My CV:

CURRICULUM VITAE
Dr. BENITO DE CELIS ALONSO
Email: bdca_buap@yahoo.com.mx

 

ACADEMIC EDUCATION
2002-2004: Ph.D. degree in the Sir Peter Mansfield MRI Centre, Nottingham University, (UK).
2000-2001: Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Physics, Aberdeen University, (UK)
1997-1999: MSc. in Condensed Matter, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, (Spain).
1993-1999: Bachelor in Physics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, (Spain).

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
2010-Now: Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Physics in BUAP, Puebla, (México).
2008-2010: Post-doc position in FAU-Erlangen Nuremberg University; Institute of Pharmacology and Immunology (Germany).
2004-2007: Post-doc position in King’s College London; Institute of Psychiatry, (UK).
2001-Sum: Research Assistant MRI, Aberdeen University, (UK).
Summer MRI job developing contrast agents for use in human liver.
1997-1999: Fellowship in radiological protection program.
A radiation protection project were samples of milk, water soil and others were collected from areas surrounding nuclear plants and measured for contamination (Spain).

 

MEMBERSHIPS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Member of “Physics Association of Spain” from 2000 till today.
  • Member of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) from 2003 till today.
  • Member of Society of Neurosciences (SFN) from 2007 till today.
  • Grant, Member of SNI Level I, (SNI, Mexico). Mexican Research Quality Award
  • PROMEP member (Perfil PROMEP) from 2012-2015 (Mexico). Mexican Quality Award
  • Member of the research list (Padrón de Investigadores) of the BUAP University (Mexico). 2011-2014. Mexican Quality Award.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Statistics, Radiology, Medical Physics, Physics, Radiation Protection and Anatomy and Physicology. At graduate and Postgraduate level.
  • More than 500 h of lecturing experience with more than 500 students.

 

Student formation:

  • Supervised: 4 Doctorate theses (2 Complete), 3 master theses (1 complete) and 7 B.Sc. theses (3 complete).

 

CONGRESSES AND PUBLICATIONS
In the MRI & Neuroscience:

  • Publication, “Lateralization of responses to vibrissal stimulation: Connectivity and information integration in the rat sensory-motor cortex assessed with fMRI.” NeuroImage doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.05.045. (Position 1st of 4 authors, impact factor 2012=5.71).
  • Publication, “On the use of alpha-chloralose anaesthesia as a recoverable drug for BOLD fMRI in rat” Journal of Neuroscience Methods Vol. 195(3), 15 February 2011, Pages 236-240.
  • Publication, “NMR relaxometry and rheology of ionic and acid alginate gels”. Carbohydrate Polymers 82 (2010) 663–669.
  • Publication, “Sensory inputs from whisking movements modify cortical whisker maps visualized with functional magnetic resonance imaging”. Cereb. Cortex. 2008 June; 18(6): 1314–1325.
  • Publication, “Functional magnetic resonance imaging assessment of the cortical representation of oral viscosity”. J. of Texture Studies Volume 38 Issue 6 Page 725-737, December 2007.
  • Publication, “In Vivo imaging of intra-gastric gelling and its effect on satiety in man” J. Nutr. 134:2293-2300, September 2004.
  • Publication, “Lateralization of responses to vibrissal stimulation: Connectivity and information integration in the rat sensory-motor cortex assessed with fMRI”. NeuroImage. Accepted for publication (01-05-2012).
  • Publication, “The relationship between time to peak of fMRI-BOLD responses and difficulty of a task suggests neuronal origins to the BOLD contrast.” AIP Copnf. Proc. 1494, 115(2012); doi:10.1063/1.4764616.
  • Publication, "A multi-methodological image analysis approach to study MR resting states in children with ADHD" Plos One, March 2014.
  • Publication, "Tractography of the spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) Corpus Callosum Using Diffusion Tensor Magnetic esonance Imaging." PLOS One, 2014.
  • Publication, Física Médica”. Elementos, Number 99, Pag. 11, 2015.
  • Publication, “Magnetic resonance techniques applied to the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease”. Frontiers in Neurology, section Movement Disorders. 2015.
  • Publication, “Structural neuroimaging in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials” Journal of Attention Disorders. 2105.
  • Book, “Manual abreviado de estadística aplicado a la investigación” (2012) Editorial Académica Española. (Germany). ISBN: 978-3-659-06048-9.
  • Book, “An EPI and fMRI Assessment of the Effect of Viscosity on Satiety”. Scholars Press (Germany), Nov. 2013. ISBN: 978-3-639-70241-5.

 

In Radiation Protection:

  • Publication, “Low level radioactivity measurements with phoswich detectors using coincident techniques and digital pulse processing analysis” Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 99 (2008) Page 1553-1557.
  • Publication, “Coincidence measurements in α/β/γ spectrometry with phoswich detectors using digital pulse shape discrimination analysis”. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A. Volume 580, Issue 1, Pages 206-209, 21 September 2007.
  • Book Chapter: “Determination of Actinides using Digital Pulse Processing Analysis”. Radioisotopes / Book 1 (ISBN 978-953-307-355-2). Intech open Access Publisher. 2011.

 

Others:

  • Publication, “Integración de sistemas de energía solar fotovoltaica en el edificio de oficinas del ZAE en Alemania. V2, N2, 59-72 ISSN: 0719 - 0700 Hábitat Sustentable.
  • Publication, “An overview of solar photovoltaic energyin Mexico and Germany” Julia J. Mundo Hernandez, de Celis Alonso B. Julia Hernández Álvarez, Benito de Celis Carrillo. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2013.12.02. (impact factor in 2013=6.58).

 

Book: “Statistics manual for the Human Sciences”. (in Spanish) Editorial Académica Española (Germany), Oct. 2012.

 

  • Oral Presentation, “T2 gelling process monitored by MRI” in the 13th Annual NMR symposium 2003, Manchester, (UK).
  • Oral Presentation, “Intra-gastric fat spatial distribution affects gastric emptying: an EPI study” accepted in ISMRM 2003, Toronto, (Canada).
  • Oral Presentation, “The fate of alginate in the human lumen. An EPI monitoring” in ESMRMB 2004, Copenhagen, (Denmark).
  • Oral Presentation, “Cortical response to oral viscosity” in ISMRM 2005, Miami, (USA).
  • Oral Presentation, “Experience-dependent plasticity of rat whiskers” in ISMRM 2007, Berlin (Germany).
  • Oral presentation, “Different cerebral connectivity of obese and lean children studied with fMRI.” XIII Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. 2014 Leon (Mexico).
  • Oral Presentation, “Response of a hybrid pixel detector (Medipix3) to different sources for medical applications” XIII Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. 2014 Leon (Mexico).

 

  • Poster, “Multi-slice T1 measurements in a single shot using LL-EPI” ISMRM 2003, Toronto, (Canada).
  • Poster, “EPI monitoring of alginate gelling process. A comparison with rheology” ESMRMB 2004, Copenhagen, (Denmark).
  • Poster, “Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) reveals differential activation of cortical maps in primary and second somatosensory neocortex evoked by focal rat whisker stimulation.” FENS 2006, Vienna, (Austria).
  • Poster, “alpha/beta/gamma spectrometry with phoswich detectors using digital pulse processing” 5th International Workshop" Natural Radiation and Environment" 2006, Valladolid, (Spain)
  • Poster, “Coincidence measurements in a/b/g spectrometry with phoswich detectors using digital pulse shape discrimination analysis”, 10th International Symposium on Radiation Physics, 2006, Coimbra, (Portugal).
  • Poster, “A comparison of alpha-chloralose and propofol as anaesthetic regimes for blood-oxygen level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging.” SFN 2007, San Diego, (USA).
  • Poster, “Rapid experience-dependent plasticity of rodent whisker representations imaged with BOLD fMRI” SFN 2007, San Diego, (USA).
  • Poster, “Invasion of whisker cortical maps by adjacent forepaw representations visualized with BOLD fMRI “ ISMRM 2008, Toronto, (Canada).
  • Poster, “A comparison of alpha-chloralose and proprofol as anaesthetic regimes for BOLD-fMRI” ISMRM 2008, Toronto, (Canada).
  • Poster, “BOLD fMRI reveals expansion of forepaw representations into whisker barrel cortex following innocuous whisker deprivation. “ FENS 2008, Geneva, (Switzerland).
  • Poster, “fMRI and Granger causality modelling combined to study brain functional connectivity under anaesthesia” ISMRM 2009, Hawaii, (USA).
  • Poster, “A combination of fMRI and granger causality methods to study the effects of anaesthesia on brain functional connectivity” Neuroinformatics, Pilsen 2009, (Check Republic).
  • Poster, "Anaesthesia with alpha-chloralose in rats: it can be used for longitudinal fMRI studies". ISMRM 2010, Stockholm, (Sweden).
  • Poster, "Problems for motion correction: Paradigm correlated motion remains a confounding source for fMRI artefacts". ISMRM 2010, Stockholm, (Sweden).
  • Poster, "Bilateral whisker stimulation imaged with fMRI under Isofluorane," SFN 2010, San Diego, (USA).
  • Poster, “Sexual Dimorphism in brain function of DBA2 mice studied with functional and structural MRI – an animal refinement and reduction approach.” 8th World congress on alternatives and animal use in the life science. Montreal, 2011 (Canada).
  • Poster, ”Similar mechanisms underline fMRI-BOLD and resting state phenomena” SFN 2011, Washington, (USA).
  • Poster, "Can time under anaesthesia affect resting state connectivity?" ISMRM 2012, Melbourne, (Australia).
  • Poster, "Different fMRI representations and brain connections for food odor stimuli depending on the BMI of infant volunteers", ISMRM 2013. Salt Lake City, (EEUU).
  • Poster, "ADHD and the role of the posterior cingulate cortex in resting state studies of infant volunteers of Latin origin", ISMRM 2013, Salt Lake City, (EEUU).
  • Poster, “Social trust should activate two different mental processing routes depending if counterpart has an in-group or out-group identity” SFN 2013, San Diego (EEUU).
  • Poster, “Platform to study dynamic resting states with MRI”, III Congress of the Mexican Medical Physics Federation, 2013, Mexico City (Mexico).
  • Poster, “Using wavelet analysis on resting states of children with ADHD.”, National congress of Physics, 2013 San Luis Potosí (Mexico).
  • Poster, “Brain Activity in Ateles geoffroyi: Resting-state fMRI of working memory in medial prefrontal cortex”, ISMRM 2014, Milan (Italy).
  • Poster, “Connectivity of the posterior cingulate cortex in ADHD children patients”, ISMRM 2014, Milan (Italy).
  • Poster, “Difference between healthy children and ADHD based on wavelet spectral analysis of nuclear magnetic resonance images”, XIII Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. 2014 Leon (Mexico).
  • Poster, “Wavelet analysis of MR functional data from the cerebellum”, XIII Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. 2014 Leon (Mexico).
  • Poster, “TREG coated Iron oxide nanoparticles as contrast agent for MRI in-vivo use.” XIII Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. 2014 Leon (Mexico).
  • Poster, “ADC biomarker for head and neck tumours” XIII Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. 2014 Leon (Mexico).
  • Poster, “A new automatic multi seed analysis for fMRI resting state data in animal model: Comparison to ICA” NeuroInformatics. 2014 Leuven (Holand).
  • Poster, Tractography of the spider monkey (Atles geoffroyi) corpus callosum using diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging” American Society of  Primatologists, 2014, Decatur, Gorgia, (USA).
  • Poster, “Estudio morfológico de resonancia magnética usando datos de niños TDAH y niños sanos con análisis wavelet” Congreso nacional de matemáticas 2014. Durango (Mexico).
  • Poster, Verificación de perfiles de dosis en campos pequeños de terapiasdinámicas usando película radiocrómica” Congreso nacional de Física 2014. Mazatlan (México).
  • Poster, “Wavelet Analysis on Electroencephalographic Time Series to Identify Key Patterns Corresponding to Arm Movements” Sfn 2015, Chicago, Illinois, (USA).
  • Poster, Musical interpretation in blind paediatric subjects. An MR study.” Sfn 2015, Chicago, Illinois, (USA).
  • Poster, Design of Software for Analysis of Neural Signals” Congreso annual INAOE 2015, Puebla, (México).

 

  • Invited speaker, “Imaging whisker representations with fMRI” Erlangen University 14-January-2008.
  • Invited speaker, “Imaging cortical plasticity using a rat whisker model and BOLD fMRI “ EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland), 2-September-2008.
  • Invited Speaker, “Introduction to the creation of paradigms in fMRI”, UAM, México DF (México), (24 July-2011).
  • Invited Speaker, “The physics behind Magnetic Resonance”, Hospital de Especialidades, Puebla (Mexico), (25 de Abril-2012).
  • Invited Speaker, “Magnetic resonance and its uses in neuroscience”, BUAP, Mexico Puebla (Mexico), (2 May-2012).
  • Invited Speaker, “Resting States in Magnetic resonance” Instituto Nacional de Neurociencias y Neurología, México D.F. (México), (17 October 2013).

 

PROJECTS, JOURNAL EDITOR/REVIEWER
Previously:


  • Collaborator: Project, Environmental protection in the neighborhood of nuclear plants in Spain. (Universidad de León, Spain, 1993-1995, Director: Dr. José María Lumbreras).
  • Collaborator: Project, Development of contrast agent for liver imaging. (Aberdeen University, 2001, Director: Dr. Margaret Foster).
  • Collaborator: Project, MR assessment of gastric function. (Nottingham University, United Kingdom, 2001-2004, Director: Dr. Penny Gowland).
  • Collaborator: Project, fMRI assessment of cortical plasticity in the rodent brain. (King´s College London, United Kingdom, 2004-2007, Director: Dr. Gerald T. Finnerty).
  • Collaborator: Project, MR study of effects of anaesthesia on brain (FAU Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany, 2008-2011, Director: Dr. Andreas Hess).
  • Collaborator: Formation of a centre for mathematical modelling in BUAP, Puebla. (Mexico). 2014 till now.
  • Collaborator: Formation of a centre for nuclear medicine in Puebla, Mexico. The installation of a 70 MeV cyclotron unique in Latin America is planned. 2014 till now.
  • Project director: Changes due to experience in resting states of brain studied with MRI. Funded by (Mexico) in collaboration with BUAP (Puebla, Mexico). 2014 till now.
  • Project director: Degenerative assessment of patients with neurodegenerative diseases. Special aim on patients with Mesial temporal epilepsy. Funded by PROMEP (Mexico) with the collaboration of the  Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía (INNyN,  Mexico). 2014 till now.
  • Project director: Formation of a research group and lab in medical physics in the BUAP, Puebla, Mexico. 2014 till now.
  • Collaborator: Project, fMRI study of decision (UAM, México, 2012-2014).
  • Collaborator: Project, DWI of cancer in children (UAM, México and Children Hospital of México City, 2012-2014, Director: Dr. Silvia Hidalgo Tobón).

 

  • Reviewer for journal ¨PLOS One" ISSN:1932-6203.
  • Reviewer for journal ¨Journal of magnetic resonance in medicine" ISSN:1522-2594.
  • Reviewer of journal: "Frontiers in Physics, section Interdisciplinary Physics". ISSN: 2296-424X.
  • Reviewer of journal: "Frontiers in Neurology, section Movement disorders". ISSN: 1664-2295.
  • Reviewer of journal: "Journal of attention disorders". ISSN: 1087-0547.
  • Reviewer for journal “Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics”. ISSN: 2230-3561.
  • Reviewer for journal “Reports in Medical Imaging”. ISSN 1179-1586.

Papers:

Sensory Inputs from whisking movements modify cortical whisker maps visualised with fMRI.

Cereb Cortex. 2008 June; 18(6): 1314–1325.

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NMR relaxometry and rheology of ionic and acid alginate gels.

Carbohydrate Polymers Volume 82, Issue 3, 15 October 2010, Pages 663–669

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In vivo imaging of intragastric gelation and its effects on satiety in humans.

J Nutr. 2004 Sep;134(9):2293-300

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Low level radioactivity measurements with phoswich detectors using coincident techniques and digital pulse processing analysis.

Journal of Environmental RadioactivityVolume 99, Issue 10, October 2008, Pages 1553–1557.

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fMRI assessment of the cortical representation of oral viscosity.

Journal of Texture Studies, Volume 38, Issue 6, pages 725–737, December 2007

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Coincidence measurements in alpha/beta/gamma spectrometry with phoswich detectors using digital pulse shape discrimination analysis.

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 580 (2007) 206–209

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On the use of chloralose for repeated fMRI BOLD measurements in rats.

J Neurosci Methods. 2011 Feb 15;195(2):236-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2010.12.010. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

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Lateralization of responses to vibrissal stimulation: Connectivity and information integration in the rat sensory-motor cortex assessed with fMRI.
Neuroimage. 2012 Sep;62(3):2101-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.05.045. Epub 2012 Jun 2.

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The relationship between time to peak of fMRI-BOLD responses and difficulty of a task suggests neuronal origins to the BOLD contrast.

MEDICAL PHYSICS: Twelfth Mexican Symposium on Medical Physics. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1494, pp. 115-117 (2012).

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Integración de sistemas de energía solar fotovoltaica en el edificio de oficinas del ZAE en Alemania.

Hábitat Sustentable. V2, N2, 59-72 ISSN: 0719 - 0700

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An overview of solar photovoltaic energyin Mexico and Germany

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 31, March 2014, Pages 639–649 doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2013.12.02. 

Rapid bidirectional reorganization of cortical microcircuits.

Cerebral Cortex, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu098.

"A multi-methodological image analysis approach to study MR resting states in children with ADHD" Plos One, 2014

Tractography of the spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) Corpus Callosum Using Diffusion Tensor Magnetic esonance Imaging. PLOS One, 2014.

Magnetic resonance techniques applied to the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Frontiers in Neurology, section Movement Disorders 2015

Structural neuroimaging in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials Journal of Attention Disorders 2015

Física Médica, Revista Elementos 2015

Book Chapters

Determination of Actinides Using Digital Pulse Processing Analysis.

InTech-Determination of Actanides.

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Books

Manual Abreviado de Estadísitica Aplicada a la Investigación. (Brief Manual for Stats applied to research, in Spanish)

Benito de Celis Alonso & Julia Judith Mundo Hernández

Editorial Académica Española, 2012 ISBN: 978-3-659-06048-9

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An EPI and fMRI assessment of the effect of Viscosity on Satiety.

Benito de Celis Alonso.

Scholars Press (Germany), Nov. 2013. ISBN: 978-3-639-70241-5.  

On sale here: www.scholars-press.com