Giovanni Delogu

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy

Giovanni Deloguwas born in 1969 in Sassari, Italy. In 1992, he studied biological sciences from The School of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, University of Sassari. In 1996, he was graduated from specialty school in microbiology and virology, University of Sassari and in 2003 he received Ph.D. degree in general and clinical microbiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.Delogu was Associate Professor atInstitute of Microbiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy in 2007, Assistant professor at Institute of Microbiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart from 2003 to 2007, Senior Research Fellow at Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy from 2000 to 2003, and Fogarty Fellow at the Laboratory of Mycobacteria, Center for Biologics Evaluations and Research, Food and Drug Administration, in a program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health from 1996 to 2000. His main research interests include molecular and immunological characterization of mycobacterial virulence factors; biochemical characterization of mycobacterial antigens, and their evaluation as vaccine candidates; evaluation of the protective immune response in mice against tuberculosis; application Molecular epidemiology of M. tuberculosis and other bacteria; molecular diagnosis of mycobacteria infections; study at the genetic level of molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenicity.

Biography Updated on 26 December 2012

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