ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-110411-1
Feijoo, Carmen G.
Email: cfeijoo@unab.cl
URL: http://investigadores.anid.cl/es/public_search/researcher?id=10703
Affiliation: Feijoo Lab
Address: Fish Immunology Laboratory Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida Universidad Andres Bello Republica 330 Santiago
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Phone: 56-2-7703227
Fax: 56-2-2763802
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1128-403X


BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Degree in Biochemistry, Universidad de Concepción, Chile, 1998
PhD in Molecular Bioscience, Universidad Andres Bello, Chile, 2005
Post-doc in Developmental Biology, Universidad de Chile, Chile, 2006-2009
Assistant Professor, Universidad Andres Bello University, Chile, 2010-2015
Associate Professor, Universidad Andres Bello University, Chile, 2015-
Visiting Professor, Heidelberg University, Germany, 2016-2017
Visiting Professor, Heidelberg University, Germany, 2019


PUBLICATIONS
Solis, C.J., Hamilton, M.K., Caruffo, M., Garcia-Lopez, J.P., Navarrete, P., Guillemin, K., Feijoo, C.G. (2020) Intestinal Inflammation Induced by Soybean Meal Ingestion Increases Intestinal Permeability and Neutrophil Turnover Independently of Microbiota in Zebrafish. Frontiers in immunology. 11:1330
Avendaño-Herrera, R., Benavides, I., Espina, J.A., Soto-Comte, D., Poblete-Morales, M., Valdés, J.A., Feijóo, C.G., Reyes, A.E. (2020) Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as an animal model for bath infection by Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Journal of fish diseases. 43(5):561-570
Fehrmann-Cartes, K., Coronado, M., Hernández, A.J., Allende, M.L., Feijoo, C.G. (2019) Anti-inflammatory effects of aloe vera on soy meal-induced intestinal inflammation in zebrafish. Fish & shellfish immunology. 95:564-573
García-López, J.P., Vilos, C., Feijóo, C.G. (2019) Zebrafish, a model to develop nanotherapeutics that control neutrophils response during inflammation. Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society. 313:14-23
Coronado, M., Solis, C.J., Hernandez, P.P., Feijóo, C.G. (2019) Soybean Meal-Induced Intestinal Inflammation in Zebrafish Is T Cell-Dependent and Has a Th17 Cytokine Profile. Frontiers in immunology. 10:610
Valenzuela, M.J., Caruffo, M., Herrera, Y., Medina, D.A., Coronado, M., Feijóo, C.G., Muñoz, S., Garrido, D., Troncoso, M., Figueroa, G., Toro, M., Reyes-Jara, A., Magne, F., Navarrete, P. (2018) Evaluating the Capacity of Human Gut Microorganisms to Colonize the Zebrafish Larvae (Danio rerio).. Frontiers in microbiology. 9:1032
Bravo-Tello, K., Ehrenfeld, N., Solís, C.J., Ulloa, P.E., Hedrera, M., Pizarro-Guajardo, M., Paredes-Sabja, D., Feijóo, C.G. (2017) Effect of microalgae on intestinal inflammation triggered by soybean meal and bacterial infection in zebrafish. PLoS One. 12:e0187696
Zuñiga-Traslaviña, C., Bravo, K., Reyes, A.E., Feijóo, C.G. (2017) Cxcl8b and Cxcr2 Regulate Neutrophil Migration through Bloodstream in Zebrafish. Journal of immunology research. 2017:6530531
Caruffo, M., Navarrete, N.C., Salgado, O.A., Faúndez, N.B., Gajardo, M.C., Feijóo, C.G., Reyes-Jara, A., García, K., Navarrete, P. (2016) Protective Yeasts Control V. anguillarum Pathogenicity and Modulate the Innate Immune Response of Challenged Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Larvae.. Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 6:127
Ulloa, P.E., Solís, C.J., De la Paz, J.F., Alaurent, T.G., Caruffo, M., Hernández, A.J., Dantagnan, P., Feijóo, C.G. (2016) Lactoferrin Decreases the Intestinal Inflammation Triggered by a Soybean Meal-Based Diet in Zebrafish. Journal of immunology research. 2016:1639720
Caruffo, M., Navarrete, N., Salgado, O., Díaz, A., López, P., García, K., Feijóo, C.G., Navarrete, P. (2015) Potential probiotic yeasts isolated from the fish gut protect zebrafish (Danio rerio) from a Vibrio anguillarum challenge. Frontiers in microbiology. 6:1093
Solís, C.J., Poblete-Morales, M., Cabral, S., Valdés, J.A., Reyes, A.E., Avendaño-Herrera, R., Feijóo, C.G. (2015) Neutrophil Migration in the Activation of the Innate Immune Response to Different Flavobacterium psychrophilum Vaccines in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal of immunology research. 2015:515187
Ulloa, P.E., Medrano, J.F., Feijoo, C.G. (2014) Zebrafish as animal model for aquaculture nutrition research. Frontiers in genetics. 5:313
Galdames, J.A., Zuñiga-Traslaviña, C., Reyes, A.E., Feijóo, C.G. (2014) Gcsf-Chr19 Promotes Neutrophil Migration to Damaged Tissue through Blood Vessels in Zebrafish. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 193(1):372-8
Fuentes-Appelgren, P., Opazo, R., Barros, L., Feijoó, C.G., Urzúa, V., and Romero, J. (2014) Effect of the dietary inclusion of soybean components on the innate immune system in zebrafish. Zebrafish. 11(1):41-49
Hedrera, M.I., Galdames, J.A., Jimenez-Reyes, M.F., Reyes, A.E., Avendaño-Herrera, R., Romero, J., and Feijóo, C.G. (2013) Soybean meal induces intestinal inflammation in zebrafish larvae. PLoS One. 8(7):e69983
Espina, J., Feijoo, C.G., Solis, C., and Glavic, A. (2013) csrnp1a Is Necessary for the Development of Primitive Hematopoiesis Progenitors in Zebrafish. PLoS One. 8(1):e53858
Barros-Becker, F., Romero, J., Pulgar, A., and Feijoo, C.G. (2012) Persistent oxytetracycline exposure induces an inflammatory process that improves regenerative capacity in zebrafish larvae. PLoS One. 7(5):e36827
Feijoo, C.G., Oñate, M.G., Milla, L.A., and Palma, V.A. (2011) Sonic hedgehog (Shh)-Gli signaling controls neural progenitor cell division in the developing tectum in zebrafish. The European journal of neuroscience. 33(4):589-598
Pistocchi, A., Feijoo, C.G., Cabrera, P., Villablanca, E.J., Allende, M.L., and Cotelli, F. (2009) The zebrafish prospero homolog prox1 is required for mechanosensory hair cell differentiation and functionality in the lateral line. BMC Developmental Biology. 9:58
Feijoo, C.G., Sarrazin, A.F., Allende, M.L., and Glavic, A. (2009) Cystein-serine-rich nuclear protein 1, Axud1/Csrnp1, is essential for cephalic neural progenitor proliferation and survival in zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 238(8):2034-2043
Feijoo, C.G., Saldias, M.P., De la Paz, J.F., Gómez-Skarmeta, J.L., and Allende, M.L. (2009) Formation of posterior cranial placode derivatives requires the Iroquois transcription factor irx4a. Molecular and cellular neurosciences. 40(3):328-337
Allende, M.L., Manzanares, M., Tena, J.J., Feijoo, C.G., and Gomez-Skarmeta, J.L. (2006) Cracking the genome's second code: Enhancer detection by combined phylogenetic footprinting and transgenic fish and frog embryos. Methods (San Diego, Calif.). 39(3):212-219
de la Calle-Mustienes, E., Feijoo, C.G., Manzanares, M., Tena, J.J., Rodriguez-Seguel, E., Leticia, A., Allende, M.L., and Gomez-Skarmeta, J.L. (2005) A functional survey of the enhancer activity of conserved non-coding sequences from vertebrate Iroquois cluster gene deserts. Genome research. 15(8):1061-1072
Glavic, A., Maris Honoré, S., Gloria Feijóo, C., Bastidas, F., Allende, M.L., and Mayor, R. (2004) Role of BMP signaling and the homeoprotein iroquois in the specification of the cranial placodal field. Developmental Biology. 272(1):89-103
Feijoo, C.G., Manzanares, M., De La Calle-Mustienes, E., Gómez-Skarmeta, J.L., and Allende, M.L. (2004) The Irx gene family in zebrafish: genomic structure, evolution and initial characterization of irx5b. Development genes and evolution. 214(6):277-284

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Iturriaga M, Espinoza MB, Poblete-Morales M, Feijoo CG, Reyes AE, Molina A, Avendaño-Herrera R, Valdés JA. (2017) Cytotoxic activity of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in skeletal muscle cells of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Vet Microbiol. 210:101-106.

Avendaño-Herrera R, Maldonado JP, Tapia-Cammas D, Feijóo CG, Calleja F, Toranzo AE. (2014) PCR protocol for detection of Vibrio ordalii by amplification of the vohB (hemolysin) gene. Dis Aquat Organ. 107(3):223-234

Espejo RT., Feijoo CG., Romero J., Vasquez M. PAGE analysis of the heteroduplexes formed between PCR-amplified 16S rRNA genes: estimation of sequence similarity and rDNA complexity. 1998. Microbiology, 144, 1611-1617.


Feijoo, CG., Saldia M., de la Paz J., Gomez-Skarmeta J.L., Allende M.L. Formation of hindbrain placode derivatives requires the neural pre-pattern gene irx4a, a member of the Iroquois family of homeobox transcription factors. 2009. Mol Cell Neurosci. 40, 328-337.

Allende M.L., Tena J.J., Manzanares M., Feijoo CG., Gomez-Skarmeta J.L. Cracking the genome's second code: enhancer detection by combined phylogenetic footprinting and transgenic fish and frog embryos. 2006. Methods 39, 212-219.

De la Calle-Mustienes E., Feijoo CG, Manzanares M., Rodriguez-Seguel E., Tena J., Letizia A., Allende M.L., Gomez-Skarmeta J.L. A functional survey of conserved non-coding sequences from vertebrate Iroquois cluster gene deserts. 2006. Genome Res. 15, 1061-1072.

Glavic, A., Maris Honore, S., Feijoo CG., F. Bastidas M.L. Allende and R. Mayor. BMP signaling and the homeoprotein iroquois in the specification of the cranial placodes field. 2004. Dev Biol. 272, 89-103

Feijoo CG, Manzanares M, De La Calle-Mustienes E, Gomez-Skarmeta J.L, Allende M.L. The Irx gene family in zebrafish: genomic structure, evolution and initial characterization of irx5b. 2004. Dev Genes Evol. 214, 277-84.