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Fernando Montalvo

  • BSc
  • PhD Student
  • National Taiwan University Institute of Plant Biology
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in Fernando's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 8Followers


Born in Mexico City Graduated from National Autonomous Mexico University in 2008: -Thesis: Study on the Role of p53 Protein and the Effect of a Tamarind Extract in response to a Renal Carcinogen in vivo, with Dr. Ibarra-Rubio ME as adviser. [Estudio del papel de la proteína p53 y del efecto de un extracto de tamarindo en la respuesta a un carcinógeno renal in vivo.] Moved to Taipei, Taiwan that same year with a Scholarship to learn Mandarin Chinese. Received a Scholarship from Taiwan's Ministry of Education for Postgraduates Studies. Accepted in Agriculture Chemistry Master program in National Taiwan University Transferred to Institute of Biotechnology PhD program in Dr. Shau-Ping Lin's Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics laboratory.

Research interests

Recent publications

  • Characterization of N-diethylnitrosamine-initiated and ferric nitrilotriacetate-promoted renal cell carcinoma experimental model and effect of a tamarind seed extract against acute nephrotoxicity and carcinogenesis.

    • Vargas-Olvera C
    • Sánchez-González D
    • Solano J
    • et al.

Professional experience

PhD Student

Institute of Plant Biology, National Taiwan University

February 2011 - Present


Agriculture Chemistry Dept., National Taiwan University

August 2009 - January 2011(a year)


Facultad de Química (UNAM), México

September 2003 - August 2008(5 years)

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