Margarita Behrens

Research Professor

Computational Neurobiology Laboratory

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News

News


Salk researchers accelerate, expand COVID-19 research

LA JOLLA—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the globe, the Salk Institute joins in efforts to understand the fundamental science behind the novel coronavirus to pave the way to treatments …


Salk scientists receive $12.9 million from NIH BRAIN Initiative

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute scientists Nicola Allen, Eiman Azim, Margarita Behrens, and Joseph Ecker have been named recipients in the 2019 round of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand the brain.

The …


Salk scientists Margarita Behrens and Joseph Ecker to receive over $1.6 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to expand Human Cell Atlas

Joseph Ecker

Credit: Salk Institute

LA JOLLA–Joseph Ecker, professor and director of Salk’s Genomic Analysis Laboratory and Margarita Behrens, a research professor in Salk’s Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, will receive over $1.6 million …


Salk appoints neuroscientist Margarita Behrens as Research Professor

LA JOLLA—As part of its efforts to continuously attract and retain top talent, the Salk Institute has appointed neuroscientist Margarita Behrens to the newly created position of Research Professor, which …


Education

BS, Biochemistry, University of Chile
MS, Biochemistry, University of Chile
PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University Autonoma, Spain
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine


Awards & Honors

  • The Kavli Institute for Brain And Mind Innovative Research Grant, 2018
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2009
  • Daniel X. Freedman Award Honorable Mention, 2008
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2004
  • European Molecular Biology Organization Fellowship, 1991
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Fellowship, 1989
  • Federation of European Biochemical Societies Predoctoral Fellowship, 1988

Profile