Jorge De los Santos Funes

Doctorate - Reproductive Physiology


Dr. John J. Parrish

Research Area

Maternal-fetus communication in mammalians. Our approach involves study cells, miRNAs and DNA, in the maternal plasma coming from the fetus at early stage of pregnancy. Domestics animals present different types of placentas and represent an excellent model to study these fascinating biochemical interactions.

Previous Universities Attended

B.S. Biology, Universidad de la República, Uruguay, 2007

M.S. Biotechnology, Universidad de la República, Uruguay, 2013

Expected Graduation Date

Fall 2024