Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Lis Velasquez

Lis Velasquez studied biology at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She obtained her PhD also at the University of Buenos Aires in the field of infection immunology with Paula Barrionuevo. In 2016, she joined the laboratory of Tim Sparwasser at the Institute of Infection Immunology, Twincore, Hannover and in 2019 moved with the group to the University Medical Centre of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Currently, she is investigating the role of microbial metabolites on the generation and function of regulatory T cells and dentritic cells as part of the BMBF funded AMR-collaborative project Pneumospread.