Adrian Barnutiu

  • Immunometabolism
  • Fungal infection

Adrian Barnutiu obtained his Bachelor in Applied Biology from University of Minho, Portugal, in 2020. Adrian is completing his master´s degree in Biotechnology in Health Sciences at UTAD, where he joined ICVS to conduct his master-thesis, investigating the role of lipid metabolism during fungal infection.


Host-fungus interaction and disease pathogenesis

The reprogramming of cellular metabolism is a fundamental mechanism whereby immune cells respond to infection. The sensing of microbial ligands by myeloid cells promotes dynamic changes in host cell metabolism to deliver a rapid source of energy to support…

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