Luis Martinez-Sobrido is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is also a Principal Investigator of the University of Rochester Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling (CBIM) and a Collaborator in the New York Influenza Center of Excellence (NYICE), one of six NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS). Dr. Martinez-Sobrido received his Ph.D. degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain, in 2000, under the supervision of Dr. Jose Antonio Melero Fondevila. After graduation, Dr. Martinez-Sobrido did his postdoctoral training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City (2000–2008) with Dr. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, before moving to Rochester. In addition, he is a Member of the Editorial Boards of Viruses, Journal of Virology, Virology & Mycology, and British Microbiology Research Journal; Ad Hoc Reviewer for PNAS, Vaccine, PLoS Pathogens, PLoS ONE, Journal of Virology, Virology, Journal of General Virology, Viruses, and several other journals in the field of virology; and an external reviewer on several grant panels. He has authored more than 48 research articles and 60 presentations at national and international meetings. Dr. Martinez-Sobrido is a Member of the American Society for Virology (ASV), American Society for Microbiology (ASM), and the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research (ISICR). His current research interest focuses on the molecular biology, immunology, and pathogenesis of influenza and arenaviruses.
Biography Updated on 15 January 2012