Carrasco Luyando, Nestor

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Name: Nestor Carrasco Luyando

Faculty: Biology

Major: Biomedical Sciences

Active Member: Since June, 2011 – December, 2014

Current Status: Currently Enrolled in a B.S. Degree at UPR-Ponce


P.R. Meetings and Conferences

  • 1st Educative Simposium: Quiero ser científico… ¿y ahora qué? (UPR-Medical Sciences Campus. September 24, 2011. Rio Piedras, PR)
  • 21st Annual Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference 2011 (December, 2011. San Juan, PR)
  • 32nd Puerto Rico Interdisciplinary Scientific Meeting & 47th Junior Technical Meeting. (UPR-Carolina. March 10, 2012. Carolina. PR)
  • UPR-Mayagüez 2nd Annual Undergraduate Symposium (May, 2012. Mayagüez, PR)
  • Southern Science Symposium. Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences. (December, 2012)
  • 33rd Puerto Rico Interdisciplinary Scientific Meeting & 48th Junior Technical Meeting. (Univ. del Turabo. March 9, 2013. Gurabo. PR)
  • UPR-Mayagüez 3rd Annual Undergraduate Symposium (May, 2013. Mayagüez, PR)

U.S. Meetings & Conferences: 

  • ABRCMS 2011 Convention. St. Louis, Missouri. November, 2011
  • Experimental Biology 2012 Convention. San Diego, California. April, 2012
  • ABRCMS 2012 Convention. San Jose, California. November, 2012
  • ABRCMS 2013. Convention. Nashville, Tennessee. November, 2013
  • Experimental Biology 2014. Convention. San Diego, California. April, 2014
  • ABRCMS 2014. Convention. San Antonio, TX. November, 2014


Title: Effects of Lung Carcinogens on PPARgamma Activity in A549 Cell Line

  • Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, 2014. (November, 2014)
  • 35th Annual Research and Education Forum.
    UPR Medical Sciences Campus. (March 26, 2015)
    San Juan, PR
  • Experimental Biology 2015 (March, 2015). Boston, MA

Title: Killing cancer cells with nanotechnology: the effect of CaS nanostructures on the cell replication rate and survival of human mammary adenocarcinoma cell lines

  • Experimental Biology, 2014 (April, 26-30, 2014)
    San Diego, CA