Fernando Merwaiss

Fernando Merwaiss

PostDoctoral Fellow

What if same regions of the arbovirus genome fulfill different functions in the mosquito and the mammalian hosts favoring viral replication in one but not the other? What if we identify the molecular mechanisms that drive evolution of these genome regions in order to keep a constant equilibrium between hosts?”

Education:

Postdoctoral fellow, 2018 – present
Dr. Carla Saleh’s lab
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Ph.D., 2018
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Dr. Diego Alvarez’ lab
Instituto de Investigaciones Biotecnologicas
University of San Martín, Argentina

Masters, 2012
Biology
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

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