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Carlos Rodrigo Figueroa Lamas

Profesor Asociado

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Hormonal and transcriptional regulation during plant development (i.e., fruit ripening) and stress.

Educación

  •  INGENIERIA GENETICA VEGETAL, UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA. Chile, 2008
  •  INGENIERO AGRONOMO, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2001

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

    Ciencias Forestales

    Chile

    2010 - 2013

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

    Ciencias Forestales

    Chile

    2014 - 2015

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

    Instituto de Ciencias Biológicas

    Chile

    2015 - At present

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Academico Full Time

    Universidad de Concepcion

    Concepción, Chile

    2010 - 2015

  •   Académico Full Time

    Universidad de Talca

    Talca, Chile

    2015 - At present

Formación de Capital Humano


POSTGRADO
-Adrián Garrido Bigotes. Jasmonatos en frutilla (Fragaria x ananassa): Caracterización fisiológica y molecular de los componentes de la vía de biosíntesis y señalización, y análisis estructura-función de los represores JAZ. 2018. Doctorado en Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepción.
-Felipe Alberto Oñate Carvajal. Análisis de la diversidad, estructura genética y desequilibrio de ligamiento en Fragaria chiloensis subsp. chiloensis. 2017. Magíster en Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepción.
-Felipe Andrés Sáez Quintana. Caracterización de los parámteros fisicoquímicos y de los componentes de la pared celular durante la maduración del fruto de especies arbóreas nativas de Chile. 2016. Magíster en Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepción.
-Gabriela Marcela Saavedra Orellana. Efecto del metil jasmonato sobre la calidad del fruto y resistencia al hongo patógeno Botrytis cinerea durante el almacenamiento post-cosecha de frutilla chilena (Fragaria chiloensis). 2015. Magíster en Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepción.
-Cristóbal Maximiliano Concha Vidal. Efectos del metil jasmonato sobre la maduración y expresión génica de la frutilla chilena (Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Mill.). 2013. Magíster en Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepción.

PREGRADO
-Yasna Castañeda Carrasco. Efectos fisiológicos de metil jasmonato en frutos de Fragaria x ananassa durante la postcosecha. 2019. Universidad de Talca.
-Bárbara Rojas Núñez. Actualización y mejoramiento de cepario del Laboratorio de Fisiología y Biología Molecular de Frutos (FBMF) de la Universidad de Talca. 2019. Universidad de Talca.
-Harley Fuentes Alvarez. Desarrollo de protoplastos de zanahoria Daucus carota L. para uso en transfección genética. 2019. Universidad de Talca.
-Camilo Esteban Gatica Meléndez. Efectos fisiológicos y moleculares relacionados a la acumulación de antocianinas y lignina inducidos por metil jasmonato y etileno exógenos durante la maduración de frutos de Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Mill. 2018. Universidad de Concepción.
-Laura Daniela Delgado Soto. Efecto de jarin-1, inhibidor químico de la biosíntesis de jasmonatos, en la acumulación de antocianinas y proantocianidinas en frutos de frutilla (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.). 2017. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-Daniela Cecilia Fernández Sánchez. Variabilidad genética de Cryptocarya alba (Mol.) Looser (peumo) de dos poblaciones presentes en la Región del Biobío. 2015. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-Manuel Alejandro Quilodrán Gutiérrez. Determinación del nivel de ploídia y contenido de ADN de diferentes accesiones de frutilla chilena mediante citometría de flujo. 2015. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-Nicolás Ernesto Figueroa Fuentealba. Determinación del perfil transcripcional de genes reguladores de la biosíntesis de proantocianidinas y antocianinas durante el desarrollo y maduración de frutos de frutilla (Fragaria x ananassa). 2015. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-René Marcelo Sanhueza Rebolledo. Variabilidad genética de Luma apiculata en dos poblaciones de la Región del Biobío mediante AFLP. 2014. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-Felipe Alberto Oñate Carvajal. Análisis de transferibilidad de marcadores moleculares SSR (Simple Sequence Repeats) desde Fragaria x ananassa a Fragaria chiloensis. 2014. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-Gabriela Marcela Saavedra Orellana. Rol de los jasmonatos en la activación de genes de defensa frente a Botrytis cinerea Pers. Fr. en Fragaria chiloensis L. (Mill.). 2013. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.
-Cristóbal Maximiliano Concha Vidal. Efectos del metil jasmonato sobre la fisiología y expresión génica durante la maduración de la frutilla chilena (Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Mill.). 2012. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Vegetal, Universidad de Concepción.



 

Article (52)

Molecular dynamics simulation of the interaction of a raspberry polygalacturonase (RiPG) with a PG inhibiting protein (RiPGIP) isolated from ripening raspberry (Rubus idaeus cv. Heritage) fruit as a model to understand proteins interaction during fruit softening
AtZAT4, a C2H2-Type Zinc Finger Transcription Factor from Arabidopsis thaliana, Is Involved in Pollen and Seed Development
Changes of cell wall-associated polysaccharides and sugars during development and ripening of arrayan (Luma apiculata) and lleuque (Prumnopitys andina) fruits
Editorial: Secondary metabolism and fruit quality
Regulation of Anthocyanin Biosynthesis by Drought and UV-B Radiation in Wild Tomato (Solanum peruvianum) Fruit
Relationship between Endogenous Ethylene Production and Firmness during the Ripening and Cold Storage of Raspberry (Rubus idaeus 'Heritage') Fruit
Abscisic acid applied to sweet cherry at fruit set increases amounts of cell wall and cuticular wax components at the ripe stage
Characterization of cell wall modification through thermogravimetric analysis during ripening of Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis) fruit
Characterization of Fruit Development, Antioxidant Capacity, and Potential Vasoprotective Action of Peumo (Cryptocarya alba), a Native Fruit of Chile
Editorial: Regulation of Fruit Ripening and Senescence
Ethylene application at the immature stage of Fragaria chiloensis fruit represses the anthocyanin biosynthesis with a concomitant accumulation of lignin
Jasmonates and Plant Salt Stress: Molecular Players, Physiological Effects, and Improving Tolerance by Using Genome-Associated Tools
Novel plant breeding techniques to advance nitrogen use efficiency in rice: A review
Postharvest Treatment of Hydrogen Sulfide Delays the Softening of Chilean Strawberry Fruit by Downregulating the Expression of Key Genes Involved in Pectin Catabolism
A new functional JAZ degron sequence in strawberry JAZ1 revealed by structural and interaction studies on the COI1-JA-Ile/COR-JAZs complexes
Antimicrobial Activity of Extracts of Two Native Fruits of Chile: Arrayan (Luma apiculata) and Peumo (Cryptocarya alba)
Interactions of JAZ Repressors with Anthocyanin Biosynthesis-Related Transcription Factors of Fragaria x ananassa
Methyl Jasmonate Applications From Flowering to Ripe Fruit Stages of Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa 'Camarosa') Reinforce the Fruit Antioxidant Response at Post-harvest
Priming of Defense Systems and Upregulation of MYC2 and JAZ1 Genes after Botrytis cinerea Inoculation in Methyl Jasmonate-Treated Strawberry Fruits
Evolutionary Analysis of JAZ Proteins in Plants: An Approach in Search of the Ancestral Sequence
Genetic Variation and Trait Correlations for Fruit Weight, Firmness and Color Parameters in Wild Accessions of Fragaria chiloensis
Patagonian Berries: Healthy Potential and the Path to Becoming Functional Foods
Recent advances in hormonal regulation and cross-talk during non-climacteric fruit development and ripening
Application of a JA-Ile Biosynthesis Inhibitor to Methyl Jasmonate-Treated Strawberry Fruit Induces Upregulation of Specific MBW Complex-Related Genes and Accumulation of Proanthocyanidins
Cell wall-related enzymatic activities and transcriptional profiles in four strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) cultivars during fruit development and ripening
Effect of abscisic acid and methyl jasmonate preharvest applications on fruit quality and cracking tolerance of sweet cherry
Jasmonate Metabolism and Its Relationship with Abscisic Acid During Strawberry Fruit Development and Ripening
Jasmonate signalling pathway in strawberry=> Genome-wide identification, molecular characterization and expression of JAZs and MYCs during fruit development and ripening.
Linkage disequilibrium and population structure in Fragaria chiloensis revealed by SSR markers transferred from commercial strawberry
Structural analysis of the woodland strawberry COI1-JAZ1 co-receptor for the plant hormone jasmonoyl-isoleucine
Independent preharvest applications of methyl jasmonate and chitosan elicit differential upregulation of defense-related genes with reduced incidence of gray mold decay during postharvest storage of Fragaria chiloensis fruit
Physiochemical and antibacterial characterization of fruits of Citronella mucronata (Cardiopteridaceae), Pitavia punctata (Rutaceae) and Beilschmiedia berteroana (Lauraceae), three endemic and threatened Chilean trees
Thermoplastic starch/clay nanocomposites loaded with essential oil constituents as packaging for strawberries - In vivo antimicrobial synergy over Botrytis cinerea
Bayesian inference of genetic parameters for survival, flowering, fruit set, and ripening in a germplasm collection of Chilean strawberry using threshold models
Characterization of fruit development and potential health benefits of arrayan (Luma apiculata), a native berry of South America
Effects of preharvest applications of methyl jasmonate and chitosan on postharvest decay, quality and chemical attributes of Fragaria chiloensis fruit
Salt stress response triggers activation of the jasmonate signaling pathway leading to inhibition of cell elongation in Arabidopsis primary root
The synergistic antimicrobial effect of carvacrol and thymol in clay/polymer nanocomposite films over strawberry gray mold
Expression of a functional jasmonic acid carboxyl methyltransferase is negatively correlated with strawberry fruit development
Transcriptional analysis of cell wall and cuticle related genes during fruit development of two sweet cherry cultivars with contrasting levels of cracking tolerance.
‘Movers and shakers’ in the regulation of fruit ripening: a cross-dissection of climacteric versus non-climacteric fruit
Methyl jasmonate treatment induces changes in fruit ripening by modifying the expression of several ripening genes in Fragaria chiloensis fruit
Effect of postharvest treatment of calcium and auxin on cell wall composition and expression of cell wall-modifying genes in the Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis) fruit
Changes in cell wall polysaccharides and cell wall degrading enzymes during ripening of Fragaria chiloensis and Fragaria xananassa fruits
Characterization of two divergent cDNAs encoding xyloglucan endotransglucosylase/hydrolase (XTH) expressed in Fragaria chiloensis fruit
VpAAT1, a gene encoding an alcohol acyltransferase, is involved in ester biosynthesis during ripening of mountain papaya fruit
Analysis of target genes that affect the softening of the Chilean strawberry fruits
Aroma development during ripening of F. chiloensis fruit and participation of an alcohol acyltransferase (FcAAT1) gene
Expression of an ethylene-related expansin gene during softening of mountain papaya fruit (Vasconcellea pubescens).
Expression of five expansin genes during softening of Fragaria chiloensis fruit=> effect of auxin treatment
Transcript profiling suggests transcriptional repression of the flavonoid pathway in the white-fruited Chilean native strawberry, Fragaria chiloensis.
Softening rate of the Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis) fruit reflects the expression of polygalacturonase and pectate lyase genes

BookSection (2)

The Role of Plant Hormones in Fruit Response to Photooxidative and Heat Stress
Novel Agroforestry Systems in Temperate Chile

Proyecto (13)

Millennium Nucleus for the Development of Super Adaptable Plants (MN-SAP)
Multidisciplinary studies on bioactive compounds from the Chilean Phaseolus vulgaris landraces and their potential effects in the prevention of non-communicable chronic diseases
MYC2-associated responses against oxidative stress in strawberry plants
Epigenetic control of maturity date in Prunus persica by integrating transcriptomic and epigenomic approaches.
Regulation of firmness loss in raspberry fruit: role of annexin and calmodulin and their regulation by abscisic acid, ethylene and calcium.
Regulation of the abscisic acid biosynthesis in strawberry fruit through a repressor role of jasmonate
ROLE OF ABSCISIC ACID (ABA) AND JASMONATES (JAS) IN CHERRY FRUIT CRACKING TOLERANCE
CONTROL OF PROANTHOCYANIDIN AND ANTHOCYANIN BIOSYNTHESIS IN STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA) FRUIT BY JASMONATES
ADVANCED CENTER FOR THE INTEGRATIVE STUDY OF FRUIT RIPENING=> MOLECULAR AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF COMPLEX QUALITY TRAITS IN THE CHILEAN STRAWBERRY (ACIS)
DESARROLLO DE VARIEDADES DE FRUTILLA COMERCIAL MEJORADAS EN AROMA MEDIANTE LA UTILIZACIÓN DE GERMOPLASMA DE FRUTILLAS SILVESTRES
CARACTERIZACIÓN DEL POTENCIAL SALUDABLE Y AGROALIMENTARIO DE FRUTOS DE ESPECIES ARBÓREAS NATIVAS DE LA ZONA CENTRO SUR DEL PAÍS
ROLE OF EXOGENOUS METHYL JASMONATE ON PHYSIOLOGICAL AND TRANSCRIPTIONAL CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH RIPENING AND POSTHARVEST QUALITY OF CHILEAN STRAWBERRY FRUIT
EFECTO DE APLICACIONES EN POSTCOSECHA DE CALCIO Y AUXINA EN LA DEGRADACION DE PARED CELULAR Y EL ABLANDAMIENTO DE FRUTOS DE FRAGARIA CHILOENSIS L. (DUCH.)
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Carlos Figueroa

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Ciencias Biológicas

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

6
Lida Fuentes

Researcher

Centro Regional de Estudios en Alimentos Saludables

Valparaiso, Chile

4
Freddy Mora

Associate professor

INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS BIOLÓGICAS

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

4
Monika Valdenegro

Full professor

Faculty of Agri-Food Sciences,

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

3
Adrián Garrido

Postdoctorado

Departamento de Silvicultura

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

2
Luis Morales

Profesor Asociado

Intituto de Ciencias Biomédicas

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Talca, Chile

2
Carolina Parra

Coordinadora Programa ICEC

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Regis Teixeira

Profesor Titular

Manejo de Bosques y Medio Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS FORESTALES

Concepcion, Chile

1
Juan Alfaro

Investigador Postdoctoral

Producción Vegetal

Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecurias

Chillan, Chile

1
Maria Moya

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Ricardo Castro

investigador

Instituto de ciencias químicas aplicadas

Universidad Autonomade Chile

Talca, Chile

1
Sebastian Molinett

RESEARCHER

FUTURE FOODS

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES AGROPECUARIAS

LA CRUZ, Chile

1
Gerardo Tapia

Encargado Recursos Geneticos Vegetales

Instituto de investigaciones agropecuarias, INIA

Chillán, Chile

1
MARIA AGUAYO

Investigadora

UNIVERSIDAD DEL BIO-BIO

Concepción, Chile

1
Fernanda Alvarez

Jefe de Laboratorio de Analisis

Laboratorio de Análisis

CREAS

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Patricio Ramos

academico

Instituto de ciencias biológicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Sebastián Elgueta

Profesor Titular

Escuela de Agronomia

Universidad de Las Américas

Providencia, Chile

1
Bruno Defilippi

Head

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES AGROPECUARIAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Opazo

Profesor Asociado

Universidad de Las Américas

Santiago, Chile