Entering class: 2017
University of California, Santa Cruz
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major
Roberto is currently in his second year of Medical School training and rotating through labs in preparation for selecting a thesis advisor.
Work prior to the UMN MSTP
Yang J, Lopez Cervera R, Tye SJ, Ekker SC, Pierret C. Adolescent mental health education InSciEd Out: a case study of an alternative middle school population. J Transl Med. 2018 Apr 3;16(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s12967-018-1459-x. PMID: 29615090
Lee HB, Schwab TL, Koleilat A, Ata H, Daby CL, Cervera RL, McNulty MS, Bostwick HS, Clark KJ. Allele-specific quantitative PCR for accurate, rapid, and cost-effective genotyping. Hum Gene Ther. 2016 Jun;27(6):425-35. doi: 10.1089/hum.2016.011. PMCID: PMC4931339
Westcot SE, Hatzold J, Urban MD, Richetti SK, Skuster KJ, Harm RM, Lopez Cervera R, Umemoto N, McNulty MS, Clark KJ, Hammerschmidt M, Ekker SC. Protein-Trap Insertional Mutagenesis Uncovers New Genes Involved in Zebrafish Skin Development, Including a Neuregulin 2a-Based ErbB Signaling Pathway Required during Median Fin Fold Morphogenesis. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 25;10(6):e0130688. PMCID: PMC4482254