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Idali Martinez- Martínez

TitlePhD
Faculty RankProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Puerto Rico
DepartmentSchool of Medicine
AddressUPR-Medical Sciences Campus, School of Medicine
Microbiology and Medical Zoology
San Juan PR 936
Phone7877582525 ext. 1354
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    Dr. Idalí Martínez is Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology of the School of Medicine, UPR Medical Sciences Campus.
    She obtained her bachelor degree in Industrial Microbiology from the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus and her master and doctoral degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Rutgers University. From 1996-1999 she worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Edmundo Kraiselburd in the Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology. She is the principal investigator of the Molecular Virology Laboratory.
    Her area of research interest is virology, focusing on the development of DNA vaccines against Dengue viruses, studying the mechanisms of cross-protection between Dengue and West Nile Virus, and the mechanisms of pathogenesis of Chikungunya virus. She has published her findings in Cell and Molecular Biology, Archives of Virology and Journal of Medical Primatology.

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    1. Martínez T, Vázquez GJ, Aquino EE, Martínez I, Robledo IE. ISEcp1-mediated transposition of blaKPC into the chromosome of a clinical isolate of Acinetobacter baumannii from Puerto Rico. J Med Microbiol. 2014 Dec; 63(Pt 12):1644-1648. PMID: 25246647.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    2. Pérez-Vélez ME, García-Nieves T, Colón-Sánchez C, Martínez I. Induction of neutralization antibodies in mice by Dengue-2 envelope DNA vaccines. P R Health Sci J. 2009 Sep; 28(3):239-50. PMID: 19715116.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    3. Román E, Martínez I. Detection of rotavirus in stool samples of gastroenteritis patients. P R Health Sci J. 2005 Sep; 24(3):179-84. PMID: 16331859.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    4. Carrer M, Vázquez GJ, Lebrón RI, Mercado X, Martínez I, Vázquez CO, Santé M, Robledo IE. The microbial etiologies of diarrhea in hospitalized patients from the Puerto Rico Medical Center Hospitals. P R Health Sci J. 2005 Mar; 24(1):41-4. PMID: 15895876.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. O'Neill E, Martinez I, Villinger F, Rivera M, Gascot S, Colon C, Arana T, Sidhu M, Stout R, Montefiori DC, Martinez M, Ansari AA, Israel ZR, Kraiselburd E. Protection by SIV VLP DNA prime/protein boost following mucosal SIV challenge is markedly enhanced by IL-12/GM-CSF co-administration. J Med Primatol. 2002 Aug; 31(4-5):217-27. PMID: 12390544.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    6. Martínez I, Giavedoni L, Kraiselburd E. Clone B7 cells have a single copy of SIVsmB7 integrated in chromosome 20. Arch Virol. 2002; 147(1):217-23. PMID: 11855634.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    7. Kraiselburd EN, Salaman A, Beltrán M, Rivera M, Oliver J, Kessler M, Knezevich M, Rodriguez A, Bilska M, Montefiori D, Torres-Bauza LJ, Martinez I. Vaccine evaluation studies of replication-defective SIVsmB7. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 1997 Nov; 43(7):915-24. PMID: 9449524.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    8. Martinez I, Dornburg R. Mutational analysis of the envelope protein of spleen necrosis virus. J Virol. 1996 Sep; 70(9):6036-43. PMID: 8709226.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    9. Martinez I, Dornburg R. Partial reconstitution of a replication-competent retrovirus in helper cells with partial overlaps between vector and helper cell genomes. Hum Gene Ther. 1996 Apr 10; 7(6):705-12. PMID: 8919592.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    10. Martinez I, Dornburg R. Mapping of receptor binding domains in the envelope protein of spleen necrosis virus. J Virol. 1995 Jul; 69(7):4339-46. PMID: 7769695.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    11. Chu TH, Martinez I, Olson P, Dornburg R. Highly efficient eukaryotic gene expression vectors for peptide secretion. Biotechniques. 1995 May; 18(5):890-6, 898-9. PMID: 7619496.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    12. Martinez I, Dornburg R. Improved retroviral packaging lines derived from spleen necrosis virus. Virology. 1995 Apr 01; 208(1):234-41. PMID: 11831705.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    13. Chu TH, Martinez I, Olson P, Dornburg R. Highly efficient eukaryotic gene expression vectors for peptide secretion. Pept Res. 1995 Mar-Apr; 8(2):101-7. PMID: 7655184.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Cells
    14. Chu TH, Martinez I, Sheay WC, Dornburg R. Cell targeting with retroviral vector particles containing antibody-envelope fusion proteins. Gene Ther. 1994 Sep; 1(5):292-9. PMID: 7584094.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    15. Sheay W, Nelson S, Martinez I, Chu TH, Bhatia S, Dornburg R. Downstream insertion of the adenovirus tripartite leader sequence enhances expression in universal eukaryotic vectors. Biotechniques. 1993 Nov; 15(5):856-62. PMID: 8267981.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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