Dr. Chavez-Galan Leslie is a Medical Science Researcher at National Institute of Respiratory Diseases “Ismael Cosio Villegas”, Mexico City. She has obtained the degree of B. Biochemistry (2002, Mexico), and completed her PhD in Biomedical Science (emphasis in immunology of tuberculosis) at National Autonomous University of Mexico (2012, Mexico). She was visiting PhD student at Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems, University of Zaragoza (2009, Spain), and she completed her Post-Doctoral studies at the Department of Pathology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva (2014, Switzerland). Dr. Chavez-Galan has teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate level, she is Member of the Mexican National Researcher System (SNI I), she has authored and co-authored 15 manuscripts in peer-reviews journals with more that 200 citations reflect her expertise in these areas. Contact information: Laboratory of Integrative Immunology, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias “Ismael Cosio Villegas”, Calzada de Tlalpan 4502, Del. Tlalpan, 14080, Mexico City, Mexico. Lchavez_galan@iner.gob.mx
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, inflammatory response in mycobacterial infections, and modification of the differentiation process from monocyte to macrophages by exposure at mycobacterial lipids.