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Vicente Planelles, Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French

Academic Information

Departments: Pathology - Professor

Divisions: Microbiology and Immunology

Academic Office Information

vicente.planelles@path.utah.edu

(801) 581-8655

Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building
Pathology
15 N Medical Dr E, Room:
Salt Lake City, UT

Research Interests

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Viral Latency
  • Apoptosis
  • Cell Cycle
  • Viral Accessory Proteins

Vicente Planelles, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah and a member of the Cell Response and Regulation Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

A major goal of his research is to understand, at a molecular level, the events that lead to apoptosis, the normal process of cell death. In cancer, cells do not die normally.

Planelles earned a bachelor's degree from the Universidad Complutense, Spain, and a PhD from the University of California, Davis.

Education History

Doctoral Training University of California
Immunology and Virology
PhD
Graduate Training Universidad Complutense
Plant Physiology
MS
Undergraduate Universidad Complutense
Biological Sciences
BS

Global Impact