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Maria Lopez Chiloeches

I am a postdoc in molecular biology working on host-pathogen interaction.

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Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Molecular Biology Units: Group Teresa Frisan
Location
6K och 6L, Sjukhusområdet Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

My current project is focused on studying the host reponse to infection by a special type of bacterial toxins which induce cellular DNA damage. To achieve this, I use mouse models and study the immune response triggered by a Salmonella-produced toxin, the typhoid toxin. I also aim at understanding how the normal functioning of the infected tissues is kept and, more generally, the mechanisms governing health versus infection.

I joined as a postdoctoral researcher in 2019 in professor Teresa Frisan's group after completing my Ph.D. in Denmark, where I studied the interplay between diet and gut microbiota in colon cancer prevention.

Frontiers in Immunology, Frontiers Media S.A. 2023, Vol. 14
Lopez Chiloeches, Maria; Bergonzini, Anna; Martin, Océane C. B.; et al.
Toxins, MDPI 2021, Vol. 13, (6)
Lopez Chiloeches, Maria; Bergonzini, Anna; Frisan, Teresa
STAR Protocols, Cell Press 2021, Vol. 2, (4)
Lopez Chiloeches, Maria; Bergonzini, Anna; Frisan, Teresa; et al.
Cell Reports, Cell Press 2021, Vol. 35, (1)
Martin, Océane C.B.; Bergonzini, Anna; Lopez Chiloeches, Maria; et al.
Bergonzini, Anna; Avila-Cariño, Javier; Lopez Chiloeches, Maria; et al.

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