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.