About Miura Lab

Dr. Pedro Miura has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology since July 2014. He did his undergrad work at Queen's University in Canada, PhD training at the University of Ottawa, Canada (2003-2010), and a postdoctoral fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York (2010-2014).

We are located at:

University of Nevada, Reno
Department of Biology

Room 332, Fleischmann Agriculture Building (location info)
 

Mailing address:

Pedro Miura
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia St. MS0314
Reno, NV
89557-0314
USA

 

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pmiura@unr.edu

 Dr. Miura trained at the  University of Ottawa , Canada for his PhD and  Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center , NYC for his postdoc. He did his undergrad degree at Queen's University, Canada in Biochemistry.

Dr. Miura trained at the University of Ottawa, Canada for his PhD and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC for his postdoc. He did his undergrad degree at Queen's University, Canada in Biochemistry.

The lab is located less than an hour from beautiful Lake Tahoe

 Plenty of recreational activities outside of the lab to enjoy around the Reno Tahoe area

Plenty of recreational activities outside of the lab to enjoy around the Reno Tahoe area


 

Funding for circRNA work in Drosophila:

NIH R15: "Mechanism and Function of Circular RNA Accumulation in the Aging Nervous System"

 

 

Funding for extended 3´ UTR function in axon guidance:

NSF: “Role of Extended 3’ UTR isoforms in Axon Guidance.” 

Funding for 3´ UTR lengthening work (completed):

NIH Integrative Neuroscience COBRE

http://www.unr.edu/neuroscience/projects/miura-circular-rna

 

 

We are part of a diverse group of scientists in the Department of Biology

Check out profiles of the great faculty at UNR.

 2016 UNR Department of Biology faculty retreat. 

2016 UNR Department of Biology faculty retreat.