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FERNANDO LEON TORRES PEREZ

Full Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

VALPARAISO, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Evolutionary Epidemiology; Molecular Ecology; Evolution of Infectious Diseases; Animal Systematics and Phylogeography

Educación

  •  Biological Sciences - Zoology, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2004
  •  Biologist, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 1996

Experiencia Académica

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Faculty of Sciences

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2011 - A la fecha

  •   Academic Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

    Faculty of Natural Resources and Oceanography

    Concepcion, Chile

    2010 - 2011

  •   Adjunct Researcher Other

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Faculty of Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2001 - 2004

  •   Postdoctoral fellow Full Time

    University of New Mexico

    Albuquerque, Estados Unidos

    2005 - 2009

Formación de Capital Humano


2014. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Pedagogía en Biología y Ciencias Naturales, Enzo Campos, Tutor.
2014. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Pedagogía en Biología y Ciencias Naturales, Robert Stevenson, Tutor.
2014. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Pedagogía en Biología y Ciencias Naturales, Tomas Ramirez, Tutor.
2013. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Pedagogía en Biología y Ciencias Naturales, Constanza Escobar, Tutor.
2013. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Pedagogía en Biología y Ciencias Naturales, Romina Jara, Tutor.
2013. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Biólogo. Hernán Gonzales, , Tutor.
2012. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Biólogo, Karla Cautivo, Tutor.
2012. Proyecto de Titulo BIO 550. Carrera Biólogo, Franco Cianferoni, Tutor.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Roberto Donoso-Barros award

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

    Chile, 1996

    Roberto Donoso-Barros award at exceptional student in Herpetology during undergraduates studies


 

Article (46)

Testing Phylogeographic Hypotheses in Mepraia (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) Suggests a Complex Spatio-Temporal Colonization in the Coastal Atacama Desert
Diferencias en el ensamble de micromamíferos entre áreas con distinto grado de protección del sitio Prioritario los Molles-Pichidangui.
Leveraging natural history biorepositories as a global, decentralized, pathogen surveillance network
Biogeographic origin and phylogenetic relationships ofMepraia(Hemiptera, Reduviidae) on islands of northern Chile
Trypanosoma cruzi-infected triatomines and rodents co-occur in a coastal island of northern Chile
A 19 Year Analysis of Small Mammals Associated with Human Hantavirus Cases in Chile
Building an integrated infrastructure for exploring biodiversity: field collections and archives of mammals and parasites
Genetic variability and structure of the Olive Field Mouse: a sigmodontine rodent in a biodiversity hotspot of southern Chile
How mountains shape biodiversity: The role of the Andes in biogeography, diversification, and reproductive biology in South America's most species-rich lizard radiation (Squamata: Liolaemidae)
Hybridization and polyploidy in the weeping lizard Liolaemus chiliensis (Squamata: Liolaemidae)
Molecular phylogenetic analyses reveal the importance of taxon sampling in cryptic diversity=> Liolaemus nigroviridis and L. monticola (Liolaeminae) as focal species
Mountaintops phylogeography=> A case study using small mammals from the Andes and the coast of central Chile
Trypanosoma cruzi over the ocean=> Insular zones of Chile with presence of infected vector Mepraia species
Avian Influenza Virus H5 Strain with North American and Eurasian Lineage Genes in an Antarctic Penguin
Hantavirus en Chile: Nuevos roedores con potencial importancia epidemiológica
Geometric morphometric analysis of the head of Microlophus atacamensis (Tropiduridae) in a latitudinal gradient
Phylogenetic incongruence inferred with two mitochondrial genes in Mepraia spp. and Triatoma eratyrusiformis (Hemiptera, Reduviidae)
Transcriptome Markers of Viral Persistence in Naturally-Infected Andes Virus (Bunyaviridae) Seropositive Long-Tailed Pygmy Rice Rats
First record of Litomosoides pardinasi (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in native and exotic rodents from Chile
Rapid Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of Hantavirus-Specific Antibodies in Divergent Small Mammals
Deep Divergences within Liolaemus nigroviridis (Squamata, Liolaemidae) Lineages Associated with Sky Islands in Central Chile
High phylogeographic structure in sylvatic vectors of Chagas disease of the genus Mepraia (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Differential Pattern of Infection of Sylvatic Nymphs and Domiciliary Adults of Triatoma infestans with Trypanosoma cruzi Genotypes in Chile
Glaciation Effects on the Phylogeographic Structure of Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) in the Southern Andes
Kinetics of Immune Responses in Deer Mice Experimentally Infected with Sin Nombre Virus
Spatial but not temporal co-divergence of a virus and its mammalian host
Statistical phylogeography of Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans: Testing biogeographic hypotheses of dispersal
Andes virus infections in the rodent reservoir and in humans vary across contrasting landscapes in Chile
Hantaviruses in the americas and their role as emerging pathogens.
Molecular epidemiology of Powassan virus in North America.
Sin Nombre Virus Infection in Field Workers, Colorado, USA
Sylvatic foci of the Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans in Chile: description of a new focus and challenges for control programs
A molecular view of the superfamily Dioctophymatoidea (Nematoda).
Ecology, Genetic Diversity, and Phylogeographic Structure of Andes Virus in Humans and Rodents in Chile
Systematics and evolutionary relationships of the mountain lizard Liolaemus monticola (Liolaemini): how morphological and molecular evidence contributes to reveal hidden species diversity
Genetic variation within and between four chromosomal races of Liolaemus monticola in Chile
Phylogeography of a mountain lizard species: an ancient fragmentation process mediated by riverine barriers in the Liolaemus monticola complex (Sauria : Liolaemidae)
Genetic divergence in the endangeredfrog Insuetophrynus acarpicus (Anura : Leptodactylidae)
Geographic distribution of Liolaemus nigroviridis (Black-green Tree Iguana).
Phylogeography of Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (Rodentia : Sigmodontinae) in temperate South America
Hantavirus en roedores de la Octava Región de Chile
Peridomestic small mammals associated with confirmed cases of human hantavirus disease in southcentral Chile
"Variación aloenzimática y parentesco evolutivo en especies de Microlophus del grupo ""peruvianus"" (Squamata: Tropiduridae)"
Allozyme divergence in two syntopic Liolaemus of the Liolaemus monticola group (Squamata : Tropiduridae)
HERPETOFAUNA DEL PARQUE NACIONAL LLANOS DE CHALLE (III REGION, CHILE)
HERPETOLOGICAL CATALOGUE OF MUSEO DEL MAR OF ARTURO PRAT UNIVERSITY, IQUIQUE, CHILE

BookSection (4)

Rodent Borne-Viruses.
Hipótesis Filogenéticas en Reptiles de Chile
The ecology and evolutionary history of Oligoryzomys longicaudatus in southern South America
The ecology and evolutionary history of Oligoryzomys longicaudatus in southern South America.In: Kelt D., Lessa E.P., Salazar-Bravo, J. & Patton, J.L. (Eds.) The Quintessential Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson. University of California Publications in Zoology, V. 134.

JournalWhole (1)

Identidad taxonómica de Microlophus heterolepis (Wiegmann, 1835) y Microlophus yanezi (Ortiz, 1980): Dos buenas especies del desierto interior de Chile y Perú

Letter (1)

Specifying the Environmental effect on the incidence of Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome in Chile

Proyecto (6)

Ecology and Evolutionary Epidemiology of Andes Hantavirus and its Associated Rodent Reservoir
Patogenesis molecular de virus emergentes
Avian and swine influenza virus surveillance activities in Central and South America
Genetic Imprinting and Elevation Shifts Associated to Climate Change in Vertebrate Species of Central Chile
IMPORTANCIA EPIDEMIOLÓGICA ASOCIADA A LA DISPERSIÓN BIOGEOGR�FICA DEL VECTOR SILVESTRE DE LA ENFERMEDAD DE CHAGAS EN CHILE, MEPRAIA (HEM�PTERA=> REDUVIIDAE).
THE ROLE OF NICHE CONSERVATISM AND PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN THE INVASIVENESS OF THE EXOTIC FLORA
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FERNANDO TORRES

Full Professor

Instituto de Biología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

VALPARAISO, Chile

10
Ramon Palma

Full Professor

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas

Santiago, Chile

8
Marcela Ferres

Head of Department

Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

5
Juan Ortiz

Profesor Titular

Zoología

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

4
pedro cattan

full professor

ciencias biologicas animales

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE; FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS VETERINARIAS Y PECUARIAS

santiago, Chile

4
Lucila Moreno

Associate Professor

Zoology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

3
Antonella Bacigalupo

PhD Researcher

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

University of Glasgow

Glasgow, Reino Unido

3
Rafael Medina

Associate Professor

Pediatrics

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Pedro Victoriano

Académico Jornada Completa

Zoología

DEPT. ZOOLOGIA. FAC. CS, NATURALES.UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

3
Pablo Vial

Professor

School of Medicine

ICIM/UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO - CLÍNICA ALEMANA

Santiago, Chile

2
Cristián Hernández

Full Professor

Zoology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
JUANA CORREA

Investigador

Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria

Universidad San Sebastián

Concepción, Chile

1
Carlos Landaeta

Profesor Asistente

Facultad de Cs. Veterinarias, Dpto. Patología y Medician Preventiva

Universidad de Concepción

Chillán, Chile

1
Gonzalo Barriga

Profesor Asistente

Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Tapia

Investigador

Departamento de Medicina Preventiva Animal

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Victor Neira

Assistant Professor

Medicina Preventiva

Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Celis

Profesor Adjunto

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
David Veliz

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Sylvia Ortiz

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Luis Parra

Profesor Asociado

Zoología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. DEPARTAMENTO DE ZOOLOGÍA

Concepción, Chile

1
Maria Vial

Associate Professor/Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Ciencias e Innovación de Medicina

UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Constanza Martinez

Investigador asistente

Enfermedades infecciosas e inmunologia pediatrica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Enrique Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

DEPARTAMENTO DE ZOOLOGIA, FACULTAD DE CS NATURALES Y OCEANOGRAFICAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Marcelo Cortez

Académico

Biología

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Yesseny Vasquez

Academico

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Armesto

Full Professor

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudio Correa

LABORATORIO DE BIOLOGÍA EVOLUTIVA

Santiago, Chile

1
Dusan Boric

INVESTIGADOR POSDOCTORAL FONDECYT 3180237

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

VALPARAISO, Chile

1
Rebeca Aldunate

Profesor Titular

Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD SANTO TOMÁS

Santiago, Chile

1
Franco Cianferoni

Investigador postdoctoral

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile