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Beatriz Patricia Cámara Herrera

Associate Investigator

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Protein Chemistry; Molecular Biology; General Microbiology; Actinobacteria; Streptomyces; Marine Microbiology; Secondary Metabolites; Bioactive Compounds; Phylogenetic Biodiversity

Educación

  •  Natural Sciences, mention in Molecular Microbiology and Biochemistry, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT ZU BRAUNSCHWEIG. Alemania, 2007
  •  Industrial Chemist, UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARIA. Chile, 1999

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoctoral Scientist Full Time

    IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON

    Londres, Reino Unido

    2008 - 2010

  •   Investigador Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARIA

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2011 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Co-investigator Full Time

    Deutsche Forschungs Gemeinshaft (DFG)- European Graduate College 653

    Alemania

    2003 - 2006

  •   Co-investigator Full Time

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) David Philips Fellowship (BB/E023703)

    Reino Unido

    2008 - 2012

  •   Co-Investigator Part Time

    Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María - USM 13.11.09

    Chile

    2011 - 2012

  •   Principal Investigator Part Time

    Fondecyt Initiation Project N° 11121571

    Chile

    2012 - 2015

  •   Principal Investigator Part Time

    Vetenskapsradet - Swedish Research Council Proyect N° 2013-6713

    Suecia

    2014 - 2017

  •   Principal Investigator Full Time

    Fondecyt regular Nº 1171555

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2017 - 2020

  •   Co-investigator Other

    CARe Project – Sweden

    Suecia

    2020 - 2022

  •   Principal Investigator Part Time

    Anillo Project ACT172128

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2018 - 2020

  •   Sponsor Other

    Fondecyt Postdoctoral Project N° 3180399

    Chile

    2018 - 2021

  •   Co-investigator Part Time

    Fondecyt Regular Project N° 1180702

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2018 - 2021

  •   Investigator Part Time

    USM 2016 N°216.27.2

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2016 - 2017

  •   Research Collaborator Part Time

    Fondecyt Project N° 1110992

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2011 - 2014

  •   Co-Investigator Part Time

    USM 13.11.09

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2011 - 2012

  •   Co-Investigator Part Time

    Fondecyt Regular Project N° 1220433

    Chile

    2022 - A la fecha

  •   Principal Investigator Full Time

    Fondecyt Regular Project N° 1221264

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2022 - A la fecha

  •   Co-Investigator Other

    INACH Project RT 30-21

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2022 - 2024

  •   Sponsor Other

    Postdoc UTFSM – Dr. Valentina González

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2022 - 2023

  •   Principal Investigators Part Time

    ECOS-ANID Project N° C22B06

    Chile

    2023 - A la fecha

  •   Co-Investigator Part Time

    Fondecyt Regular Project N°1231674

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2023 - A la fecha

  •   Principal Investigator Part Time

    Millenium Nucleus in Natural and Exact Science Project NCN2023_054

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2024 - A la fecha

  •   Sponsor Other

    Postdoc UTFSM – Dr. Fernanda Claverías

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2024 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Student and postdoctoral training

Undergraduate thesis supervisor (9 finished):
1. Maria José Vargas, Biochemist, Universidad de Santiago de Chile. 2012.
2. Fernanda Claverías, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2014.
3. Valentina González, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2015
4. Andrés Cumsille, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2015
5. Gastón Vergara, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2016
6. Claudia Rojas Fuentes, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2016
7. Vania Molina Cádiz, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2019
8. Neri Salem Vargas Bermudez, Environmental Civil Engineering, UTFSM. 2022.
9. Raúl Cruz, Civil Informatics Engineering, UTFSM. 2024.
** Ian Catalán, Biochemist, PUCV (Ongoing).

Master thesis supervisor (In Chile):
Jeanette Ehlersson, Pharmacist, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. (2011).

PhD thesis supervisor (9 finished):
1. Agustina Undabarrena Canusso, PhD in Sciences, mention in Microbiology, joint program Universidad de Chile y USACH. 2017 (Co-Supervisor).
Awarded by the Chilean Microbiology Society as the best PhD thesis in Microbiology 2017.
2. Valentina Alejandra González Fuenzalida, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV. 2021.
3. Fernanda Paz Claverías Ramos, PhD in Microbiology, UACh. 2023.
Awarded by the Universidad Austral de Chile as the best PhD graduate in science, class of 2023.
4. Néstor Serna Cardona, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV. 2023.
5. Leonardo Zamora Leiva, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV. 2023.
6. Andrés Cumsille Montesinos, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV. 2023.
** Laura Muñoz, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV (Ongoing).
** Alison Acosta, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV (Ongoing).
** Eduardo Sánchez Carvajal, PhD in Biotechnology, joint program UTFSM-PUCV (Ongoing).

Advisor of 3 PosDocs:
1. Agustina Undabarrena. 2018 - 2021.
2. Valentina González. 2022 - 2023.
3. Fernanda Claverías. 2024 - 2026.


Difusión y Transferencia


Congress presentations:

Participation as author in 126 national and international scientific events (shown for the last 5 years)

- 2024 -

4th Synthetic Biology of Natural Products Conference – Cancun – Mexico
- Claverías F, Serna N, González V, Zamora L, Acosta A, Sánchez E, Cumsille A, Undabarrena A, Cámara B. Genomic-metabolomic connections: A promising pathway for finding antibiotic chemical pathway. Poster and Talk
- Eduardo Sánchez Carvajal, Neri Vargas Bermúdez, Andrés Cumsille, Beatriz Cámara. Phylogenomic and biosynthetic novelty of four marine Streptomyces from Southern Chile: prioritizing for bioactive compounds. Poster

Scientific Symposium “From the Neckar Valley to the Cordillera de Los Andes: Breaking borders with Molecular Systems Engineering” – University of Heidelberg / Heidelberg Center for Latin America - Santiago - Chile
- Claverías F & Cámara B. BGC similarity networks in S. alimapuensis and the family Nocardiopsaceae to assess novelty of potential RiPPs
- Cámara B & Seeger M. “From the Natural Microbial Heritage of Chile to Bioactive Compounds, Biocatalysts, and Biocontrol”. Talk

- 2023 -

LXVI Reunión Anual Sociedad de Biología – Valparaíso - Chile
- Cámara B. Actinobacterias marinas del Pacífico Sur: un mar de posibilidades. Talk
- Sánchez-Carvajal E, Vargas Bermúdez N, Cumsille A & Cámara B. Divergencia filogenómica ligada a la novedad biosintética de péptidos no ribosómicos en cuatro Streptomyces marinas de la Región de Aysén, Chile
- Vargas Bermúdez N, Sánchez-Carvajal E, Zamora Leiva L, Serna Cardona N, Cumsille A & Cámara B. Estudios metabologenómicos de actividad antimicrobiana contra Mycobacterium smegmatis de Salinibacterium sp. AL4.1, un actinomiceto aislado de
sedimentos marinos de la Región de Aysén, Chile
- Zamora Leiva L, Serna Cardona N, Sánchez-Carvajal E, Claverías F & Cámara B. NetworkFlow: Una herramienta bioinformática automatizada para la búsqueda de nuevos Agrupamiento de Genes Biosintéticos
- Serna-Cardona N, Cumsille A, Zamora-Leiva L, González V, Vergara M, Altamirano C, Tietze A, Tessini C, Reyes F, Olano C, Salas JA, Undabarrena A & Cámara B. Develando el potencial de las Streptomyces marinas: descubriendo nuevos péptidos
antibiótico a través de Molecular Networking e ingeniería genética
- Claverías F, Cumsille A, Sánchez-Carvajal E & Cámara B. Redes de similitudes de BGCs en Spiractinospora alimapuensis (Chile) y la familia Nocardiopsaceae para evaluar novedad de los potenciales RiPPs
- González V, Serna-Cardona N, Beys-da-Silva, WO, Karlsson R, Alarcon L, Seeger M & Cámara B. Análisis proteómico de una Streptomyces marina: Dilucidando el mecanismo de degradación de la queratina de las plumas
- Acosta A, Zamora Leiva L, Serna Cardona N, Sánchez-Carvajal E, Salvà-Serra F, Moore ERB & Cámara B. Evaluación del efecto antibiopelícula de metabolitos de Rhodococcus sp. contra Pseudomonas aeruginosa

XLV Congreso Chileno de Microbiología SOMICH – Pucón – Chile
- Cámara B. Bioprospection of marine actinomycetes: a sea of possibilities. Invited talk in Marine Microbiology symposium.
-Claverías F, Cumsille A & Cámara B. BGC similarity networks in Spiractinospora alimapuensis and the family Noocardiopsaceae to assess novelty in potential RiPPs. Awarded as best oral communication

Iimena Symposium: Integrating Informatics and Metabolomics Engineering for the Discovery of Novel Antibiotics – Copenhagen – Denmark
- Cámara B. Marine actinomycetes from the South Pacific: a sea of possibilities. Invited Talk, 25th September

XVII MaNaPro International Symposium on Marine Natural Products & XIII ECMNP European Conference on Marine Natural Products – Granada – Spain
- Serna-Cardona N, Cumsille A, Huerta M, Zamora-Leiva L, Undabarrena A, Tessini C, Angulo A & Cámara B. Genomic-metabolomic connections: a promising pathway for finding antibiotic chemical novelty. Talk, 3-8th September
- Serna-Cardona N, Cumsille A, Zamora-Leiva L, González V, Vergara M, Altamirano C, Tietze A, Tessini C, Reyes F, Olano C, Salas JA, Undabarrena A & Cámara B. Unlocking the potential of marine Streptomyces: discovery of novel bioactive peptides
through metabolomic profiling and genetic engineering, 3-8th September

3rd ISME Latin America ISME-LA – Buenos Aires – Argentina
- Sánchez Carvajal E, Vargas Bermúdez N, Zamora-Leiva L, Cumsille A, Serna-Cardona N, Tessini C, Cámara B. Isolation of actinomycetes from marine sediments of the Aysén Region, Chile, and genomic and metabolomic studies of antimicrobial activity
of the strain Salinibacterium sp. A-L4.1.

BIOTEC 2023. XVIII Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Biotecnología – Madrid – Spain
- González V, Serna-Cardona N, Beys-da-Silva, WO, Karlsson R, Alarcon L, Seeger M & Cámara B. Proteomic analysis of keratinolytic Streptomyces sp. G11C identifies relevant enzymes in the mechanism of feather keratin degradation.
Awarded as best poster presentation

15th International Conference on Culture Collections ICCC, University of Minho, Campus Gualtar – Braga – Portugal
- Claverías F, Zamora-Leiv L, González V, Cumsille A & Cámara B. Taxonomically unique Actinomycetes isolated from Chilean marine environments: Corynebacterium alimapuense sp. nov. and Spiractinospora alimapuensis gen. nov., sp. nov.

Workshop Meta-Omics – Zurich - Switzerland
- Cumsille A, Serna-Cardona N, Huerta M, Zamora-Leiva L, Sánchez-Carvajal E, Claverías F, Undabarrena A, Tessini C, Angulo A & Cámara B. Exploring Antibiotic Chemical Novelty in marine Actinomycetota, through Genomic-Metabolomic Connections.

- 2022 -

XLIV Congreso Chileno de Microbiología SOMICH – La Serena – Chile
- Sánchez-Carvajal E, Zamora-Leiva L, Serna-Cardona N, Cámara B. Perspectiva genómica sobre el potencial biosintético de Streptomyces sp. VB1, un actinomiceto derivado de sedimentos marinos de la Bahía de Valparaíso
- Vargas Bermúdez N, Cumsille A, Cámara B. Aislamiento y caracterización de Actinobacterias marinas de la costa de la Región de Aysén y evaluación de su potencial actividad antimicrobiana
- Valentina Alejandra González Fuenzalida, Ricardo Valencia, Agustina Undabarrena, Leonardo Zamora Leiva, Walter O. Beys-da-Silva, Beatriz Cámara. Estudio proteómico valida el análisis bioinformático integrativo que detectó queratinasas en
Streptomyces marinas.
Awarded as best oral communication-
- Sepúlveda-Mardonés M., Báez-Matus X., Serna-Cardona N., Bravo-Cortés G., Vega-Celedón P., Cámara B., Díaz-Barrera A., Seeger M. Janthinobacterium sp. BmR6b co-produces violacein with antibacterial and antioxidant activities during a
polyhydroxybutyrate production process.

19th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes – Toronto - Canada
- Cumsille A, Serna-Cardona N, Undabarrena A, Tietze D, Tietze A, Reyes F, Cámara B. Bioprospecting antimicrobial compounds from the South Pacific. Insights into the chemical and biosynthetic space of Streptomyces sp. VS4-2.
- Serna-Cardona N, Zamora-Leiva L, Cumsille A, Claverías F, González V, Sánchez E, Acosta A, Undabarrena A, Cámara B. Exploring the chemical and genetic space of Actinomycetes from the South Pacific.

Congreso EuroBiofilms 2022, Mallorca - Spain
- Acosta A., González V., Zamora L., Cumsille A., Salvà-Serra F, Cámara B. A marine Rhodococcus with anti-biofilm activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

- 2021 -

LXIV Reunión Anual Sociedad de Biología
- Undabarrena A, Serna-Cardona N, Cumsille A, Zamora-Leiva L, González V, Claverías F, Seeger M & Cámara B. Desde el fondo del mar: Avances en la búsqueda de compuestos bioactivos en Actinobacterias de las costas chilenas. Talk.
Awarded the Dr. Humberto Maturana prize, in the Young Researchers Symposium

Congreso Digital Chileno de Microbiología SOMICH
- Cumsille A, González V, Undabarrena A, Claverías F & Cámara B. Comparative genomics in the Genus Brevibacterium
- Vargas N, Cumsille A & Cámara B. Isolation and characterization of marine from Aysén
- Claverías FP, Durán RE, Cumsille A, Serna-Cardona N, Zamora Leiva L, Riesco R, Seeger M, Trujillo ME & Cámara B. Taxonomy and ecological adaptation of strain VN6-2, a novel genus of the family Nocardiopsaceae isolated from marine sediment of
Valparaíso Bay, Chile
- Zamora Leiva L, Undabarrena A, Valencia R & Cámara B. Bioinformatic analysis of Streptomyces strains isolated from the Pacific Ocean, for the search of novel biosynthetic gene clusters. Talk

Leibniz-Institute DSMZ – German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Braunschweig & Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Tübingen – VAAM Workshop Biology of Bacteria Producing Natural Products. Online Poster

VAAM Workshop 2021 – Biology of Bacteria Producing Natural Products. Online
- Undabarrena A., Serna N., Zamora-Leiva L., Cumsille A., González V., Valencia R., Ugalde J., Reyes F., Salas J. & Cámara B. From the bottom of the sea: insights into a new member of the tetrahydroisoquinoline family antibiotics. Talk

XXV Congreso Latinoamericano de Microbiología – ALAM 2021, 25-28 August 2021, online
- Claverías FP, Durán RE, Seeger M, Cámara B. Comparative genomics and pangenomics of the Nocardiopsaceae family reveals insights into marine gene adaptations of strain VN6-2, a novel marine Actinobacteria isolated from Valparaíso Bay, Chile

ISMELAT 2021, 27-30 July 2021, online
- Cumsille A, González V, Undabarrena A, Claverías F, Cámara B. Comparative genomics in the Genus Brevibacterium
- Zamora-Leiva L, Undabarrena A, Valencia R, Cámara B. Integration of bioinformatic tools in an automatized workflow for the search of novel biosynthetic gene clusters.
Awarded as best poster presentation

XII European Conference on Marine Natural Products. XII ECMNP 2021 - Galway – Ireland
- Serna N, Cumsille A, Undabarrena A, Cámara B. Exploring chemical diversity of marine streptomycetes from the Pacific Ocean through molecular networking.

World Microbe Forum, ASM and FEMS collaboration, 20-24 June 2021, online
- Cumsille A, Undabarrena A, Serna-Cardona N, Reyes F, Cámara B. Similarity networks to bioprospect antimicrobial compounds from marine actinobacteria.
- Claverías FP, Durán RE, Seeger M, Cámara B. Comparative genomics of the Nocardiopsaceae family reveals insights into marine gene adaptations of strain VN6-2, a novel marine Actinobacteria isolated from Valparaíso Bay, Chile

- 2020 -

Congreso Digital Chileno de Microbiología SOMICH
- Cumsille A, Woolery M, Reyes F, Cámara B. Similarity networks to bioprospect antimicrobial compounds from marine actinobacteria
- Undabarrena A, Serna N, González V, Olano C, Salas JA, Cámara B. Genetic engineering in marine Streptomyces: insights into the biosynthesis of novel compounds

LXIII Reunión Anual Sociedad de Biología
- Undabarrena A, Valencia R, Cumsille A, Zamora-Leiva L, Castro-Nallar E, Barona-Gomez F, Cámara B. La genómica evolutiva del género Rhodococcus revela rasgos biosintéticos de productos naturales ancestrales dependientes de la filogenómica. Talk
- Cumsille A, Woolery M, Reyes F, Cámara B. Redes de similitud para la Bioprospección de antimicrobianos naturales producidos por actinobacterias marinas. Awarded as best poster presentation
- González V, Vargas-Straube MJ, Beys-da-Silva W, Santi L, Beltrametti F, Cámara B. Bioprospection of marine-derived Actinobacteria from the Chilean coast and new insight in the mechanism of keratin degradation in Streptomyces sp. G11C

Segunda Jornada de Biocatálisis. JBiocat 2019 – Santiago – Chile
- González V, Valencia P, Cámara B. Caracterización del extracto enzimático de Streptomyces sp. G11C utilizado en la hidrólisis de queratina de plumas

Charlas / Talks

“El espacio químico de las Actinomicetes marinas nos brinda un mar de posibilidades”
Talk – Department of Chemistry, UTFSM.
22nd October 2020

“A genomics and metabolomics guided bioprospection of marine actinomycetes of the South Pacific”
Talk – ActinoBase e-Seminar (Youtube Channel).
6th August 2020

“Actinobacteria from the South Pacific: A bioprospection for Natural Bioproducts”
Talk – Center for Biotechnology, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
16th January 2020

“Marine actinobacteria from Chilean coasts: a prospective source for the discovery of keratinases.”
Talk – XLI Congreso Chileno de Microbiología SOMICH, Puerto Varas, Chile.
8th November 2019

“Actinobacteria from the South Pacific – Chemical diversity of specialized metabolites.”
Talk – XV Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology BAGECO – Lisbon – Portugal.
30th May 2019

“Actinobacteria from the South Pacific: A bioprospection for Natural Bioproducts”
Talk – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
22nd January 2019

“Chilean marine actinobacterial culture collection: an important resource for bioprospection”
Talk - XXIV Congreso Latinoamericana de Microbiología ALAM 2018 - XL Congreso Chileno de Microbiología SOMICH, Santiago, Chile.
13th – 16th November 2018

“Bioprospecting marine actinobacteria from the south Pacific: from isolation to genome mining and metabolomics”
Talk – II Simposio Biotecnología Microbiana y Bioingeniería. Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile
30th-31st August 2018

“Bioprospecting bioactive compounds: targeting marine actinobacteria from the Northern Chilean Patagonia”
Talk – Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
21st August 2018

“Bioprospección de actinobacterias marinas: búsqueda de enzimas implicadas en el mecanismo de la queratina.”
Talk – University of Oviedo, Spain
19 July 2018

“Bioprospecting bioactive compounds: targeting marine actinobacteria from the Northern Chilean Patagonia”
Talk - Imperial College London, London, UK
10th July 2018

“Un mar de posibilidades”
TEDx talk Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile
4th October 2017

“Bioprospecting marine actinobacteria from the south Pacific: from isolation to genome mining and metabolomics”
Talk – Simposio Biotecnología Microbiana y Bioingeniería. Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile
24-25th August 2017

“Actinobacteria from the South Pacific: A bioprospection for Natural Bioproducts.”
Talk – CCUG, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2nd June 2016

“Actinobacteria from the South Pacific: A bioprospection for Natural Bioproducts.”
Talk – Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain.
25th May 2016

“Actinobacteria from Marine Sediments in the South Pacific: a Potential Bioprospection for Novel Bioactive Natural Products.”
Talk – Imperial College London, London, UK
16th August 2013

“In search of novel Antibiotics acting on Bacterial RNA polymerases”
Coloquio Microbiología 2011 – Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile
19th May 2011

“Structure-function analysis of a potent bacterial RNA polymerase inhibitor”
Annual Research Open Day – Centre for Structural Biology – Imperial College London, UK
We were 6 invited speakers, including Nobel Prize Winner of Chemistry 2009, Dr Venki Ramakrishnan
24th September 2010

“Functional and structural characterisation of T7 Gp2: a potent inhibitor of the Escherichia coli RNA polymerase”
21st Annual RNA Polymerase Workshop
University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
23rd – 24th March 2009


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Premio Excelencia Académica Investigadora Joven Academia Chilena de Ciencias 2012

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Chile, 2012

    Honourable mention of the Award "Premio Excelencia Académica Investigadora Joven Academia Chilena de Ciencias 2012." Chilean Academy of Science Award granted on the 16th May 2013.

  •   Best oral presentations for incorporation to the "Sociedad de Microbiología de Chile (Somich)

    Sociedad de Microbiología de Chile (Somich)

    Chile, 2013

    Awarded as one of the best oral presentations for incorporation to the "Sociedad de Microbiología de Chile (Somich)" in XXXV Congreso de Microbiología 2013. Title: “Inhibición de la RNA polimerasa de E. coli por una proteína Gp2, derivado del bacteriófago T7, mediante la desestabilización del complejo transcripcionalmente competente”. Award granted on the 30th of November 2013.


 

Article (32)

Exploring the biosynthetic gene clusters in <i>Brevibacterium</i>: a comparative genomic analysis of diversity and distribution
GenoVi, an open-source automated circular genome visualizer for bacteria and archaea
Mimicking Nonribosomal Peptides from the Marine Actinomycete Streptomyces sp. H-KF8 Leads to Antimicrobial Peptides
Phylogenetic classification of natural product biosynthetic gene clusters based on regulatory mechanisms
Spiractinospora alimapuensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment of Valparaiso Bay (Chile) and proposal for reclassification of two species of the genus Nocardiopsis
An Integrative Bioinformatic Analysis for Keratinase Detection in Marine-Derived Streptomyces
Rhodococcus comparative genomics reveals a phylogenomic-dependent non-ribosomal peptide synthetase distribution: insights into biosynthetic gene cluster connection to an orphan metabolite
Enzyme Bioprospection of Marine-Derived Actinobacteria from the Chilean Coast and New Insight in the Mechanism of Keratin Degradation in Streptomyces sp. G11C
Corynebacterium alimapuense sp. nov., an obligate marine actinomycete isolated from sediment of Valparaiso bay, Chile
Complete genome sequence of the marine Rhodococcus sp H-CA8f isolated from Comau fjord in Northern Patagonia, Chile
Biodiversity of Actinobacteria from the South Pacific and the Assessment of Streptomyces Chemical Diversity with Metabolic Profiling
Genome sequence of streptomyces sp. H-KF8, a marine actinobacterium isolated from a northern chilean patagonian fjord
Genomic data mining of the marine actinobacteria Streptomyces sp H-KF8 unveils insights into multi- stress related genes and metabolic pathways involved in antimicrobial synthesis
Exploring the Diversity and Antimicrobial Potential of Marine Actinobacteria from the Comau Fjord in Northern Patagonia, Chile
Genetic and functional analysis of the biosynthesis of a non-ribosomal peptide siderophore in burkholderia xenovorans LB400
Culturable diversity and antimicrobial activity of Actinobacteria from marine sediments in Valparaiso bay, Chile
Structural and Mechanistic Basis for the Inhibition of Escherichia coli RNA Polymerase by T7 Gp2
Activity Map of the Escherichia coli RNA Polymerase Bridge Helix
Inhibition of Escherichia coli RNAp by T7 Gp2 Protein: Role of Negatively Charged Strip of Amino Acid Residues in Gp2
Sensing DNA Opening in Transcription Using Quenchable Forster Resonance Energy Transfer
T7 phage protein Gp2 inhibits the Escherichia coli RNA polymerase by antagonizing stable DNA strand separation near the transcription start site
Characterization of a Gene Cluster Involved in 4-Chlorocatechol Degradation by Pseudomonas reinekei MT1
Coupling sigma Factor Conformation to RNA Polymerase Reorganisation for DNA Melting
trans-Dienelactone hydrolase from Pseudomonas reinekei MT1, a novel zinc-dependent hydrolase
A Gene Cluster Involved in Degradation of Substituted Salicylates via ortho Cleavage in Pseudomonas sp. Strain MT1 Encodes Enzymes Specifically Adapted for Transformation of 4-Methylcatechol and 3-Methylmuconate
Generation by a widely applicable approach of a hybrid dioxygenase showing improved oxidation of polychlorobiphenyls
Pseudomonas reinekei sp. nov., Pseudomonas moorei sp. nov. and Pseudomonas mohnii sp. nov., novel species capable of degrading chlorosalicylates or isopimaric acid
Response to (chloro)biphenyls of the polychlorobiphenyl-degrader Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 involves stress proteins also induced by heat shock and oxidative stress
Generation of novel-substrate-accepting biphenyl dioxygenases through segmental random mutagenesis and identification of residues involved in enzyme specificity
From PCBs to highly toxic metabolites by the biphenyl pathway
Biotransformation of natural and synthetic isoflavonoids by two recombinant microbial enzymes
Dehalogenation, denitration, dehydroxylation, and angular attack on substituted biphenyls and related compounds by a biphenyl dioxygenase

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Aerobic Degradation of Chloroaromatics

Proyecto (13)

Genome-based natural product discovery: Characterization of bioactive compounds in marine Actinobacteria
GAMBIO=> Genomics and Applied Microbiology for Biodegradation and Bioproducts.
Genetic engineering of natural products biosynthesis in Chilean marine streptomycetes.
Multidisciplinary study on the passivation of microbial corrosion of metallic materials using nanostructured h-BN coating.
Genomics-guided bioprospecting=> targeting bioactive marine actinomycetes for natural product discovery
Evaluación de extractos naturales provenientes de bacterias marinas como alternativa para la innovación de procesos de la industria de alimentos=> Aplicación de alto impacto en la inocuidad alimentaria y la preservación medioambiental
Detection and characterization of genes associated with the synthesis of bioactive compounds in bacteria from marine sediments of the Chilean coast: searching for novel antimicrobial agents
Detection and characterization of genes associated with the synthesis of bioactive compounds in bacteria from marine sediments of the Chilean coast=> searching for novel antimicrobial agents.
Characterization of polyketide synthase and non ribosomal peptide synthetase gene clusters involved in the synthesis of antibiotics and related bioactive compounds in Actinobacteria from marine sediments in the South Pacific.
CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYKETIDE SYNTHASE AND NONRIBOSOMAL PEPTIDE SYNTHETASE GENE CLUSTERS INVOLVED IN THE SYNTHESIS OF ANTIBIOTICS AND RELATED BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN ACTINOBACTERIA FROM MARINE SEDIMENTS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Anabolism, catabolism and physiological adaptations to aromatic compounds of Burkhorderia xenovorans LB400 and their biotechnological applications
Estudio de biocatalizadores microbianos para procesos de biorremediación
Síntesis de nuevos isoflavoniodes mediante transformaciones enzimáticas para mejorar su bioactividad
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Beatriz Cámara

Associate Investigator

Departamento de Química/Centro de Biotecnología Daniel Alkalay

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

11
Michael Seeger

Full Professor

Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

6
Fernanda Claverías

Postdoctoral Scientist

Centro de biotecnología DAL

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

4
Juan Ugalde

Assistant Professor

Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

3
Eduardo Castro

Professor

Departamento de Microbiología

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

2
Andres Cumsille

Estudiante doctorado

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Néstor Serna

Postdoctoral

Centro de Biotecnología Daniel Alkalay Lowitt

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

2
María Vargas

Postdoctoral

Departamento de Química

Laboratorio de Microbiología Molecular y Biotecnología Ambiental

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Roberto Durán

Investigador (Programa Asistentes Científicos)

Departamento de Química

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Pedro Valencia

Research Associate

Chemical Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Franco Cárdenas

Investigador

Centro Regional de Estudios en Alimentos Saludables

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Francisco Montero

Investigador Responsable, pryecto FOndecyt postdoctorado 3180683

Química

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Loreine Agullo

INVESTIGADOR POSDTOCTORAL

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

VALPARAISO, Chile

1
Mario Tello

Académico

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
VALERIA LATORRE

ACADEMICO/ASOCIADO

DEPARTAMENTO DE CIENCIAS

Universidad de Magallanes

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Carolina Mascayano

Académico

Ciencias del Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE QUÍMICA Y BIOLOGIA

santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Araya

Assistant Professor

Electronic Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARIA

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Yesseny Vasquez

Academico

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile