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Sandra Encalada

Assistant Professor
Molecular Medicine
Scripps Research Institute
United States of America


Sandra Encalada is Assistant Professor (Joint Appointment), Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), The Scripps Research Institute

Research Interest

Cell and Molecular Biology, Cellular Neuroscience


  • Encalada SE, Moya KL, Lehmann S, Zahn R. The role of the prion protein in the molecular basis for synaptic plasticity and nervous system development. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 2008, 34(1):9-15. Epub 2007 Jun 14.

  • Encalada SE, Goldstein LSB. Axonal Transport of the Prion Protein and Prion Neuroinvasion. In: The New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (Larry Squire, ed.). Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 2009, pp. 1071-1075

  • Encalada SE*, Szpankowski LJ, Xia C-H, Goldstein LSB*. Stable Kinesin and Dynein Assemblies Drive the Axonal Transport of Mammalian Prion Protein Vesicles. Cell 2011, 144: 551–565.

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