Ana Lucas Osma, PhD

lucasosm@ualberta.ca

Positions Held/Education

2014-Present: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. David J. Bennett and Dr. Karim Fouad’s Labs, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada

2011-2014: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Mushahwar’s Lab. Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine. University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada

2008-2015: BSc in Psychology, Spanish National University for Distance Education (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED), Spain.

2005-2011: PhD in Neuroscience with Honors (Cum Laude), Department of Anatomy, Histology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Spain. Thesis: “Anatomy of the neural circuits that control the triceps brachii and its modification after spinal cord injury”. Advisor: Dr. J. E. Collazos-Castro and Dr. I. de Andres

2005-2008: MS in Advanced Studies. Department of Anatomy, Histology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Spain. Thesis: “Identification and topography of triceps brachii motorneurons by triple retrograde labeling techniques in normal rats and rats with cervical spinal cord hemisection”.  Advisor: Dr. J. E. Collazos-Castro and Dr. F. Reinoso-Suarez 

 2003-2004: Veterinary assistant. Brighton Veterinary Hospital. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

1999-2003: BSc in Veterinary Medicine with Honors, Faculty of Veterinary, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.