Juan Tasis Galarza
College / University
University of the Basque Country (EHU-UPV)
Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
Pharmacology, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Human Physiology and Human Anatomy
Common Procedures: Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE), Immunohistochemistry, Chromatography, Protein purification, etc.
In vitro Protein Misfolding Techniques: Protein Misfolding Shaking Amplification (PMSA), Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification (PMCA), Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion (RT-QuIC)
Microscopy Techniques: Optical microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy basics (negative staining), Scanning Electron Microscopy basics, Cryogenic Electron Microscopy basics
Laboratory Safety: Capability of working at Biosafety Level 3 facilities (BSL-3, prion handling)
Software: PyMOL, FIJI, ChemDraw, Python basics, R basics, Bash basics (Linux), etc.
Projects / Research
- 2019: Internship at PharmaNanoGene, Pharmacy and Food Science Department of The University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU). Development of lipidic nanoformulations for advanced gene therapy of Fabry’s Disease
- 01/2021 – 07/2021: Internship and Final Degree Thesis at the Prion Research Laboratory, CIC-bioGUNE. In vitro screening of potential dominant negative prion proteins as therapeutic strategies against prion diseases
- 01/2021 – 07/2021: Internship at Maria Arcocha Pharmacy, Bilbao. Production of simple pharmaceutical formulations for the treatment of common ailments
- 08/2021 – 12/2021: Laboratory technician at the Prion Research Laboratory, CIC-bioGUNE. Development of different procedures for high-resolution cryoEM structural studies of the prion protein amyloid.
Scholarships / Awards
|2022– 2023:||Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School|