Positions

Research Areas research areas

Overview

  • General Area of Interest and/or Specialist:
    Clinical microbiology, medical parasitology, and neglected tropical diseases
    Awards:
    Neglected tropical diseases student engagement essay honorable mention “Using social media to raise awareness of NTDs” Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, 2015.
    Outstanding Academic Achievement with Honorary mention from UTEP’s President Diana Natalicio, 2012.
    Face of UTEP for Clinical Laboratory Science, 2012.
    Distinguished Academic Achievement in Clinical Chemistry, 2012.
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program, 2011.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2020 Chronic whipworm infection exacerbates Schistosoma mansoni egg-induced hepatopathology in non-human primates.Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease Filaria Journal Parasites and Vectors.  13:109. 2020
    2020 Fifteen Years of Sm-p80-Based Vaccine Trials in Nonhuman Primates: Antibodies From Vaccinated Baboons Confer Protection in vivo and in vitro From Schistosoma mansoni and Identification of Putative Correlative Markers of Protection.Frontiers in Immunology.  11:1246. 2020
    2018 Sm-p80-based schistosomiasis vaccine: double-blind preclinical trial in baboons demonstrates comprehensive prophylactic and parasite transmission-blocking efficacy.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Annals of The Lyceum of Natural History of New York.  1425:38-51. 2018
    2018 Sm-p80-based vaccine trial in baboons: efficacy when mimicking natural conditions of chronic disease, praziquantel therapy, immunization, and Schistosoma mansoni re-encounter.Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Annals of The Lyceum of Natural History of New York.  1425:19-37. 2018
    2017 Cross-species prophylactic efficacy of Sm-p80-based vaccine and intracellular localization of Sm-p80/Sm-p80 ortholog proteins during development in Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma japonicum, and Schistosoma haematobium.Parasitology Research.  116:3175-3188. 2017
    2017 Sm-p80-based schistosomiasis vaccine mediated epistatic interactions identified potential immune signatures for vaccine efficacy in mice and baboons.PLoS ONE.  12:e0171677. 2017
    2016 Development of a schistosomiasis vaccine.Expert Review of Vaccines.  15:619-627. 2016
    2014 Longevity of Sm-p80-specific antibody responses following vaccination with Sm-p80 vaccine in mice and baboons and transplacental transfer of Sm-p80-specific antibodies in a baboon.Parasitology Research.  113:2239-2250. 2014

    Teaching Activities

  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2021
  • Clin Microbiology Internship Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2021
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2021
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2021
  • Mycology Parasitology Virology Taught course 2021
  • Senior Honors Thesis Taught course 2021
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2021
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2020
  • Case Studies in Microbiology Taught course 2020
  • Microbes in Human Disease Taught course 2020
  • Molecular Diagnostics Taught course 2020
  • Senior Honors Thesis Taught course 2020
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2020
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2020
  • Clin Microbiology Internship Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2020
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2020
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2020
  • Mycology Parasitology Virology Taught course 2020
  • Mycology Parasitology Virology Taught course 2020
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2020
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2019
  • Adv Rsrch Exp/MCBS Taught course 2019
  • Case Studies Taught course 2019
  • Microbes in Human Disease Taught course 2019
  • Molecular Diagnostics Taught course 2019
  • Senior Honors Thesis Taught course 2019
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • Clin Microbiology Internship Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2019
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2019
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2019
  • Mycology Parasitology Virology Taught course 2019
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2019
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2018
  • Case Studies Taught course 2018
  • Clin Microbiology Internship Taught course 2018
  • Microbes in Human Disease Taught course 2018
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • General Microbiology Lab Taught course 2018
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2018
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2018
  • Mycology Parasitology Virology Taught course 2018
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2018
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2017
  • Case Studies Taught course 2017
  • Microbes in Human Disease Taught course 2017
  • Undergrad Teaching Experience Taught course 2017
  • Adv Clin Microbiology Intrnshp Taught course 2017
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2017
  • Mycology Parasit Virology Lab Taught course 2017
  • Mycology Parasitology Virology Taught course 2017
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Clinical Laboratory Sci./Medic, University of Texas
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences - Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Texas Tech University
  • Full Name

  • Juan Rojo
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    MCBS

    129 Main St

    Durham, NH  03824

    United States