(1858 - 1950)
Malacólogo y zoólogo. Eminente investigador y profesor universitario, discípulo de Felipe Poey. Su extensa obra comprende trabajos de Geología, Paleontología, Zoología, Arqueología e Historia. Su mayor aporte lo realizó en el conocimiento de la fauna fósil cubana.
Biomedical Sciences
2001 | New knowledge on the PrM protein´s role of Dengue virus in the immune answer.
Main author: Susana Vázquez Ramudo

This work has a high scientific level and it expresses the researches' complexity, as a result of which, there are reported at world level for the first time, the amino acid sequences of the PrM protein of Dengue virus involved in the recognition of B and T cells. It reveals the protein sequences recognized by antibodies neutralized to the virus, what allows the development of strategies to obtain a vaccine against this disease.

The work is well structured. There is correspondence between the title and the content of the text, with a clear formulation of objectives. It has a publication in Vaccine, patent in the Cuban Office of the Industrial Property and requested to the Intellectual Property World Organization of the (PCT). It has been subject of three theses and it has been presented in several important international conferences in its field.