Jahnnyer Martinez Moreno, U. de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia (Hernando A del Portillo)

Jahnnyer Martínez Moreno is a microbiologist and bio-analyst from the “Universidad de Antioquia” (UdeA), Colombia, with a special interest in microbiology, immunology, and molecular biology of infectious diseases. He completed his Masters at the UdeA Immunovirology Research Group in 2017, where he investigated the role of Vitamin D in the immunopathogenesis of dengue disease. In 2018, he began his PhD in microbiology and parasitology at the “Salud y Comunidad” Research Group of the UdeA, where he is evaluating the impact of coinfection by Plasmodium spp. and geohelminths on the immunological profile of pregnant women and their response to vaccines.