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Dr Vincenzo Torraca

Assistant Professor
Wellcome ISSF Fellow

Room
181

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Affiliations

Department of Infection Biology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Centres

Antimicrobial Resistance Centre (AMR)

Teaching

MSc, PG Dip and PG Cert: Infectious Diseases

IDM 202 Nutrition and Infection

Distance Learning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqkp2OXfoyY&feature=youtu.be

Research

Research Area
Bacteria
Drug discovery and development
Drug resistance
Infectious disease policy
Innate immunity
Outbreaks
Modelling
Discipline
Genomics
Immunopathology
Bacteriology
Cell biology
Epidemiology
Genetics
Immunology
Microbiology
Molecular biology
Nutrition
Pathology
Bioinformatics
Education
Disease and Health Conditions
Diarrhoeal diseases
Infectious disease
Malnutrition
Tuberculosis
Emerging Infectious Disease
Tropical diseases
Region
World

Selected Publications

Chemokine Receptors and Phagocyte Biology in Zebrafish.
Sommer F; Torraca V; Meijer AH
2020
Frontiers in Immunology
Analysis tools to quantify dissemination of pathology in zebrafish larvae.
Stirling DR; Suleyman O; Gil E; Elks PM; Torraca V; Noursadeghi M; Tomlinson GS
2020
Scientific reports
Shigella sonnei.
Torraca V; Holt K; Mostowy S
2020
Trends in Microbiology
Deficiency in the autophagy modulator Dram1 exacerbates pyroptotic cell death of Mycobacteria-infected macrophages.
Zhang R; Varela M; Forn-Cuní G; Torraca V; van der Vaart M; Meijer AH
2020
CELL DEATH & DISEASE
Meeting report: Zebrafish Infection and Immunity 2019.
Torraca V; Gomes MC; Sarris M; Mostowy S
2019
Lab animal
Shigella sonnei infection of zebrafish reveals that O-antigen mediates neutrophil tolerance and dysentery incidence.
Torraca V; Kaforou M; Watson J; Duggan GM; Guerrero-Gutierrez H; Krokowski S; Hollinshead M; Clarke TB; Mostowy RJ; Tomlinson GS
2019
PLOS Pathogens
Shigella sonnei O-antigen inhibits internalisation, vacuole escape and inflammasome activation
Watson J; Sanchez-Garrido J; Goddard P; Torraca V; Mostowy S; Shenoy A; Clements A
2019
Shigella sonnei O-Antigen Inhibits Internalization, Vacuole Escape, and Inflammasome Activation.
Watson JL; Sanchez-Garrido J; Goddard PJ; Torraca V; Mostowy S; Shenoy AR; Clements A
2019
mBio
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