Molecular mechanisms of phagocytosis and macropinocytosis

Date: 2020-06-12 15:28:08
Time: 9:00-10:00
Venue: Zoom
Speaker: Sergio Grinstein
Category: Talk & Lecture

Host: Professor Dante Neculai

Speaker:  Dr. Sergio Grinstein, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada,Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto.

Biography:  Dr. Sergio Grinstein is a senior scientist in the The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute and a professor of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto. He is internationally recognized for his research in two areas: the control of intracellular pH and the elucidation of mechanisms underlying the microbicidal response of macrophages and neutrophils.

Dr. Grinstein completed his PhD in 1976 at the Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados in Mexico City. He then spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow in Cell Biology at Sick Kids, followed by a year in the Department of Biochemistry at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He has been an International Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and recipient of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Distinguished Scientist Award and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.


Venue: Zoom

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