Hector Aguilar-Carreno

Associate Professor
Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Information

C5 185 Veterinary Medical Center
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 253-4029

Hector Aguilar-Carreno

Associate Professor
Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise

Virology, glycoproteins, vaccines, and antivirals

Current Research Interest

Glycoprotein team burglary—how viral glycoproteins orchestrate entry and egress of deadly and emerging zoonotic viruses into and out of host cells; new vaccine and antiviral approaches against human and veterinary viruses

Selected Publications

Liu, Qian, Jacquelyn A. Stone, Birgit Bradel-Tretheway, Jeffrey Dabundo, Javier A. Benavides Montano, Jennifer Santos-Montanez, Scott B. Biering, Anthony V. Nicola, Ronald M. Iorio, Xiaonan Lu, and Hector C. Aguilar. “Unraveling a Three-Step Spatiotemporal Mechanism of Triggering of Receptor-Induced Nipah Virus Fusion and Cell Entry.” PLOS Pathogens 9, no. 11 (2013): e1003770.

Zamora, J. Lizbeth Reyes and Hector C. Aguilar. “Flow Virometry As a Tool to Study Viruses.” Methods 134-135 (2018): 87-97.

Cornell Research Website Article

A Deadly Virus Carried by Fruit Bats