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Olga Lucia Baron


Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Strasbourg, France, 2012

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher, Insect Defense Team - French National Institute of Agricultural Research, Sophia Antipolis, France


  1. Baron, O. L., Reichhart, J. M., Ponchet, M. and Coustau, C. (2013). Anti-oomycete activity of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) Binding Proteins/Bactericidal Permeability-Increasing proteins. Patent WO/2013/120619.
  2. Baron, O. L., van West, P., Industri, B., Ponchet, M., Dubreuil, G., Gourbal, B., Reichhart, J. M. and Coustau, C. (2013). Parental transfer of the antimicrobial protein LBP/BPI protects Biomphalaria glabrata eggs against oomycete infections. PLoS Pathog 9(12): e1003792.
  3. Ocampo, C. B., Caicedo, P. A., Jaramillo, G., Ursic Bedoya, R., Baron, O., Serrato, I. M., Cooper, D. M. and Lowenberger, C. (2013). Differential expression of apoptosis related genes in selected strains of Aedes aegypti with different susceptibilities to dengue virus. PLoS One 8(4): e61187.
  4. Caicedo, P., Baron, O. L., Mina, J. and Ocampo, C. (2013). Selection of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) strains that are susceptible or refractory to Dengue-2 virus. The Canadian Entomologist 145(03).
  5. Deleury, E., Dubreuil, G., Elangovan, N., Wajnberg, E., Reichhart, J. M., Gourbal, B., Duval, D., Baron, O. L., Gouzy, J. and Coustau, C. (2012). Specific versus non-specific immune responses in an invertebrate species evidenced by a comparative de novo sequencing study. PLoS One 7(3): e32512.
  6. Baron, O. L., Ursic-Bedoya, R. J., Lowenberger, C. A. and Ocampo, C. B. (2010). Differential gene expression from midguts of refractory and susceptible lines of the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, infected with Dengue-2 virus. J Insect Sci 10: 41.
Protocols by Olga Lucia Baron
  1. Protein-lipid Interaction Analysis by Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR)