Giuseppe Teti is currently a professor of Microbiology at the University of Messina, Messina, Italy. A native of Naples, Italy, he obtained his medical degree at the Catholic University of Rome and worked for several years in basic immunology at the Medical University of Charleston, South Carolina. His research interests concern innate immunity responses to bacterial pathogens and vaccine development. He has contributed to highlight the role of phagosomal toll-like receptors in the induction of type I interferon during infections caused by extracellular bacteria. He runs a small contract research organization (Charybdis Vaccines) involved in vaccine development.
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