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MOLECULAR AND EVOLUTIONARY PARASITOLOGY  

Symbiosis and microbiota in arthropods and other invertebrates; development of methodologies for the control of vector-borne diseases; genomic and computational epidemiology of infectious agents; evolutionary microbiology and microbial ecology in relation to public health issues (e.g. antibiotic resistance, nosocomial infections, emerging pathogens).

 



 Claudio Bandi

Full Professor in General Microbiology


Email: claudio.bandi@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 14710

Address: 1B

Thesis available: Ask the teacher

External links:PubMed Scopus

Keywords: symbiosis, molecular evolution

Main topics of the group: Phylogeny, phylogenomics and molecular evolution of symbionts and pathogenic bacteria Development of an integrated system for the monitoring and control of antibiotic resistance and hospital infections

 



 Sara Epis

Associate Professor in Parasitology And Parasitic Animal Diseases


Email: sara.epis@unimi.it

Phones: +39 02 503 14710

Address: 1B

Thesis available: Ask the teacher

External links:PubMed ResearchGate Scopus ORCID

Keywords: symbiosis, arthropod vectors, parasites

Main topics of the group:

  • development of therapeutic/prophylactic bacteria for immunotherapy/immunoprophylaxis of pathologies such as visceral leishmaniasis.
  • investigations on cellular/immune defenses and resistance to insecticides in arthropod vectors.



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