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Jose Saborio

Jose has conducted research in Academic Institutions in the USA, Mexico, and Sweden, focused on viral gene expression in cells infected with Poliovirus, Adenovirus, and of cytoskeletal and contractile proteins in cultures cells and in skeletal and smooth muscle tissues. While at the University of California, Irvine, Jose discovered and characterized two paraflagellar proteins, and the corresponding genes, of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of “Chagas Disease”, a parasitosis endemic in several South American countries. In the Biotechnology industry, for ten years, Jose worked as a scientist and as quality assurance manager for the Molecular Biology product line.