Asiel Benitez

Principal Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Graduate Student, 2011-2016
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Scientist working in the pharmaceutical industry developing novel therapies for patients.


Absence of central tolerance in Aire-deficient mice synergizes with immune-checkpoint inhibition to enhance antitumor responses.

Benitez AA, Khalil-Ag├╝ero S, Nandakumar A, Gupta NT, Zhang W, Atwal GS, Murphy AJ, Sleeman MA, Haxhinasto S

10.1038/s42003-020-1083-1 08/07/2020

PMID: 32641748

Viral Fitness Landscapes in Diverse Host Species Reveal Multiple Evolutionary Lines for the NS1 Gene of Influenza A Viruses.

Munoz-Moreno, R., Martinez-Romero, C., Blanco-Melo, D., Forst, C. V., Nachbagauer, R., Benitez, A. A., Mena, I., Aslam, S., Balasubramaniam, V., Lee, I., Panis, M., Ayllon, J., Sachs, D., Park, M. S., Krammer, F., tenOever, B. R. and Garcia-Sastre, A.

Cell Rep 19/12/2019

PMID: 31851929

DAI Senses Influenza A Virus Genomic RNA and Activates RIPK3-Dependent Cell Death.

Thapa, R. J., Ingram, J. P., Ragan, K. B., Nogusa, S., Boyd, D. F., Benitez, A. A., Sridharan, H., Kosoff, R., Shubina, M., Landsteiner, V. J., Andrake, M., Vogel, P., Sigal, L. J., tenOever, B. R., Thomas, P. G., Upton, J. W. and Balachandran, S.

Cell Host Microbe 18/10/2018

PMID: 27746097

Genome-wide CRISPR/Cas9 Screen Identifies Host Factors Essential for Influenza Virus Replication.

Han, J., Perez, J. T., Chen, C., Li, Y., Benitez, A., Kandasamy, M., Lee, Y., Andrade, J., tenOever, B. and Manicassamy, B

Cell Rep 12/04/2018

PMID: 29642015

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