Dr Alberto Amarilla Ortiz

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
a.amarillaortiz@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52485

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor in Sciences, University of Sao Paulo
  • Master in Science, University of Sao Paulo
  • Bachelor of Sciences, University of Sau Paulo

Publications

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Amarilla, Alberto A., Peng, Nias Y. G., Griffiths, Rebecca E., Carrera, Julio, Freney, Morgan E., Nakayama, Eri, Ogawa, Shinya, Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Nanyonga, Faith Elizabeth, Torres, Francisco J., Slonchak, Andrii, Periasamy, Parthiban, Prow, Natalie A., Tang, Bing, Harrison, Jessica, Hobson-Peters, Jody, Cuddihy, Thom, Cooper-White, Justin, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Mackenzie, Jason M., Wolvetang, Ernst, Bloom, Jesse D., Suhrbier, Andreas and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2019) Determinants of Zika virus host tropism uncovered by deep mutational scanning. Nature Microbiology, 4 5: 876-887. doi:10.1038/s41564-019-0399-4

  • Amarilla, Alberto A, Santos-Junior, Nilton Nascimento, Figueiredo, Mario Luis, Luiz, Joao Paulo Mesquita, Fumagalli, Marcilio Jorge, Colón, David F, Lippi, Veronica, Alfonso, Helda Liz, Lima-Junior, Djalma S, Trabuco, Amanda C, Spinieli, Richard L, Desidera, Amanda C, Leite-Panissi, Christie R A, Lauretti, Flávio, Mendoza, Silvia Elena Sánchez, Silva, Cleide Lúcia Araújo, Rego, Eduardo Magalhaes, Galvao-Lima, Leonardo J, Bassi, Gabriel S, Penharvel Martíns, Sandra L B, Manrique, Wilson Gomez, Alves-Filho, José Carlos, Cunha, Fernando Q, Peng, Nias Y G, Modhiran, Naphak, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Khromykh, Alexander A, Figueiredo, Luiz T M and Aquino, Victor H (2019) CCR2 plays a protective role in Rocio virus–induced encephalitis by promoting macrophage infiltration into the brain. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, . doi:10.1093/infdis/jiz029

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Peng, Nias Y., Nakayama, Eri, Amarilla, Alberto A., Prow, Natalie A., Suhrbier, Andreas and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2018) Fetal brain infection is not a unique characteristic of Brazilian Zika viruses. Viruses, 10 10: 541-10 of 10. doi:10.3390/v10100541

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Publications

Journal Article

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Amarilla, Alberto A., Peng, Nias Y. G., Griffiths, Rebecca E., Carrera, Julio, Freney, Morgan E., Nakayama, Eri, Ogawa, Shinya, Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Nanyonga, Faith Elizabeth, Torres, Francisco J., Slonchak, Andrii, Periasamy, Parthiban, Prow, Natalie A., Tang, Bing, Harrison, Jessica, Hobson-Peters, Jody, Cuddihy, Thom, Cooper-White, Justin, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Mackenzie, Jason M., Wolvetang, Ernst, Bloom, Jesse D., Suhrbier, Andreas and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2019) Determinants of Zika virus host tropism uncovered by deep mutational scanning. Nature Microbiology, 4 5: 876-887. doi:10.1038/s41564-019-0399-4

  • Amarilla, Alberto A, Santos-Junior, Nilton Nascimento, Figueiredo, Mario Luis, Luiz, Joao Paulo Mesquita, Fumagalli, Marcilio Jorge, Colón, David F, Lippi, Veronica, Alfonso, Helda Liz, Lima-Junior, Djalma S, Trabuco, Amanda C, Spinieli, Richard L, Desidera, Amanda C, Leite-Panissi, Christie R A, Lauretti, Flávio, Mendoza, Silvia Elena Sánchez, Silva, Cleide Lúcia Araújo, Rego, Eduardo Magalhaes, Galvao-Lima, Leonardo J, Bassi, Gabriel S, Penharvel Martíns, Sandra L B, Manrique, Wilson Gomez, Alves-Filho, José Carlos, Cunha, Fernando Q, Peng, Nias Y G, Modhiran, Naphak, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Khromykh, Alexander A, Figueiredo, Luiz T M and Aquino, Victor H (2019) CCR2 plays a protective role in Rocio virus–induced encephalitis by promoting macrophage infiltration into the brain. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, . doi:10.1093/infdis/jiz029

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Peng, Nias Y., Nakayama, Eri, Amarilla, Alberto A., Prow, Natalie A., Suhrbier, Andreas and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2018) Fetal brain infection is not a unique characteristic of Brazilian Zika viruses. Viruses, 10 10: 541-10 of 10. doi:10.3390/v10100541

  • Amarilla, Alberto Anastacio, Fumagalli, Marcilio Jorge, Figueiredo, Mario Luis, Lima-Junior, Djalma S., Santos-Junior, Nilton Nascimento, Alfonso, Helda Liz, Lippi, Veronica, Trabuco, Amanda Cristina, Lauretti, Flavio, Muller, Vanessa Danielle, Colón, David F., Luiz, João P. M., Suhrbier, Andreas, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Khromykh, Alexander A., Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes and Aquino, Victor Hugo (2018) Ilheus and Saint Louis encephalitis viruses elicit cross-protection against a lethal Rocio virus challenge in mice. PloS One, 13 6: e0199071. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0199071

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Periasamy, Parthiban, Peng, Nias Yong Gao, Amarilla, Alberto A, Slonchak, Andrii and Khromykh, Alexander A (2017) Helicase Domain of West Nile Virus NS3 Protein Plays a Role in Inhibition of Type I Interferon Signalling. Viruses, 9 11: 1-13. doi:10.3390/v9110326

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Amarilla, Alberto A., Peng, Nias Y., Slonchak, Andrii, Periasamy, Parthiban, Figueiredo, Luiz T. M., Aquino, Victor H. and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2017) Full genome sequence of Rocio virus reveal substantial variations from the prototype Rocio virus SPH 34675 sequence. Archives of Virology, 163 1: 255-258. doi:10.1007/s00705-017-3561-4

  • Amarilla, Alberto A., Setoh, Yin X., Periasamy, Parthiban, Peng, Nias Y., Pali, Gabor , Figueiredo, Luiz T., Khromykh, Alexander and Aquino, Victor H. (2017) Chimeric viruses between Rocio and West Nile: the role for Rocio prM-E proteins in virulence and inhibition of interferon-α/β signaling. Scientific Reports, 7 1: 44642.1-44642.8. doi:10.1038/srep44642

  • de Figueiredo, Glauciane Garcia, Amarilla, Alberto Anastacio, de Souza, William Marciel, Fumagalli, Marcılio Jorge, de Figueiredo, Mario Luis, Szabó, Matias Pablo Juan, Badra, Soraya Jabur, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Khromykh, Alexander A., Aquino, Victor Hugo and Figueiredo, Luiz Tadeu Moraes (2017) Genetic characterization of Cacipacoré virus from ticks collected in São Paulo State, Brazil. Archives of Virology, 162 6: 1-4. doi:10.1007/s00705-017-3279-3

  • Chappell, K. J., Brealey, J. C., Amarilla, A. A., Watterson, D., Hulse, L., Palmieri, C., Johnston, S. D., Holmes, E. C., Meers, J. and Young, P. (2016) Phylogenetic diversity of koala retrovirus within a wild koala population. Journal of Virology, 91 3: 363-374. doi:10.1128/JVI.01820-16