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[Ciudad Mendoza] Molecular Biology of invasion of Toxoplasma gondii
University Veracruzana Campus Ciudad Mendoza
Laboratory of Parasitology and Microbiology
English and/or Spanish
Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Our projects mean is to know and understand the intracellular mechanism that regulates the invasion's process, proliferation and egress of the parasite;s intracellular, Toxoplasma gondii and make a possible pharmacological target by using different molecular technics as Western Blot, PAGE, RT-PCR and immunoprecipitation.
What is the aim of the project?
Understand the mechanism of invasion of Toxoplasma gondii and reveal the signal transduction that regulates it.
What techniques and methods are used?
Western Blot, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, immunoprecipitation.
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Work in the lab, learn techniques and write a manuscript
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
No special requirements.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months) - Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
- Gonzales del Carmen (2009) Cell microbiology 11(6); 967-982
- Black and Boothroyd (2000) Microbiology Mol. Bio. Rev. 64 (3): 607-623
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