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microbiologist

Ferrucio Fontes Santoro, American microbiologist. Grantee Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, 1983, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1985, Institute National de la Santé et de la Recherche Medical (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale), Paris, 1986, European Economic Community, Brussels., 1986. Member Brazilian Society Tropical Medicine, American Association Immunolgoists, French Society Parasitology.

Background

Santoro, Ferrucio Fontes was born on April 15, 1952 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Came to France, 1974. Son of Florido Vidal and Edite Santos (Fontes) Santoro.

Education

Pharmacist, Pharmacy College, Salvador, 1973. Doctor Pharmacy, Pharmacy College, Lille, France, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Medicine College, Lille, 1980.

Career

Fellow, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Salvador, 1973; fellow, Pasteur Institute, Lille, 1974-1977; research assistant, Pasteur Institute, Lille, 1977-1980, 83-85; research director, Pasteur Institute, Lille, 1985-1987; associate researcher, New York University Medical Center, New York City, 1980-1983; research director, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Salvador, 1987-1989; research director, Faculty Medicine, Grenoble, France, 1989-1991; research director, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, since 1991. Consultant World Health Organization, Geneve, 1979-1980, Acta Tropica, Basel, 1979-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Parasitic Diseases, 1982, Immunity, 1991. Inventor Radioimmunoprecipitation-Polyethilene Glycol Assay, 1976, DNA probe-toxoplasma, 1990.

Membership

Member Brazilian Society Tropical Medicine, American Association Immunolgoists, French Society Parasitology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ranching, soccer, skiing.

Connections

Married Maria-Olga Vidal, May 25, 1974. Children: Frederic, Ferrucio Junior.

father:
Florido Vidal Santoro

mother:
Edite Santos (Fontes) Santoro

spouse:
Maria-Olga Vidal

children:
Ferrucio Junior Santoro

Frederic Santoro