The Trypanosomatics Laboratory

Working on data integration to discover new drugs and diagnostics for human pathogens.

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Projects

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High-throughput screening of trypanocidal agents

Identification and repurposing of bioactive compounds for Chagas disease: combining chemogenomics with high-throughput phenotypic screening

TDR Targets

Data integration for target prioritization and drug discovery or repurposing

Genetic Diversity

A map of genetic variation for Trypanosoma cruzi and its use on strain typing applications

Chemogenomics

Data integration for target prioritization and drug discovery or repurposing

Congenital Chagas disease diagnosis

Antigens discovery for congenital Chagas disease, mapping and validation of epitopes for newborns serological diagnosis kit.

Immunomics of Infectious Diseases

High-throuput screening and data integration for diagnostics tool development

Yeast-to-Tryp Drug Repurposing

Exploiting conserved druggable modules between yeasts and trypanosomes for drug repurposing

This is Us

The people behind the tryps

Investigators

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Fernán Agüero

Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor

Diagnostics, Drug Discovery, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Neglected Diseases, Trypanosomes

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Emir Salas Sarduy

Associate Investigator

Chemogenomics, Biochemistry, High-Throughput Screenings

Grad Students

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Alejandro Ricci

PhD Student

Chagas Disease, Bioinformatics, Neural Networks

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Leonel Bracco

PhD Student

Diagnostics, Bioinformatics, Neglected Diseases, Congenital Chagas, Trypanosomes

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Lionel Urán Landaburu

PhD Student

Chemogenomics, Neglected diseases, Drug Discovery

Alumni

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Mercedes Didier Garnham

Undergrad Student

Chemogenomics, Neglected Diseases, Drug Discovery

Past Lab Members

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Alejandro A Ackermann

Former Trypanosomatics Lab Member (2005 – 2012)

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Leonardo G Panunzi

Former Trypanosomatics Lab Member (2007 – 2014)

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María Paula Magariños

Former Trypanosomatics Lab Member (2009 – 2014)

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Raúl O Cosentino

Former Trypanosomatics Lab Member (2007 – 2014)

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Santiago J Carmona

Former Trypanosomatics Lab Member (2007 – 2015)

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Trypanosomatics

A Trypanosome in the Shell

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