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People About the institute Luis García Alonso
Degree:
Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, July 1979.

Ph.D program:
PhD thesis with Prof. Antonio García-Bellido at Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa CSIC-UAM between January 1981 and September 1986. Doctorate in Biological Sciences by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in September 1986.

Posdoctoral Positions:
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley  and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Laboratory of Prof. Corey S. Goodman, between January 1988 and September 1993.

Previous positions:
MEC reincorporation research associate in the laboratory of Dr. F. Jiménez at Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa CSIC-UAM between September1993 and September 1998, and at Instituto de Neurociencias CSIC-UMH between September1998  and December 1999. Principal investigator at Instituto de Neurociencias CSIC-UMH between January 2000 and November 2001. Principal investigator of MCYT’s plan Ramón y Cajal between December 2001 and June 2002

Current Position:
Científico Titular CSIC since June 2002.

Research Fields:
Nervous system development, focusing on the control mechanisms of neurogenesis and neural connection patterning.

Representative Publications

García-Alonso , L., Romani, S., and Jiménez, F. " The EGF and FGF receptors mediate Neuroglian function to control growth cone decisions during sensory axon guidance in Drosophila. " Neuron . 28 , 741 - 752 ( 2000 )

García-Alonso, L. , " Postembryonic sensory axon guidance in Drosophila. " Cell. Mol. Life Sci. . 55 , 1386 - 1398 ( 1999 )

Speicher, S. , García-Alonso, L., Carmena, A., Martín-Bermudo, D., de la Escalera, S., Jiménez, F. " Neurotactin functions in concert with other identified CAMs during growth cone guidance in Drosophila. " Neuron . 20 , 221 - 233 ( 1998 )

García-Alonso, L. , Fetter, R., Goodman, C. " Genetic Analysis of Laminin A in Drosophila: Extracellular Matrix Containing Laminin A is Required for Ocellar Axon Pathfinding. " Development . 122 , 2611 - 2621 ( 1996 )

García-Alonso, L. , vanBerkum, M., Grenningloh, G., Schuster, C., Goodman, C. " Fasciclin II Controls Proneural Gene Expression in Drosphila. " P.N.A.S. . 92 , 10501 - 10505 ( 1995 )
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