Alejandro Meruelo

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Psychiatry
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CAB.S.06/2006Physics
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CAM.D., Ph.D.06/2014Medicine, Computational Biology
    UCSD, San Diego, CAResidency06/2018Psychiatry

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    Adolescent Markers of Depression and the Impact of Alcohol Use
    NIH/NIAAA K23AA026869Jun 1, 2019 - May 31, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Discovery of SAM domain functions
    NIH/NIGMS F31GM089143Aug 1, 2009 - Jul 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Meruelo AD, Jacobus J, Idy E, Nguyen-Louie T, Brown G, Tapert SF. Early adolescent brain markers of late adolescent academic functioning. Brain Imaging Behav. 2018 Jun 18. PMID: 29911279.
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    2. Meruelo AD, Castro N, Cota CI, Tapert SF. Cannabis and alcohol use, and the developing brain. Behav Brain Res. 2017 05 15; 325(Pt A):44-50. PMID: 28223098.
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    3. Jacobus J, Squeglia LM, Infante MA, Castro N, Brumback T, Meruelo AD, Tapert SF. Neuropsychological performance in adolescent marijuana users with co-occurring alcohol use: A three-year longitudinal study. Neuropsychology. 2015 Nov; 29(6):829-43. PMID: 25938918.
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    4. Jacobus J, Squeglia LM, Meruelo AD, Castro N, Brumback T, Giedd JN, Tapert SF. Cortical thickness in adolescent marijuana and alcohol users: A three-year prospective study from adolescence to young adulthood. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2015 Dec; 16:101-109. PMID: 25953106.
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    5. Meruelo AD, Han SK, Kim S, Bowie JU. Structural differences between thermophilic and mesophilic membrane proteins. Protein Sci. 2012 Nov; 21(11):1746-53. PMID: 23001966; PMCID: PMC3527711.
    6. Meruelo AD, Samish I, Bowie JU. TMKink: a method to predict transmembrane helix kinks. Protein Sci. 2011 Jul; 20(7):1256-64. PMID: 21563225; PMCID: PMC3149198.
    7. Meruelo AD, Bowie JU. Identifying polymer-forming SAM domains. Proteins. 2009 Jan; 74(1):1-5. PMID: 18831011; PMCID: PMC2605191.
    8. Hwang BJ, Meruelo AD, Sternberg PW. C. elegans EVI1 proto-oncogene, EGL-43, is necessary for Notch-mediated cell fate specification and regulates cell invasion. Development. 2007 Feb; 134(4):669-79. PMID: 17215301.
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