Victor Castañeda-Monsalve

Ph.D Student in Microbiome Biology Group


Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department of Molecular Systems Biology
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 235 1352
Victor Castaneda

Research Network

Research Interests

  • Multi-Omics analysis of microbial communities.
  • Gut Microbiome Biology.
  • Bacterial Culture Scale-Up
  • Microbiome-Xenobiotics interactions.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2021 PhD Student in the Microbiome Biology Group
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
2019 - 2020 Research Assistant
Department of Biosciences - Universidad Nacional De Colombia
Anti-Vec - University of Glasgow
2017 - 2019 M.Sc. Biotechnology
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin.
2011 - 2016 Biological Engineering
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin.



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2024 (3)

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  • Castañeda-Monsalve V, Fröhlich L-F, Haange S-B, Homsi MN, Rolle-Kampczyk U, Fu Q, von Bergen M and Jehmlich N (2024) High-throughput screening of the effects of 90 xenobiotics on the simplified human gut microbiota model (SIHUMIx): a metaproteomic and metabolomic study. Front. Microbiol. 15:1349367.


  • Vivero-Gomez RJ, Castañeda-Monsalve VA, Atencia MC, Hoyos-Lopez R, Hurst GD, et al. (2021) Molecular phylogeny of heritable symbionts and microbiota diversity analysis in phlebotominae sand flies and Culex nigripalpus from Colombia. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15(12): e0009942.
  • Vivero, R. J., Castañeda-Monsalve, V. A., Romero, L. R., Hurst, G. D., Cadavid-Restrepo, G., & Moreno-Herrera, C. X. (2021). Gut microbiota dynamics in natural populations of pintomyia evansi under experimental infection with leishmania infantum. Microorganisms, 9(6), 1–15.


  • Castañeda-Monsalve, V. A., Junca, H., García-Bonilla, E., Montoya-Campuzano, O. I., & Moreno-Herrera, C. X. (2019). Characterization of the gastrointestinal bacterial microbiome of farmed juvenile and adult white Cachama (Piaractus brachypomus). Aquaculture, 512(April), 734325.


  • Puello-Caballero, L. P., Montoya-Campuzano, O. I., Castañeda-Monsalve, V. A., & Moreno-Murillo, L. M. (2018). Caracterización de la microbiota presente en el intestino de Piaractus brachypomus (Cachamablanca). Revista de Salud Animal, 40(2), 1–12.