Camila Mazzoni

Head of Bioinformatics, project development

Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research

Research interests:

conservation genomics, population genetics, phylogenetics, inter-specfic hybridisation and introgression, MHC genotyping

Contact info:

Phone: +49 30 83859961
E-mail: mazzoni@izw-berlin.de

Curriculum Vitae

2010 – today
Genomics Researcher at the Berlin Center for Genomics in Biodiversity Research and Senior Scientist at the Evolutionary Genetics Group, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife (IZW), Berlin – Germany
2007 – 2009PostDoctoral Researcher at the Microbial Phylogeography group, Environmental Research Institute – University College Cork, Cork – Ireland
2006 – 2007PostDoc Fellow at the Bacterial Population Genetics Group MaxPlanck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin – Germany
2003 –  2006PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Oswaldo Cruz Institution (Fiocruz), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Molecular evolution and population genetics of the period gene and multilocus analysis of introgression in sand flies”
2001 – 2003MSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Oswaldo Cruz Institution (Fiocruz), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Molecular evolution of the period gene in sand flies”
1997 – 2001BSc in Biological Sciences. University of Rio de Janeiro State, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Selected Publications

Szentiks CA, Tsangaras K, Abendroth B, Scheuch M, Stenglein MD, Wohlsein P, Heeger F, Höveler R, Chen W, Sun W, Damiani A, Nikolin V, Gruber AD, Grobbel M, Kalthoff D, Höper D, Czirják GÁ, Derisi J, Mazzoni CJ, Schüle A, Aue A, East ML, Hofer H, Beer M, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2014).

Polar Bear Encephalitis: Establishment of a Comprehensive Next-generation Pathogen Analysis Pipeline for Captive and Free-living Wildlife.

Journal of Comparative Pathology; 150(4):474-88.

Araki AS, Ferreira GE, Mazzoni CJ, Souza NA, Machado RC, Bruno RV, Peixoto AA (2013)

Multilocus analysis of divergence and introgression in sympatric and allopatric sibling species of the Lutzomyia longipalpis complex in Brazil.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(10):e2495.

Sommer S, Courtiol A, Mazzoni CJ (2013).

MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout.

BMC Genomics. 2013 Aug 9;14:542.

Mayer J, Tsangaras K, Heeger F, Avila-Arcos M, Stenglein MD, Chen W, Sun W, Mazzoni CJ, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2013).

A novel endogenous betaretrovirus group characterized from polar bears (Ursus maritimus) and giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca).

Virology 443(1):1-10.

Dadheech PK, Glöckner G, Casper P, Kotut K, Mazzoni CJ, Mbedi S, Krienitz L (2013).

Cyanobacterial diversity in the hot spring, pelagic and benthic habitats of a tropical soda lake.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2013 Aug;85(2):389-401. doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12128. Epub 2013 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 23586739.

Mazzoni CJ*, Mayer J*, Greenwood AD (2012).

Comparing PreXMRV-2 gag sequence diversity in laboratory and wild mice using deep sequencing.

Virus Research. 169(1):30-7.

Azevedo RVDM, Dias DBS, Bretas JAC, Mazzoni CJ, Souza NA, Albano RM, Wagner G, Davila AMR, Peixoto AA (2012).

The Transcriptome of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) Male Reproductive Organs.

PloS ONE 7(3)e34495.

Laukkanen-Ninios R, Didelot X, Jolley K A, Morelli G, Sangal V, Kristo P, Brehony C, Imori PFM, Fukushima H , Siitonen A , Tseneva G , Voskressenskaya E, Falcao JP, Korkeala, H, Maiden MCJ , Mazzoni C, Carniel E , Skurnik M, Achtman M (2011).

Population structure of the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis complex according to multilocus sequence typing.

Environmental Microbiology. 13(12):3114-3127.

Mazzoni CJ*, Morelli G*, Song Y*, Eppinger M*, Roumagnac P, Wagner DM, Feldkamp M, Kusecek B, Vogler AJ, Li Y, Cui Y, Thomson NR, Jombart T, Leblois R, Lichtner P, Rahalison L, Petersen JM, Balloux F, Keim P, Wirth T, Ravel J, Yang R, Carniel E & Achtman M (2010).

Phylogenetic diversity and historical patterns of pandemic spread of Yersinia pestis.

Nature Genetics 42:1140-3.

Sangal, V, Harbottle, H, Mazzoni, CJ, Helmuth, R, Guerra, B, Didelot, X, Paglietti, B, Rabsch, W, Brisse, S, Weill, FX, Roumagnac, P, Achtman, M (2010).

Evolution and population structure of Salmonella enterica serovar Newport.

Journal of Bacteriology 192:6465-76.

Song, Y, Roumagnac, P, Weill, FX, Wain, J, Dolecek, C, Mazzoni, CJ, Holt, KE and Achtman, M (2010).

A multiplex single nucleotide polymorphism typing assay for detecting mutations that result in decreased fluoroquinolone susceptibility in Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A.

J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 65: 1631–1641.

Rona LD, Carvalho-Pinto CJ, Mazzoni CJ, Peixoto AA (2010).

Estimation of divergence time between two sibling species of the Anopheles (Kerteszia) cruzii complex using a multilocus approach.

BMC Evol Biol. 10:91.

Holt, KE, Parkhill J, Mazzoni CJ, Roumagnac P, Weill FX, Goodhead I, Rance R, Baker S, Maskell DJ, Wain J, Dolecek C, Achtman M, Dougan G (2008).

High-throughput sequencing provides insights into genome variation and evolution in Salmonella Typhi.

Nature Genetics 40:987-93.

Mazzoni CJ, Araki AS, Ferreira GEM, Azevedo RVDM, Barbujani G, Peixoto AA (2008).

Multilocus analysis of introgression between two sand fly vectors of leishmaniasis.

BMC Evol Biol. 8:141.

Mazzoni CJ, Souza NA, Andrade-Coelho C Kyriacou C P, Peixoto AA (2006).

Molecular polymorphism, differentiation and introgression in the period gene between Lutzomyia intermedia and Lutzomyia whitmani (Diptera: Psychodidae).

BMC Evol Biol. 6:85.

Davila AMR, Lorenzini DM, Mendes PN, Satake TS, Sousa GR, Campos LM, Mazzoni CJ, Wagner GW, Pires PF, Grisard EC, Cavalcantis MCR, Campos MLM (2005).

GARSA: Genomic Analysis Resources for Sequence Annotation.

Bioinformatics. 21:4302-4303.

Mazzoni, CJ, Gomes, CA, Souza, NA, Queiroz, RG, Justiniano, SCB, Ward, RD, Kyriacou, CP, Peixoto, AA (2002).

Molecular evolution of the period gene in sandflies.

Journal of Molecular Evolution. 55(5):553-62.