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FERNANDES

Project Title : "Functional characterization of Plasmodium sporozoite transient vacuoles"

Project PI : Olivier SILVIE   Co-PI : Sabrina MARION

Lab : Molecular Biology and Immunology of malaria liver infection, UPMC UMRS CR7–INSERM U1135–CNRS ERL 8255

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BACKGROUND

  • PhD in Natural Sciences - Infectious Diseases supervised by Dr. Ann-Kristin Mueller ⎪ Heidelberg University, Germany

  • MSc in Biotechnology and Animal Physiology ⎪ University of Mumbai, India

POSITION AFTER PARAFRAP TRAINING

Postdoctoral researcher at Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - Innate Immunity Lab / Humanized mice for infectious disease modeling Group - since 2019

PUBLICATIONS

Fernandes, P., Briquet, S., Patarot, D., Loubens, M., Hoareau-Coudert, B., Silvie, O., (2020). The dimerisable Cre recombinase allows conditional genome editing in the mosquito stages of Plasmodium berghei. PLoS ONE [2.7] 15, e0236616. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236616

Loubens, M., Vincensini, L., Fernandes, P., Briquet, S., Marinach, C., Silvie, O., (2020). Plasmodium sporozoites on the move: switching from cell traversal to productive invasion of hepatocytes. Mol Microbiol [3.9]. doi: 10.1111/mmi.14645