Office Number: C- 511M

Office Tel: 718-664-2529

Courses Teaching:

BIO210 General Biology I
BIO230 Anatomy and Physiology

Areas of Expertise:

Behavioral Neuroscience and Microanatomy of the Cerebral Cortex

Areas of interest:

Molecular mechanism of memory, Animal behavior, Science education, Neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Ye X, Kapeller-Libermann D, Travaglia A, Inda MC, Alberini CM. Direct dorsal hippocampal-prelimbic cortex connections strengthen fear memories. Nature Neuroscience. 2017 Jan;20(1):52-61. PMID: 27869801
  • Inda MC, Bolaender A, Wang T, Gandu S, KorenIII J. Stressing Out Hsp90 in Neurotoxic Proteinopathies. Journal of Cell Biol. 2016 Jul 18;214(2):181-95. PMID: 27072699
  • Inda MC,  Muravieva  EV,  Alberini  CM.  Memory  Retrieval  and  the  Passage  of  Time:  From Reconsolidation and Strengthening to Extinction. Journal of Neuroscience 2011. Feb 2;31(5):1635-43. PMID: 21289172
  • Inda MC, Defelipe J, Muñoz A. Morphology and Distribution of Chandelier Cell Axon Terminals in the   Mouse Cerebral   Cortex and Claustroamygdaloid Complex. Cerebral Cortex. 2009 Jan;19(1):41-54. PMID: 18440949
  • Fontán-Lozano A, Sáez-Cassanelli JL,  Inda MC, de los Santos-Arteaga M, Sierra-Domínguez SA, López-Lluch  G, Delgado-García  JM, Carrión  AM. Caloric  restriction  increases learning consolidation and facilitates synaptic plasticity through mechanisms dependent on NR2B subunits of  the  NMDA  receptor.  Journal  of   Neuroscience.  2007  Sep  19;27(38):10185-95.   PMID: 17881524
  • Inda MC., Defelipe J., Munoz A. The Distribution of Chandelier Cell Axon Terminals that Express the GABA  Plasma  Membrane  Transporter  GAT-1  in the Human  Neocortex.  Cerebral Cortex. 2007 Sep;17(9):2060-71. PMID: 17099065
  • DeFelipe J., Ballesteros-Yañez  I.,  Inda  MC., Muñoz A Double bouquet cells in the monkey and human cerebral cortex with special reference to areas 17 and 18. Progress in Brain Research 2006; 154:15-32. PMID: 17010701
  • Inda MC., DeFelipe J., Muñoz A. Voltage-gated ion channels in the axon initial segment of human cortical pyramidal cells and their relationship with chandelier cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 2006. Feb 21; 103(8): 2920-5 PMID: 16473933
  • Inda MC.,  Delgado-Garcia  JM.,  Carrion  AM.  Acquisition,  consolidation,  reconsolidation,  and extinction of eyelid conditioning responses require de novo protein synthesis. Journal of Neuroscience. 2005 Feb 23;25(8):2070-80. PMID: 15728847
  • Inda MC, Donnelly S, Nunez Rodriguez N, Tomita T, Steidle E. The American Society for Cell Biology. Engaging community college students in an inquiry-based learning experience using NIH IRACDA postdocs expertise. Philadelphia, 2017.
  • Inda  MC. , Koren III J, Bolaender P, Panchal P., Gandu S., Chiosis. G. Alzheimer's Association International  Conference. Hsp90  inhibition  rescue  behavioral  deficits  and  reduce  tau phosphorylation in PS19 mice model for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Washington DC, 2015.
  • Inda MC, Koren III J, Riolo M, Uddin M, Ochiana S, Bolaender A, Alonso-Sabadell R, Chiosis G. Alzheimer’s Disease Meeting. From Fundamental Insight to Lights at the End of the Translational Tunnel  (Q8).  Keystone  Symposia  on  Molecular  and  Cellular  Biology.  Hsp90          inhibition  as  a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Keystone, Colorado, 2014
  • Ye  X,   Inda   MC,  Humala  N,  Alberini  CM.  Annual  meeting  of  SFN.  Critical  role  for  the hippocampus- prelimbic/infralimbic cortex-amygdala circuit in retrieval-mediated memory strengthening, Washington, 2014.
  • Koren III J,  Inda MC, Riolo M, Uddin M, Alonso-Sabadell R, Chiosis G. Alzheimer Association international  conference.  Blood-brain-barrier–permeable Hsp90  inhibitor  reduces  soluble  tau burden in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Boston, 2013.
  • Ye  X,  Inda  MC,  Pollonini  G,  Alberini  CM.  Annual  meeting  of  SFN.  Interactions  of  dorsal hippocampus with amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex mediate reactivation- induced memory strengthening, San Diego, 2013.
  • Inda MC, Pattwel S, Elliott M, Lee FS. 8th Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS). Temporary suppression of conditioned fear memories across development. Barcelona, 2012.
  • Ye X,  Inda MC, Alberini C. Annual meeting of SFN. Circuitry and cellular mechanisms underlying memory enhancement produced by memory reactivation, New Orleans, 2012.
Awards and Grants
  • Awarded with The American Society for Cell biology (ASCB) linkage fellow- Grant, 2017.
  • Research   award   from   the   Neuroscience  Institute  Federico  Olóritz  for  the  work  The Distribution  of  Chandelier  Cell  Axon  Terminals  that  Express  the  GABA  Plasma  Membrane Transporter GAT-1 in the Human Neocortex, Granada, Spain, January 2010.
  • Human Frontier Science Program long-term Fellowship, 2008.
  • PhD  Research   Fellowship  of  Ministry  of  Science  and  Technology,  Spain  (FP2003-01018), Instituto Cajal (CSIC), 2004.
  • Vice-president of alumni in PhD program of Neuroscience and Behaviour Biology, International Brain Research  Organization (IBRO), 2002-2004

  • Keystone for participation on Keystone symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2014.
  • Kings College of London, excellence travel award, 2012.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the International Brain Research  Organization and the Federation (IBRO)   of   European  Neuroscience  for  participation   in  the  6th  Forum  of  Federation  of European Neuroscience (FENS). 2008.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the  Spanish Society for  Neuroscience (SENC) for participation in the 12th Meeting of SENC. 2007.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the IBRO and the FENS for participation in the 5th FENS. 2006.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the  FENS for participation in the 35th  Annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 2005.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the SENC for participation in the 11th Meeting of SENC. 2005.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the IBRO for participation in the 4th FENS. 2004.
  • Fellowship awarded  from  the European Research  conferences (EURESCO) for participation in the EURESCO conference on Neural Mechanisms of Learning and Memory, 2004.
Professional affiliations:
  • Spanish Society of Neuroscience (SENC) from 2003.
  • Federation of European Neuroscience Society (FENS) from 2003.
  • Society for Neuroscience (SFN), from 2006.
  • Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) from 2008.
  • New York Academy of Science (NYAS) from 2008.
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) from 2012.
  • The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) from 2016