Lorena Tome

Lorena Tome

PostDoctoral Fellow

What if we could dissect how the dsRNA molecules enter into a cell? What if we could find a receptor and pathway that could then be manipulated in order to avoid the transmission of viruses from insects to humans (or from insects to plants or animals)?”

Education:

Postdoctoral fellow 2014- present
Dr. Carla Saleh’s lab
Institut Pasteur Paris, France

PhD, 2014
Molecular & Cell Biology
Institut Pasteur Montevideo, Uruguay

Master, 2010
Molecular & Cell Biology
Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

B.Sc., 2005
Biochemistry
Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

Contact: lorena.tome-poderti@pasteur.fr