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Hire Dr. José Luis Villanueva-Cañas
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Computational Biologist, PhD

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Consulting Technical consulting
Writing News article, Educational content
Data science & analysis Simple data analysis, Complex data analysis, Algorithm design, Data visualization
Work Experience

Bioinformatics specialist

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

November 2019 - Present

Associate Professor

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

October 2019 - Present

Associate professor

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

September 2018 - Present

Postdoc

Centre de Regulació Genòmica

April 2018 - November 2019

Postdoctoral researcher

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Departament de Ciences Experimentals i de la Salut Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva i Sistemes Complexos

March 2016 - December 2017

PhD Student

Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

September 2012 - September 2015

Education

PhD Biomedical Sciences

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

September 2011 - November 2015

MsC Bioinformatics (Biomedicina)

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

2010 - 2012

Licenciatura en Biologia (Biology)

Universitat de Barcelona

- 2010

Certifications
  • Certification details not provided.
Publications
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José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Eva Gonzalez-Roca, Aitor Gastaminza Unanue, Esther Titos, Miguel Julián Martínez Yoldi, Andrea Vergara Gómez, Joan Antón Puig Butillé(2020). {ROBOCOV}: An affordable open-source robotic platform for {SARS}-{CoV}-2 testing by {RT}-{qPCR} . Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Jorge Ruiz-Orera, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, William Blevins, M.Mar Albà(2017). De novo gene evolution: How do we transition from non-coding to coding? . {PeerJ}
Jorge Ruiz-Orera, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, William Blevins, M.Mar Albà(2017). De novo gene evolution: How do we transition from non-coding to coding? . {PeerJ}
Jorge Ruiz-Orera, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, William Blevins, M.Mar Albà(2017). How do we transition from non-coding to coding? . {PeerJ}
Jose Luis Villanueva-Canas, Jorge Ruiz-Orera, Isabel Agea, Maria Gallo, David Andreu, Mar Alba (2016). New genes and functional innovation in mammals .
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Katherine E. Pickup, Felicitas Pardow, José Carbonell-Caballero, Antonios Lioutas, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Roni H. G. Wright, Miguel Beato (2019). Expression of Oncogenic Drivers in 3D Cell Culture Depends on Nuclear ATP Synthesis by NUDT5 . Cancers.
Katherine Pickup, Felicitas Pardow, José Carbonell-Caballero, Antonios Lioutas, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Roni Wright, Miguel Beato (2019). Expression of Oncogenic Drivers in 3D Cell Culture Depends on Nuclear ATP Synthesis by NUDT5 . Cancers.
Rech, G.E., Bogaerts-Márquez, M., Barrón, M.G., Merenciano, M., Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Horváth, V., Fiston-Lavier, A.-S., Luyten, I., Venkataram, S., Quesneville, H., et al.(2019). Stress response, behavior, and development are shaped by transposable element-induced mutations in Drosophila . PLoS Genetics. 15. (2).
Le Dily, F., Vidal, E., Cuartero, Y., Quilez, J., Nacht, A.S., Vicent, G.P., Carbonell-Caballero, J., Sharma, P., Le Dily, F., Vidal, E., et al.(2019). Hormone-control regions mediate steroid receptor–dependent genome organization . Genome Research. 29. (1). p. 29-39.
Jorge Ruiz-Orera, Pol Verdaguer-Grau, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Xavier Messeguer, M. Mar Albà(2018). Translation of neutrally evolving peptides provides a basis for de novo gene evolution . Nature Ecology {\&} Evolution. 2. (5). p. 890--896. Springer Nature
Sheena L. Faherty, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Marina B. Blanco, M. Mar Albà, Anne D. Yoder(2018). Transcriptomics in the wild: Hibernation physiology in free-ranging dwarf lemurs . Molecular Ecology. 27. (3). p. 709--722. Wiley
François Le Dily, Enrique Vidal, Yasmina Cuartero, Javier Quilez, A. Silvina Nacht, Guillermo P. Vicent, José Carbonell-Caballero, Priyanka Sharma, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Roberto Ferrari, et al.(2018). Hormone-control regions mediate steroid receptor{\textendash}dependent genome organization . Genome Research. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Ruiz-Orera, J., Verdaguer-Grau, P., Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Messeguer, X., Albà, M.M.(2018). Translation of neutrally evolving peptides provides a basis for de novo gene evolution . Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2. (5). p. 890-896.
Faherty, S.L., Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Blanco, M.B., Albà, M.M., Yoder, A.D.(2018). Transcriptomics in the wild: Hibernation physiology in free-ranging dwarf lemurs . Molecular Ecology. 27. (3). p. 709-722.
José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Jorge Ruiz-Orera, M. Isabel Agea, Maria Gallo, David Andreu, M. Mar Albà(2017). New Genes and Functional Innovation in Mammals . Genome Biology and Evolution. 9. (7). p. 1886--1900. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Rech, G.E., de Cara, M.A.R., González, J.(2017). Beyond SNPs: how to detect selection on transposable element insertions . Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 8. (6). p. 728-737.
Villanueva-Ca{\~{n}}as, Jos{\'{e}} Luis and Rech, Gabriel E. and de Cara, Maria Angeles Rodriguez and Gonz{\'{a}}lez, Josefa(2017). Beyond SNPs: how to detect selection on transposable element insertions . Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 8. (6). p. 728--737.
Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Ruiz-Orera, J., Agea, M.I., Gallo, M., Andreu, D., Albà, M.M.(2017). New genes and functional innovation in mammals . Genome Biology and Evolution. 9. (7). p. 1886-1900.
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G{\"{o}}therstr{\"{o}}m, A(2016). Extreme genomic erosion after recurrent demographic bottlenecks in the highly endangered Iberian lynx . Genome Biology. 17. (1). p. 251. BioMed Central
Sheena L. Faherty, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Peter H. Klopfer, M. Mar Albà, Anne D. Yoder(2016). Gene expression profiling in the hibernating primate,Cheirogaleus medius . Genome Biol Evol. p. evw163. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Vartia, Salla and Villanueva-Ca{\~{n}}as, Jos{\'{e}} L. and Finarelli, John and Farrell, Edward D. and Collins, Patrick C. and Hughes, Graham M. and Carlsson, Jeanette E. L. and Gauthier, David T. and McGinnity, Philip and Cross, Thomas F. and FitzGerald, Richard D. and Mirimin, Luca and Crispie, Fiona and Cotter, Paul D. and Carlsson, Jens(2016). A novel method of microsatellite genotyping-by-sequencing using individual combinatorial barcoding . Royal Society Open Science. 3. (1). p. 150565. The Royal Society
Faherty, S.L., Luis Villanueva-Cañas, J., Klopfer, P.H., Albà, M.M., Yoder, A.D.(2016). Gene expression profiling in the hibernating primate, Cheirogaleus medius . Genome Biology and Evolution. 8. (8).
Abascal, F., Corvelo, A., Cruz, F., Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Vlasova, A., Marcet-Houben, M., Martínez-Cruz, B., Cheng, J.Y., Prieto, P., Quesada, V., et al.(2016). Extreme genomic erosion after recurrent demographic bottlenecks in the highly endangered Iberian lynx . Genome Biology. 17. (1).
Vartia, S., Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Finarelli, J., Farrell, E.D., Collins, P.C., Hughes, G.M., Carlsson, J.E.L., Gauthier, D.T., McGinnity, P., Vartia, S., et al.(2016). A novel method of microsatellite genotyping-by-sequencing using individual combinatorial barcoding . Royal Society Open Science. 3. (1).
Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Faherty, S.L., Yoder, A.D., Albà, M.M.(2014). Comparative genomics of mammalian hibernators using gene networks . Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54. (3). p. 452-462.
Villanueva-Cañas, J.L., Laurie, S., Albà, M.M.(2013). Improving genome-wide scans of positive selection by using protein isoforms of similar length . Genome Biology and Evolution. 5. (2). p. 457-467.
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Jorge Ruiz-Orera, Pol Verdaguer-Grau, José Luis Villanueva-Cañas, Xavier Messeguer, M Mar Albà(2016). Functional and non-functional classes of peptides produced by long non-coding {RNAs} . Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press