Eddy Sánchez-León
  • Department of Microbiology, Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada (CICESE), Mexico
Research fields
  • Microbiology
Personal information


Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education of Ensenada (CICESE), Ensenada, Mexico, 2015

Current position

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Faculty of Sciences, Dr. J. Kronstad Laboratory, Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


  1. Sánchez-León, E., Bowman, B., Seidel, C., Fischer, R., Novick, P. and Riquelme, M. (2015). The Rab GTPase YPT-1 associates with Golgi cisternae and Spitzenkörper microvesicles in Neurospora crassa. Mol Microbiol 95(3): 472-490.
  2. Sánchez-León, E. and Riquelme, M. (2015). Live imaging of beta-1,3-glucan synthase FKS-1 in Neurospora crassa hyphae. Fungal Genet Biol 82: 104-107.
  3. Riquelme, M., Roberson, R. W. and Sánchez-León, E. (2015). Hyphal Tip Growth in Filamentous Fungi. In: Wendland, J. and Esser, K.(eds). The Mycota. Springer-Verlag. In Press.
  4. Riquelme, M. and Sánchez-León, E. (2014). The Spitzenkörper: a choreographer of fungal growth and morphogenesis. Curr Opin Microbiol 20: 27-33.
  5. Richthammer, C., Enseleit, M., Sánchez-León, E., Marz, S., Heilig, Y., Riquelme, M. and Seiler, S. (2012). RHO1 and RHO2 share partially overlapping functions in the regulation of cell wall integrity and hyphal polarity in Neurospora crassa. Mol Microbiol 85(4): 716-733.
  6. Riquelme, M., Yarden, O., Bartnicki-García, S., Bowman, B., Castro-Longoria, E., Free, S. J., Fleissner, A., Freitag, M., Lew, R. R., Mouriño-Pérez, R., Plamann, M., Rasmussen, C., Richthammer, C., Roberson, R. W., Sánchez-León, E., Seiler, S. and Watters, M. K. (2011). Architecture and development of the Neurospora crassa hypha -- a model cell for polarized growth. Fungal Biol 115(6): 446-474.
  7. Sánchez-León, E., Verdín, J., Freitag, M., Roberson, R. W., Bartnicki-Garcia, S. and Riquelme, M. (2011). Traffic of chitin synthase 1 (CHS-1) to the Spitzenkorper and developing septa in hyphae of Neurospora crassa: actin dependence and evidence of distinct microvesicle populations. Eukaryot Cell 10(5): 683-695.
  8. Riquelme, M., Bartnicki-García, S., González-Prieto, J. M., Sánchez-León, E., Verdín-Ramos, J. A., Beltrán-Aguilar, A. and Freitag, M. (2007). Spitzenkörper localization and intracellular traffic of green fluorescent protein-labeled CHS-3 and CHS-6 chitin synthases in living hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Eukaryot Cell 6(10): 1853-1864.
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