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Nicolas Gustavo Cobo Lewin

Profesor Asistente

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Plant Breeding, Genetics; New Breeding Tecnologies; Biotechnology, Fruit and Crop Production

Educación

  •  PhD in Horticulture and Agronomy, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA- DAVIS. Estados Unidos, 2018
  •  Ingeniero Agronomo, UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA. Chile, 2010

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

    Facultad de Ciencias Agraropecuarias y Forestales

    Temuco, Chile

    2019 - At present

  •   Postdoctoral Scholar Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA- DAVIS

    Davis, Estados Unidos

    2018 - 2019

  •   Graduate Student Researcher Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA- DAVIS

    Davis, Estados Unidos

    2011 - 2018

  •   Research Assistant Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

    Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

    Talca, Chile

    2007 - 2008

  •   Teaching Assistant Part Time

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA- DAVIS

    Davis, Estados Unidos

    2014 - 2015

  •   Teaching Assistant Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

    Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

    Talca, Chile

    2006 - 2009

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Encargado de Investigacion y Desarrollo Full Time

    AM Ecological Trade SA

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2011

  •   Consultor de Proyectos - Area Agroindustrias Full Time

    Fundación Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2010

Difusión y Transferencia


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION
- Cobo N, Pincot DDA, Lorant A, Ledda M, Hardigan MA, Famula RA, Cole GS, Knapp SJ. 2021. Genetic and Physical Mapping of FW1, a Fusarium Wilt Resistance Gene in Strawberry. IX International Strawberry Symposium, Rimini, Italy.
- Cobo N. 2021. “El mejoramiento genetico como herramienta para la producción fruticola en el sur de Chile”. Ciclo de seminarios: “Desafíos tecnológicos para la producción y exportación de berries y cherries” organizado por Agroceler – Universidad Andrés Bello.
- Cobo N. 2020. “Rol del mejoramiento genético en la agricultura chilena y los desafíos que enfrentamos”. Expo Chile Agrícola, organizada por FUCOA, Ministerio de Agricultura de Chile.
- Cobo N. 2020. “Mejoramiento genético vegetal: Su rol en la agricultura moderna y desafíos que enfrentamos”. Ciclo de charlas para la toma de decisiones - Mejoramiento Genético y Postcosecha: Oportunidades para la fruticultura, organizado por Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias y Forestales, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile.
- Cobo N, Pincot DDA, Lorant A, Hardigan MA, Ledda M, Famula RA, Acharya CB, Cole GS, Knapp SJ. 2019. Genetic and Physical Mapping of a Fusarium Wilt Resistance Gene in Strawberry. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- Famula RA, Cobo N, Pincot DDA, Hardiga MA, Cole GS, Ivors K, Knapp SJ. 2019. Accuracy of genomic prediction approaches for enhancing resistance to Phytophthora crown rot in strawberry. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- Ledda M, Cobo N, Lorant A, Hardigan MA and Knapp SJ. 2019. PolyOligo: A Bioinformatic Platform for Identifying Target DNA Sequences for the Development of Sub-Genome Specific DNA Markers in Polyploid/Complex Genomes. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- Rodriguez A, Pincot DDA, Cobo N, Hardigan MA, Famula RA, Cole GS, Knapp SJ. 2019. Novel Dominant Genes Conferring Resistance to Fusarium Wilt Are Uncovered in Heirloom Cultivars of Strawberry. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- Hardigan MA, Feldmann MJ, Pincot DDA, Cobo N, Lorant A, Ledda M, Acharya CB, Famula RA, Cole GS, Knapp SJ, Edger P. 2019. Genomic Resources for Cross-Referencing Physical and Genetic Mapping Information, Reconciling Independent Linkage Group Nomenclatures, and Enabling Genome-Informed Breeding in Octoploid Strawberry. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- Harrington S.A., Overend L.E., Cobo N., Borrill, P., Uauy, C. 2019. Dying To Live: Untangling the Genetic and Molecular Regulation of Senescence and Grain Quality in Wheat. Monogram 2019, Nottinham, UK.
- Cobo N., Hardigan M.A., Famula R., Acharya C., Poorten T.J., Cole G.S., Edger P.P., Knapp S.J. 2019. Genome-Scale Platforms for Developing Sub-Genome Specific High-Throughput DNA Markers in Octoploid Strawberry. 9th North American Strawberry Symposium, Oralndo, FL. USA
- Cobo N., Pincot D.D., Rodriguez A., Hardigan M.A., Famula R., Cole G.S., and Knapp S.J. 2019. Fine-Scale Genetic and Physical Mapping of Genes Conferring Resistance to Fusarium wilt in Strawberry. 9th North American Strawberry Symposium, Oralndo, FL. USA
- Lopez-Ramirez C., Cole G.S., Risorto S., Poorten T.J., Famula R., Cobo N., Hardigan M.A., Knapp S.J. 2019. Genetic Gains for Yield in Long Shelf-Life Day-Neutral Strawberry. 9th North American Strawberry Symposium, Oralndo, FL. USA
- Hardigan, MA; Cobo, N; Famula, R; Acharya, CB; Feldmann, MJ; Kingan, SB; Kronenberg, Z; Edger, P; Knapp, SJ. 2019. Emerging Genomic Resources for Wild and Elite Strawberry Genotypes Shed Light on Octoploid Genetic Diversity and Domestication. XXVII Plant and Animal Genome, San Diego, CA, USA
- Cobo, N. 2018. KASP markers: practical tips and tricks. Guest lecture at Wheat CAP workshop, Davis, CA, USA
- Cobo, N; Wanjugi, H; Tomar, L and Dubcovsky, J. 2016. Mapping and Validation of a QTL Conferring Partial Resistance to Stripe Rust in Hexaploid Wheat. XXIV Plant and Animal Genome, San Diego, CA, USA
- Cobo, N; Tomar, L; Pflüger, L and Dubcovsky, J. 2015. Mapping and validation of a QTL conferring stripe rust resistance in hexaploid wheat. 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Annual Meeting. Pullman, WA, USA
- Cobo, N; Tomar, L; Alvarez, A; Pflüger, L and Dubcovsky, J. 2014. Mapping and validation of two QTL conferring stripe rust resistance in hexaploid wheat. Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security, Obregón, Mexico.
- Cobo, N; Tomar, L; Alvarez, A; Pflüger, L and Dubcovsky, J. 2014. Mapping and validation of two QTL conferring stripe rust resistance in hexaploid wheat. BGRI 2014 Technical Workshop, Obregón, Mexico.
- Cobo, N; Abate, Z; Ammar, K and Dubcovsky, J. 2013. Effect of a 7EL translocation carrying leaf and stem rust resistance genes (Lr19 & Sr25) and yellow pigment gene (Y) on yield and semolina color in durum wheat. XXI Plant and Animal Genome, San Diego, CA, USA.
- Cobo, N; Tomar, L; Alvarez, A; Yadav, N; Pflüger, L and Dubcovsky, J. 2012. QTL for High Grain Protein Content and Stripe Rust Resistance in a Triticum aestivum RIL Mapping Population. 2012 ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
- Cobo, N; Lobos, G. A.; Retamales, J. B.; Del Pozo, A. H. 2010. Morphological and Physiological Changes in Blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum cv. Brigitta) Induced by the Modification of its Light Environment. 28th International Horticultural Congress, Lisbon, Portugal.
- Cobo, N; Lobos, G; Del Pozo, A and Retamales, J. 2009. Shade affects photosynthetic capacity of blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum cv. Brigitta). 60 Congreso Agronómico de Chile, Talca, Chile.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   FULBRIGHT Fellowship for PhD

    COMISION FULBRIGHT-CHILE

    Chile, 2010

    Scholarship to study a PhD in USA

  •   Graduate Student Researcher Assistantship

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA- DAVIS

    Estados Unidos, 2015

    Graduate Student Assistanship given by the Department of Plant Sciences (2015-2017)

  •   Henry. A. Jastro Research Award

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA- DAVIS

    Chile, 2014

    Given to outstanding graduate students in recognition of their potential to carry out research projects related to the mission of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as outlined in written proposals. Obtained three times (2012, 2013, 2014)

  •   Premio “Francisco Antonio Encina Armanet”

    UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

    Chile, 2010

    Given to the best student at undergraduate graduation (Agronomy)

  •   Beca de Honor al Merito Academico

    UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

    Chile, 2007

    Entregada al mejor estudiante de la carrera

  •   Seleccinado Red "100 Líderes Jovenes" 2011

    UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBANEZ

    Chile, 2011

    Red de Líderes es una iniciativa de Revista Sábado de El Mercurio y del Departamento de Liderazgo de la Escuela de Negocios Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Desde el año 2000 reúne, apoya y proyecta el trabajo de personas que se han destacado en diversos ámbitos, provocando cambios en su entorno y marcando una diferencia para hacer de Chile un mejor país. Red de Líderes es una iniciativa de Revista Sábado de El Mercurio y del Departamento de Liderazgo de la Escuela de Negocios Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Desde el año 2000 reúne, apoya y proyecta el trabajo de personas que se han destacado en diversos ámbitos, provocando cambios en su entorno y marcando una diferencia para hacer de Chile un mejor país. Anualmente, se seleccionan 100 líderes jóvenes, menores de 35.


 

Article (9)

Climate change impacts on temperate fruit and nut production: a systematic review
GWAS for Stripe Rust Resistance in Wild Emmer Wheat (Triticum dicoccoides) Population: Obstacles and Solutions
Novel Fusarium wilt resistance genes uncovered in natural and cultivated strawberry populations are found on three non-homoeologous chromosomes
Allelic Variation of MYB10 Is the Major Force Controlling Natural Variation in Skin and Flesh Color in Strawberry (Fragaria spp.) Fruit
A High-Resolution Map of Wheat QYr.ucw-1BL, an Adult Plant Stripe Rust Resistance Locus in the Same Chromosomal Region as Yr29
Conserved residues in the wheat (Triticum aestivum) NAM-A1 NAC domain are required for protein binding and when mutated lead to delayed peduncle and flag leaf senescence
Identification of a Dominant Chlorosis Phenotype Through a Forward Screen of the Triticum turgidum cv. Kronos TILLING Population
Mapping QTL for Resistance to New Virulent Races of Wheat Stripe Rust from Two Argentinean Wheat Cultivars
Spectral irradiance, gas exchange characteristics and leaf traits of Vaccinium corymbosum L. 'Elliott' grown under photo-selective nets

Proyecto (4)

DETECTING GENOMIC REGIONS ASSOCIATED WITH RESISTANCE TO HIGH-VIRULENCE RACES OF STRIPE RUST IN DURUM WHEAT: TOWARDS MORE DURABLE RESISTANCE AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION
Association and genetic variability assessment of quality traits and fatty acid content and composition in hazelnut cultivars planted in contrasting growing regions of Chile
Desarrollo y Fortalecimiento de la Docencia, Investigación y Vinculación en Mejoramiento Genético y Biotecnología Vegetal en la Universidad de La Frontera, con Énfasis en Especies Frutales
DETECCION DE CARACTERES FENOTIPICOS (MORFO-FISIOLOGICA Y AGRONOMICOS) RELACIONADOS CON LA TOLERANCIA AL ESTRES HIDRICO EN LINEAS RECOMBINANTES CON SUBSTITUCION DE CROMOSOMAS (RCSLS) DE CEBADA Y ESTUDIOS DE ASOCIACION CON MA
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Nicolas Cobo

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Produccion Agropecuaria

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Alejandro del Pozo

Full Porfessor

Plant Production

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Gustavo Lobos

Associate Professor

Horticulture

FACULTDAD DE CIENCIAS AGRARIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile