Andrés Moya

Unidad Mixta de Investigación en Genómica y Salud de la Fundación para el Fomento de la Investigación Sanitaria y Biomédica de la Comunitat Valenciana (FISABIO) - Universitat de València (Instituto Cavanilles de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva)

e-mail: andres.moya@uv.es
e-mail: moya_and@gva.es

phone: +34 96 354 3480 (UVEG)
phone: +34 96 192 5951 (FISABIO-Salud Pública)

Position

Education

  • 1988      Ph.D. (Philosophy), University of Valencia
  • 1983      Ph.D. (Genetics), University of Valencia

Major research interests

  • My research interests focus on the understanding of the evolution of living beings

Current research projects

  • Evolutionary genomics of bacterial endosymbionts
  • Genomics of human pathogens
  • Microbiome in eukaryotes

Recent publications

  • M. Dzunkovà, G. D’Auria, H. Xu, J. Huang, Y. Duan, A. Moya, C.P. Kelly, and X. Chen. The monoclonal antitoxin antibodies (actoxumab-bezlotoxumab) treatment facilitates normalization of the gut microbiota of mice with Clostridium difficile infection. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol, 6:119. 2016.
  • M. Džunková, A. Moya, J. Vázquez-Castellanos, A. Artacho, X. Chen, C. Kelly, and Giuseppe D'Auria. Active and secretory IgA-coated bacterial fractions elucidate the dysbiosis in Clostridium difficile infection. mSPHERE 1: e00101-16. 2016.
  • M.J. Gosalbes, J.F. Vázquez-Castellanos, C. Angebault, P.L Woerther, E. Ruppé, M.L. Ferrús, A. Latorre, A. Andremont, and A. Moya. Carriage of enterobacteria producing extended spectrum beta-lactamases and composition of the gut microbiota in an Amerindian community. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 60:507-514. 2016.
  • A. Klein, L. Schrader, R. Gil, A. Manzano-Marín, L. Flórez, D. Wheeler, J. Werren, A. Latorre, J. Heinze, M. Kaltenpoth, A. Moya, and J. Oettler. A novel intracellular mutualistic bacterium in the invasive ant Cardiocondyla obscurior. The ISME Journal 10:376-388. 2016.
  • F.X. López-Labradora, A. Natividad-Sanchoa, M. Pisarevad, A. Komissarovd, K. Salvatierraa, A. Fadeevd,A. Moya, M. Grudinind, J. Díez-Domingo, O. Afanasieva, N. Konovalovad, A. Somininad, and J. Puig-Barberà. Genetic characterization of influenza viruses from influenza-related hospital admissions in the St. Petersburg and Valencia sites of the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network during the 2013/14influenza season. Journal of Clinical Virology 84:32-38. 2016.
  • A. Moya. Filosofía, ciencia y biología sintética. Isegoría 55:659-664. 2016.
  • A. Moya and M. Ferrer. Functional redundancy-induced stability of gut microbiota subjected to disturbance. Trends in Microbiology 24:402-413. 2016.
  • A. Oceguera-Figueroa, A. Manzano-Marín, S. Kvist, A. Moya, M.E. Siddall, and A. Latorre. Comparative mitogenomics of leeches (Annelida: Clitellata): genome conservation and Placobdella-specific trnD gene duplication. PLoS One 11: e0155441. 2016.
  • M. Rossi, D. Martínez-Martínez, A. Amaretti, A. Ulrici, S. Raimondi, and A. Moya. Mining metagenomic whole genome sequences revealed subdominant but constant Lactobacillus population in the human gut microbiota. Environmental Microbiology Reports 8:399-406. 2016.
  • S. Serrano-Villar, D. Rojo, M. Martínez-Martínez, S. Deusch, J.F. Vázquez-Castellanos, R. Bargiela, T. Sainz, M. Vera, S. Moreno, V. Estrada, M.J. Gosalbes, A. Latorre, J. Seifert, C. Barbas, A. Moya and M. Ferrer. Gut bacteria metabolism impacts immune recovery in HIV-infected individuals. eBioMedicine 8:203-216. 2016.
  • S. Serrano-Villar, D. Rojo, M. Martínez-Martínez, S. Deusch, J.F. Vázquez-Castellanos, T. Sainz, M. Vera, S. Moreno, V. Estrada, M.J. Gosalbes, A. Latorre, A. Margolles, J. Seifert, C. Barbas, A. Moya and M. Ferrer. HIV infection results in metabolic alterations in the gut microbiota different from those induced by other diseases. Scientific Reports 6:26192. 2016.
  • L. Millares, G. Bermudo, V. Pérez-Brocal, C. Domingo, M. Garcia-Nuñez, X. Pomares, A. Moya, and E. Monsó. The respiratory microbiome in bronchial mucosa and secretions from severe IgE-mediated asthma patients. BMC Microbiology 17:20. 2017.

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Courses taught

  • Biological Evolution (Grade in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences)
  • Biology (Grade in Biotechnology)
  • Tree of Life (Grade in Biology)
  • Evolution (Master Bioinformatics)

Scientific Societies

  • President of the Spanish Society of Evolutionary Biology (SESBE)

 

Complete list of publications and teaching activities

Books

Evolutionary Genetics Group (Cavanilles Institute)

Genomics and Health Area (FISABIO-Salud Pública)

 

 

Mailing address

Instituto Cavanilles de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva
Universitat de València
C/ Catedrático José Beltrán 2
46980 Paterna (Valencia)
Spain

Fundación para el Fomento de la Investigación Sanitaria y Biomédica
de la Comunitat Valenciana (FISABIO-Salud Pública)
Avenida de Cataluña 21
46020 València, Spain