Luis M Agosto Vasquez, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases


  • University of Pennsylvania, PhD
  • Pennsylvania State University, BS


  • Published on 6/9/2017

    Miller CM, Akiyama H, Agosto LM, Emery A, Ettinger CR, Swanstrom RI, Henderson AJ, Gummuluru S. Virion-Associated Vpr Alleviates a Postintegration Block to HIV-1 Infection of Dendritic Cells. J Virol. 2017 Jul 01; 91(13). PMID: 28424288.

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  • Published on 9/16/2016

    Agosto LM, Hirnet JB, Michaels DH, Shaik-Dasthagirisaheb YB, Gibson FC, Viglianti G, Henderson AJ. Porphyromonas gingivalis-mediated signaling through TLR4 mediates persistent HIV infection of primary macrophages. Virology. 2016 Dec; 499:72-81. PMID: 27639573.

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  • Published on 11/4/2015

    DeMaster LK, Liu X, VanBelzen DJ, Trinité B, Zheng L, Agosto LM, Migueles SA, Connors M, Sambucetti L, Levy DN, Pasternak AO, O'Doherty U. A Subset of CD4/CD8 Double-Negative T Cells Expresses HIV Proteins in Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy. J Virol. 2015 Nov 04; 90(5):2165-79. PMID: 26537682.

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  • Published on 9/30/2015

    Agosto LM, Gagne M, Henderson AJ. Impact of Chromatin on HIV Replication. Genes (Basel). 2015; 6(4):957-76. PMID: 26437430.

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  • Published on 3/9/2015

    Agosto LM, Uchil PD, Mothes W. HIV cell-to-cell transmission: effects on pathogenesis and antiretroviral therapy. Trends Microbiol. 2015 May; 23(5):289-95. PMID: 25766144.

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  • Published on 2/27/2014

    Agosto LM, Zhong P, Munro J, Mothes W. Highly active antiretroviral therapies are effective against HIV-1 cell-to-cell transmission. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Feb; 10(2):e1003982. PMID: 24586176.

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  • Published on 8/16/2013

    Sherrill-Mix S, Lewinski MK, Famiglietti M, Bosque A, Malani N, Ocwieja KE, Berry CC, Looney D, Shan L, Agosto LM, Pace MJ, Siliciano RF, O'Doherty U, Guatelli J, Planelles V, Bushman FD. HIV latency and integration site placement in five cell-based models. Retrovirology. 2013 Aug 16; 10:90. PMID: 23953889.

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  • Published on 1/7/2013

    Zhong P, Agosto LM, Ilinskaya A, Dorjbal B, Truong R, Derse D, Uchil PD, Heidecker G, Mothes W. Cell-to-cell transmission can overcome multiple donor and target cell barriers imposed on cell-free HIV. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e53138. PMID: 23308151.

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  • Published on 12/5/2012

    Zhong P, Agosto LM, Munro JB, Mothes W. Cell-to-cell transmission of viruses. Curr Opin Virol. 2013 Feb; 3(1):44-50. PMID: 23219376.

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  • Published on 7/26/2012

    Pace MJ, Graf EH, Agosto LM, Mexas AM, Male F, Brady T, Bushman FD, O'Doherty U. Directly infected resting CD4+T cells can produce HIV Gag without spreading infection in a model of HIV latency. PLoS Pathog. 2012; 8(7):e1002818. PMID: 22911005.

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