Sonia

Paz

MMRES student at DCEXS and CRG
Class 2017-2018

After MMRES:

PhD at University of East Anglia, UK

Mechanically activated calcium signalling via ion channels during Zebrafish embryonic development

Graphical Abstract

Highlights

– Cell stretching is a reliable technique for mechanical stimulation of mechano/osmosensitive channels in embryonic progenitor cells
– TRPV4 and PIEZO1 channels are functionally expressed in the zebrafish at the Blastula stage

Major project supervisor

José M.Fernández
DCEXS-UPF

Minor project supervisor

Verena Ruprecht
CRG