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Elsa Virginia Zerbini

Elsa Virginia Zerbini, Argentinian health science association administrator, director. Achievements include research in tuberculosis diagnosis in four provinces of Argentina; research in synthetic and natural peptides with potential antimycobacterial activity.

Background

  • Zerbini, Elsa Virginia was born on February 26, 1956 in Santa Fe, Argentina. Daughter of Eduardo Aquiles Zerbini.

  • Education

    • Magister in Molecular Microbiology, University General San Martín, Buenos Aires, 2001.

    Career

    • Biochemist National Institute Respiratory Diseases, Santa Fe, Argentina, 1979—1985, chief serology section, 1985—1993, chief diagnostic division, 1993—2001, director, since 2001. Director National Tuberculosis Control Program, Santa Fe, 2001—2008, World Health Organization Collaboration Center Tuberculosis Epidemiology and Control, Santa Fe, since 2001. Member science committee environmental health magister University National Litoral, Santa Fe, since 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in tuberculosis diagnosis in four provinces of Argentina. Research in synthetic and natural peptides with potential antimycobacterial activity.

    Connections

    • Married Emilio Miguel Canteros, June 9, 1978. Children: María Virginia Canteros, Joaquín Emilio Canteros, José Agustín Canteros, Javier Francisco Canteros.
    • father: Eduardo Aquiles Zerbini Zerbini
    • spouse: Emilio Miguel Canteros
    • children: María Virginia Canteros Zerbini
    • Joaquín Emilio Canteros Zerbini
    • José Agustín Canteros Zerbini
    • Javier Francisco Canteros Zerbini
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    Born February 26, 1956
    (age 61)
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