Serra, Esteban

Esteban Serra is a Biochemist and PhD from the Facultad de Ciencias Bioquímicas y Farmacéuticas (FCByF) at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, where he is now Professor of Parasitology. He did his postdoc at the Institut Pasteur de Lille, France. He was Dean of the FCByF and President of the Argentine Society of Protozoology. He is currently Principal Investigator at CONICET, and head of the Trypanosoma cruzi Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Group. His group studies different aspects of the biology of the parasite responsible for Chagas disease with the aim of determining targets for the development of new compounds with trypanocidal activity. In addition to his work on proteins with bromodomains, other researchers in the group develop projects on proteins associated to chromatin, cytoskeleton proteins and metalloproteins of the parasite.

He is the director of the projects: “Characterization and search for Trypanosoma cruzi bromodomain inhibitors” and “Structure resolution of Trypanosoma cruzi chromatin modification multiprotein complexes using a Deep Learning approach”.

Esteban Serra has funding from ANPCyT, CONICET, UNR, Fund, Open Lab y AWS.