Carlos Taborda

University of São Paulo, Brazil


Carlos Taborda obtained his Undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences (1988), M.S. degree in microbiology and immunology at Federal University of Sâo Paulo (1992), and Ph.D. degree in sciences with emphasis on microbiology and immunology, Federal University of Sâo Paulo (1998). He received a Postdoctoral Fellowship in immunology of fungal infection at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (2002). Currently, Taborda works as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sâo Paulo, and Head of the Medical Mycology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Medicine/Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Sâo Paulo. He has experience in the areas of microbiology and immunology, focusing on medical mycology and parasite-host relationship. The main interests are 1) development of therapeutic and/or prophylactic vaccine against systemic mycosis, as Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, 2) development of monoclonal antibodies as tools for control systemic mycosis, 3) parasite-host relationship in systemic mycosis, and 4) serological diagnosis for systemic mycosis.

Biography Updated on 2 May 2011

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