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Froylan Calderon de Anda

Froylan Calderon de Anda


Ph.D. (Biomedical Science, Neuroscience) at the Cell Physiology Institute (IFC), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Current position

Research group leader ZMNH, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf


  1. de Anda, F. C., Rosario, A. L., Durak, O., Tran, T., Graff, J., Meletis, K., Rei, D., Soda, T., Madabhushi, R., Ginty, D. D., Kolodkin, A. L. and Tsai, L. H. (2012). Autism spectrum disorder susceptibility gene TAOK2 affects basal dendrite formation in the neocortex. Nat Neurosci 15(7): 1022-1031.
  2. de Anda, F. C. and Tsai, L. H. (2011). Axon selection: From a polarized cytoplasm to a migrating neuron. Commun Integr Biol 4(3): 304-307. (* Corresponding Author)
  3. de Anda, F. C.*, Meletis, K., Ge, X., Rei, D. and Tsai, L. H.* (2010). Centrosome motility is essential for initial axon formation in the neocortex. J Neurosci 30(31): 10391-10406. (*Co-corresponding Authors)
  4. Ge, X., Frank, C. L., Calderon de Anda, F. and Tsai, L. H. (2010). Hook3 interacts with PCM1 to regulate pericentriolar material assembly and the timing of neurogenesis. Neuron 65(2): 191-203.
  5. Dotti G.C.; Calderon de Anda F. and Gartner A.: Book chapter in New Encyclopaedia of Neuroscience: Control of axon identity and structure (2009) Elsevier 1093-1100.
  6. Calderon de Anda, F., Gartner, A., Tsai, L. H. and Dotti, C. G. (2008). Pyramidal neuron polarity axis is defined at the bipolar stage. J Cell Sci 121(Pt 2): 178-185.
  7. de Anda, F. C., Pollarolo, G., Da Silva, J. S., Camoletto, P. G., Feiguin, F. and Dotti, C. G. (2005). Centrosome localization determines neuronal polarity. Nature 436(7051): 704-708.
  8. Calderón F., Rodríguez G., López E. and López-Colomé A. M. Calcium-independent release of [3H]spermine from chick retina. Brain Research, 854(2000) 1-5.
  9. Calderon, F., Pichardo, I., Lopez, E. and Lopez-Colome, A. M. (1999). [3H]Spermine binding to synaptosomal membranes from the chick retina. Brain Res 844(1-2): 150-156.
  10. Rodríguez-Contreras A., Calderón F. and López-Colomé A. M. Strychnine-insensitive [3H]-glycine binding to synaptosomal membranes from the chick retina. Int. J. Devl. Neuroscience, 16(1998) 413-421.
  11. Calderon, F. and Lopez-Colome, A. M. (1998). Spermine inhibits [3H]glycine binding at the NMDA receptors from plexiform layers of chick retina. Neurochem Res 23(11): 1363-1369.
Protocols by Froylan Calderon de Anda
  1. Organotypic Slice Culture of Embryonic Brain Sections