- NIH Distinguished Investigator, Neurobiology Laboratory / Transmembrane Signaling Group
Ph.D in Biochemistry from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1966. Postdoctoral training 1967-1971 with Dr. Martin Rodbell at the NIH. Academic appointments at Northwestern University (Associate Professor of Physiology, 1971-1975), Baylor College of Medicine (Professor of Cell Biology, 1975-1994), University of California at Los Angeles (Professor of Anesthesiology, Biological Chemistry and Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, 1994-2001). At NIEHS since 2001.
Honors and Awards: CC Bell Research Professorship of Cell Biology (1986-1994), Member of the US National Academy of Sciences (1995), Foreign Member of the Argentine National Academy of Sciences (2004). Foreign Member of the Argentine Academy of Medicine (2006), NIH Distinguished Investigator (2007). Prize "Luis Federico Leloir for International Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation" (Argentina, 2011).
- (2019). Central role of G protein G alpha i2 and G alpha i2(+) vomeronasal neurons in balancing territorial and infant-directed aggression of male mice. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 116(11), 5135-5143.
- (2019). Deletion of the subunit of the heterotrimeric Go protein impairs cerebellar cortical development in mice. Molecular Brain. 12,
- (2019). Evidence for a regulated Ca2+ entry in proximal tubular cells and its implication in calcium stone formation. JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE. 132(9),
- (2019). GNAI1 and GNAI3 Reduce Colitis-Associated Tumorigenesis in Mice by Blocking IL6 Signaling and Down-regulating Expression of GNAI2. GASTROENTEROLOGY. 156(8), 2297-2312.
- (2019). Lipid-independent control of endothelial and neuronal TRPC3 channels by light. Chemical Science. 10(9), 2837-2842.