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Victoria Mesa

Country of origin: Colombia Currently in: France, Marseille General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background


2017 Doctorate Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Bioinformatics Molecular microbiology

Research Keywords: 
Gut Microbiota
Omics technology

Publications resulting from Research: 

Core-genome multilocus sequence typing and core-SNP analysis of Clostridium neonatale strains isolated
in different spatio-temporal settings. Mesa V, Delannoy J, Ferraris L, Diancourt L, Mazuet C, Barbut F,
Aires J. Microbiology Spectrum (2023)

Digestion and gut-microbiota fermentation of cocoa melanoidins: An in vitro study. Peña-Correa RF,
Wang Z, Mesa V, Mogol B, Martínez-Galán JP, Fogliano V. Journal of Functional Foods (2023)

Revealing the beneficial effects of a dairy infant formula on the gut microbiota of early childhood children
with autistic spectrum disorder using static and SHIME® fermentation models. Gomes de Oliveira L,
Rodrigues Clementino J, Kawata Salgaço M, Alexandrino de Oliveira SP, Dos Santos Lima M, Mesa V, Leite
de Souza E, Vinderola CG, Magnani M, Sivieri K. Food & Function (2023)

Impact of Lactobacillus acidophilus—La5 on Composition and Metabolism of the Intestinal Microbiota of
Type 2 Diabetics (T2D) and Healthy Individuals Using a Microbiome Model. Kawata Salgaço M, Lopes de
Oliveira F, Sartoratto A, Mesa V, Pinto Alves Mayer M and Sivieri K. Fermentation (2023)

Maternal Diet May Modulate Breast Milk Microbiota-A Case Study in a Group of Colombian Women.
Londoño-Sierra DC, Mesa V, Correa Guzmán N, Bolívar Parra L, Montoya-Campuzano O, Restrepo-Mesa
SL. Microorganisms (2023)

Exploring the Association between Citrus Nutraceutical Eriocitrin and Metformin for Improving Pre-
Diabetes in a Dynamic Microbiome Model. Cesar T, Mateus Kawata Salgaço, Mesa V, Sartoratto A, Sivieri
K. Pharmaceuticals (2023)

Exploring the Potential of Lactobacillus helveticus R0052 and Bifidobacterium longum R0175 as Promising
Psychobiotics Using SHIME. Lopes De Oliveira F, Kawata Salgaço M, Toscano de Oliveira M, Mesa V,
Sartoratto A, Medeiros Peregrino A, Santos Ramos W, Sivieri K. Nutrients (2023)

Infant formula with 2’-FL + LNnT positively modulates the infant gut microbiome: an in vitro study using
Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem model. Merini K, Salgaço MK, Mesa V, Martins E, Moreno T, Vilar
P, Manzatti N, Sartoratto A, Lazarini T, Sivieri K. (2023). International Dairy Journal

Gut Microbiota Diversity of Preterm Neonates Is Associated With Clostridioides difficile Colonization.
Couturier J, Lepage P, Jolivet S, Delannoy J, Mesa V, Ancel P-Y, Rozé C, Butel M-J, Barbut F, Aires J. (2022).
Frontiers Cell. Infect. Microbiol.

Core-, pan-, and accessory genome analyses of Clostridium neonatale: insights into genetic diversity.
Mesa V, Monot M, Ferraris L, Popoff M, Mazuet C, Barbut F, Delannoy J, Dupuy B, Butel M-J, Aires J.
(2022). Microbial Genomics

Gut microbiota alterations in critically ill older patients. A multicenter study. Mesa V, Valdés-Duque BE,
Giraldo-Giraldo NA, Jailler-R AM, Giraldo-Villa A, Acevedo-Castaño I, Yepes-M MA, Barbosa-Barbosa J,
Agudelo-Ochoa GM. (2022). BMC Geriatrics

Bacterial inoculant-assisted phytoremediation affects trace element uptake and metabolite content in
Salix atrocinerea. Navazas A, Mesa V, Thijs S, Fuente-Maqueda F, Vangronsveld J, Pelaez AI, Cuypers A,
Gonzalez A. (2022). Science of the Total Environment

Changes in the gut microbiota of critically ill patients with sepsis one week after admission to the
intensive care unit. Jaillier-Ramírez AM, Valdés-Duque BE, Giraldo-Giraldo NA, Mesa V, Barbosa-Barbosa
J, Yepes-Molina M, Agudelo-Ochoa GM. (2022). Acta Colombiana de Cuidado Intensivo

Spirulina platensis biomass enhances the proliferation rate of Lactobacillus acidophilus 5 (La-5) and
combined with La-5 impact the gut microbiota of medium-age healthy individuals through an in vitro gut
microbiome model. Barros de Medeiros PV, Kawata Salgaço M, Colombo Pimentel T, Rodrigues da Silva
CT, Sartoratto A, dos Santos Lima M, da Costa LC, Mesa V, Sivieri K. (2021). Food Research International

Enzymatic synthesis of capric acid-rich structured lipids and their effects on mice with high-fat dietinduced
obesity. Martínez-Galán J P, Ontibón-Echeverri C M, Campos Costa M, Batista Duarte A, Guerso
Batista V, Mesa V, Monti R, Veloso de Paula A; Martins Baviera A. (2021). Food Research International

Effect of probiotic, prebiotic, and synbiotic on the gut microbiota of autistic children using an in vitro gut
microbiome model. Rocha Faria Duque A L, Demarqui F M, Marchi Santoni M, Zanelli C F, Tallarico Adorno
M A, Milenkovic D, Mesa V, Sivieri K. (2021). Food Research International

Viruses in extreme environments, current overview, and biotechnological potential. Review. Gil JF, Mesa
V, Estrada-Ortiz N, Lopez-Obando M, Gomez A and Placido J. (2021). Viruses

Determinants and prediction of ester-hydrolase substrate promiscuity patterns. Martínez-Martínez M,
Coscolín C, Santiago G, Chow J, Stogios P, Bargiela R, Gertler C, Navarro J, Thies S, Méndez-García C,
Chernikova T N, Del Pozo M V, Hai T, Popovic A, Brown G, Cui H, Xu X, Nocek B, Bollinger A, Distaso MA,
García P, Stokke R, Steen I H, García-Moyano A, Elin G, Mesa V, Peláez AI, Sánchez J, Buchholz P, Pleiss J,
Golyshina OV, Fernandez-Guerra A, Koch R, Yakimov MM, Savchenko A, Jaeger K E, Guallar V, Yakunin
AF, Streit W, Golyshin PN and Ferrer M. (2018). ACS Chemical Biology Journal.

Use of endophytic and rhizosphere bacteria to improve phytoremediation of arsenic-contaminated
industrial soils by autochthonous Betula celtiberica. Mesa V, Navazas A, González-Gil R, González A,
Weyens N, Lauga B, Gallego J L R, Sánchez J and Peláez A I. (2017). Applied and Environmental

Bacterial, Archaeal, and Eukaryotic Diversity across Distinct Microhabitats in an Acid Mine Drainage.
Mesa V, Gallego J L R, González-Gil R, Lauga B, Sánchez J, Méndez-García C and Peláez A I. (2017).
Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 1756

Microbial diversity and metabolic networks in acid mine drainage habitats. Méndez-García C, Peláez A I,
Mesa V, Sánchez J, Golyshina O V and Ferrer M. (2015). Frontiers in Microbiology, 6: 475
Microbial stratification in low pH oxic and suboxic macroscopic growths along an acid mine drainage.

Méndez-García C, Mesa V, Sprenger R R, Richter M, Diez M S, Solano J, Bargiela R, Golyshina O V, Manteca
A, Ramos J L, Gallego J R, Llorente I, Martins dos Santos V A P, Jensen ON, Peláez A I, Sánchez J and Ferrer
M. (2014). The ISME Journal, 8: 1259–74

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Associate Professor. Université Paris Cité

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jun 2017
Early Career Scientist Grant Award. FEMS (Federation of European Microbiological Societies)
Apr 2017
PhD Thesis Excellent Cum Laude
Sep 2012
PhD scholarship. Colombian Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation(COLCIENCIAS)

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