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Margarida Ruivo
Margarida Ruivo, MSc.

Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology (Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology)
Position: Research Assistant

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Further Information


Anaplasma; Babesia; Borrelia; Ixodidae; Rickettsia; Theileria; Tick-Borne Diseases; Ticks

Research interests

My main research focus is ticks and tick-borne diseases. In this moment, we are focusing on the restriction-modification system of a tick-borne pathogen, Borrelia. The research is designed to elucidate the molecular defense mechanisms of Borrelia against foreign DNA.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Cell-culture