Mariels A. Segura obtained the B.S. degree from the Universidad de Rio Cuarto, Cordoba , Argentina, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, and a Postdoctoral degree training at the McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Currently Mariels is a Professor of immunology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada. Mariels is an Immunologist of infectious diseases caused by streptococci, with main interest on capsular polysaccharides and pathogens studies on Streptococcus suis, Group B Streptococcus, and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Mariels is particularly interested in pathogenesis of the infection of zoonotic streptococci with a main focus on the host immunological response.
Biography Updated on 8 December 2013