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Gabriel Ignacio Parra Gonzalez

Gabriel Ignacio Parra Gonzalez, virologist, researcher. Named one of Outstanding Young Person Paraguay, Junior Chamber Paraguay, 2006; recipient National Prize, Congress Paraguayan Government, 2008.


  • Gonzalez, Gabriel Ignacio Parra Son of Ruben Ignacio Parra Colombo and Dominga Carmen Gonzalez Marini.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Natural Sciences, National University, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1997. Master of Science, University Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay. Doctor of Philosophy, University Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2006.


    • Research assistant Molecular Biology Department, IICS, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1998—2006. Teaching assistant/temporary assistant professor Molecular Biology and Virology, School of Sciences, Paraguay, 2003—2006. Postdoctoral fellow Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 2007—2009.

      Visiting fellow Norovirus Gastroenteritis Unit, LID, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, since 2009.


    • Married Natalia Gudino, February 14, 2004.
    • father: Ruben Ignacio Parra Colombo
    • mother: Dominga Carmen Gonzalez Marini
    • spouse: Natalia Gudino
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    • 1997
      Natural Sciences
    • 2006
      University Republic
    • 1998 - 2006
      Research assistant, Molecular Biology Department
      Asunción, Central, Paraguay
    • 2003 - 2006
      teaching assistant/temporary assistant, professor Molecular Biology and Virology
    • 2007 - 2009
      postdoctoral fellow, Lerner Research Institute
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 2009
      visiting fellow, Norovirus Gastroenteritis Unit
      Lid, Varmlands Lan, Sweden