Ariel M. Silber
Ariel M. Silber obtained the Ph.D. degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2000. Then, he moved to the University of São Paulo, where he made a postdoctorate investigating the relationship of proline and glucose metabolism and the differentiation of Trypanosoma cruzi along the parasite intracellular cycle. In 2004, he was granted as an Independent Researcher by the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) as a Young Researcher. Presently, he serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Parasitology, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, where his laboratory is set. He is leading a research group investigating trypanosomatid metabolism, parasite-host-cells metabolic interactions and chemotherapy against trypanosomatid parasites.
Biography Updated on 4 March 2012