Kafatos:Pinto, Sofia

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Sofia Pinto

Division of Cell & Molecular Biology
South Kensington Campus, SAF
London, SW72AZ


I was a PhD and then a post graduate student in the Kafatos/Christophides Lab at Imperial College, London.


  • PhD (3rd Year), Joint degree with EMBL-Heidelberg and the University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • BSc, Hons in Molecular Genetics, University of Sussex, UK


Abraham EG *, Pinto SB*, Gosh A, Vanlandingham D, Budd A, Higgs S, Kafatos FC, Jacobs-Lorena M and K Michel (2005) An immune-responsive serpin (SRPN6) mediates mosquito defense against the malaria parasite, PNAS, Nov 8;102(45):16327-32

  • shared authorship

Michel K, Budd A, Pinto S, Gibson TJ and FC Kafatos (2005) Anopheles gambiae SRPN2 facilitates midgut invasion by the malaria parasite, Plasmodium berghei ; EMBO Reports, Sep;6(9):891-7