Maria Carla Liberto

Università degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy

Maria Carla Liberto Born in Messina, December 12, 1958, Biological Sciences degree with honors in 1981, University of Messina, Italy. She is a Specialist in microbiology with honors in 1985, at the University of Messina, Messina, Italy. She received a Postdoctoral Fellowship Bonino-Pulejo in 1984, from the Institute of Microbiolog, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Liberto worked as a Visiting Researcher (1985) at the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK. She also served as an Assistant Professor (1987) and a Chair of microbiology (Chairman Professor A. Focà), School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy, and an Associated Professor in 2001 ( MED/07) School of Medicine, Catanzaro, Italy. She currently works as a Full Professor (2011) and is responsible for Biomedical Laboratory Techniques degree 1998. Her research interests are in immunogenic nature of antibiotic molecules, development of ELISA "home made," macrophages in innate resistance, functionality of phagocytic cells: effects of antibiotic molecules, bacterial endotoxins, role of inflammatory mediators during experimental infections, cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the interaction between bacteria and host cells in microbial persistence and modulation of the pattern of inflammation/apoptosis, interaction between LPS-Toll-like receptors, and molecular diagnostics methods.

Biography Updated on 28 May 2012

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