Nano, Francis

Contact

Phone number: (250) 721-7074
Email: fnano@uvic.ca
Department: Biochemistry and Microbiology

Research description:

We have developed the technology of using Arctic essential genes to make temperature-sensitive strains of microbes that can be used as vaccines.

We also use synthetic biology approaches to making biofuels.

Health related research:

The focus of my research is understanding how microbes parasitize macrophages (a form of white blood cell) of mammals.

International activities:

Consulted for the National Institutes of Health (U.S.) and the W.H.O.

Countries lived or worked in:

United States and Finland


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