Aleksei Tikhonov Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences
2 protocols

Alexandros Alexandratos National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
51 protocols

Alexandros Kokotos Weill Cornell Medicine
18 protocols

Day-Yu Chao National chung-Hsing University
2 protocols

Luis Alberto Sánchez Vargas
  • Post-Doc, Institute for Immunology and Informatics. University of Rhode Island
Research focus
  • Immunology
  • Dengue, T cells, B cells, antibodies and cytokines


PhD Biomedical Sciences, University of Veracruz, Mexico, 2016

Lab information

Alan L. Rothman Lab

Web of Science ResearcherID: A-4904-2014
Scopus Author ID: 56012695700

1. Dengue Virus Induces the Expression and Release of Endocan from Endothelial Cells by an NS1-TLR4-Dependent Mechanism. Domínguez-Alemán CA, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernández-Flores KG, Torres-Zugaide AI, Reyes-Sandoval A, Cedillo-Barrón L, Remes-Ruiz R, Vivanco-Cid H. Microorganisms. 2021 Jun 15;9(6):1305. PMID: 34203931; PMCID: PMC8232724.

2. Non-structural protein 1-specific antibodies directed against Zika virus in humans mediate antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity. Immunology. Sanchez Vargas LA, Adam A, Masterson M, Smith M, Lyski ZL, Dowd KA, Pierson TC, Messer WB, Currier JR, Mathew A. 2021 May 31. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34056709.

3. The prevalence of anti-Zein antibodies: A comparative study between celiac disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernandez-Flores KG, Cabrera-Jorge FJ, Remes-Troche JM, Reyes-Huerta J, Vivanco-Cid H. Nutrients 2021, 13, 649. PMID: 33671228

4. Characterization of the IL-17 and CD4+ Th17 cells in the clinical course of dengue virus infections. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernández-Flores KG, Thomas-Dupont P, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Sánchez-Marce EE, Remes-Ruiz R, Fonseca-Coronado S, Hernández-Romano PA, Flores-Collins ME, Vivanco-Cid H. Viruses 2020, 12, 1435. PMID: 33322218

5. T lymphocyte responses to flaviviruses - diverse cell populations affect tendency toward protection and disease. Sanchez Vargas LA, Mathew A, Rothman AL. Curr Opin Virol. 2020 Aug;43:28-34. PMID: 32810785.

6. Longitudinal analysis of memory B and T cell responses to dengue virus in a five-year prospective cohort study in Thailand. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Kounlavouth S, Smith ML, Anderson KB, Srikiatkhachorn A, Ellison DW, Currier JR, Endy TP, Mathew A, Rothman AL. Front. Immunol. 2019, 10:1359. PMID: 31263466 DOI:

7. Peripheral Follicular Helper T Cells in Acute Viral Diseases. A Perspective on Dengue. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Mathew A. Future Virology. 2019, Vol. 14 NO. 3. PMID: 31073324 DOI:

8. Non-Conjugated Chitosan-Based Nanoparticles to Proteic Antigens Elicit Similar Humoral Immune Responses to Those Obtained with Alum. Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Mellado-Sánchez G, Mondragón-Vásquez K, Thomas-Dupont P, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Hernández-Flores KG, Mendoza-Barrera C, Altuzar V, Cedillo-Barrón L, Hernández-Flores KG, Mendoza-Barrera C, Altuzar V, Cedillo-Barrón L, Vivanco-Cid H. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 2017, Vol. 17, pag. 846-852. PMID: 29634187 DOI:

9. Evaluation of the safety and adjuvant effect of a detoxified Listeriolysin O mutant on the humoral response to Dengue virus antigens. Hernández-Flores KG, Calderón-Garcidueñas AL, Mellado-Sánchez G, Ruiz-Ramos R, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Thomas-Dupont P, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Téllez-Sosa J, Martínez-Barnetche J, Wood L, Paterson Y, Cedillo-Barrón L, López-Franco O, Vivanco-Cid H. Clinical and experimental immunology. 2017, Apr;188(1):109-126. PMID: 27886660

10. Elevated circulating levels of IL-21 and IL-22 define a cytokine signature profile in type 2 autoimmune hepatitis patients. Thomas-Dupont P, Remes-Troche JM, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Maldonado-Rentería Mde J, Hernández-Flores KG, Torre A, Bravo-Sarmiento E, Vivanco-Cid H. Annals of Hepatology. 2016, Vol 15, pag. 550-558. PMID: 27236154. DOI:

11. Prevalence of Celiac Disease and Related Antibodies in Patients Diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome According to the Rome III Criteria. A Case-Control Study. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Thomas-Dupont P, Torres-Aguilera M, Azamar-Jacome AA, Ramírez-Ceervanes KL, Aedo-Garcés MR, Meixueiro-Daza A, Roesch-Dietlen F, Grube-Pagola P, Vivanco-Cid H, Remes-Troche JM. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2016, Vol 28, pag. 994-1000. PMID: 26914655

12. Dynamics of interleukin 21 production during the clinical course of primary and secondary dengue virus infections. Vivanco-Cid H, Maldonado-Rentería MJ, Sánchez-Vargas LA, Izaguirre-Hernández IY, Hernández-Flores KG, Remes-Ruiz R.Immunology Letters. 2014, Vol.161, Pag. 89-95. PMID: 24858204.

13. Evaluation of the SD BIOLINE dengue duo rapid test in the course of acute and convalescent dengue infections in a Mexican endemic region. Sánchez-Vargas LA, Sánchez-Marce EE, Vivanco-Cid H. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 2014, Vol.78, Pag. 368-372. PMID: 24480246.
7 Protocols reviewed
Real-time in vivo Imaging of LPS-induced Local Inflammation and Drug Deposition in NF-κB Reporter Mice
Authors:  Artur Schmidtchen and Manoj Puthia, date: 08/20/2020, view: 2515, Q&A: 0
Wound, biomaterial, and surgical infections are all characterized by a localized and excessive inflammation, motivating the development of in vivo methods focused on the analysis of local immune events. However, current inflammation models, ...
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Extracellular Vesicles Tracking and Quantification Using CT and Optical Imaging in Rats
Exosomes, a subtype of extracellular vesicles, are nanovesicles of endocytic origin. Exosomes contain a plethora of proteins, lipids, and genetic materials of parent cells to facilitate intercellular communications. Tracking exosomes in vivo ...
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8 Protocols edited
Intrathoracic Inoculation of Zika Virus in Aedes aegypti
Authors:  Irma Sanchez-Vargas, Adeline E. Williams, Alexander W.E. Franz and Ken E. Olson, date: 09/20/2021, view: 227, Q&A: 0

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are the main vectors of many medically relevant arthropod-borne (arbo) viruses, including Zika (ZIKV), dengue (DENV), and yellow fever (YFV). Vector competence studies with Ae. aegypti often involve challenging mosquitoes

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Isolation and Quantification of Mouse γδT-cells in vitro and in vivo
Authors:  Isha Rana, Krithika Badarinath, Ravindra K. Zirmire and Colin Jamora, date: 09/05/2021, view: 818, Q&A: 0

The skin plays an important role in protecting the body from pathogens and chemicals in the external environment. Upon injury, a healing program is rapidly initiated and involves extensive intercellular communication to restore tissue homeostasis.

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