Patricia S Paton was born in Brazil where she acquired her BSc in Biochemistry & Immunology, MSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology and PhD in Immunology. In 2000 she was awarded an international fellowship by the Wellcome Trust to develop her research, signalling transduction in a parasitic disease, at University of Glasgow. Afterwards, she was involved with projects on immune-stimulating complexes and drugs development. Nowadays, she researches and tutors privately. In her free time, she uses the artistic side of her brain, doing illustration and image composites.
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