Silvia Portugal

2016 – 2020

  • Junior Group Leader, Centre for Infectious Diseases, Parasitology Unit, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany. Research work: explore the biology of asymptomatic P. falciparum parasites and its interactions with the human host during the dry season

2011– 2016

  • Post-doctoral fellow (Peter Crompton’s Lab), Malaria Infection Biology and Immunity Unit, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH Rockville, MD, USA. Research work: naturally acquired immunity to malaria in the seasonal transmission region of Mali

2006 – 2010

  • PhD (Maria Mota’s Lab), Institute of Molecular Medicine, Lisbon School of Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal. Research work: host-mediated regulation of superinfection in rodent models of malaria.
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