Departament de Ciències Bàsiques



Perfil del professor

Ciències Bàsiques, DEPARTAMENT DE CIÈNCIES BÀSIQUES. Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Formació acadèmica

Doctora en Microbiología Ambiental, Universitat de Barcelona
Màster Universitari en Biologia del Desenvolupament i Genètica, Universitat de Barcelona
Llicenciada en Biotecnología, Universitat de Vic

Experiència professional

Post-Doctoral researcher at Group of litoral biological Process, at Department of Marine Biology and Oceanography. At Institut de Ciencies del Mar, CMIMA (CSIC)

NGS Techniques Reveal a High Diversity of RNA Viral Pathogens and Papillomaviruses in Fresh Produce and Irrigation Water. Itarte M, Martínez-Puchol S, Forés E, Hundesa A, Timoneda N, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R, Rusiñol M. Foods. 2021; 10(8):1820. doi: 10.3390/foods10081820.
Host preferences of coexisting Perkinsea parasitoids during coastal dinoflagellate blooms. Reñé A, Timoneda N, Sampedro N, Alacid E, Gallisai R, Gordi J, Fernández-Valero AD, Pernice MC, Flo E, Garcés E. Mol Ecol, 2021. doi: 10.1111/mec.15895. Rapid identification, capsular typing and molecular characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae by using whole genome nanopore sequencing. Garcia-Garcia S, Perez-Arguello A, Henares D, Timoneda N, Muñoz-Almagro C. BMC Microbiology volume, 2020. doi: 10.1186/s12866-020- 02032-x.
Implementation and integration of microbial source tracking in a river watershed monitoring pla. Ballesté E, Demeter K, Masterson B, Timoneda N, Sala-Comorera L, Meijer WG. Science of The Total Environment, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139573
Characterisation of the sewage virome: comparison of NGS tools and occurrence of significant pathogens. Martínez-Puchol S, Rusiñol M, Fernández-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Itarte M, Andrés C, Antón A, Abril JF, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S. The science of the total Environment, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136604

Metagenomic analysis of viruses, bacteria and protozoa in irrigation water. Rusiñol M, Martínez-Puchol S, Timoneda N, Fernández-Cassi X, Pérez-Cataluña A, Fernández-Bravo A, Moreno-Mesonero L, Moreno Y, Alonso JL, Figueras MJ, Abril JF, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R. International
Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2020.doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2019.113440

Quito's virome: Metagenomic analysis of viral diversity in urban streams of Ecuador's capital city. Guerrero-Latorre L, Romero B, Bonifaz E, Timoneda N, Rusiñol M, Girones R, Rios-Touma B. Science of The Total Environment. Volume 645, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.213
Metagenomics for the study of viruses in urban sewage as a tool in public health surveillance.Fernandez-Cassi X*, Timoneda N*, Martínez-Puchol S, Rusiñol M, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Figuerola N, Bofill-Mas S, Abril JF, Girones R. Science of the Total Environment, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.249
Identification of sapovirus GV.2, astrovirus VA3 and novel anelloviruses in serum from patients with acute hepatitis of unknown etiology. E. Gonzales-Gustavson E*, Timoneda N*, Fernandez- Cassi X, Caballero A, Abril JF, Buti M, Rodriguez-Frias F, Girones R. PLOS ONE, 2017. doi:

A metagenomic assessment of viral contamination on fresh parsley plants irrigated with fecally tained river water. X. Fernandez-Cassi*, N. Timoneda*, E. Gonzales-Gustavsona, J.F. Abril, S. Bofill-Mas, R. Girones. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.06.001
Evaluation of Methods for the Concentration and Extraction of Viruses from Sewage in the Contextof Metagenomic Sequencing. Hjelmsø MH, Hellmér M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Lukjancenko O, Seidel M, Elsässer D, Aarestrup FM, Löfström C, Bofill-Mas S, Abril JF, Girones R, Schultz AC. PloS ONE, 2017.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170199
Evidence of viral dissemination and seasonality in a Mediterranean river catchment: Implications for water pollution management. Rusiñol M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Carratalà A, Abril JF, Silvera C, Figueras MJ, Gelati E, Rodó X, Kay D, Wyn-Jones P, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.
Journal of Environmental Management, 2015.doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.05.019
Health risks derived from consumption of lettuces irrigated with tertiary effluent containing norovirus. H. Sales-Ortells, X. Fernandez-Cassi, N. Timoneda, W. Dürig, R. Girones, G. Medema. Food Research International, 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2014.08.018