Dr. Eglys González
Obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Bioanalysis from the University of Carabobo in Venezuela and her Doctorate in Microbiology from the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research (Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas – IVIC). During her PhD studies and subsequent postdoctoral work, she worked with Trypanosomatid parasites, specifically with T. cruzi and Leishmania spp. in vitro and in vivo in murine model. Dr. González was the research coordinator of FJC during the years 2013-2015 and until 2017 she was a scientific adviser to the Foundation
Her past experience includes working in the Laboratory of Parasite Physiology at the Center of Biophysics and Biochemistry at IVIC, and the Laboratory of Parasite Enzymology at the University of Los Andes, both located in Venezuela. She was a fellow of the Center for Advanced Studies at IVIC, and FONACIT (National Fund for Science, Technology and Innovation) in the area of agricultural technology. Dr. González is specialized in Biochemistry and Molecular Parasitology, with various related publications. Since 2017, she holds the position of International Representative in JCWO and currently supports with the review of scientific projects as well as with international relations of the organization.