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Name: Mena, Nacho
Year you started at ISMMS: 2011
Lab: Adolfo Garcia-Sastre

 
Lab Mailing Address:

One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1124
New York, NY 10029

Phone: 212-241-8371
E-mail: nacho.mena@mssm.edu

Project/Research Interests:

Influenza surveillance in wildlife and farm animals.
Development of Newcastle Disease Virus recombinants as vaccine vectors against human and veterinary pathogens.
Reverse genetics of influenza viruses.

Previous Postdoc Experience:

1992-1996. PhD. Majadahonda (Madrid, Spain). Molecular biology and reverse genetics of influenza virus.
1996-1999. Postdoc. The Scripps Research Institute. La Jolla, CA (USA). Virus-host interactions with picornavirus Coxsackievirus B3.
2000-2003. Postdoc. Institut Pasteur. Paris (France). Tropism, persistence and pathogenesis of the picornavirus Theiler’s murine encephalomyelitis virus (TMEV).
2003-2008. Principal Investigator (Investigador “Ramon y Cajal”). Valdeolmos (Madrid, Spain). Development of chimeric calicivirus VLPs as vaccine vectors. Molecular biology of caliciviruses.
2008-2011. Postdoc. Valdeolmos (Madrid, Spain). Development of chimeric calicivirus VLPs as vaccine vectors. Molecular biology of caliciviruses.

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