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In the spotlight!

From Cestari Lab @ McGill

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Radio Canada Interview with Dr. Oksana Kutova, postdoctoral scientist 

Ukrainian scientists in exile
March 10, 2024 - 10 minutes

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Talk at the Workshop Metabolism and Mathematical Models: Two for a tango
3rd Edition November 14-15, 2023 

Organized by the European Research team in Algorithms and Biology, Formal and Experimental, France

Title: Nuclear signaling and antigenic switching in trypanosomes
Igor Cestari, McGill University

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Our work selected for Cover Page
ACS Infectious Diseases, Volume 9, Issue 5 

May 12, 2023

About the Cover:

Saccharomyces cerevisiae expressing a genome-wide library of Giardia lamblia on a yeast surface display system to identify drug targets. Yeasts are stained with anti-Xpress antibodies and visualized using fluorescence microscopy.


Heslop et al. ACS Infect. Dis. 2023.

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The Globe and Mail

(front page)

May 13, 2022

Read about our work on vaccines for Chagas disease

"Until two years ago, mRNA vaccines had never been approved. Now, vast research offers hope in treating more than COVID-19"

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Cestari: research offers hope in treating more than COVID-19

June 6, 2022

Read at Channels: McGill University News and Events

Dr. Cestari is leading a painstaking search for the best vaccine targets by slicing the DNA of the parasite that causes Chagas disease...

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Finding Genius Podcast

September 1, 2020

Podcast interview with Dr. Cestari

T. cruzi, T. brucei, and Other Parasites in Humans: Professor Igor Cestari Discusses His Research

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