Gerardo R. Vasta

Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore
E-mail: GVasta@som.umaryland.edu
Page: http://medschool.umaryland.edu/facultyresearchprofile/viewprofile.aspx?id=22021

Fields of interest:

  • Structural and functional aspects of immune recognition mediated by protein-carbohydrate interactions
  • Role(s) of host lectins in adhesion and entry of microbial pathogens and parasites
  • Competition for iron (nutritional immunity) between invertebrate hosts and eukaryotic parasites

Publications in Scopus

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