[Drosophila] Looking for a job

The Fly via dros%40net.bio.net (by Patrick.Morcillo from gmail.com)
Sat Sep 15 10:23:35 EST 2007


Please see the CV below.

Sincerely

Patrick Morcillo Ph.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE
Patrick Morcillo PhD _
UNITED STATES _
E-mail : Patrick.Morcillo from gmail.com
				Cell phone: 718 644 2607

Personal Information: American Citizen
Education:
1980	Graduated from High-School in Britain
1980-1985 	BS in Biology from the University of Barcelona, Spain
	Majors: Genetics and Biochemistry
1981-83	45 credits in Business school from the University of
Barcelona, Spain
1985-1/1993	Ph.D. in Genetics at Cornell University, Dept. of
Genetics, Ithaca, NY 14853
	Advisor: Professor Ross J. MacIntyre
	Molecular and Genetic Analysis of Position Effect Variegation in
Drosophila melanogaster
Professional Positions:
1/1993-12/1997 	Research Fellow with Dr Dale Dorsett at Memorial Sloan-
Kettering Cancer  Center
1/1998-1/2000  	 Research Associate with Dr Dale Dorsett at Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer  Center
2/2000-11/2001 	 Research Associate with Dr Robert Fisher at Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer  Center
11/2001-6/2003  	Postdoctoral Researcher with Dr Andrew Tomlinson and
Dr Richard Axel (Nobel Prize Winner) at Columbia University Medical
Center
7/2003- 9/2005	Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with Chairman of
Pediatrics Dr Gabriel Haddad at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
10/2005-01/2006   Visiting Scientist in the Dept of  Molecular
Genetics with Dr Nicholas Baker at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
02/2006- 04/30/07 Visiting Scientist in the Dept of  Cell Biology with
Dr Arthur Skoultchi at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Teaching Appointments:
Undergraduate student
1983-1984	Teaching Assistantship in Biochemistry laboratory course
	Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Barcelona
Graduate student
1985-1986	Teaching Assistantship in Genetics laboratory course
Fall 1986	Teaching Assistantship in Population Genetics course with Dr
Charles Aquadro
1987	Teaching Assistantship in Genetics
	Developed the use of transposable elements in Drosophila for the
Genetics laboratory course
Spring 1988	Teaching Assistantship in Genetics laboratory course
Fall 1989	Teaching Assistantship in Population Genetics course with Dr
Charles Aquadro
Spring 1990	Teaching Assistantship in Molecular Evolution course with
Dr Ross MacIntyre
1990-1991	Teaching Assistantship in Freshman Biology course
	Developed the Molecular Biology sections
Fall 1991	Teaching Assistantship in Genetics
	Further developed the use of transposable elements in Drosophila for
the Genetics	laboratory course
Spring 1992	Teaching Assistantship in Molecular Evolution course with
Dr Ross MacIntyre
Postdoctoral Fellow
Spring 1994 Lead discussion group for the graduate level Molecular
Genetics course

Spring 1995 Lead discussion group for the graduate level Molecular
Genetics course

Research experience:
CONFERENCES PRESENTED
Annual GSA Drosophila Research meetings:
1994 at Chicago. Poster: Isolation of mutations that affect the wing
margin of Drosophila
1995 at Atlanta. Poster: Isolation and characterization of mutations
that affect the wing margin of Drosophila
1996 at San Diego. Poster: Genetic analysis of long distance enhancer
promoter interactions.
1997 at Chicago. Poster:
Genetic analysis of long distance enhancer promoter interactions.
The Nipped gene regulates cut
1998 at Washington DC. Poster:
CHIP, a widely-expressed chromosomal protein required for
segmentattion and activity of a remote wing margin enhancer
Genetic analysis of Nipped, a complex locus involved in wing
development.
1999 at Seattle, Washington. Poster:Nipped-B, a Drosophila homologue
of chromosomal adherins, participates in activation by remote
enhancers in the cut and Ultrabithorax genes.
2000 at Pittsburg Slide talk selected. In vivo analysis of Chip
deletion constructs.
2004 at Washington D.C. Poster
1)  P. Morcillo*, R. Farahani, R. Douglas, G. Haddad_2)  R. Farahani*,
P. Morcillo, R. Douglas, G. Haddad
2005 at San Diego Poster
1)  P. Morcillo*, R. Farahani, R. Douglas, D. Zhou, G. Haddad
2) Phenotypic Changes in long-term Hyperoxia selected Drosophila
melanogaster. D Zhou,P. Morcillo, J. Xue, N.Morgan, Y. Lu-Bo, CG
Haddad and GG Haddad
2007 at Philadelphia Poster
Genetic Approaches for H1 Linker Histone Functions in Drosophila. P.
Morcillo, A. Konev, D. Fyodorov and A. Skoultchi,

Other conferences:
2004 Annual FASEB Experimental Biology 2004 April 17 - April 21
 P. Morcillo*, R. Farahani, R. Douglas, G. Haddad_Slide talk selected
for the September 1999 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on
Eukaryotic Transcription. Nipped-B, a Drosophila homologue of
chromosomal adherins, participates in activation by remote enhancers
in the cut and Ultrabithorax genes.

Invited to talk at CBM Madrid (September 1996)
Invited to talk at the New York City Drosophila research meeting
(November 1996).
Invited to talk at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (IL)
(April 1999)
Invited to talk at Cornell University at Ithaca (NY) (June 12 2001)

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
Genetics Society of America

JOURNALS  REVIEWED
Ad hoc reviewer for the journal of Cytogenetics And Cell Genetics.
Ad Hoc reviewer  for the Journal of Heredity


HONORS
Invited to the University of Valencia by Dr Ruben Artero, Spain as a
member of the Ph.D. Thesis committee November 10th 2005.
PUBLICATIONS
Published
Morcillo P , Tuttle R and MacIntyre RJ. 1996
The use of transposable P-elements of Drosophila melanogaster for
introductory Genetics laboratory courses.
Journal of Heredity 87: 399-403

Morcillo P, Rosen C and Dorsett D. 1996
Genes regulating the remote wing margin enhancer in the Drosophila cut
locus. Genetics 144: 1143-1154

Morcillo P, Rosen C, Baylies MK and Dorsett D 1997*
CHIP, a widely-expressed chromosomal protein required for segmentation
and activity of a remote wing margin enhancer in Drosophila
Genes and Development 20: 2729-2740

Rollins R, Morcillo P and Dorsett D 1999
Nipped-B, a Drosophila homologue of chromosomal adherins, participates
in activation by remote enhancers in the cut and Ultrabithorax genes.
Genetics 152: 577-593

Torigoi E, Bennani-Baiti I, Rosen C, Gonzalez K, Morcillo P, Ptashne M
and Dorsett D. 2000
Chip interacts with diverse homeodomain proteins and supports Bicoid
activity in vivo.
Proc Nat Acad Sci 97: 2686-91

Gause M, Morcillo P and Dorsett D. 2001.
Insulation of enhancer-promoter communication in the Drosophila cut
gene by the Gypsy transposon: Cooperation between Suppressor of Hairy-
wing and modifier of mdg4. Mol Cell Biol. 14:4807-17.

Larochelle S, Chen J, Knights R, Pandur J, Morcillo P, Erdjument-
Bromage H, Tempst P, Suter B, Fisher RP 2001.
T-loop phosphorylation stabilizes the CDK7-cyclin H-Mat1 complex in
vivo  and alters substrate specificity. EMBO J, 20:3749-3759.

Morcillo P and MacIntyre RJ 2001.
Genetic and molecular characterization of a variegating hsp70-lacZ
fusion gene in the euchromatic 31B region of Drosophila melanogaster.
Genome, 44:698-707.

Ng M, Roorda RD, Lima SQ, Zemelman BV, Morcillo P and Miesenbock 2002
Transmission of Olfactory Information between Three Populations of
Neurons in the Antennal Lobe of the Fly.
Neuron, 36:463-74.

Douglas RM, Farahani R, Morcillo P, Kanaan A and Haddad GG 2005
Hypoxia induces major effects on cell cycle kinetics and protein
expression in Drosophila melanogaster embryos. American Journal of
Physiology, Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 Feb;288(2)

Zhou D, Xue J, Chen J, Morcillo P, Lambert JD, White KP and Haddad GG.
2007
Experimental selection for Drosophila survival in extremely low o(2)
environment.
PLoS ONE. 2007 May 30;2:e490.


Research skills:

1) Practical and theoretical knowledge in the genetic and
developmental aspects of the model organism Drosophila melanogaster,
including, but not limited to designing genetic screens, make germline
transformants, etc.

2) Practical and theoretical knowledge in most aspects of recombinant
DNA technology, including but not limited to Southerns, Northerns,
Westerns, construction of genomic DNA libraries, biochemical assays,
sequencing, cloning and subcloning in plasmids, cosmids and
bacteriophage lambda, PCR, antibody staining.

3) Practical and theoretical knowledge of statistical analysis of
data.

4) Practical and theoretical knowledge in DNA databases and computers.

5) Theoretical knowledge in population genetics, molecular evolution,
protein structure and function.

6) Practical and theoretical knowledge in cell cycle

7) Practical and theoretical knowledge in fly behavior

8) Effective communication of research results because of my teaching
experience.

9) Direct and teach undergraduate, graduate students and technicians.

10) Theoretical knowledge in Neurobiology

11) Practical and theoretical knowledge in Hypoxia

12) Practical and theoretical knowledge in RNA interference.

13) Practical and theoretical knowledge in transcription.

Courses Taken
Took an introductory course in C++ at Hunter College (Fall 2000)
MCAT: B12  P12  V11  Total 35 (Spring 2000)
Fall-Spring 2001-2 Basic and Clinical Neurosciences CME course at
Columbia Medical School.

Other skills:
I speak, write and read fluently in Spanish and French.
Resolve whatever software and hardware computer glitches in the floor
I worked on at Sloan-Kettering.



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