Dr. Clarisa Santamaria

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Dr. Clarisa Santamaria

Scientist

Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research – UFZ
Department of Environmental Immunology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

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Dr. Clarisa Santamaria
Photo: Sebastian Wiedling/UFZ

Research Interests

  • Influence of hCG on the modulation of immune responses during the implantation process using human/mouse in vitro and in vivo models with focus on regulatory T cells and dendritic cells
  • Impact of perinatal exposure to endocrine disruptor chemicals on pregnancy and the influence on reproductive and fertility parameters of the offspring 


Curriculum vitae / Scientific career

Since 09/2020

Scientist, Department of Environmental Immunology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

2017

Theoretical and practical assistant, Isolation of sperms and oocytes followed by in vitro fertilization, Interdisciplinary Autumn School for Reproductive Sciences and related Research Fields, Magdeburg, Germany 

2016 - 2019

Postdoctoral position, Instituto de Salud y Ambiente del Litoral” (ISAL), National University of Litoral (UNL) - National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Research field: Gonadal toxicology and gestational immune response, Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Horacio Adolfo Rodríguez Santa Fe, Argentina

2014, 2016

Theoretical and practical assistant, Laboratory animal experimental models, School of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences, National University of Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina

2014 - 2019

Practical work training, Department of Human Physiology, School of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences, National University of Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina 

2012 - 2014

Practical assistant, Department of Human Physiology, School of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences, National University of Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina

2011 - 2016

PhD in Biological Sciences, National University of Litoral, School of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences, Santa Fe, Argentina

2010

Clinical Biochemistry, Blood analyses in pediatric patientes, Area: Child department of the Sanatorio Diagnóstico, Head of the laboratory: Biochemist Azucena Mondino and Maria Rosa Migone, Santa Fe, Argentina

2003 - 2011

Biochemist, National University of Litoral, School of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences, Santa Fe, Argentina


Awards and grants

2017

Distinction to the most cited paper of the year 2016 in the journal “Reproduction”, Neonatal exposure to xenoestrogens impairs the ovarian response to gonadotropin treatment in lambs, UNL, Santa Fe, Argentine

2016 - 2019

Postdoctoral fellowship, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Santa Fe, Argentina

2014 - 2016

Doctoral fellowship type 2, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Santa Fe, Argentina

2011 - 2014

Doctoral fellowship type 1, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Santa Fe, Argentina


Publications