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Claudia Foerster Guzmán

Assistant Professor

Universidad de O'Higgins

San Fernando, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Food safety; Dietary risk assessment of food hazards; mycotoxins; pesticides; aflatoxins; Samonella; E. coli, Listeria; Campylobacter

Educación

  •  Veterinary Medicine, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2006
  •  Food Safety, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2014
  •  Diploma in HACCP, INTA. Chile, 2010
  •  Innovation in Universitary Teaching, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2020
  •  Licenciado en Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2014

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS)

    Medicina

    Santaigo, Chile

    2014 - 2017

  •   PhD thesis Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Instituto Nutrición y Tecnología de los alimentos (INTA)

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2013

  •   Undergraduate thesis Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Medicina

    Santaigo, Chile

    2004 - 2006

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE O'HIGGINS

    Institute of Agri-food, Animal and Environmental Sciences

    San Fernando, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   National Head of Microbiological Laboratories Full Time

    Servicio Nacional de Pesca (SERNAPESCA)

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2008 - 2009

  •   41 / 5000 Resultados de traducción Head of Census Study at the Municipal level Part Time

    RINADE

    Chile

    2007 - 2007

  •   Teacher of master program Part Time

    Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de los Alimentos (INTA)

    Chile

    2014 - 2016

  •   Teacher of master program Part Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    Universidad de O'Higgins

    Rancagua, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


1) Master thesis guidance
2015- to date: Collaborator Magister in Food mention Management, Quality and Food Safety, University of Chile. Direction of 3 completed Theses and Food Risk Assessment classes (Magíster en Alimentos mención Gestión, Calidad e Inocuidad de los alimentos, Universidad de Chile)
- Rocío Moscol, MSc "EVALUATION, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PRE-REQUIREMENTS PROGRAMS IN A NON-PASTEURIZED COLD-PRESSED JUICE MANUFACTURING COMPANY"
- Emilio Jimenez. MSc "IMPLEMENTATION AND VERIFICATION OF THE ISO / TS 13136 REFERENCE METHOD FOR THE DETECTION OF SHIGA TOXIN-PRODUCING Escherichia coli IN NATIONAL PRODUCED BEEF".
- Dominique Zapata, MSc "Study of the relationship between the drying process and the storage conditions of red chili pepper (Capsicum annuum var. Longum) in the reduction of aflatoxins"
- Celia Esther Salazar Cáceres "Factores que impactan en el cumplimiento de los Programas de Prerrequisitos en locales de cadena de heladerías de la región Metropolitana de Santiago".

2) Postdoc guidance
- Andrea Müller "Evaluation of the antifungal effect of native essential oil on isolates of fungi belonging to the genus Candida sp", co-realization UOH- University of Chile. 2018-2020.

3) Undergraduate
Responsible Professor of Veterinary Medicine, University of O'Higgins:
-2018: Introduction to Veterinary Medicine, Head of Training Practice (45 students)
-2019-2020: Epidemiology (50 students)
- 2021- 2022: Epidemiology (50 students), Food Safety (40 students)
Collaborator of the courses Introduction to Veterinary Medicine, Biostatistics, Microbiology.


Difusión y Transferencia


1) Presentations
- 2022 Exposure to Fusarium mycotoxins from the consumption of corn cereal in Chile. 3rd International Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Safety, online
- 2021 Ocurrencia de micotoxinas en cereales para el desayuno en Chile. XLIII Congreso Chileno de Microbiología, online
- 2021 Exposición a micotoxinas en niños por consumo de cereal. VI Jornadas de Toxicología 2021, online.
- 2021 Assessment of multi-mycotoxin exposure in a rural county of Chile by urinary biomarker determination and association with food consumption. 42nd Mycotoxin Workshop. Lecture.
- 2021 Risk estimation for aflatoxin M1 due to milk consumption in Chilean children. IAFP 2021 European Symposium. Oral Poster
- 2021 “Pesticide exposure and health risk assessment for Chilean population”. Speaker at the Scientific Workshop on Research in Agricultural Workers Exposed to
Pesticides, Claudia Foerster Guzmán Workshop with national and international experts International Pesticides Network
- 2020 Estimation of the risk of aflatoxin in Chile VII Latin American Symposium of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) - Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.
Latin America. Oral presentation.
- 2020 Occurrence of mycotoxins in food in Chile. LXX Agronomic Congress, Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.
- 2020 Occurrence and risk of mycotoxins in Chile. Mycotoxins Seminar CHILE, YGEIA Claudia Foerster Guzmán http://videos.ygeia.cl/ Latin America
- 2020 Risk estimation for aflatoxin M1 due to dairy consumption in Chile, 2020 Global One Health Conference. Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al. International conference
- 2019 Estimation of ochratoxin A exposure due to coffee consumption in a rural area. 41th Mycotoxin Workshop. Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.
- 2019 Risk estimation for ochratoxin A and aflatoxins due to capsicum consumption in a Chilean rural area. The World Mycotoxin Forum. Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.
- 2018 Exposure estimation for ochratoxin A and aflatoxins due to red chili powder consumption in a Chilean rural area. EFSA conference. Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.
- 2017 Estimation of exposure to ochratoxin A and aflatoxins from the consumption of powdered red pepper in an agricultural commune. II SOTOX Congress. Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.
- 2017 Estimation of the contribution of the consumption of powdered red pepper to ochratoxin exposure in an agricultural commune XIII ISP Scientific Conference Claudia Foerster Guzmán et al.

2) Participation in the Scientific / Organizing Committee
-2019 XIII Regional School Congress of Sciences and Technology EXPLORA 2019 (CRECyT) Chile
-2018 I International Congress of Women, Society and Interdiscipline: experiences + research, Chile

3) Professional Activity and Relationship with the environment
- 2021- to date Member of the National Codex Alimentarius Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF), Codex Alimentarius, Chile
- 2019- to date Representative UOH Network of Food Safety Culture ACHIPIA, Chile

4) Disclosure
- 2022 https://www.meganoticias.cl/calidad-de-vida/364658-como-guardar-alimentos-en-refrigerador-12-01-2022.html
- 2022 https://www.radioagricultura.cl/elagro/2022/01/05/la-importancia-de-las-buenas-practicas-agricolas-para-producir-mejores-alimentos.html
- 2022 https://www.24horas.cl/regiones/ohiggins/region-cuenta-con-el-primer-laboratorio-que-permitira-garantizar-la-inocuidad-alimentaria-5196042
- 2021 https://www.elrancaguino.cl/2021/06/08/opinion-alimentos-inocuos-ahora-para-un-manana-saludable/
- 2021 https://www.radioagricultura.cl/elagro/2021/12/13/aconsejan-adoptar-medidas-para-mantener-la-inocuidad-alimentaria-ante-altas-temperaturas.html
- 2021 https://ohigginsaldia.cl/2021/05/07/investigadora-uoh-es-delegada-nacional-para-reunion-del-comite-del-codex-sobre-contaminantes-de-los-alimentos/
- 2020 Food Safety Culture: a national view Organizer and panelist of the Seminar https://youtu.be/V4ieXkHrUvs
- 2020. Diario Rancagua Académica UOH investigates mycotoxin risks in cereals consumed by children under 5 years of age in Chile
http://diariorancagua.cl/academica-uoh-investiga-riesgos-de-micotoxinas-en-cereales-consumidospor-menores-de-5-anos-en-chile/
- 2020 Rengo in the News. Regional Council participates in the cycle of exhibitions of UOH projects
- 2020 Interview Program El Agro de radio Agricultura https://www.radioagricultura.cl/podcasts/2020/07/04/el-agro-sabado-04-julio-2020.html
- 2020 Attractive radio interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvL-e97RpTs&fbclid=IwAR1UBNol6RRPeY2tdK7LflnKJ5-
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- 2020 El Rancaguino Expert in food safety: “Foodborne diseases not only cause gastroenteritis; also serious and chronic diseases ”https://www.elrancaguino.cl/2020/09/28/experta-en-inocuidad-alimentaria-las-enfermedadestransmitidas-por-los-alimentos-no-solo-producen-gastroenteritis-tambien- chronic-serious-diseases /
- 2020 Portal del Campo Project seeks to implement an Agri-Food Safety Seal in products from the O’Higgins region.
https://portaldelcampo.cl/Noticias/77508_Proyecto-busca-implementar-un-Sello-de-InocuidadAgroalimentaria-en-productos-de-la-regi%C3%B3n-de-OHiggins.html
- 2020 La Noticia Online UOH academic project seeks to turn O’Higgins into “the region of innocuousness
food ”http://lanoticiaonline.cl/actualidad/proyecto-de-academica-uoh-busca-convertir-a-ohiggins-en-laregion-de-la-inocuidad-alimentaria/
- 2020 Diario VI Región UOH advances in projects of inclusion, entrepreneurship and agri-food safety
https://www.diarioviregion.cl/index.php/noticias/13336-uoh-avanza-en-proyectos-de-inclusionemprentación-e-inocuidad-agroalimentaria
- 2019 Interview Radio Manía de San Fernando
- 2015 - 2019Charla Foodborne diseases: prevention in your hands Colegio Don Bosco, Rancagua; Ena Bellemans Montti School, Rancagua; Luis Galdames Municipal School, Rengo. 2015-2018-2019. Explore 1000 scientists 1000 classrooms
- 2018 El Typographer Newspaper Fungi and mycotoxins in food: recommendations for self-care
- 2018 Radio Universidad de Chile, Program "A tu Salud" https://radio.uchile.cl/programas/a-tu-salud/485802/
- 2017 Talk Mycotoxins: health effects and situation in Chile http://www.udesantiagoaldia.usach.cl/content/experta-en-micotoxinas-alerta-sobre-sus-peligrososefectos-en-la-salud. Dept. Science and Technology USACH
- 2017 Health Effects of Food Contamination by Fungi: Aflatoxin Evidence and Prevention


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Second place Oral presentation XIII Scientific Conference ISP 2017

    Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile

    Chile, 2017

    Premio al Segundo lugar Presentación oral XIII Jornadas Científicas ISP 2017

  •   Beca CONICYT Doctorado Nacional 2009-2013

    CONICYT

    Chile, 2009

    Beca para cursar Doctorado

  •   Beca CONICYT Apoyo de Tesis

    CONICYT

    Chile, 2012

    Beca apoyo a tesis de doctorado, me permitió comprar materiales para la tesis y realizar una pasantía en Países Bajos


 

Article (18)

Mycotoxin exposure in children through breakfast cereal consumption in Chile
Assessment of Mycotoxin Exposure in a Rural County of Chile by Urinary Biomarker Determination
Levels of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins/Furans (PCDD/Fs) and Dioxin-Like Polychlorinated Biphenyls (DL-PCBs) in Human Breast Milk in Chile: A Pilot Study
Cohort Profile: The Maule Cohort (MAUCO)
Exposición a plaguicidas en Chile y salud poblacional: urgencia para la toma de decisiones.
Factors that affect the success of artificial insemination in cattle of small farmers in one region in Chile.
First measurement of human exposure to current use pesticides (CUPs) in the atmosphere of central Chile: The case study of Mauco cohort
Occurrence of relevant mycotoxins in food commodities consumed in Chile
Caligus rogercresseyi infestation is associated with Piscirickettsia salmonis-attributed mortalities in farmed salmonids in Chile
Tenencia Responsable de Mascotas: Realidad y Desafíos en Chile
Study protocol for the Maule Cohort (MAUCO) of chronic diseases, Chile 2014-2024
The case for aflatoxins in the causal chain of gallbladder cancer
Risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in poultry and beef
Campylobacter jejuni isolated from human cases in Chile showed indistinguishable pulsed field gel electrophoresis profiles with strains isolated from poultry and bovine sources
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis pattern similarities between Listeria monocytogenes isolated from human patients and poultry in Chile
Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from cattle and ground beef by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
Characterization of listeria monocytogenes isolates from cattle and ground beef by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis Caracterización de aislamientos de listeria monocytogenes obtenidos de ganado y de carne molida de vacuno por electroforesis de campo pulsado
The CK1 gene family: expression patterning in zebrafish development

Letter (1)

Association of aflatoxin with gallbladder cancer in Chile

Proyecto (9)

Chronic kidney disease: understanding its causality in agricultural communities in Chile
Estudio epidemiológico observacional para evaluar el efecto de medidas de control gubernamentales sobre la dinámica espacio-temporal de Covid-19 en Chile
Transferencia de un Modelo de Inocuidad agroalimentaria regional
Exposure of infants to mycotoxins through milk formula consumption: a risk assessment approach
Red colaborativa para el estudio de enfermedades en trabajadores agrícolas
Prevalencia y fuentes de exposición a micotoxinas en población de zonas rurales
Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS)
Caracterización molecular y evaluación del riesgo de Listeria monocytogenes en carne de ave y vacuno
Prevalencia y fuentes de exposición a aflatoxina en una población de alto riesgo de cánceres de vesícula biliar y de estómago
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Claudia Foerster

Assistant Professor

Institute of Agri-food, Animal and Environmental Sciences

Universidad de O'Higgins

San Fernando, Chile

5
Guillermo Figueroa

Profesor Asociado

Laboratorio: Microbiología de Alimentos y Probióticos

INTA, Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
fresia ferreccio

Full Professor, Director PhD Epidemiolgy Program

Public Health

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, ESCUELA DE MEDICINA, DEPARTAMENTO DE SALUD PÚBLICA.

Santiago, Chile

3
Johanna Acevedo

Profesor asociado investigador

Instituto de Ciencias e Innovación en Medicina (ICIM)

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

2
Laura Huidobro

Académico

Ciencias Preclínicas

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile

2
CLAUDIA BAMBS

PROFESORA ASOCIADA

SALUD PÚBLICA

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Gisela Rios

Académico/Director Depto CyTA

Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

2
Gabriel Arriagada

Profesor Asistente

Instituto de Ciencias Agroalimentarias, Animales y Ambientales (ICA3)

Universidad de O'Higgins

San Fernando, Chile

1
Christopher Hamilton-West

Profesor asistente

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS VETERINARIAS Y PECUARIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Hector Jorquera

Professor

Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Karla Pozo

ACADÉMICO MEDIA JORNADA

FACULTAD DE INGENIERIA Y TECNOLOGIA

UNIVERSIDAD SAN SEBASTIÁN

CONCEPCION, Chile

1
Cristian Gallardo

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Oceanografía

Universidad de Concepción

Concepcion, Chile

1
Ariel Reyes

Director de Departamento

Ciencias Biológicas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Jose Yañez

Profesor Asistente

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Amelina Albornoz

Post doctorado

Virología Molecular

Fundación Ciencia & Vida

Santiago, Chile

1
Andrea Muller

Investigador Postdoctoral

Instituto de Ciencias Agroalimentarias, Animales y Ambientales (ICA3)

Universidad de O'Higgins

San Fernando, Chile

1
Álvaro Passi

PhD student

Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health

University College London

London, Reino Unido

1
Marcelo Kogan

Academico

Quimica Farmacologica y Toxicologica

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS QUÍMICAS Y FARMACÉUTICAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Sergio Lavandero

Director

Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases (ACCDiS)

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC CIENCIAS QUÍMICAS Y FARMACÉUTICAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Miquel

Full Professor

Gastroenterology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Rolando de la Cruz

Associate Professor

Faculty of Engineering and Sciences

Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Peñalolén, Santiago, Chile

1
Pablo Toro

Profesor Asociado

Psiquiatría

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
SANDRA CORTES

ASSOCIATED PROFESSOR

PUBLIC HEALTH

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Alejandra Vives

DEPTO. SALUD PÚBLICA, UNIVESIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Pablo Castro

JEFE DIVISION

DIVISION ENFERMEDADES CARDIOVASCULARES

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Juan Roa

Chair

Pathology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

santiago, Chile

1
Juan Araya

Pathologist

Anatomía Patológica

Hospital Dr. Hernan Henríquez Aravena

Temuco, Chile

1
ALEJANDRO CORVALAN

Associate Professor

Hematology and Oncology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Patricia García

Jefe de Laboratorio de Microbiologia

Escuela de Medicina

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE, LABORATORIO DE MICROBIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Moraga

Profesor Asociado

Programa de Genética Humana

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Verónica Burzio

Investigadora Asociada

Fundacion Ciencia y Vida

Santiago, Chile