Short CV/Education and training

Education

  • 2010
    European PhD in Biology. University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Cum laude. Extraordinary prize

  • 2006
    Master thesis (eq.) in Marine Biology and Aquaculture. University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

  • 2004
    Degree in Biology: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Professional record

  • Since 2020
    Postdoctoral researcher (Ramon y Cajal grant). Institute of Aquaculture Torre de la Sal (CSIC), Spain

  • 2019 – 2020
    Project management and technical support (ParaFishControl H2020) Institute of Aquaculture Torre de la Sal (CSIC), Spain

  • 2015 – 2019
    Postdoctoral researcher (incl. Juan de la Cierva grant) Institute of Aquaculture Torre de la Sal (CSIC), Spain

  • 2012 – 2014
    Postdoctoral researcher (Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, FP7) Cell Biology and Immunology group, Wageningen University, Netherlands

  • 2011 – 2012
    Postdoctoral researcher (appointed on project) Instituto de Investigaciones Alimentarias, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

  • 2008 – 2010
    PhD student (Maria Barbeito fellowship), Cell Biology, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

  • 2006 – 2007
    Laboratory technician, CETGA, Spain

  • 2003 – 2006
    Research assistant, Cell Biology, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Selected publications

  • "Genetic selection for growth drives differences in intestinal microbiota composition and parasite disease resistance in gilthead sea bream", Microbiome, In press, 2020.

  • "Passive immunization delays disease outcome in gilthead sea bream infected with Enteromyxum leei (Myxozoa), despite the moderate changes in IgM and IgT repertoire", Frontiers in Immunology, 11(581361), 2020.

  • "Acquired protective immune response in a fish-myxozoan model encompasses specific antibodies and inflammation resolution", Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 90 (349-362), 2019.

  • "Sex, Age, and Bacteria: How the Intestinal Microbiota Is Modulated in a Protandrous Hermaphrodite Fish", Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 (2512), 2019.

  • "Acting locally – affecting globally: RNA sequencing of gilthead sea bream with a mild Sparicotyle chrysophrii infection reveals effects on apoptosis, immune and hypoxia related genes", BMC Genomics, 20 (200), 2019.

  • "Hints on T cell responses in a fish-parasite model: Enteromyxum leei induces differential expression of T cell signature molecules depending on the organ and the infection status", Parasites & Vectors, 11 (443), 2018.

  • "Under control: how a dietary additive can restore the gut microbiome and proteomic profile, and improve disease resilience in a marine teleostean fish fed vegetable diets", Microbiome, 5 (164), 2017.

  • "Carp Il10 has anti-inflammatory activities on phagocytes, promotes proliferation of memory T cells, and regulates B cell differentiation and antibody secretion", Journal of Immunology, 194 (187-199), 2015.

  • "Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 Il10 inhibits inflammatory activities of carp macrophages and promotes proliferation of Igm+ B cells and memory T cells in a manner similar to carp Il10", Journal of Immunology, 195 (3694-3704), 2015.

  • "Fish immunity to scuticociliate parasites", Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 41 (248-256), 2013.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Host and viral Interleukin-10 in fish: evolution of a regulatory cytokine (FISHIL10), European Commission – IEF Marie Curie Actions – Intra-European Fellowships (IEF), FP7 Project number: 302444, Principal Investigator

  • Advanced Tools and Research Strategies for Parasite Control in European Farmed Fish, UE, H2020, Call SFS-2014-2A, grant no. 634429, Support in management and coordination

  • Study of genes involved in the epithelial and mucous cell hyperplasia occurring in gills of farmed Atlantic salmon during amoebic gill disease, Aquaexcel2020 TNA AE030036, Scientific coordination

  • Modulación de la respuesta inmunitaria del rodaballo por componentes enzimáticos del escuticociliado Philasterides dicentrarchi, Maria Barbeito 2007 Xunta de Galicia, Principal Investigator

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