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Maria Gabriela Rincón


PhD Lab:

Christoph Borner

Department: Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research
Address: Stefan-Meier-Straße 17
79104 Freiburg
Phone: +49 761 203 9630
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Research Area: Molecular Medicine

Curriculum Vitae

Country: Venezuela
Education/Training: MSc in Biomedical Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and University of Freiburg, Germany (joint program - graduated 2018)
Diploma in Biology, Universidad Central de Venezuela (graduated in 2014)
Start of PhD Thesis: March 2018
Subject of Thesis: Mechanisms by which the fungal pathogen Gliotoxin regulates anoikis and innate immunity.
Research Interests: Elucidating the step by step programmed cell death signaling pathways induced by Gliotoxin. Studying the influence of Gliotoxin over innate immune response to Aspergillus fumigatus.
Research Techniques: SDS-Page, Immunoblot, Live cell imaging, Immunofluorescence, ELISA, cell culture, animal models.


1.: Honor mention awarded to the undergraduate thesis work entitled “Changes in the subcellular localization of sphingosine kinase enzymes in murine macrophages infected with Leishmania mexicana”

Thesis Committee

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