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Dr. Luis Perez Garcia-Estañ

Unit: Molecular Diagnostic and Therapies
Subunit: Antiviral Strategies
Group: Fish Viruses
Category: Investigator
Phone: + 34 966 65 84 35
Email: luis.perez@umh.es
TWITTER: @LuisPerezMU
Degree: Biology
Ph.D program: PhD Degree in Molecular Biology. Centro de Biología Molecular S.O., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. 1992.
Postdoctoral positions: Department of Microbiology. Oregon State University. Prof. Jo-Ann Leong.
Previous positions:
Laboratory of Viral Fish Diseases. Dr. Julio Coll. Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal. INIA. Madrid.
Current Position: Professor of Biochemistry, Universidad Miguel Hernandez.
Research Fields:

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

Representative Publications:
  • Jurado M.T., Garcia-Valtanen P., Estepa A. y Perez, L. Antiviral activity produced by an IPNV-carrier EPC cell culture confers resistance to VHSV infection. Vet. Microbiol. (2013) 166:412-418.
  • García I., Galiana A., Falcó A., Estepa A. y Perez, L. Characterization of a infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) virus carrier cell culture with resistance to superinfection with heterologous viruses. Vet. Microbiol. (2011) 149: 48-55.
  • Marroquí, L., Estepa,A. y Perez, L. Inhibitory effect of mycophenolic acid on the replication of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus and viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus. Antiviral Res. (2008), 80: 332 - 338.
  • Marroquí, L., Estepa A. y Perez L. Assessment of the inhibitory effect of ribavirin on the rainbow trout rhabdovirus VHSV by real-time reverse-transcription PCR. Vet. Microbiol. (2007), 122: 52-60.