation License “Electrified radial arm maze”. PANLAB/Harvard: 6% royalties (2008-2018)
  • SAB member
  • Jerome Lejeune Foundation, Paris (France)
  • 2WAYS, EU-Fundació Catalana per la Recerca, Barcelona (Spain)
  • Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down Barcelona (Spain)
  • Federación Española de Enfermedades Raras, Madrid (Spain)
  • European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA), Strasbourg (France)
  • Fundación Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona (Spain)
  • Barcelona Science Council Barcelona (Spain)
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