calicivirusCalicivirus
:
-Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV). 
-Rabbit vesivirus (RaV). 
-Human norovirus (hNV).
Interests
-Replication-transcription strategies. 
-Gene Function. 
-RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) structure and function. 
-Pathogenic mechanisms. 
-Design of new  vaccines and diagnostic methods. 
myxomavirus
Myxoma virus:
-Commercial vaccine strains and field isolates differentiation. 
-New diagnostic systems.
-Vaccination methods. 
Interests
-Identification, cloning and heterologous expression of genes coding for relevant antigens. 
-Design of new vaccines and diagnostic methods. 
 
Antivirals
We use cultivable animal calicivirus, myxoma virus, and human herpex virus (1 and 2) for primary screening of antiviral compounds present in natural products. 
 

Contact

Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular
Instituto Universitario de Biotecnología de Asturias
Edificio Santiago Gascón
Campus El Cristo. Universidad de Oviedo
33006 OVIEDO (SPAIN)
 
Teléfono: +34 985 104215
Fax: +34 985 103157
 
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