Universidade de Sao Paulo
Alessandra Pontillo has a PhD in Experimental and Clinical Pathology (University of Trieste; 2003), and Master’s degree in Genetic Medicine (University of Trieste; 2008). Since 2013, she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Sao Paulo/USP (Sao Paulo, Brazil). She is the PI of the Laboratory of Immunogenetics in the Department of Immunology. She has expertise in innate immunity and inflammation, inflammasome, auto-inflammatory diseases, immunogenetics and population genetics. Her research projects focuses on human genetics of innate immunity and inflammation with particular interest in inflammasome complex.
Experimental and Clinical Pathology