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Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia - UFMG

LINES OF RESEARCH

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS AGENTS

Biochemical and molecular characterization of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoan parasites of medical and agro-veterinary importance

BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF VENOMS AND TOXINS

Identification, purification, sequencing, and cloning of toxins from spiders, scorpions, and snakes

BIOTECHNOLOGY: VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

Cloning, expression, and biological characterization of recombinant DNA vaccines; Immunology and molecular tests for the diagnosis of infectious diseases

CELLULAR IMMUNOLOGY

Studies on cellular immune response

GENOME AND FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS

Determination and analysis (annotation) of genome sequences, transcriptome, and proteome of man and infectious agents

GNOTOBIOLOGY

Study of relations between indigenous microbiota and resistance to infections

IMMUNOCHEMISTRY

Production, identification, and characterization of antigens, antibodies, cytokines, and other components of the immunological system

IMMUNOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Investigation of mechanisms in immunogenics, immunoregulation, and immunoprotection associated with infectious diseases, with emphasis on the parasite-host relationship

IMMUNOPATHOLOGY

Study of pathogenic mechanisms associated with inflammatory processes, including the relation between chemokines, systemic inflammation system, recruitment and inflammation

IMMUNOREGULATION

Molecular and cellular studies on the activation and modulation of the lymphoid system

INNATE IMMUNITY

Study of innate immune response

ION CHANNELS AND TRANSPORT

Study of the ion channels voltage-dependent and transport mechanisms of the membrane.

MOLECULAR AND BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE

Study of molecular mechanisms in the neurodegenerative process and their relation to cognitive aspects in experimental model

NUTRITION

Study of biochemical, molecular, and immunological aspects associated with nutritional alterations

PARASITE-HOST INTERACTION

Study of biochemical, immunological, and molecular mechanisms from the parasite-host relationship

SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION

Studies of molecular mechanisms and components involved in signal transduction

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF PROTEINS AND PEPTIDES

Study of the thermodynamic stability of proteins, with emphasis on proteolythic enzymes and antibodies


Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia - UFMG Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia - UFMG

Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha
Cx Postal 486 - 31270-901, Belo Horizonte, MG
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Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia - UFMG E-mail: pg-biq@icb.ufmg.br
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