Dr. Santiago Avila Ríos

Dr. Santiago Avila Ríos
Researcher in medical sciences at the Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases (CIENI) of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) in Mexico City
Santiago Avila-Ríos is a researcher in medical sciences at the Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases (CIENI) of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) in Mexico City and a member of Mexico’s National Researchers System (SNI-II). He received his first degree on Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in Mexico City; his MSc degree on Molecular Medical Microbiology from the Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK; and his PhD degree on Biomedical Sciences from the UNAM.
At this moment, Santiago Avila-Ríos conducts research on HIV molecular epidemiology, transmitted drug resistance surveillance and HLA-associated evolution in the Mesoamerican Region. He also coordinates the participation of the CIENI/INER as a WHO Regional Reference Laboratory for the Technical Cooperation Network for HIV Drug Resistance for Latin America and the Caribbean. He directly coordinates de Molecular Biology Laboratory of the CIENI/INER, mainly focused on Sanger and next generation sequencing. He is an author in more than 35 peer-reviewed articles and has been tutor of more than ten undergraduate and five postgraduate students.
Conference in session 10. 24th Nov: "HIV-drug resistance in Mexico and the mesaomerican region: Impact on the effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy"
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