Jaime David Acosta España graduated with a medical doctorate from the Central University of Ecuador in 2014. In Brazil, he completed postgraduate studies in medical microbiology at the Federal University of Ceará with a scholarship from the Organisation of American States.In Spain, he completed a Master's degree in Infectious Diseases and another Master's degree in Human Immunodeficiency Viruses. At Harvard,he completed the Training to Teach in Medicine certificate.
He was the head of medical microbiology in 4 public and private hospitals in Quito. He worked as an infectious disease consultant for Padre Carollo Hospital in Quito. In 2020 he was invited to be part of the Emergency Response Committee in Ecuador for COVID -19. in 2021, he received a research award from the National Institute for Research and Public Health (INSPI). He is currently working as a research associate at the University of Jena, Germany, in association with the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology e. V. Hans Knoell Institute. And he is a professor of the Postgraduate Programme in Infectious Diseases at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. He is also doing his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Infection Biology at the University of Jena, Germany.
Title : In vitro whole leukocyte infection model and detection of hydrophobic surface-binding protein A (HsbA) in L. corymbidera