Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology of Diseases – CBCMe

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology of Diseases - CBCMe

At the Center for Molecular and Cellular Biology of Diseases, research is carried out in the areas of parasitology, immunology, genetics, molecular biology. Specifically, the Center develops projects and programs such as:

  • Genetic epidemiology and molecular biology of Leishmania.
  • Human parasitology
  • Biomedical Physics and Engineering
  • Investigation of natural compounds in corals to treat inflammatory processes and Alzheimer’s.
  • Improvement of the diagnosis, treatment and control of Tuberculosis (TB) in Panama.
  • Bioassays with natural products or their derivatives, in search of antiparasitic and anticancer activity.
  • Bioinformatics

Work team

Carmenza Spadafora, PhD

Carmenza Spadafora, PhD

CBCMe Coordinator

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Amador Goodridge, PhD

Amador Goodridge, PhD

Researcher

Carlos Restrepo, PhD

Carlos Restrepo, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Edgardo Castro, PhD

Researcher

Lorena Coronado, PhD

Lorena Coronado, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ricardo Lleonart, PhD

Ricardo Lleonart, PhD

Researcher/Acting Director

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Patricia Llanes Fernández, PhD

Patricia Llanes Fernández, PhD

Researcher

Yisset Gonzáles, PhD

Yisset Gonzáles, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

Zuleima del C. Caballero E., PhD

Zuleima del C. Caballero E., PhD

Researcher

Laboratory technicians

Dilcia Sambrano, MSc

Dilcia Sambrano, MSc

Lab Manager

Geraldin Martinez, MSc

Geraldin Martinez, MSc

Chemistry

Iliana Quintero, BSc

Iliana Quintero, BSc

Laura Pineda, BSc

Laura Pineda, BSc

Maravi Marrone, BSc

Maravi Marrone, BSc

Chemistry

Masiel Barrios Jaen, BSc

Masiel Barrios Jaen, BSc

Microbiology

Michelle Ng Wong

Michelle Ng Wong

Mitchelle Morán

Mitchelle Morán

Ricardo Santamaria, BSc

Ricardo Santamaria, BSc

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