Francisco Capani

University of Buenos Aires

Dr. Francisco Capani graduated at the School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, (UBA) Argentina and completed his doctoral studies in Neurosciences at the Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience Prof E. De Robertis, School of Medicine (UBA), Argentina. Then he moved abroad to perform his postdoctoral studies at the University of California San Diego (UCSD-NCMIR) and the Karolinska Institute, Department of Neuroscience. Over an eight-year period, his research focused on synaptic organization, combining electron tomography, 3-D reconstruction, and correlative light and electron microscopy techniques. Upon his return to Argentina in 2006, he devoted to study the mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of the perinatal asphyxia supported by his broad experience in electron microscopy. He has published 101 papers in recognized journals and has been invited assisting in a speaker capacity to several international conferences.

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