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Dr. Cristina Eguizabal Argaiz

Basque Center for Transfusion and Human Tissues, SPAIN

Research Group Leader


Email: cristina.eguizabalargaiz@osakidetza.net


Qualifications

2006 Ph.D., Dept. Cell Biology and Histology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Basque Country , Spain

2002 M.SC., Dept. Cell Biology and Histology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Basque Country, Spain

2000 B.Sc., Biochemistry Sciences, University of Navarra, Spain


Research Fields

Stem cells

Induced pluripotent stem cells

Differentiation, germline

Fertility preservation


Publications (Selected)

  1. Andollo N., Boyano ML., Eguizabal C., Zalduendo MM, Asumendi A, Arlucea J. and Arechaga J. “Methylation status, chromatin structure and gene expression during apoptosis induced by retinoid acid in embryonic stem cells”. Apoptosis. 2005 Mar; 10 (2): 417-28.
  2. Eguizabal C, Boyano ML, Díez Torre A, Andrade R, Andollo N, De Felici M. and Arechaga J. “Interleukin-2 induces the proliferation of mouse primordial germ cells in vitro”. International Journal of Developmental Biology. 2007; 51(8):731-8.
  3. Eguizabal C, Shovlin TC, Durcova-Hills G, Surani A and McLaren A. “Generation of germ cells from pluripotent stem cells”. Differentiation. 2009; 78(2-3): 116-23.
  4. Díez-Torre A, Andrade R, Eguizabal C, Lopez E, Arluzea J, Silio M and Arechaga J. “Reprogramming of melanoma cells by embryonic microenvironments”. International Journal of Developmental Biology. 2009; 53(8-10):1563-8.
  5. Montserrat N, Garreta E, Gonzalez F, Gutierrez J, Eguizabal C, Ramos V, Borros S and Belmonte JC. “Simple generation of human induced Pluripotent stem cells using Poly(&[beta]-Amino Esters) as non-viral gene delivery system”. J Biol Chem. 2011; 286(14): 12417-28.
  6. Eguizabal C, Montserrat N, Vassena R, Barragan M, Garreta E, Garcia-Quevedo L, Vidal F, Giorgetti A, Veiga A and Belmonte JC. "Complete meiosis from human induced pluripotent stem cells”. Stem Cells. 2011; Aug; 29(8): 1186-95.
  7. Montserrat N, Garreta E, González F, Adamo A, Eguizabal C, Häfner S, Vassena R and Belmonte JC. “Generation of feeder free pig induced pluripotent stem cells without Oct4” Cell Transplantation. 2011; Sep 23.
  8. Tiscornia G, Vivas EL, Matalonga L, Berniakovich I, Barragán Monasterio M, Eguizábal C, Gort L, González F, Ortiz Mellet C, García Fernández JM, Ribes A, Veiga A, Izpisua Belmonte JC. “Neuronopathic Gaucher's disease: induced pluripotent stem cells for disease modelling and testing chaperone activity of small compounds”. Human Molecular Genetics 2013; Feb 15, 22(4): 633-45.
  9. Eguizabal C, Montserrat N, Veiga A and Belmonte JC. “Dedifferentiation, transdifferentiation and reprogramming: next future in regenerative medicine”. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine. 2013;Jan 31(1): 82-94. 10-Diez-Torre A, Diaz-Nuñez M, Eguizabal C, Silvan U and Arechaga J. “Evidence for a role of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in primordial germ cell migration”. Andrology 2013 (accepted).


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