Working to facilitate rapid translation of scientific discoveries into therapeutics

Melendez Matias

MELENDEZ MATIAS

Matias Melendez, PhD

Dr. Matias Melendez graduated in Genetics by the National University of Misiones (Argentina). Once graduated, he developed a one-year post-graduation study in the University of Ireland –Galway (Ireland), working with TRAIL apoptotic pathway. His PhD degree was obtained in the Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University (France), working with defective and replication-competent viral vectors, based on the HSV-1 virus. He developed his post-doctorate work with oncolytic virotherapy and recombinant proteins for cancer therapy in the Molecular Oncology Research Center of the Barretos Cancer Hospital (Brazil). Now, he is a Research Assistant in the former Institution, working with recombinant proteins, venom-derived proteins and oncolytic viruses for cancer treatment.

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