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Fernando Vonhoff

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences, Room 221
Phone
410-455-3497
fvonhoff@umbc.edu
Education
Postdoc, Yale University (2017)
Ph D, Arizona State University (2012)
MS, Free University Berlin (2007)
Website
About

Born in Mexico, I am a biologist interested in brain development and function. I use fruit flies as a model to study human neurological diseases. I use active learning methods in the classroom and the research lab

Research Interests

Neuroscience
Developmental Biology
Cell Biology
Genetics

Teaching Interests

Genetics
Neuroscience
Developmental Biology
Cell Biology

Presentations

(Author & Presenter) (Author) ABRCMS Poster The role of APPL in the development and degeneration of the neuronal motor network in Drosophila ABRCMS Indianapolis, IN

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) STEM Research and Career Symposium Poster Using Drosophila to validate candidate genes involved in human motoneuron degeneration Emory University Atlanta, GA

(Author & Presenter) (Author) URCAD Poster The role of APPL in the development and degeneration of the neuronal motor network in Drosophila University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore, MD

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) URCAD Poster Using Drosophila to validate candidate genes involved in human motoneuron degeneration University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore, MD