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Dr. Luis Pérez García-Estañ

Professor of Biochemistry, Universidad Miguel Hernandez

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Unit
Molecular Diagnostics and Therapies

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Subunit
Antiviral Strategies

Group
Fish Viruses

luis.perez@umh.es

+ 34 966 65 84 35

RESEARCH FIELDS 

  • Viral diseases of fish.
  • Development of antivirals.
  • Resistance to virus infection mediated by the innate immune system.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Previous positions: Laboratory of Viral Fish Diseases. Dr. Julio Coll. Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal. INIA. Madrid
  • Postdoctoral position: Department of Microbiology. Oregon State University. Prof Jo-Ann Leong.
  • PhD in Molecular Biology. Centro de Biología Molecular S.O., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1992.
  • Degree in Biology

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Jurado M.T., et al. (2013)

Veterinary Microbiology, DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00648

Antiviral activity produced by an IPNV-carrier EPC cell culture confers resistance to VHSV infection.

García I., et al. (2011)

Veterinary Microbiology, DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2010.10.017

Characterization of a infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) virus carrier cell culture with resistance to superinfection with heterologous viruses.

Marroquí L., Estepa A. and Perez L. (2008)

Antiviral Research, DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2008.07.007

Inhibitory effect of mycophenolic acid on the replication of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus and viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus.

Marroquí L., Estepa A. and Perez L. (2007)

Veterinary Microbiology, DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2007.01.002

Assessment of the inhibitory effect of ribavirin on the rainbow trout rhabdovirus VHSV by real-time reverse-transcription PCR.