Winner of the best doctoral thesis in 2009 gives a lecture at Fundación

November 16, 2009

As part of the “Chile invita a Chile” program Fundación welcomed Dr. Raul Elgueta, who delivered the lecture “Modulators of the survival of lymphocytes B and plasma cells”.

Dr. Elgueta received the award for best Ph.D. dissertation in the last twenty-first Annual Meeting of the Society of Cell Biology of Chile, held in the town of Pucon, during the first week of November.

Raul Elgueta is a Biologist of the Catholic University of Chile, PhD in Science with a major in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Neuroscience at the University of Chile. He has been carrying out research at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH – USA and soon will continue his career at Kings College London.

Dr. Elgueta during his presentation at Fundación Ciencia para la Vida.

Dr. Elgueta during his presentation at Fundación Ciencia para la Vida.