Giuseppe Palmisano

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Giuseppe Palmisano

Professor at the Department of Parasitology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Giuseppe Palmisano is currently a Professor at the Department of Parasitology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in mitochondrial physiopathology in 2008 from University of Bari under the supervision of Prof. Sergio Papa and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, under the supervision of Prof. Martin R. Larsen, developing methods for PTMs analysis in different biological samples. He obtained the Young Investigator Award at HUPO 2011 in Geneva. He has authored 52 papers and serves as reviewer in internationally recognized journals. His current area of research is method development and application of proteomics to parasite infections (Chagas disease, Leishmaniasis and Placental Malaria) with a particular focus on regulatory mechanisms of PTMs-mediated cellular signals.