Dionicia B. Gamboa VilelaCountry 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
Nutrition related to immunology with particular emphasis on Vitamin A as it is the micronutrient most strongly related to the immunology system. Particular interest in its metabolism during infections.
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.