Mr David Delgado Diaz

PhD Candidate
Life Sciences
Burnet Institute

djdd66@hotmail.com

Research Activities

I am currently investigating the effects of the vaginal microbiota metabolites, in particular lactic acid, on cervicovaginal epithelium immune response and barrier integrity to understand their role on HIV transmission. I believe this project have the potential to inform the development of new prevention strategies to tackle HIV transmission.

Techniques/Expertise

Tissue culture
Luminex Assays
DNA and RNA techniques
Protein assays, Western Blot
qRT-PCR
RNA-Seq, Genomics and Bioinformatics
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Confocal microscopy
GC-MS

Disease Models

HIV

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