ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-170208-7
Varela, Monica
Email: m.varela@biology.leidenuniv.nl
Affiliation: Meijer Lab
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0215-9173


Muñoz-Sánchez, S., Varela, M., van der Vaart, M., Meijer, A.H. (2023) Using Zebrafish to Dissect the Interaction of Mycobacteria with the Autophagic Machinery in Macrophages. Biology. 12(6):
Zhang, R., Varela, M., Forn-Cuní, G., Torraca, V., van der Vaart, M., Meijer, A.H. (2020) Deficiency in the autophagy modulator Dram1 exacerbates pyroptotic cell death of Mycobacteria-infected macrophages. Cell Death & Disease. 11:277
Forn-Cuní, G., Meijer, A.H., Varela, M. (2019) Zebrafish in Inflammasome Research. Cells. 8(8)
Novoa, B., Pereiro, P., López-Muñoz, A., Varela, M., Forn-Cuní, G., Anchelin, M., Dios, S., Romero, A., Martinez-López, A., Medina-Gali, R.M., Collado, M., Coll, J., Estepa, A., Cayuela, M.L., Mulero, V., Figueras, A. (2019) Rag1 immunodeficiency-induced early aging and senescence in zebrafish are dependent on chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. Aging Cell. 18(5):e13020
Zhang, R., Varela, M., Vallentgoed, W., Forn-Cuni, G., van der Vaart, M., Meijer, A.H. (2019) The selective autophagy receptors Optineurin and p62 are both required for zebrafish host resistance to mycobacterial infection. PLoS pathogens. 15:e1007329
Travin, D., Popov, I., Guler, A.T., Medvedev, D., van der Plas-Duivesteijn, S., Varela, M., Kolder, I.C.R.M., Meijer, A.H., Spaink, H.P., Palmblad, M. (2017) COMICS: Cartoon Visualization of Omics Data in Spatial Context using Anatomical Ontologies. Journal of Proteome Research. 17(1):739-744
Varela, M., Figueras, A., Novoa, B. (2017) Modelling viral infections using zebrafish: Innate immune response and antiviral research. Antiviral Research. 139:59-68
García-Valtanen, P., Martínez-López, A., López-Muñoz, A., Bello-Perez, M., Medina-Gali, R.M., Ortega-Villaizán, M.D., Varela, M., Figueras, A., Mulero, V., Novoa, B., Estepa, A., Coll, J. (2017) Zebra Fish Lacking Adaptive Immunity Acquire an Antiviral Alert State Characterized by Upregulated Gene Expression of Apoptosis, Multigene Families, and Interferon-Related Genes. Frontiers in immunology. 8:121