Man

Nicole Trefault Carrillo

Profesor Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Fitoplancton eucarionte en Antartica; Ecologia quimica de sintesis de toxinas marinas; Metagenomica de sistemas simbiontes en ambientes extremos

Educación

  •  Genética Molecular y Microbiología, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2007
  •  Bioquímico, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2002
  •  Ciencias Naturales y Exactas, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1995

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2011 - 2016

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

  •   Directora Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

    Ciencas

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - 2018

  •   Directora de Programas de Doctorado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

    Santiago, Chile

    2019 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Investigador asociado Full Time

    P. Universidad Católica de Chile

    Chile

    2009 - 2011

Formación de Capital Humano


Post-doctoral:
2014-2015: Consuelo Gazítua, Postdoctoral training, U. Mayor, finished

Graduate:
2017: Mariela Guajardo, Integrative Genomics PhD Program, U. Mayor, in progress
2016: Mario Moreno, “Estudio del potencial funcional de los microorganismos asociados a esponjas Antárticas, evaluando las características particulares de este ecosistema”, Integrative Genomics PhD Program, U. Mayor, in progress

Undergraduate:
2018: Felipe Morales, Biotechnology undergraduate thesis, U. Antofagasta, finished
2016: Génesis Parada, Biotechnology undergraduate thesis, U. Mayor, finished
2014: Rodrigo Zilleruelo, Marine Biology undergraduate thesis, P. Universidad Católica de Chile, finished
2014: Susana Rodríguez-Marconi, Marine Biology undergraduate thesis, P. Universidad Católica de Chile, finished
2013: Mario Moreno Pino, Biotechnology undergraduate thesis, Universidad Santo Tomás, finished
2013: Claudia Egas, Biochemistry undergraduate thesis, P. Universidad Católica de Chile, finished
2011: Esteban Orellana, Biology undergraduate thesis, P. Universidad Católica de Chile, finished



 

Article (34)

Annual phytoplankton dynamics in coastal waters from Fildes Bay, Western Antarctic Peninsula
Characterizing the microbiomes of Antarctic sponges: a functional metagenomic approach
Detection of sentinel bacteria in mangrove sediments contaminated with heavy metals.
Detection of the phycotoxin pectenotoxin-2 in waters around King George Island, Antarctica
Distinct oxygen environments shape picoeukaryote assemblages thriving oxygen minimum zone waters off central Chile
Bacterial community structure in a sympagic habitat expanding with global warming: brackish ice brine at 85-90 degrees N
Global phylogeography and ancient evolution of the widespread human gut virus crAssphage
Seabird and pinniped shape soil bacterial communities of their settlements in Cape Shirreff, Antarctica
Summer phyto- and bacterioplankton communities during low and high productivity scenarios in the Western Antarctic Peninsula
Two novel azaspiracids from Azadinium poporum, and a comprehensive compilation of azaspiracids produced by Amphidomataceae, (Dinophyceae)
Distinctive Archaeal Composition of an Artisanal Crystallizer Pond and Functional Insights Into Salt-Saturated Hypersaline Environment Adaptation
Exclusion of small mammals and lagomorphs invasion interact with human trampling to drive changes in topsoil microbial community structure and Check function in semiarid Chile
High similarity in the microbiota of cold-water sponges of the Genus Mycale from two different geographical areas
Metabolic potential and in situ transcriptomic profiles of previously uncharacterized key microbial groups involved in coupled carbon, nitrogen and sulfur cycling in anoxic marine zones
Next Generation Sequencing and mass spectrometry reveal high taxonomic diversity and complex phytoplankton-phycotoxins patterns in Southeastern Pacific fjords
Ostreococcus tauri Luminescent Reporter Lines as Biosensors for Detecting Pollution From Copper-Mine Tailing Effluents in Coastal Environments
Temperature modulates Fischerella thermalis ecotypes in Porcelana Hot Spring
Identification of Azadinium poporum (Dinophyceae) in the Southeast Pacific: morphology, molecular phylogeny, and azaspiracid profile characterization
Short timescale dynamics of phytoplankton in Fildes Bay, Antarctica
Azadinium poporum from the Argentine Continental Shelf, Southwestern Atlantic, produces azaspiracid-2 and azaspiracid-2 phosphate
Ectotherms in Variable Thermal Landscapes: A Physiological Evaluation of the Invasive Potential of Fruit Flies Species
Isolation and characterization of agarose and alginate lyase activity in Antarctic Flavobacterium strain
Variation in coastal Antarctic microbial community composition at sub-mesoscale: spatial distance or environmental filtering?
Eukaryotic picophytoplankton community response to copper enrichment in a metal-perturbed coastal environment
Characterization of Bacterial, Archaeal and Eukaryote Symbionts from Antarctic Sponges Reveals a High Diversity at a Three-Domain Level and a Particular Signature for This Ecosystem
Eukaryotic picophytoplankton community response to copper enrichment in a metal-perturbed coastal environment
Metagenome sequencing of the microbial community of a solar saltern crystallizer pond at Cáhuil Lagoon, Chile
Biogeographic origin and thermal acclimation interact to determine survival and hsp90 expression in Drosophila species submitted to thermal stress
Marine photosynthetic eukaryotes in polar systems: Unveiling phytoplankton diversity and composition in Antarctic waters
Latitudinal transects in the southeastern Pacific Ocean reveal a diverse but patchy distribution of phycotoxins
Reassessment of the toxin profile of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii T3 and function of putative sulfotransferases in synthesis of sulfated and sulfonated PSP toxins
Involvement of several transcriptional regulators in the differential expression of tfd genes in Cupriavidus necator JMP134
Genetic organization of the catabolic plasmid pJP4 from Ralstonia eutropha JMP134 (pJP4) reveals mechanisms of adaptation to chloroaromatic pollutants and evolution of specialized chloroaromatic degradation pathways
The copy number of the catabolic plasmid pJP4 affects growth of Ralstonia eutropha JMP134 (pJP4) on 3-chlorobenzoate

Proyecto (31)

Dynamics of sponge-associated microbial photosynthetic eukaryotes during seasonal transitions in Antarctica
Assessing eukaryotic picophytoplankton community patterns in coastal areas with trace metals disturbances
Biological soil crusts under photobiotic stress=> linking climate change, criticality and the functional response of nitrogen fixation in cryptogamic covers of arid environments
Micrantar: inter-annual variation of microbial eukaryotic communities in Antarctica
Micrantar=> inter-annual variation of microbial eukaryotic communities in Antarctica
PiSCOSouth=> Picophytoplankton Study of Carbon rates in Oligotrophic waters of the South Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
Diversidad y variabilidad interannual de comunidades microbianas eucariontes en aguas costeras Antárticas.
Diversidad y variabilidad interanual de comunidades microbianas eucariontes en aguas costeras antárticas
Naturally high pCO2 upwelling in Chile: Effects on phytoplankton communities, the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi, and interactions with iron and macro-nutrients
Desarrollo de un sistema para la detección molecular de organismos productores de toxinas paralizantes
GDRI- Diversity, Evolution and Biotechnology of Marine Algae
NATURALLY HIGH PCO2 UPWELLING IN CHILE=> EFFECTS ON PHYTOPLANKTON COMMUNITIES, THE COCCOLITHOPHORE EMILIANIA HUXLEYI, AND INTERACTIONS WITH IRON AND MACRO-NUTRIENTS
Signatures of selection in planktonic microbial communities and populations due to changing oceans
Diversity, Evolution and Biotechnology of Marine Algae
Ecofisiología en Plantas Antárticas: Esclareciendo las consecuencias biológicas del cambio climático en poblaciones vegetales de la Antártica Marítima
Ecofisiología en Plantas Antárticas=> Esclareciendo las consecuencias biológicas del cambio climático en poblaciones vegetales de la Antártica Marítima
Functional metagenomic of whole microbial communities associated to Antarctic marine invertebrates: diversity and bioactive compound synthetic capabilities
Desarrollo de un sistema para la detección molecular de organismos productores de toxinas paralizantes
Ecotoxicogenómica polar: identificación de toxinas lipofílicas y especies productoras a la luz de los efectos del cambio climático
Ecotoxicogenómica polar=> identificación de toxinas lipofílicas y especies productoras a la luz de los efectos del cambio climático.
FUNCTIONAL METAGENOMIC OF WHOLE MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED TO ANTARCTIC MARINE INVERTEBRATES=> DIVERSITY AND BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS SYNTHETIC CAPABILITIES.
1. Diversity and ecology of communities of phytoplanktonic eukaryotes in Antarctic coastal waters: a comparison between austral summer and winter
TAXONOMIC AND FUNCTIONAL RESPONSES OF MARINE PICOPHYTOPLANKTON DUE TO LONG-TERM COPPER PERTURBATIONS.
Diversidad y ecología de comunidades de eucariontes fotosintéticos planctónicos en aguas costeras antárticas=> una comparación entre el verano y el invierno austral.
Identification of lipophilic toxins and producing organisms in phytoplankton from inner waters between the Strait of Magellan and Cape Horn.
EXPRESION DE GENES MICROBIANOS INVOLUCRADOS EN EL CATABOLISMO DE COMPUESTOS AROMATICOS, LIGNINA Y HEMICELULOSAS, A NIVEL DE LABORATORIO Y EN EL AMBIENTE
Assessing eukaryotic picophytoplankton community patterns in coastal areas with trace metals disturbances
Biological soil crusts under photobiotic stress: linking climate change, criticality and the functional response of nitrogen fixation in cryptogamic covers of arid environments
Dynamics and functions of sponge microbiomes under the strong seasonal variability of the Antarctic environment
Dynamics of sponge-associated microbial photosynthetic eukaryotes during seasonal transitions in Antarctica
PiSCOSouth: Picophytoplankton Study of Carbon rates in Oligotrophic waters of the South Pacific and Atlantic Oceans

Review (1)

Microbial degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid: Insight into the enzymes and catabolic genes involved, their regulation and biotechnological implications
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Nicole Trefault

Profesor Asociado

Centro GEMA- Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

Santiago, Chile

12
Rodrigo De la Iglesia

Profesor Asociado

Genética Molecular y Microbiología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Beatriz Diez

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

GENÉTICA MOLECULAR Y MICROBIOLOGIA

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Bernardo González

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBAÑEZ

Santiago, Chile

3
Carlos Henríquez

Investigador

Biotecnología

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas

Coquimbo, Chile

3
Marlene Manzano

Coordinador de Investigacion

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

3
Osvaldo Ulloa

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

2
Fernando Alfaro

Profesor asistente

GEMA

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

2
Mario Moreno

Estudiante doctoral

Facultad de Ciencias

Centro GEMA -Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Armesto

Full Professor

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
JUAN FUENTES

Director Alterno proyecto CopecUC

Microbiología y Genética Molecular

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Sebastián Fuentes

Profesor asociado

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile

1
Julieta Orlando

Associate Professor

Ecological Sciences

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Marco Molina

Profesor Titular

Ecología y Biodiversidad

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Juan Ugalde

Assistant Professor

Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Italo Masotti

Profesor

Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y de Recursos Naturales

Universidad de Valparaiso

Viña del Mar, Chile

1
Pascale Clément

BIOQUÍMICO

HOSPITAL DE NIÑOS ROBERTO DEL RIO

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Julio Gutierrez

Academic

Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA

La Serena, Chile

1
Antonio Vega

Full Professor

Department of Food Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA

La Serena, Chile

1
Aurora Gaxiola

Profesor Asociado

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Sebastián Abades

Director

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

1
Nicolás Villagra

Profesor Asistente

Tecnología Médica

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
gemita pizarro

INSTITUTO DE FOMENTO PESQUERO

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Jorge González

Jefe de Departamento

Departamento Científico

INSTITUTO ANTÁRTICO CHILENO

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Leda Guzman

Profesor Adjunto

Instituto de Química

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Salvador Ramírez

Ingeniero

Departmento de Oceanografia

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

1
Katia Soto

Académica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Facundo Barrera

Investigador Jornada Completa

Oceanografía

Centro de Ciencia del Clima y la Resiliencia (CR)2

Concepción, Chile

1
Peter von Dassow

Profesor Associado

Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Karina Stucken

Assistant Professor

Food Engineering

Universidad de La Serena

La Serena, Chile

1
Danilo Pérez

Investigador

Programa Institucional de Fomento a la Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación

UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA METROPOLITANA

Santiago, Chile

1
Luz Vásquez

Profesor Asociado

Genética Molecular y Microbiología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisco Bozinovic

Full professor

Ecology

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Thomas Ledger

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBÁÑEZ

Santiago, Chile

1
Lía Ramírez

Investigadora Postdoctoral

Universidad de Magallanes

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Laura Farias

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Catherine Gerikas

Postdoc

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile