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Daniel Ocampo Daza

  • PhD
  • Postdoctoral researcher
  • Uppsala University Department of Organismal Biology
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Research interests

NeurobiologyMolecular evolutionPhylogeneticsEndocrinologyGenomicsEvolution

About

My research involves using public genome databases and bioinformatic tools to investigate the evolution of vertebrate genomes, especially those regions that include gene families involved in neurobiological and endocrine processes.

Co-authors (16)

Publications

Evolution of the receptors for growth hormone, prolactin, erythropoietin and thrombopoietin in relation to the vertebrate tetraploidizations

  • Ocampo Daza D
  • Larhammar D
General and Comparative Endocrinology (2017)
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Molecular evolution of GPCRs: Somatostatin/urotensin II receptors

  • Tostivint H
  • Ocampo Daza D
  • Bergqvist C
Journal of Molecular Endocrinology (2014)
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Evolution of Vertebrate Endocrine and Neuronal Gene Families: Focus on Pituitary and Retina

  • Ocampo Daza D
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The vertebrate ancestral repertoire of visual opsins, transducin alpha subunits and oxytocin/vasopressin receptors was established by duplication of their shared genomic region in the two rounds of early vertebrate genome duplications.

  • Lagman D
  • Ocampo Daza D
  • Widmark J
BMC evolutionary biology (2013)
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The evolution of vertebrate somatostatin receptors and their gene regions involves extensive chromosomal rearrangements.

  • Ocampo Daza D
  • Sundström G
  • Bergqvist C
BMC evolutionary biology (2012)
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral researcher

Uppsala University Department of Organismal Biology

January 2017 - Present

Guest lecturer

Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Manizales

June 2016 - July 2016(a month)

Guest lecturer

Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Manizales

June 2015 - July 2015(a month)

Graduated teacher (by commission)

Uppsala Universitet Medicinska fakulteten

December 2013 - May 2015(a year)

Researcher

Uppsala Universitet

January 2015 - February 2015(a month)

Research intern

Uppsala universitet Evolutionsbiologiskt centrum

November 2014 - December 2014(a month)

Researcher

Uppsala Universitet

March 2014

Research assistant

Uppsala Universitet

November 2012 - July 2013(8 months)

PhD student / Teaching assistant

Uppsala Universitet

November 2007 - March 2013(5 years)

Education history

PhD

Uppsala Universitet

November 2007 - March 2013(5 years)

MSc

Uppsala Universitet

August 2003 - July 2007(4 years)