U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maria Allende
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: 301-496-8356
Email: mariaa@intra.niddk.nih.gov
 

 Select Experience

 
  • Staff ScientistNIDDK, NIH2005–present
  • Research FellowNIDDK, NIH1999–2005
  • Postdoctoral Research AssociateSchool of Dentistry, University of Louisville1996–1999
  • Postdoctoral FellowSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1995–1996
  • Doctoral FellowSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1991–1995
  • InstructorSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1990-1996
  • Biological ChemistSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1985-1989
  • Ph.D.School of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1995
 

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    Specialties
    • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling

    Research in Plain Language

    I work with mouse models in which a gene involved in the metabolism of sphingolipids has been deleted or added. I study the effects of these modifications during embryonic development and in stress situations, including inflammation and obesity.​