Neuroscience Graduate Program - Student Profile


Roberto Aponte-Rivera

Student Profile

Undergraduate Institution

Universidad de Puerto Rico - Río Piedras

Research | Presentations & Posters | Publications | Accomplishments | Hobbies & Outside Interests

Research Description

Presentations and Posters

While at UPR-RP (Posters):

Exploring the role for nucleus accumbens beta-catenin expression in alcohol consumption
R.A. Aponte-Rivera, R. De Jesús-Ayala, E.A. Ribeiro, E. Mouzon, E. J. Nestler & C. Velázquez-Marrero
Friday, May 19, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Puerto Rico INBRE and COBRE Symposium
Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, PR

Exploring the Effects of Molecular Alcohol Tolerance and β-catenin Expression on Alcohol Consumption in Mice
R.A. Aponte-Rivera, R. De Jesús-Ayala, E.A. Ribeiro, E. Mouzon, E. J. Nestler & C. Velázquez-Marrero
Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Center for Neuroplasticity at the University of Puerto Rico
4th COBRE Annual Retreat, Hotel El Convento, San Juan, PR

Role of the Nucleus Accumbens Beta-catenin Expression In Alcohol Consumption
R.A. Aponte-Rivera, E.A. Ribeiro, E. Mouzon, E. J. Nestler & C. Velázquez-Marrero
Saturday, December 3, 2016 11:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
25th Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference
University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Role of Nucleus Accumbens Beta-catenin Expression In Alcohol Consumption
R.A. Aponte-Rivera, E.A. Ribeiro, E. Mouzon, E. J. Nestler & C. Velázquez-Marrero
Saturday, November 12, 2016 6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Diversity Fellows Poster Session, Society for Neuroscience
San Diego Convention Center: Hall A, San Diego, CA

Exploring The Role Of Nucleus Accumbens Beta-catenin Expression In Alcohol Consumption
R.A. Aponte-Rivera, E.A. Ribeiro, E. Mouzon, C. Velazquez-Marrero & E.J. Nestler
Friday, August 12, 2016 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, NY

Effects of Alcohol Molecular Tolerance on Voluntary Alcohol Consumption in Mice
R. Aponte, R. Meléndez, & C. Velázquez-Marrero
Friday, April 15, 2016 4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Center for Neuroplasticity at the University of Puerto Rico
3rd COBRE Annual Retreat, Hotel El Convento, San Juan, PR

Rapid Ethanol Exposure Increases Ethanol Consumption
R. Aponte & C. Velázquez-Marrero
Friday, April 8, 2016 10:15 A.M. – 12:15 A.M.
4to Encuentro Subgraduado de Investigación y Creación, Hotel Condado Plaza Hilton, San Juan, PR

Time-dependent Wnt/β-catenin signaling in response to 25 mM ethanol exposure
A Burgos, R. Aponte, S.N. Treistman, C. Velazquez-Marrero
Sunday, October 18, 2015 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Society for Neuroscience 45th Annual Meeting, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Publications

Accomplishments

While at UPR-RP:
Neuro ID, BP-ENDURE Trainee | June 2015 - May 2017

Hobbies and Outside Interests

Tennis, playing guitar, biking, the beach, reading poetry, writing, cooking