Fabio Forti, Ph.D. Visiting Professor
Dr. Forti received his BS in Chemistry (1992), MS in Analytical Chemistry (1995), and PhD in Biochemistry (2001) from the Institute of Chemistry-University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He then underwent postdoctoral training at the Salk Institute, the University of Sao Paulo, the Sanford Burnham Prebys Institute and the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of UC San Diego. In 2009 Dr. Forti was appointed as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Chemistry, University of Sao Paulo-Brazil and promoted to Associate Professor in 2016 (see
http://www3.iq.usp.br/pessoas_view.php?idDocente=32&idioma=us). His research interests include signal transduction by Dual Tyrosine Phosphatases and Small Rho GTPases in the control of genomic stability and DNA repair of cells under conditions of genotoxic/oxidative stress. Dr. Forti joined the Bottini lab in Feb 2020 as a Visiting Professor to collaborate on studies on the regulation of PTPN2 and how this phosphatase regulates signaling pathways in immune cells.
See full list of Dr. Forti’s publication on PubMed.