Dr Mariela Scortti
Mariela is a Lecturer in Infection Medicine. She has a veterinary medical degree from National University of Litoral (Argentina) and a MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology from University of Chile. She completed a PhD in infectious diseases at Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). She has been a “Ramon y Cajal” fellow and moved to Edinburgh in 2007 from the University of Bristol.
Her research centres around molecular bacteriology with a particular interest on multi-host intracellular bacterial pathogens. Her work is aimed at gaining a better understanding of host-pathogen-environment interactions with focus on virulence and antimicrobial resistance.
- Microbes, Infection and Immunity 2
- Medical Microbiology 3
- Biomedical Sciences 3
- Antibiotic Crisis
- Host-Pathogen interactions
- Infectious Diseases Honours projects