Pedro Julio Collado Vides
Bioinformatics and Genomics
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|1989||Ph.D. in biomedical research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico|
|1989-1992||Posdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Boris Magasanik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA|
|1992-1997||Assistant Professor, Center for Nitrogen Fixation, UNAM, Mexico|
|1997-2000||Associate Professor, Center for Nitrogen Fixation, UNAM, Mexico|
|1998-1999||Sabbatical leave, Laboratory of Prof. Fred Blattner, Department of Genetics, University of Wsiconsin, Madison, USA|
|2000-2020||Professor, Center for Nitrogen Fixation transformed in 2004 into Center for Genomic Sciences, UNAM, Mexico|
|2018 to date||Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA|
|2020 to date||Emeritus Professor, Center for Genomic Sciences, UNAM, Mexico|
|2021||Visiting Researcher, Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain|
Mejía-Almonte C., Busby S.J.W., Wade J.T., Arkin A.P., Eilbeck K., Stormo G.D., van Helden J., Palsson B.O., Galagan J.E. and Collado-Vides J. “Redefining fundamental concepts of transcription initiation in bacteria” Nature Reviews Genetics (2020). July 14, doi: 10.1038/s41576-020-0254-8. PMID: 32665585
An study published in the expert recommendation category in Nature Reviews Genetics where fundamental concepts are revised and updated.
Ledezma-Tejeida D., Altamirano-Pacheco L., Fajardo V., Collado-Vides J. (2019) Limits to a classic paradigm: most transcription factors in E.coli regulate genes involved in multiple biological processes. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jun 13. pii: gkz525. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz525
A paper showing that regulons are not regulating groups of genes that work in a single functional category contrary to the classic paradigm.
Julio Collado-Vides becomes Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Boston University
Julio Collado-Vides is recognized as “ISCB Distinguised Fellow” Class 2015, of the International Society for Computational Biology (http://www.iscb.org/iscb-fellows). Currently, the only one from Latin America.
Julio Collado-Vides receives the National Award in Sciences and the Arts, within the physico-mathematics and natural sciences. Dec, 19 2011. The highest recognition in Mexico.
Research in the lab has been supported by UNAM, by the Mexican Conacyt and by NIH-NIGMS grants through the years.