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Juan Alberto Correa Maldonado

Full Profesor

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Biology and infectious diseases of algae. Ecotoxicology; relations between heavy metals, especially copper, and macroalgae; characterization of the levels of tolerance to metals and the associated mechanisms.

Educación

  •  Biology Degree, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1983
  •  Biology, ACADIA UNIVERSITY. Canada
  •  Marine Biology, DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY. Chile

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile

    1990 - 1995

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile

    1995 - 2002

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile

    2002 - A la fecha

  •   Teaching Assistant Part Time

    ACADIA UNIVERSITY

    Canada

    1985 - 1985

  •   Teaching Assistant Part Time

    DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY

    Canada

    1986 - 1989

  •   guest researcher Part Time

    National research council of Canada

    Canada

    1984 - 1990

  •   Guest researcher Full Time

    Institute for Sporeplanter, University of Copenhagen

    Dinamarca

    1986 - 1986

  •   Guest researcher Full Time

    University of Uppsala

    Suecia

    1992 - 1992

  •   Guest researcher Part Time

    Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    España

    1991 - 1994

  •   Guest researcher Part Time

    National Research Council of Canada

    Canada

    1994 - 1994

Formación de Capital Humano


Supervisor of more than 20 graduate (M. Sc, Ph. D) students
Training supervisor of seven academic postdoctoral researchers


Difusión y Transferencia


A) APPOINTMENTS IN CHILE:
- MEMBER of the Technical Advisory Pannel at FONDAP, on behalf of the P. Universidad Católica de Chile (1997 to 2000).
- MEMBER of the Advisory Committee on Marine Sciences. CONICYT. 1995-1997.
- MEMBER of the Chilean Scientific Committee for ECOS (French-Chilean Scientific Exchange and Collaboration Program) CONICYT. 1994-2001.
- PRESIDENT of the Chilean Scientific Committee for ECOS. CONICYT. October 2001-March 2005.
- PANNEL COORDINATOR (Biology 1 Study Group), FONDECYT (1996 to 2002). At the P. Universidad Católica de Chile
- CHAIRMAN, Departamento de Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (March 1997-July 2006).
- DEPUTY DIRECTOR. FONDAP Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity. 2001-
- LOCAL DIRECTOR OF THE L.I.A. International Associated Laboratory (PUCCh-Paris VI University-CNRS). 2004-
- DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND GRADUATE STUDIES, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (August 2006-December 2008).
- DEAN, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (2010- 2012; 2013-2016). Outside the P. Universidad Católica de Chile (in Chile)
- MEMBER of the Advisory Committee for International Cooperation. CONICYT. 1994-
- MEMBER of the Consejo Superior de Ciencia. FONDECYT. 2005-2008
B) APPOINTMENTS ABROAD:
- MEMBER of the Executive Council, International Seaweed Association Committee, ISAC (1997-2001). ISAC is the world's largest scientific organization concerned with basic and applied research on seaweeds.
- PRESIDENT, International Seaweed Association Committee. 2001-2004.
SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES, FELLOWSHIPS, REVIEWER AND EDITORIAL BOARDS, AND OTHERS
A) SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
* Sociedad de Biología de Chile
* Asociación Latinoamericana de Acuicultura
* Northeast Algal Society
* Sociedad de Ciencias del Mar
* Phycological Society of America
* British Phycological Society
* Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
B) REVIEWER AND EDITORIAL BOARD
Reviewer for:
- European Journal of Phycology
- Phycologia
- Journal of Phycology
- Marine Ecology Progress Series
- Revista Chilena de Historia Natural
- Gayana
- Nova Hedwigia
- Marine Environmental Research
- Journal of applied Phycology
- Marine Pollution Bulletin
Editorial Board:
- European Journal of Phycology (1992- )
- Revista Chilena de Historia Natural (1997-2003)


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Luigi Provasoli Award

    Phycological Society ofAmerica.

    Estados Unidos, 1999

    Luigi Provasoli Award, shared with prof. B. Santelices, for the most outstanding paper published during 1999 Phycological Society ofAmerica. Maximum award given by the Phycological Society of America

  •   MARINALG Award

    MarinalG International

    Estados Unidos, 1998

    MARINALG Award, for "outstanding work which greatly contributed to the advancement of seaweed scientific knowledge" (1998)

  •   King Baudouin Award

    International Foundation for Science

    Suecia, 1997

    International Foundation for Science -King Baudouin Award for research of exceptional merit.


 

Article (100)

Comparative analysis of the peroxiredoxin activation in the brown macroalgae Scytosiphon gracilis y Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae) under copper stress
Differential ecological responses to environmental stress in the life history phases of the isomorphic red alga Gracilaria chilensis (Rhodophyta)
A pilot-scale study of the vegetative propagation and suspended cultivation of the carrageenophyte alga Gigartina skottsbergii in southern Chile
Composition dynamics of epilithic intertidal bacterial communities exposed to high copper levels
IDENTIFICATION OF CRYPTIC SPECIES IN THE LESSONIA NIGRESCENS COMPLEX (PHAEOPHYCEAE, LAMINARIALES)
Seaweeds early development: detrimental effects of desiccation and attenuation by algal extracts
Temperature Effects on Gametophyte Life-History Traits and Geographic Distribution of Two Cryptic Kelp Species
Identification of Copper-Induced Genes in the Marine Alga Ulva compressa (Chlorophyta)
SEX RATIO VARIATION IN THE LESSONIA NIGRESCENS COMPLEX (LAMINARIALES, PHAEOPHYCEAE): EFFECT OF LATITUDE, TEMPERATURE, AND MARGINALITY
Tolerance to oxidative stress induced by desiccation in Porphyra columbina (Bangiales, Rhodophyta)
Up-Regulation of Lipoxygenase, Phospholipase, and Oxylipin-Production in the Induced Chemical Defense of the Red Alga Gracilaria chilensis against Epiphytes
Changes in Epiphytic Bacterial Communities of Intertidal Seaweeds Modulated by Host, Temporality, and Copper Enrichment
Co-occurring increases of calcium and organellar reactive oxygen species determine differential activation of antioxidant and defense enzymes in Ulva compressa (Chlorophyta) exposed to copper excess
Copper stress proteomics highlights local adaptation of two strains of the model brown alga Ectocarpus siliculosus
DEFENSE EVOLUTION IN THE GRACILARIACEAE (RHODOPHYTA): SUBSTRATE-REGULATED OXIDATION OF AGAR OLIGOSACCHARIDES IS MORE ANCIENT THAN THE OLIGOAGAR-ACTIVATED OXIDATIVE BURST
Genetic diversity of Ectocarpus (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) in Peru and northern Chile, the area of origin of the genome-sequenced strain
Novel polymerase chain reaction primers for the specific detection of bacterial copper P-type ATPases gene sequences in environmental isolates and metagenomic DNA
Proteomic analysis and identification of copper stress-regulated proteins in the marine alga Scytosiphon gracilis (Phaeophyceae)
The effect of organic ligands exuded by intertidal seaweeds on copper complexation
Differential responses to copper-induced oxidative stress in the marine macroalgae Lessonia nigrescens and Scytosiphon lomentaria (Phaeophyceae)
LUIGI PROVASOLI AWARD RECIPIENTS
Phylogeographic analyses of the 30 degrees S south-east Pacific biogeographic transition zone establish the occurrence of a sharp genetic discontinuity in the kelp Lessonia nigrescens: Vicariance or parapatry?
Phylogeographic analyses of the 30°s south-east Pacific biogeographic transition zone establish the occurrence of a sharp genetic discontinuity in the kelp Lessonia nigrescens: Vicariance or parapatry?
CHANGES IN BACTERIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE ASSOCIATED WITH COASTAL COPPER ENRICHMENT
Copper effects in the copepod Tigriopus angulatus Lang, 1933: natural broad tolerance allows maintenance of food webs in copper-enriched coastal areas
Copper stress induces biosynthesis of octadecanoid and eicosanoid oxygenated derivatives in the brown algal kelp Laminaria digitata
Genetic variation in wild and cultivated populations of the haploid diploid red alga Gracilaria chilensis: How farming practices favor asexual reproduction and heterozygosity
Intraspecific biogeographic pattern breakage in the snapping shrimp Betaeus emarginatus caused by coastal copper mine tailings
TWO-DIMENSIONAL GEL ELECTROPHORESIS ANALYSIS OF BROWN ALGAL PROTEIN EXTRACTS
An assessment of the impact of copper mine tailings disposal on meiofaunal assemblages using microcosm bioassays
Effects of copper on early developmental stages of Lessonia nigrescens Bory (Phaeophyceae)
Molecular and morphologically distinct Scytosiphon species (Scytosiphonales, Phaeophyceae) display similar antioxidant capacities
Parthenogenesis in the brown alga Lessonia nigrescens (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) from central Chile
Spore release in Acrochaetium sp (Rhodophyta) is bacterially controlled
Vegetative propagation of the carrageenophytic red alga Gigartina skottsbergii Setchell et Gardner: Indoor and field experiments
A sediment quality triad assessment of the impact of copper mine tailings disposal on the littoral sedimentary environment in the Atacama region of northern Chile
Cadmium-copper antagonism in seaweeds inhabiting coastal areas affected by copper mine waste disposals
Distribution of dissolved species and suspended particulate copper in an intertidal ecosystem affected by copper mine tailings in Northern Chile
Diversity, phenomenology and epidemiology of epiphytism in farmed Gracilaria chilensis (Rhodophyta) in northern Chile
Experimental transplants of the large kelp Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae) in high-energy wave exposed rocky intertidal habitats of northern Chile: Experimental, restoration and management applications
Invasion of Codium fragile ssp tomentosoides in northern Chile: A new threat for Gracilaria farming
Kinetics of copper accumulation in Lessonia nigrescens (Phaeophyceae) under conditions of environmental oxidative stress
Phospholipases and galactolipases trigger oxylipin-mediated wound-activated defence in the red alga Gracilaria chilensis against epiphytes
Spatial and temporal variation of photosynthesis in intertidal Mazzaella laminarioides (Bory)Fredericq (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales)
Antioxidant responses in Scytosiphon lomentaria (Phaeophyceae) inhabiting copper-enriched coastal environments
Biodiversity of rocky intertidal benthic communities associated with copper mine tailing discharges in Northern Chile
Copper bioavailability in a coastal environment of Northern Chile: Comparison of bioassay and analytical speciation approaches
Development of microsatellites DNA markers in the cultivated seaweed, Gracilaria chilensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta)
Differential life history phase expression in two coexisting species of Scytosiphon (Phaeophyceae) in northern Chile
Dissection of two distinct defense-related responses to agar oligosaccharides in Gracilaria chilensis (Rhodophyta) and Gracilaria conferta (Rhodophyta)
Effects of copper mine tailings disposal on littoral meiofaunal assemblages in the Atacama region of northern Chile
Long-term copper mine waste disposal in northern Chile associated with gene flow disruption of the intertidal kelp Lessonia nigrescens
Metal speciation and environmental impact on sandy beaches due to El Salvador copper mine, Chile
Copper mine tailings disposal: consequences for the interstitial polychaete Saccocirrus sonomacus (Canalipalpata : Protodrilida)
Experimental indoor cultivation of the carrageenophytic red alga Gigartina skottsbergii
Molecular identification of two sibling species under the name Gracilaria chilensis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales)
Reduced genetic diversity and increased population differentiation in peripheral and overharvested populations of Gigartina skottsbergii (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) in southern Chile
The fate of overgrown germlings in coalescing Rhodophyta
Contact responses between spores and sporelings of different species, karyological phases and cystocarps of coalescing Rhodophyta
Copper accumulation, synthesis of ascorbate and activation of ascorbate peroxidase in Enteromorpha compressa (L.) Grev. (Chlorophyta) from heavy metal-enriched environments in northern Chile
Effective metal concentrations in porewater and seawater labile metal concentrations associated with copper mine tailings disposal into the coastal waters of the Atacama region of northern Chile
Ultrastructure and taxonomy of Sporocladopsis novae-zelandiae
An assessment of the potential use of the nematode to copepod ratio in the monitoring of metals pollution. The Chanaral case
Ecological and biochemical aspects in algal infectious diseases
Hierarchical spatial structure and discriminant analysis of genetic diversity in the red alga Mazzaella laminarioides (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta)
The Chondrus crispus Acrochaete operculata host-pathogen association, a novel model in glycobiology and applied phycopathology
Copper, copper mining effluents and grazing as potential determinants of algal abundance and diversity in northern Chile
Infectious diseases in Mazzaella laminarioides (Rhodophyta): estimating the effect of infections on host reproductive potential
Massive prevalence of viral DNA in Ectocarpus from two habitats in the North Atlantic and South Pacific.
CONVERGENT BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN COALESCING RHODOPHYTA
Copper, copper mine tailings and their effect on marine algae in Northern Chile
Healing and regeneration responses in Gigartina skottsbergii (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales): Optimization of vegetative propagation for cultivation
Mariculture of red algae in Chile
Sulfated oligosaccharides mediate the interaction between a marine red alga and its green algal pathogenic endophyte
Degradative disease in Ulva rigida (Chlorophyceae) associated with Acrochaete geniculata (Chlorophyceae)
Determinants of disease expression and survival of infected individual fronds in wild populations of Mazzaella laminarioides (Rhodophyta) in central and southern Chile
Epiphytic bacteria in a copper-enriched environment in northern Chile
Infectious diseases of Mazzaella laminarioides (Rhodophyta): Changes in infection prevalence and disease expression associated with season, locality, and within-site location
Ultrastructure and taxonomy of the genus Endophyton (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae)
Copper-algae interactions: Inheritance or adaptation?
Factors associated with host specificity in Sporocladopsis novae- zelandiae (Chlorophyta)
Host-specificity of Endophyton ramosum (Chlorophyta), the causative agent of green patch disease in Mazzaella laminarioides (Rhodophyta)
Infectious diseases in tank cultivation: ecology and management
Sporeling coalescence and intraclonal variation in Gracilaria chilensis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta)
White rot disease in Gracilaria chilensis
Endophytic algae of Chondrus crispus Stackh. V Fine structure of the infection by Acrochaete operculata.
Green patch disease in Iridea laminaroides caused by Endophyton sp.
Infections by pigmented algal endophytes misuse of concepts and terminology
Deformative disease in Iridaea laminarioides: gail developmentsassociated with an endophytic cyanobacterium
Sorus specific epiphytism affecting the kelps Lessonia nigrescens and L. trabeculata.
Cuticles from Chondrus crisps
Endophytic algae of C. crispus. IV Detrimental effects on the host following infections by Acrochaete operculata and A. heteroclada.
Endophytic algae of C. crispus. III. Host-specificity.
Endophytic algae of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse. II. Acrochaete heteroclada sp. nov. Acrochaete operculata sp. nov. and Phaeophila dendroides (Crouan frat) Batters.
A comparative study of Gomontia polyrhiza Chlorojackia pachyclados gen. et. sp. nov. (Chlorophyta).
Endophytic algae of Irish moss Chondrus crispus Stackh.
Effect of temperature and day length on morphogenesis of Scytosiphon lomentaria from eastern Canada.
Differential survival of macro algae to digestion by intertidal herbivore mollusks
Effects of some environmental factors on growth of sporelings in two species of Gelidium (Rhodophyta).
Benthic algal spores surviving digestion by sea urchins.

BookSection (3)

Effects of copper on aquatic biota: A look from ecological and regulatory perspectives
Algal Diseases
Aislación y cultivo de algas endofíticas que infectan macroalgas marinas

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Vol. 4. Manejo sustentable de los recursos marinos bentónicos en Chile Centro-Sur: Segundo informe de avance
Vol. 5. Manejo sustentable de los recursos marinos bentónicos en Chile Centro-Sur: Actas Seminario de Clausura
Manejo sustentable de los recursos marinos bentónicos en Chile Centro-Sur: Estado actual del conocimiento
Vol. 3. Manejo sustentable de los recursos marinos bentónicos en Chile Centro-Sur: Avances en investigación y formación

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Recent advances in the understanding of the biological basis for Gigartina skottsbergii (Rhodophyta) cultivation in Chile
Diseases in seaweeds: An introduction
Ecological aspects of algal infectious diseases
Fusion and histocompatibility in Rhodophyta

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Proceedings of the International Workshop "Current approaches in basic and applied phycology"

Review (1)

Micro-evolution due to pollution: Possible consequences for ecosystem responses to toxic stress
119
Juan Correa

Full Profesor

Ecology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

22
Loretto Contreras

Profesora Titular

Ecología y Biodiversidad

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

18
Sylvain Faugeron

Profesor Asociado

ecologia

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

12
Justo Andrade

Researcher

Ecology

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

8
Alejandro Buschmann

FULL PROFESSOR

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS LAGOS

PUERTO MONTT, Chile

8
Alejandra Moenne

Profesor Titular

Biologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

7
Bernardo González

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBAÑEZ

Santiago, Chile

4
Bernabe Santelices

Prof. titular

Ecologia

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Luz Oppliger

Directora de Comunicaciones y Extensión

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Marie-Laure Guillemin

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

3
Rodrigo De la Iglesia

Profesor Asociado

Genética Molecular y Microbiología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Florence Tellier

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ecología

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción, Chile

3
Matthew Lee

CENTRO I~MAR, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS LAGOS

Puerto Montt, Chile

2
Daniel Valenzuela

Investigador

ingeniería

universidad adolfo ibáñez

Viña del Mar, Chile

2
Nelson Lagos

Director

Facultad de Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD SANTO TOMÁS

Santiago, Chile

2
MARTHA HENGST

Académico

Ciencias Farmacéuticas

UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE

Antofagasta, Chile

2
Daniel Varela

Investigador

Universidad de Los Lagos

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
Leyla Cardenas

full professor

Instituto de ciencias ambientales y evolutivas

Universidad Austral de Chile

valdivia, Chile

1
Ramon Palma

Full Professor

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas

Santiago, Chile

1
Freddy Boehmwald

Researcher

Biotechnology

UC Davis Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Carolina Camus

Investigador

Centro i-mar

Universidad de Los Lagos

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
Alejandra Gonzalez

Prof. Asociado grado 9

Ciencias Ecológicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Roger Sepúlveda

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas

Universidad Austral de Chile

VALDIVIA, Chile

1
Sergio Navarrete

Full Profesor

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Las CRuces, Chile

1
Bernardo Morales

Profesor titular

Biologia

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Marco Lardies

DIRECTOR

CIENCIAS

UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBAÑEZ

Santiago, Chile

1
Mary Kalin

Profesor Titular

Facultad de Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristóbal Medina

CEO

Lircaytech

Santiago, Chile

1
Enrique Martinez

Professeur

Foyer de Charite

Lambesc, Francia

1
Luis Henríquez

Investigador Senior

Repoblación y Cultivo

Instituto de Fomento Pesquero

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
Pedro Murúa

Profesor asistente

Universidad Austral de Chile

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
Juan Pavissich

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBANEZ

Santiago, Chile

1
Alberto González

Académico

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Estación Central, Chile

1
Ana Morán

Encargado de Investigación y Transferencia Tecnológica

I+D

Bioquímica.cl

Santiago, Chile