Maria del Pilar Quintana Varon

Maria del Pilar Quintana Varon

Postdoc, Assistant professor

Member of:

  • SURFACE team

Current research

  • High-Throughput Mapping of Antibody Sequences to Antigen Specificity in Malaria

  • Subclasses, effector functions and cross-reactivity of the acquired VAR2CSA-specific IgG response to placental Plasmodium falciparum infection

  • Molecular mechanisms of Plasmodium falciparum involvement in the pathogenesis of endemic Burkitt lymphoma
  • Soluble host factors in malaria pathogenesis and parasite immuno-evasion

Primary fields of research

  • Molecular parasitology with deep interest in parasite-host interactions
  • Plasmodium derived antigens exported to the surface of the infected erythrocyte 
  • Plasmodium proteins involved in merozoite invasion

Possible conflicts of interest

None

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