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Israel Guerrero-Arguero, PhD

Israel Guerrero-Arguero

Israel Guerrero-Arguero, PhD

Staff Scientist I | Dr. Ricardo Carrion’s Lab

Research Focus

Israel Guerrero-Arguero, PhD, is a virologist and immunologist born in Guadalajara, Mexico. He completed his PhD at Brigham Young University, focusing on human macrophages’ role in chikungunya virus infection. Afterwards, he underwent postdoctoral training at Texas Biomed, gaining experience in handling respiratory pathogens like SARS-CoV-2, Influenza virus and tuberculosis. Currently, he works as a virologist in the Maximum Containment Contract Research group led by Dr. Ricardo Carrion Jr. His research interests lie in understanding the interactions between immune cells and alphaviruses during human infections.