Financial Support

Our principal financial support are national grants from FONDECYT (National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development) or CONICYT (National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research). Also, we have financial support from Universidad Autónoma de Chile (internal grants).

Current Grants

  • FONDECYT - Regular N°1190957 (04/2019 – 03/2022)
    "Role of Zonula occludens toxin in the virulence of non-toxigenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains" 
    Principal Investigator: Katherine García, PhD

    Co-Investigator: Carlos Puebla A., PhD

  • FONDECYT - Initiation in Research N°11160536 (11/2016 – 10/2019)
    "Regulation of potentiation of skeletal muscle contraction by polyunsaturated fatty acids" 
    Principal Investigator: Carlos Puebla A., PhD
     

  • DIUA168 - 2019 (03/2019 – 03/2020)
    "Modificación del perfil lípidico y proteico de la membrana celular de tejido del tracto respiratorio en modelo de ratón obeso"
    Principal Investigator: Loreto Fuenzalida, PhD

    Co-Investigator: Carlos Puebla A., PhD

Previous Grants

  • FONDECYT - Regular N°1150291 (03/2015-02/2019)
    "Neuronal derived factor(s) and mechanism(s) that repress the expression of non-selective ion channels in normal adult skeletal muscles"
    Principal Investigator: Prof. Juan Carlos Sáez, PhD
    Co-Investigator: Carlos Puebla A., PhD

     

  • FONDECYT - Postdoctoral fellowship Nº3130662 (10/2012-09/2015)
    "Regulación del transporte de glucosa, a través de sus transportadores específicos y hemicanales, por ácidos grasos esenciales en intestino delgado"

    Principal Investigator: Carlos Puebla A., PhD
    Sponsor Investigator: Prof. Juan Carlos Sáez, PhD

     

  • CONICYT - APOYO  TESIS DOCTORAL (3/2009-5/2011)
    Papel del transporte y metabolismo de D-glucosa en la expresión y actividad del transportador equilibrativo de nucleósidos 1 (hENT1) en endotelio de vena umbilical humana.

    Principal Investigator: Carlos Puebla A., PhD
    Tutor: Prof. Luis Sobrevia, PhD