Miguel Otero

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 1998, University of Puerto Rico

Academic Department(s)
Microbiology and Immunology

Research Area
Vaccine Development

Research Interest
Design and Development of DNA Vaccines against Infectious Diseases

Selected Publications
Independence of granzyme B secretion and interferon-gamma production during acute simian immunodeficiency virus infection.  Calarota SA, Otero M, Robinson TM, Dai A, Lewis MG, Boyer JD, Weiner DB.  J Infect Dis. 2006 May 15;193(10):1441-50.
 Efficacy of novel plasmid DNA encoding vaccinia antigens in improving current smallpox vaccination strategy.  Otero M, Calarota SA, Dai A, De Groot AS, Boyer JD, Weiner DB.  Vaccine. 2006 May 22;24(21):4461-70.
Resiquimod is a modest adjuvants for HIV-1 gag-based genetic immunization in a mouse model.  Otero M, Calarota SA, Felber B, Laddy D, Palakis G, Boyer JD, Weiner DB.  Vaccine. 2004 Apr 16;22(13-14):1782-90.

Contact Information
University of Puerto Rico
Medical Sciences Campus
School of Medicine 
Department of Microbiology
Lab. A-352
San Juan, PR 00935

Tel: 787-758-2525 x 2098
Fax: 1-800-524-2831
email:  miguel.otero2@upr.edu