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Manny Ascano promoted to associate professor with tenure!

Posted by on Monday, February 14, 2022 in News .

Headshot of Dr. Manuel Ascano wearing eyeglasses and a blue-and-white striped shirt.

Manuel Ascano, Jr., Ph.D., Biochemistry Department has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure! Dr. Ascano is also the Associate Professor or Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, the Director of Graduate Studies for Biochemistry, and Dean Faculty Fellow. His research focuses on DNA/RNA detection and regulation in innate immunity & viral pathogenesis. The research program of the Ascano laboratory is centered on exploring the mechanisms that cells use to differentiate whether a nucleic acid is derived from self or non-self, and the innate immune events that ensue following that decision point.

Please visit Dr. Ascano’s lab website for more information about background and research.





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