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Amy Monaco

Country of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background

Degrees

2015 Master Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
2011 Undergraduate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Immunology, Cancer immunotherapies

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Uruguay II Congreso Nacional de Biociencias
2019 Switzerland XIII World Immune Regulation Meeting
2018 Uruguay Primer Encuentro Bienal de la Sociedad de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular
2018 Mexico XII Congress of the Latin American Association of Immunology
2017 Uruguay I Congreso Nacional de Biociencias
2015 Colombia XI Congress of the Latin American Association of Immunology
2014 Uruguay XV Jornadas de la Sociedad Uruguaya de Biociencias
2013 Brazil XLII Reunião Anual da Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular
2012 Uruguay I Jornadas de Biología Humana
2012 Uruguay XIV Jornadas de la Sociedad Uruguaya de Biociencias

Affiliations

Immunopaedia
Sociedad Uruguaya para la Inmunología
Sociedad Uruguaya de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular

Presentation given

2019
Trampas extracelulares de macrófagos: un nuevo mecanismo inmune contra Salmonella
Uruguay
Event: II Congreso Nacional de Biociencias
2017
Rol del inflamasoma en el efecto anti-melanoma de Salmonella
Uruguay
Event: I Congreso Nacional de Biociencias
2014
Evaluación del rol de la flagelina en el efecto antitumoral de Salmonella enterica serotipo Typhimurium LVR01
Uruguay
Event: XV Jornadas de la Sociedad Uruguaya de Biociencias
2013
Development of new immunotherapies against melanoma based on the use of Salmonella carrying plasmids encoding for IL18
Brazil
Event: XLII Reunião Anual da Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquimica e Biologia Molecular (SBBq) - Simpósio Jovem Cientista SBBq-Conesul
2012
Desarrollo de nuevas inmunoterapias contra melanoma basadas en el uso de Salmonella atenuada portando diferentes plásmidos codificantes para IL18
Uruguay
Event: I Jornadas de Biología Humana
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Mar 2019
EFIS - EJI Travel Award
Given by the European Federation of Immunological Societies and the European Journal of Immunology, the award is a travel grant to attend to the XIII World Immune Regulation Meeting in Davos, Switzerland
Apr 2018
ALAI-SMI International Travel Award / AAI Young Investigator Award
Given by the Latin American Association of Immunology and the Mexican Society of Immunology, the award is a travel grant to attend to the XII Congress of the Latin American Association of Immunology in Cancún, Mexico
Oct 2015
Young Investigator Award
Given by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the award is a travel grant to attend to the XI Congress of the Latin American Association of Immunology in Medellín, Colombia
Dec 2018
Best Recent Publication, 14th Contest for research dermatologists
Award given by La Fondation La Roche Posay, I was part of the research team. The awarded publication is "TLR7 agonist in combination with Salmonella as an effective antimelanoma immunotherapy". Vola M, Mónaco A, Bascuas T, Rimsky G, Agorio C, Chabalgoity JA, Moreno M. Immunotherapy. Immunotherapy. 2018 Jun;10(8):665-679. doi: 10.2217/imt-2017-0188. Epub 2018 Mar 22. PMID: 29562809
Mar 2015
Best Research Project, 10th Contest for research dermatologists
Award given by La Fondation La Roche Posay, I was part of the research team. The awarded project is "Demolishing paradigms: dacarbazine with Salmonella for the treatment of melanoma"

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