Dionicia GamboaCountry of origin: Peru Currently in: Peru, Lima General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Degrees2008 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Biological Systems and Organisms
Molecular and cell biology of malaria parasites. Molecular epidemiology to understand residual and re-emerging malaria in the Peruvian Amazon region. Development, validation and implementation of new diagnostic tools for malaria infections.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchTeachingAssociate professor and Principal Investigator at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Sciences, Faculty of Science and Philosophy (FACIEN). Member of the Institute of Tropical Medicine "Alexander von Humboldt" (IMTAvH). Coordinator of the Malaria Lab, Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo (LID), FACIEN and IMTAvH Coordinator of the Master and PhD program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Coordinator of the PhD program in Life Sciences
AffiliationsAmerican Society of Tropical MedicinePeruvian National Academy of Science
OWSD AwardsFeb 2013OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women ScientistsFor her multidisciplinary approach to fighting leishmaniasis and malaria, in particular for her studies into the molecular epidemiology of these diseases in endemic regions.Oct 2015UNESCO-L'OREAL-CONCYTEC-ANC "For women in Science"The National Prize L'Oréal-UNESCO-CONCYTEC- ANC - "For women in Science" has the critical objective of recognizing the leadership, scientific excellence and exceptional contribution of women in science, with a proven track record in activities of investigationApr 2003UNESCO-L'OREAL "For young women in Science"The International Prize UNESCO-L'OREAL "For young women in Science" has the main objective of support young women at the beginning of her carrier to do or complete PhD studies.