Rosaura Hernández Rivas


Cinvestav Researcher 3D

PhD Molecular Biology (1992), IBT, UNAM

Category in the SNI: Level II

Tel: +52 (55) 5061-3325
Fax: +52 (55) 5061-3938
rohernan@mail.cinvestav.mx

Academic preparation

PhD (Molecular biology)  UNAM Mexico 1992.
Master in Science (Molecular Biology). CINVESTAV-IPN (Mexico).
Degree in biology. UNAM  Mexico 1987.

Postdoctoral stays

Department of Experimental Pathology, CINVESTAV-IPN. In the laboratory of Dr Esther Orozco Orozco. (1993-1994).

Unit of Experimental Parasitology at the Pasteur Institute, Paris. In the laboratory of Dr. Artur Scherf (1884-1996)

Sabbatical stays

Biologie des Hote-Parasite Interactions, Institut Pasteur. Paris, France. In the laboratory of Dr. Artur Scherf (2005).

Biologie des Hote-Parasite Interactions, Institut Pasteur. Paris, France. In the laboratory of Dr. Artur Scherf (2011).

Research and teaching experience

  • Biomedical Research Institute. Molecular Biology ofApartment UACPYP CCH (From March to September 1992).
  • Department of Experimental Pathology, CINVESTAV-IPN (March 1993).
  • Department of Molecular Biomedicine, CINVESTAV-IPN from November 1996 to date).
Research linesCVWork and resultsPublicationsLab membersGallery
  • Role of chromatin in the differential expression of genes in Plasmodium falciparum.

  • Study of nuclear architecture in Plasmodium and its involvement in the expression of virulence genes.

  • Characterization and study of non-coding RNA of the parasite and its involvement in the formation of heterochromatin.

  • Epigenetic mechanisms implicated in the encystment of E. invadens