Roberto Lopez Cervera

MDPhD student Roberto Lopez CerveraEmail: lopez927@umn.edu

Entering class: 2017

Education: 
University of California, Santa Cruz
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major
B.S., 2014

Roberto is currently in his first year of Medical School training and rotating through labs in preparation for selecting a thesis advisor.

Publications:

For work prior to entering the MSTP

Yang J, Lopez Cervera R, Tye SJ, Ekker SC, Pierret C. Adolescent mental health education InSciEd Out: a case study of an alternative middle school population. J Transl Med. 2018 Apr 3;16(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s12967-018-1459-x. PMID: 29615090

Lee HB, Schwab TL, Koleilat A, Ata H, Daby CL, Cervera RL, McNulty MS, Bostwick HS, Clark KJ. Allele-specific quantitative PCR for accurate, rapid, and cost-effective genotyping. Hum Gene Ther. 2016 Jun;27(6):425-35. doi: 10.1089/hum.2016.011. PMCID: PMC4931339

Westcot SE, Hatzold J, Urban MD, Richetti SK, Skuster KJ, Harm RM, Lopez Cervera R, Umemoto N, McNulty MS, Clark KJ, Hammerschmidt M, Ekker SC. Protein-Trap Insertional Mutagenesis Uncovers New Genes Involved in Zebrafish Skin Development, Including a Neuregulin 2a-Based ErbB Signaling Pathway Required during Median Fin Fold Morphogenesis. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 25;10(6):e0130688. PMCID: PMC4482254