Ariel Ávila, PhD

Education and degrees

2013, Doctor of Biomedical Science (jointly-awarded PhD program). University of Liege and University of Hasselt, Belgium.

2008, Biochemist Entitlement. University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile.

2007, Bachelor of Biochemistry. University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile.

Scientific career and occupations

January 2019 until present: Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

January 2019 until present: Principal investigator. Neurodevelopmental biology unit, Biomedical Sciences Research Laboratory, UCSC, Concepción, Chile.

August 2017 until present: Founder and owner of Adelia Agrícola. Región del Ñuble, Chile.

February 2016 until September 2017: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute,  Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

July 2014 until October 2015: Research Fellow, Neurosciences and Mental Health, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada.

July 2013 until November 2013: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Cell Physiology, BIOMED research institute, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium.

December 2012 until June 2013: Staff Scientist, Cell Physiology, BIOMED  research  institute, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium.

December 2008 until June 2013: PhD Student, Joint degree program. Transnational University of Limburg (Hasselt University)/ University of Liege, Belgium.

November 2007 until November 2008: Thesis Student, University of  Concepcion, Concepcion,  Chile.

March 2006 until November 2007: Assistant student. Neurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology,   Faculty   of   Biological   Sciences,   University   of   Concepcion,   Concepcion,   Chile.