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Lee Ann Meisel .

Associate Professor

Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile

Macul, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Plant Molecular Genetics, Fruit Development, Comparative Genomics between fruit species and model plants, Fruit Nutrigenomics, Fruit Epigenomics, Legumes

Educación

  •  Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY. Estados Unidos, 1996
  •  Biology, SIENA COLLEGE. Estados Unidos, 1991
  •  Recognition of PhD, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1999

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Nuñoa, Chile

    1999 - 2004

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    Universidad Andrés Bello

    Santiago, Chile

    2004 - 2012

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA)

    Macul, Chile

    2012 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Postdoc. Full Time

    Rutgers University

    New Brunswick, Estados Unidos

    1996 - 1997

  •   Postdoc - Research Scientist Full Time

    New York University

    New York, Chile

    1997 - 1998

  •   NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biosciences Related to the Environment Full Time

    New York University

    New York, Chile

    1998 - 1999

  •   Director of the Plant Biotechnology Center Full Time

    Universidad Andrés Bello

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2012

  •   Academic Director of Doctoral Programs, ViceRectory of Investigation and Graduate Studies Full Time

    Universidad Andrés Bello

    Santiago, Chile

    2008 - 2009

  •   Director of Investigation, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Macul, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

  •   Board of Directors Other

    Fulbright-Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Postdoctoral Fellows:
- Nathalie Kühn (2017), Fondecyt Postdoctorado 3180138 (2018-2020)

Doctoral Students:
- Alson Time. Doctoral Program in Forestry, Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary (DCSAV), Universidad de Chile. (ongoing).
- Karen Mujica Inaiman. Doctoral Program in Forestry, Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary (DCSAV), Universidad de Chile. (2020).
- Carolina Klagges Ormeño. Doctoral Program in Biotechnology, Universidad Andrés Bello. (2014)
- Paula Susana Vizoso Latuz, Doctoral Program in Biotecnology, Universidad Andrés Bello. (2012).
- Daniela Cecilia Urbina Alvear, Doctorado en Ciencias con mención en Biología Molecular, Celular y Neurociencias, Universidad de Chile. (2011).
- Rodrigo Ivan Alvarez Rojas. Doctorado en Bioquímica, Universidad de Chile. (2006).
- Ana Mercado Segal. Doctorado en Ciencias con mención en Biología Molecular, Celular y Neurociencias, Universidad de Chile. (2005).

Masters Students:
- Claudio Ponce. Masters in Biological Sciences, Universidad de Chile (ongoing).
- Alejandro Valencia Henríquez. Magíster en Nutrición y Alimentos Mención Alimentos Saludables, Universidad de Chile. (2020).
- Karen Mujica Inaiman. Masters in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2016).
- Maira Rivera Valdés. Masters in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2014).
- Fernanda Rodriguez. Masters in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2009).
- Nicolas Briceño. Masters in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2011).
- Camilo Avendaño. Masters in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2011).

Undergraduate Students:
- Paulina Olivia Vilches Leal. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile. (2021).
- Claudio Ponce Ibáñez. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile.(2018).
- Karen Mujica Inaiman. Professional title in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2016).
- Maira Rivera Valdés. Professional title in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2014).
- Fernanda Rodriguez. Professional title in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2009).
- Nicolas Briceño. Professional title in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2011).
- Camilo Avendaño. Professional title in Biochemistry, Universidad Andres Bello (2011).
- Rodrigo Caroca. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile. (2007).
- Ricardo Tejos. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile. (2007).
- Paula Susana Vizoso Latuz. Biochemist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2004).
- Consuelo Bruno Urbina. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile. (2003).
- Daniela Cecilia Urbina Alvear. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile. (2003).
- Andrea Marisel Morales Anabalon. Professional title in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Universidad de Chile. (2003).


Difusión y Transferencia


Board of Directors, Fulbright - Chile 2020-present
Council member of the Consulting Committee of the "Corporación Observatorio del Mercado Alimentario" (CODEMA). 2016-2109

Speaker at the “VIII Chilean Congress of Clinical Nutrition, Obesity and Metabolism", "I Congress on Clinical Pediatric Nutrition", "I Symposium on bariatric surgery" 2015

Director of an extension course for the industry. "Diplomado PIAL" in Innovation in Foods: Challenges and opportunities for the industry. 2014

Speaker at the “Espacio Food and Service 2014” workshop on "Novelties in nutrition and food". 2014

Speaker at the 1st Annual Course of Pediatric Gastroenterology in the workshop on “The nutrition of the future” 2014

Speaker at the Chilean Society of Pediatric Medicine, section infant gastroenterology, 3rd International Course on Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2014

Speaker at the XII Course on Ambulatory Pediatrics organized by the Chilean Society of Pediatrics. 2013
Speaker at the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Course. 2013


Premios y Distinciones

  •   NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biosciences Related to the Environment

    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

    Estados Unidos, 1998

    NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biosciences Related to the Environment

  •   Coordinator of the CONICYT-PFCHA Biotechnology Area

    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA

    Chile, 2012

    Coordinator of fellowship applications presented in the area of Biotechnology.

  •   Coordinator of the CONICYT-PFCHA Biotechnology Area

    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA

    Chile, 2013

    Coordinator of fellowship applications presented in the area of Biotechnology.

  •   Coordinator of the CONICYT-PFCHA Biotechnology Area

    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA

    Chile, 2014

    Coordinator of fellowship applications presented in the area of Biotechnology.

  •   Coordinator of the CONICYT-PFCHA Biotechnology Area

    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA

    Chile, 2015

    Coordinator of fellowship applications presented in the area of Biotechnology.

  •   Coordinator of the CONICYT-PFCHA Biotechnology Area

    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA

    Chile, 2016

    Coordinator of fellowship applications presented in the area of Biotechnology.

  •   Elected Council Member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2014

    Council member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile. Elected by peers in the academic body

  •   Elected Council Member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2015

    Council member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile. Elected by peers in the academic body

  •   Elected Council Member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2016

    Council member of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile. Elected by peers in the academic body

  •   International liaison of RosEXEC

    US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Community (RosEXEC)

    Estados Unidos, 2012

    Elected the international liaison of the US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Executive Committeed (RosEXE) by international peers.

  •   International liason of RosEXEC

    US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Executive Committeed (RosEXE)

    Chile, 2013

    Elected the international liaison of the US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Executive Committeed (RosEXE) by international peers.

  •   International liason of RosEXEC

    US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Executive Committeed (RosEXE)

    Chile, 2017

    Elected the international liaison of the US Rosaceae Genomics, Genetics and Breeding Executive Committeed (RosEXE) by international peers.

  •   Associate Editor of Tree Genetics & Genomes

    Springer

    Alemania, 2017

    Associate Editor of the journal Tree Genetics & Genomes

  •   Research Director of the Institute of Nutition and Food Technology (INTA)

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2018

    Research Director of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology

  •   Research Director of the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2019

    Research Director

  •   Recognition in Research

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2017

    Recognition for Reseach during the 175 Anniversary of University of Chile


 

Article (27)

Gibberellic Acid Modifies the Transcript Abundance of ABA Pathway Orthologs and Modulates Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium) Fruit Ripening in Early- and Mid-Season Varieties
Identification of a conserved set of cytokinin-responsive genes expressed in the fruits of Prunus persica
Melatonin triggers metabolic and gene expression changes leading to improved quality traits of two sweet cherry cultivars during cold storage
Thinning alters the expression of the PpeSUT1 and PpeSUT4 sugar transporter genes and the accumulation of translocated sugars in the fruits of an early season peach variety
Transcriptome datasets from leaves and fruits of the sweet cherry cultivars ‘Bing’ ‘Lapins’ and ‘Rainier’
Proteomic analysis of a segregant population reveals candidate proteins linked to mealiness in peach
A standard nomenclature for gene designation in the Rosaceae
Characterization of cytokinin signaling and homeostasis gene families in two hardwood tree species: Populus trichocarpa and Prunus persica
Comparative genomics analysis in Prunoideae to identify biologically relevant polymorphisms
Construction and Comparative Analyses of Highly Dense Linkage Maps of Two Sweet Cherry Intra-Specific Progenies of Commercial Cultivars
The high-quality draft genome of peach (Prunus persica) identifies unique patterns of genetic diversity, domestication and genome evolution
The genome of woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca)
Analysis of chlorophyll fluorescence reveals stage specific patterns of chloroplast-containing cells during Arabidopsis embryogenesis
Comparative EST transcript profiling of peach fruits under different post-harvest conditions reveals candidate genes associated with peach fruit quality
Isolation and functional characterization of cold-regulated promoters, by digitally identifying peach fruit cold-induced genes from a large EST dataset
Auxin transport inhibitors impair vesicle motility and actin cytoskeleton dynamics in diverse eukaryotes
Multidimensional fluorescence microscopy of multiple organelles in Arabidopsis seedlings
Isolation and comparative analysis of the wheat TaPT2 promoter: identification in silico of new putative regulatory motifs conserved between monocots and dicots
Seasonal variation in the development of chilling injury in 'O'Henry' peaches
The Ca2+ pump inhibitor, thapsigargin, inhibits root gravitropism in Arabidopsis thaliana
A Rapid and Efficient Method for Purifying High Quality Total RNA from Peaches (Prunus persica) for Functional Genomics Analyses
AtUTr2 is an Arabidopsis thaliana nucleotide sugar transporter located in the Golgi apparatus capable of transporting UDP-galactose
Molecular evolution of glutamate receptors: A primitive signaling mechanism that existed before plants and animals diverged
Glutamate-receptor genes in plants
Pathogen-induced programmed cell death in plants, a possible defense mechanism
lem7, A novel temperature-sensitive Arabidopsis mutation that reversibly inhibits vegetative development
The conserved ELK-homeodomain of KNOTTED-1 contains two regions that signal nuclear localization

BookSection (6)

Switching on Gene Expression: Analysis of the Factors that Spatially and Temporally Regulate Plant Gene Expression.
Expression and Characterization of Recombinant Plant Trans-acting Factors
Fotorreceptores y respuestas de plantas a señales lumínicas
Gene switches and stress management: modulation of gene expression by transcription factors
La Célula Vegetal
Switching on gene expression: analysis of the the factors that spatially and temporally regulate plant gene expression

ConferencePaper (9)

The Peach v2.0 Release: An Improved Genome Sequence for Bridgin the Gap Between Genomics and Breeding in Prunus
Identification of SSRs with polymorphisms between different Prunus avium cultivars
Molecular Characterization of Cytokinin Responsive Genes during Stone-fruit development in Prunus persica
Approaches Enabling Molecular Breeding of Sweet Cherrry
Construction of a highly dense map of sweet cherry and its comparative analyses with other Prunus linkage maps
Differential Expression ofthe Cytokinin Response Pathway during Fruit Development in Prunus persica
Functional analysis of the cytokinin response pathway during peach fruit development
The effects of the phytohormone cytokinin on gene expression during peach (Prunus persica) fruit development
Comparative genomic analysis in Prunoideae

ConferencePoster (20)

Functional Genomics As a Tool to Unveil Bioactive Compounds Accumulation in Commercial and Native Plants from Chile
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECT OF EXOGENOUSLY APPLIED ABSCISIC ACID ON FOUR SWEET CHERRY VARIETIES
MOLECULAR RESPONSE OF PEACH FRUIT UNDER EXOGENOUS APLLICATION OF CYTOKININ DURING MATURITY REVEALS A NOVEL SET OF CYTOKININ- RESPONSIVE, RIPENING-RELATED GENES
MOLECULAR RESPONSE OF PEACH FRUIT UNDER EXOGENOUS APPLICATION OF CYTOKININ DURING MATURITY REVEALS A NOVEL SET CYTOKININ-RESPONSE GENES
PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF A SEGREGATING POPULATION OF SWEET CHERRY (BING X LAPINS)]
Further Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms Asociated with Stone Fruit Ripening: Identifying Epigenomic-Regulated, Ripening Related Genes in Stone Fruits
Comparative Analyses between Prunus persica and Arabidopsis thaliana reveals a novel set of conserved cytokinin-responsive genes
Comparative analyses between Prunus persica and Arabidopsis thaliana reveals a novel set of conserved cytokinin-responsive genes
Peach fruit molecular and physiological response to exogenous application of cytokinin during development
A proposed naming convention for genes in Rosaceae species
Global Changes in the Prunus persica transcriptome in response to cytokinin treatment during fruit development
Identification of Cytokinin Biosynthetic Pathway Genes expressed during Fruit Development
Identification of Cytokinin Biosynthetic Pathway Genes expressed during Fruit development in Prunus persica
Identification of reference genes for quantitative gene expression analyses during peach fruit development using a bioinformatic approach
Differential expression of the cytokinin response pathway genes during fruit development in Prunus persica
The Cytokinin Response Pathway during Prunsu persica Fruit Development
Altered Chloroplast protein profiles in Chup1 and ARP3 loss of function mutants in Arabidopsis
Construction and comparative analyses of highly dense linkage maps of two sweet cherry intraspecific progenies of commercial cultivars
Construction of two sweet cherry linkage maps in two populations derived from commercial cultivars
Non-redundant function of the γ-adaptin-related proteins in Arabidopsis

Proyecto (19)

ABCVital=> El poroto chileno, estudios transdiciplinarios para promover su valor
Genetic factors underlying the role of gibberellin in sweet cherry (Prunus avium) fruit maturity delay
Desarrollo de un core facility para el análisis de alimentos basado en la incorporación de fenómenos fisiológicos, como la digestión y la fermentación, con la tecnología TWINSHIME
Molecular Genetic and Epigenomic Analyses of Sweet Cherry Fruit Ripening=> Exploring the Modulatory Role of the Plant Growth Regulator Abscisic Acid in this process
Identification of potential targets for molecular breeding programs Prunus avium=> Molecular genetics and epigenomic analyses of Sweet Cherry fruits. U-APOYA=> Proyectos de Enlaces
RosBREED=> Combining disease resistance with horticultural quality in new Rosaceaeous Cultivars
Creación de una Unidad de Microscopia Avanzada en el Campus Sur
MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE AUXIN AND CYTOKININ RESPONSE PATHWAYS DURING PEACH AND CHERRY FRUIT DEVELOPMENT
National Center for Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics (CGPB).
Genética funcional de la producción de biomasa en árboles
Núcleo Científicio Milenio en Biotecnología Celular Vegetal (PCB)
Potenciando la competitividad de la Industria de la Cereza de exportación. Sinergia entre agronomía y genética molecular para establecer un programa de mejoramiento genético asistido
RosBreed=> Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae
Genómica Funcional en Nectarines=> Plataforma para potenciar la competitividad de Chile en exportación de frutas II
Genómica Funcional en Nectarines=> Plataforma para potenciar la competitividad de Chile en exportación de frutas
BIOCHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF ARABIDOPSIS CHLOROPLAST-ASSOCIATED AND MITOCHONDRIAL-ASSOCIATED CYTOSKELETAL-INTERACTING PROTEINS
BIOCHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF ARABIDOPSIS CHLOROPLAST-ASSOCIATED AND MITOCHONDRIAL-ASSOCIATED CYTOSKELETAL-INTERACTING PROTEINS
REGULACION EN EL APARATO DE GOLGI DE LA SINTESIS DE POLISACARIDOS DE LA PARED CELULAR EN PLANTAS
REGULACION EN EL APARATO DE GOLGI DE LA SINTESIS DE POLISACARIDOS DE LA PARED CELULAR EN PLANTAS

Review (4)

Breeding in peach, cherry and plum: from a tissue culture, genetic, transcriptomic and genomic perspective
Proteomic analysis of peach fruit mesocarp softening and chilling injury using difference gel electrophoresis (DIGE)
Identification of woolliness response genes in peach fruit after post-harvest treatments
JUICE: a data management system that facilitates the analysis of large volumes of information in an EST project workflow
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Lee Meisel

Associate Professor

Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile

Macul, Chile

20
Herman Silva

Professor

Departamento de Produccion Agricola

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
Ariel Orellana

Profesor Titular

Centro de Biotecnologia Vegetal

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

9
Veronica Cambiazo

Associate Professor

Unidad de Nutrición Básica

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE - INTA

Santiago, Chile

8
Mauricio Gonzalez

Profesor Titular

INTA

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE - INSTITUTO DE NUTRICION Y TECNOLOGIA DE ALIMENTOS

Santiago, Chile

4
JONATHAN MALDONADO

Postdoc CONICYT

Dpto. Genética Molecular y Microbiología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Andrea Morales

Académico de planta, encargada de Investigación

Salud

Universidad Santo Tomas

La Serena, Chile

3
Andrés Tittarelli

Investigador

Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana

Santiago, Chile

3
Andrea Miyasaka

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad Mayor

Huechuraba, Chile

2
Michael Handford

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

2
PAULA VIZOSO

Researcher

Universidad Mayor

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Leonardo Pavez

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Ciencias Naturales

Universidad de Las Américas

Santiago, Chile

2
Basilio Carrasco

Scientific Director

Centro de Estudios en Alimentos Procesados (CEAP)

Talca, Chile

2
RICARDO TEJOS

Profesor Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD ARTURO PRAT

Iquique, Chile

1
Daniela Urbina

Profesor Instructor

Facultad de recursos naturales renovables

Universidad Arturo Prat

iquique, Chile

1
carol moraga

phd student

biologie

universite claude bernard lyon 1

lyon, Francia

1
Eduardo Gratacos

Director

Centro Ceres

Centro Ceres

Quillota, Chile

1
carolina klagges

Profesor titular

I3CBSEK

Universidad SEK

santiago, Chile

1
RODRIGO INFANTE

Profesor Titular

Producción Agrícola

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Gaston Muñoz

assistant professor

Ciencias Biologicas

Universidad San Sebastian

Valdivia, Chile

1
Lorena Norambuena

Full Professor

Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Gonzalez

Researcher

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES AGROPECUARIAS - CRI LA PLATINA

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Bruno Defilippi

Head

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES AGROPECUARIAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Marlene Gebauer

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Ciencias Vegetales

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE (PUC)

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudio Urra

Consultor

Investigación y Desarrollo

UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center

Santiago, Chile

1
Reinaldo Campos

Titular Professor

Producción Agrícola

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Milla

Profesor Asistente

Escuela de Medicina

Universidad de Santiago

Santiago, Chile

1
Boris Sagredo

INIA-RAYENTUÉ

Rengo, Chile

1
Alson TIME

Doctorate candidate

Nutrición Básica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Lorena Marchant

Director

innovación y desarrollo

Botania SpA

Santiago, Chile

1
Marco Mendez

Full Professor

DEPARTAMENTO CIENCIAS ECOLÓGICAS, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS,

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile