Ayele Argaw Denboba

Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Ethiopia

Ayele Argaw-Denboba is currently working as a Postdoctoral Associate Researcher at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" in Rome, Italy, at the Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery. Argaw-Denboba's present research mainly focuses on cancer and human endogenous retroviruses, particularly on stem-like cancer cells and angiogenesis upon microenvironment modification. Furthermore, Argaw-Denboba is interested in cancer diseases in developing countries, gut microbiota dysbiosis, and noncoding RNAs for developing a new innovative screening and diagnostic protocol that can be applicable in low-resource countries. Argaw-Denboba received a B.S. degree in medical laboratory technology and an M.S. degree in tropical and infectious diseases from Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and a Ph.D. degree in medical microbiology, immunology, and infectious diseases from the University of Rome "Tor Vergata"; Argaw-Denboba has 7 years of comprehensive experience as a Researcher, Regional Laboratory Mentor and Quality Officer, Graduate Assistant, Lecturer, and Clinical Laboratory Scientist at various colleges and universities in Ethiopia and Italy. So far, Argaw-Denboba has seven publications and many abstracts presented in various conferences and is also a winner of ImmunoTools IT-Box-139 Award in 2012 and was an Invited Reviewer of the BMC Journal in 2013 and 2014 and Journal of JMID in 2015. Research interest includes cancer, infectious diseases, microbiota, noncoding RNAs, molecular diagnostics, epidemiology, and antibiotics resistance.

Biography Updated on 6 August 2016