Fernando Vonhoff

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Fernando Vonhoff

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences 221

Education

Postdoc Yale University 2017

Ph D Arizona State University 2012

MS Free University Berlin 2007

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

Batista, Ashley (Author & Presenter), Vonhoff, Fernando, Reger, Noah (Author). ABRCMS. Poster. "The role of APPL in the development and degeneration of the neuronal motor network in Drosophila," ABRCMS. Indianapolis, IN. (Nov 14, 2018).

Cruz, Abby (Author & Presenter), Vonhoff, Fernando (Author), Mishra-Gorur, Ketu (Author), Barak, Tanyeri (Author), Gunel, Murat (Author). STEM Research and Career Symposium. Poster. "Using Drosophila to validate candidate genes involved in human motoneuron degeneration," Emory University. Atlanta, GA. (Oct 10, 2018).

Cruz, Abby (Author & Presenter), Vonhoff, Fernando (Author), Mishra-Gorur, Ketu (Author), Barak, Tanyeri (Author), Gunel, Murat (Author). URCAD. Poster. "Using Drosophila to validate candidate genes involved in human motoneuron degeneration," University of Maryland Baltimore County. Baltimore, MD. (Apr 25, 2018).

Batista, Ashley (Author & Presenter), Vonhoff, Fernando, Reger, Noah (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. (Apr 25, 2018).