Laboratory Members

pedroPedro E. Maldonado

Full Professor, Biomedical Sciences Institute.
Principal Investigator, Biomedical Neuroscience Institute and Memory Neuroscience Center.

pedro@neuro.med.uchile.cl
BSc in Biology, Universidad de Chile, 1984.
Master of Biological Sciences (Physiology). Universidad de Chile, 1986.
PhD in Physiology. University of Pennsylvania, USA, 1993.
 

IMG_0799-150x150José Ignacio Egaña

Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology Department, Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile.

jiegana@neuro.med.uchile.cl
MD Universidad de Chile, 2000.
PhD in Biomedical Science, Universidad de Chile, 2010.
Specialist in Anesthesiology. Universidad de Chile, 2011.
Line of research: Neurophysiological biomarkers in schizophrenia. Neurophysiological mechanisms of pain.
 

Daniel-150x150Daniel Rojas

Associate Researcher
Professor, Faculty of Education, Universidad Alberto Hurtado.

daniel@neuro.med.uchile.cl
Professor of Biology and Chemistry, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1999.
BSc in Biology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2004.
PhD in Neurobiology, University of Chicago, USA, 2011.
Line of research: Sensorimotor circuits in somatosensory cortex.
 

RodrigoRodrigo Montefusco-Siegmund

Associate Researcher
yoguito@gmail.com
BSc in Biochemistry. Universidad Austral de Chile, 2005.
PhD in Biomedical Science. Universidad de Chile, 2011.
Line of research: Neurophysiological mechanisms of episodic memory and learning.
 

ceciliababulCecilia Babul

Laboratory Manager
ceci@neuro.med.uchile.cl
BSc in Biology. Universidad de Chile, 1984.
Master of Biological Sciences (Physiology). Universidad de Chile, 1991.
 

CristianCristián López

Laboratory Technician
chglopez@gmail.com
 
 

Rodrigo VergaraRodrigo Vergara

Postdoctoral Fellow
rodrigoc.vergara@gmail.com
BSc in Biology. Universidad de Chile, 2010.
PhD in Psychology. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2015.
Line of research: Affective and attentional effects of environmental temperature, highlighting the importance of context in cognition.
 

MangeMaría de los Ángeles Juricic

Postdoctoral Fellow
juricicma@gmail.com
Biochemist. Universidad de Chile, 2010.
Master of Biochemistry. Universidad de Chile, 2010.
PhD in Biomedical Science. Universidad de Chile, 2016.
Line of research: Rehabilitation of visual perception.
 

JulioJulio Torres

PhD in Biomedical Sciences. Universidad de Chile, 2016
juliotorrese@gmail.com
Kinesiologist. Universidad de Chile, 2001.
Master of Biomedical Science (Neuroscience). Universidad de Chile, 2009.
Line of research: Attention as a motor process: functional coupling between visual attention orienting and oculomotor planning.
 

RobertoRoberto Verdugo

PhD student, Medical Science program, Universidad de Chile
robertoverdugo@gmail.com
MD Universidad de Chile, 2005.
Psychiatrist. Universidad de Chile, 2010.
Master of Medical Science (Neuroscience), Universidad de Chile, 2013.
Line of research: Neurophysiological markers of empathy and schizophrenia.
 

JuanjoJuan José Marimán

PhD candidate in Biomedical Science, Universidad de Chile
jjmariman@gmail.com
Kinesiologist. Universidad de Chile, 2011.
Master of Neuroscience. Universidad de Chile, 2014.
Line of research: Sequential acquisition of internal models in visuomotor learning tasks.
 

RocioMayolRocío Mayol

PhD candidate in Biomedical Science, Universidad de Chile
rociomayolt@gmail.com
Psychologist. Universidad Santo Tomás, 2008.
Master of Neuroscience. Universidad de Chile, 2014.
Line of research: Neurophysiological biomarkers in schizophrenia.
 

foto rocioloyolaRocío Loyola

PhD candidate in Biomedical Science, Universidad de Chile
l.rocio@gmail.com
Phonoaudiologist. Universidad de Chile, 2010.
Master of Neuroscience. Universidad de Chile, 2015.
Line of research: Role of neural oscillations in verbal working memory.
 

IvanIván Plaza

PhD student, Biomedical Science program, Universidad de Chile
ivanplazar@gmail.com
Medical Technologist in Ophthalmology and Optometry. Universidad de Chile, 2011.
Master of Neuroscience. Universidad de Chile, 2016.
Line of research: Functional connectivity disturbances as early mechanisms of cognitive impairment and dementia.
 

NO PHOTOConsuelo Aldunate

PhD candidate in Medical Science, Universidad de Chile
consu.aldunate@gmail.com
MD, Universidad de Chile, 2010.
Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Line of research: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and anxiety disorder.
 

Joaquín HerreroJoaquín Herrero

Master of Neuroscience. Universidad de Chile, 2016
jherrerosilva@gmail.com
Kinesiologist. Universidad Finis Terrae, 2013.
Line of research: Neurophysiological correlates of oculomotor behavior in visuomotor adaptation tasks.
 

2012-11-18 10.26.54Betel Rivero

Master of Neuroscience, Universidad de Chile.
klga.rivero@gmail.com
Kinesiologist. Universidad de Chile, 2009.
Line of research: Study of ocular movement during motor learning.
 

KristofherKristofher Muñoz

Master student, Neuroscience program, Universidad de Chile
kristofher@outlook.com
BSc in Electrical Engineering. Universidad de Chile, 2014.
Line of research: Pupillary reactivity as a biological marker during decision making.
 

userSamuel Madariaga

Master student, Neuroscience program, Universidad de Chile
smadariagar@die.uchile.cl
Electrical Engineer. Universidad de Chile, 2015.
Line of research: Analysis of EEG signals, and of ocular and pupillary data.
 

miguelMiguel Concha

PhD candidate in Biomedical Science, Universidad de Chile
miguelconcham@gmail.com
Bachelor of Mathematics. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011.
Psychologist. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2014.
Line of research: Neural correlates of the sense of agency.
 

CthulhuJavier Ríos

PhD candidate in Biomedical Science, Universidad de Chile
j_rios@med.uchile.cl
MBBS Universidad de Chile, 2011.
Line of research: Neural mechanisms of active sensing.
 

enriqueEnrique Lorca

PhD student, Biomedical Science program, Universidad de Chile
enriqueantonio.lorca@gmail.com
BSc in Biochemistry. Universidad de Santiago de Chile, 2015.
Line of research: Disambiguation mechanisms in bistable perception.
 

danielaDaniela Huepe

Professional intern
ddhuepe@uc.cl
Psychologist. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2013.
Line of research: Social cognition and executive function in dementia.