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Agustín Luz-Madrigal


Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, National University of Mexico, Mexico D.F., Institute of Cellular Physiology, 2009

Current position

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Biology, University of Dayton, Dayton, USA
Center for Tissue Regeneration and Engineering at Dayton (TREND) and Department of Biology, Miami University, Oxford, OH


  1. Sampieri, A., Luz-Madrigal, A., Zepeda, J. and Vaca, L. (2015). Identification of fragments from Autographa californica polyhedrin protein essential for self-aggregation and exogenous protein incorporation. BMC Biochem 16: 5.
  2. Zhu, J., Luz-Madrigal, A., Haynes, T., Zavada, J., Burke, A. K. and Del Rio-Tsonis, K. (2014). beta-Catenin inactivation is a pre-requisite for chick retina regeneration. PLoS One 9(7): e101748.
  3. Luz-Madrigal, A., Grajales-Esquivel, E., McCorkle, A., DiLorenzo, A. M., Barbosa-Sabanero, K., Tsonis, P. A. and Del Rio-Tsonis, K. (2014). Reprogramming of the chick retinal pigmented epithelium after retinal injury. BMC Biol 12: 28.
  4. Luz-Madrigal, A., Asanov, A., Camacho-Zarco, A. R., Sampieri, A. and Vaca, L. (2013). A cholesterol recognition amino acid consensus domain in GP64 fusion protein facilitates anchoring of baculovirus to mammalian cells. J Virol 87(21): 11894-11907.
  5. Haynes, T., Luz-Madrigal, A., Reis, E. S., Echeverri Ruiz, N. P., Grajales-Esquivel, E., Tzekou, A., Tsonis, P. A., Lambris, J. D. and Del Rio-Tsonis, K. (2013). Complement anaphylatoxin C3a is a potent inducer of embryonic chick retina regeneration. Nat Commun 4: 2312.
  6. Meneses-Ruiz, D. M., Laclette, J. P., Aguilar-Diaz, H., Hernandez-Ruiz, J., Luz-Madrigal, A., Sampieri, A., Vaca, L. and Carrero, J. C. (2011). Mucosal delivery of ACNPV baculovirus driving expression of the Gal-lectin LC3 fragment confers protection against amoebic liver abscess in hamster. Int J Biol Sci 7(9): 1345-1356.
  7. Medecigo, M., Manoutcharian, K., Vasilevko, V., Govezensky, T., Munguia, M. E., Becerril, B., Luz-Madrigal, A., Vaca, L., Cribbs, D. H. and Gevorkian, G. (2010). Novel amyloid-beta specific scFv and VH antibody fragments from human and mouse phage display antibody libraries. J Neuroimmunol 223(1-2): 104-114.
  8. Acero, G., Manoutcharian, K., Vasilevko, V., Munguia, M. E., Govezensky, T., Coronas, G., Luz-Madrigal, A., Cribbs, D. H. and Gevorkian, G. (2009). Immunodominant epitope and properties of pyroglutamate-modified Abeta-specific antibodies produced in rabbits. J Neuroimmunol 213(1-2): 39-46.
  9. Luz-Madrigal, A., Clapp, C., Aranda, J. and Vaca, L. (2007). In vivo transcriptional targeting into the retinal vasculature using recombinant baculovirus carrying the human flt-1 promoter. Virol J 4: 88.
  10. Petrosyan, P., Garcia-Varela, M., Luz-Madrigal, A., Huitron, C. and Flores, M. E. (2003). Streptomyces mexicanus sp. nov., a xylanolytic micro-organism isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53(Pt 1): 269-273.
  11. Petrosyan, P., Luz-Madrigal, A., Huitrón, C. and Flores, M. E. (2002). Characterization of a xylanolytic complex from Streptomyces sp. Biotechnology letters 24(18): 1473-1476.
Protocols by Agustín Luz-Madrigal
  1. Electroporation of Embryonic Chick Eyes