Conference of professor Craig R Roy from Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine Yale University

15 de November de 2016
The research Biomedical Forum of Cantabria organized by IBBTEC and IDIVAL has prepared two conferences given by Craig R. Roy from Yale University.

Craig R. Roy currently holds the title of Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunobiology in Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine at Yale University. He is actually taken part in the Programme of Short stays for invited teachers organized by Cantabria International Campus from the University of Cantabria. Dr. Roy will visit the School of Medicine, IDIVAL and IBBTEC during this week.

Craig R. Roy has developed all his scientific career working in Microbial Pathogenesis. He did his thesis about Bordetella pertussis with Stanley Falkow at Stanford University, and a postdoctoral thesis with Ralph Isberg at Tufts University, where he has started his research in Legionella pneumophila. As a teacher of Yale University he manages a group of fifteen people who are working in mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis. He is an editor in many scientific magazines and he has published more than 150 articles of high impact.

The programme of conferences organized are:

“Legionnaires' disease: Host and bacterial factors that contribute to pathogenesis”. 15th of November. Conference Room, University of Cantabria at 12am.

“Bacterial manipulation of the host autophagy pathway”. 17th of November at 12:30 pm at IBBTEC.

Any researchers interested in meeting with Dr. Roy can contact with Dr. Félix J. Sangari