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Paulina Schmitt Rivera

Assistant Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

Valparaiso, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Microbiology and Immunology - Cellular Biology - Innate Immunity - Host-pathogen interactions

Educación

  •  Microbiologie et Parasitologie, University of Montpellier. Francia, 2010
  •  Marine Biology, UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO. Chile, 2002

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Faculty of Sciences

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

  •   Postdoctoral Research Associate Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    OF MEDICINE

    Los Angeles, Estados Unidos

    2010 - 2012

  •   Postdoctoral Research Associate Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Faculty of Sciences

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2012 - 2014

Experiencia Profesional

  •   ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    VALPARAISO, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


31/06/2014: Research seminar on Fish Immunology to graduate students from the Aquaculture PhD program (UCN/U. de Chile/PUCV).

06-2014- at present: Regular courses of Celular Biology (BIO-122) and Immunology (BIO-505) to undergraduate students from the Biochemistry program at PUCV.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Beca Presidente de La Republica/BECAS CHILE

    UNIVERSITE MONTPELLIER II

    Chile, 2006

    Scholarship to perform PhD studies at the Laboratory of Ecology of Coastal Marine Systems, CNRSUMR5119, University of Montpellier 2, Ifremer, University of Montpellier 1, and IRD, Place Eugène Bataillon, F-34095 Montpellier, France from 2006 to 2010.

  •   EGIDE- French Government postdoctoral mobility grant.

    EMBAJADA DE FRANCIA EN CHILE

    Francia, 2013

    Internship at Immune Response, Aquaculture, Environment Laboratory. Lagoon Ecosystem Research Unit. University of Montpellier 2, France.

  •   Carl Storm International Diversity (CSID) Fellowship

    Gordon Research Association

    Estados Unidos, 2013

    Fellowship for the 2013 Antimicrobial Peptides Gordon Research Conference.

  •   SIBAGHE-University of Montpellier 2 Fellowship grant.

    UNIVERSITE DES SCIENCES ET TECHNIQUES DU LANGUEDOC, MONTPELLIER II

    Francia, 2010

    Internship at Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, University of Bonn, Germany.

  •   Premio a la Docencia Distinguida

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

    Chile, 2016

    Premio a la docencia distinguida en pregrado de la PUCV


 

Article (30)

Expression of immune-related genes during early development of the scallop Argopecten purpuratus after Vibrio splendidus challenge
Induction of foxp3 during the Crosstalk between Antigen Presenting Like-Cells MHCII(+)CD83(+) and Splenocytes CD4(+)IgM(-) in Rainbow Trout
Interferon Gamma Induces the Increase of Cell-Surface Markers (CD80/86, CD83 and MHC-II) in Splenocytes From Atlantic Salmon
Metabolic cost of the immune response during early ontogeny of the scallop Argopecten purpuratus
Molecular characterization and cellular localization of a transmembrane C-type lectin receptor in hemocytes from the scallop Argopecten purpuratus
Functional Insights From the Evolutionary Diversification of Big Defensins
Molecular characterization and expression patterns of two LPS binding /bactericidal permeability-increasing proteins (LBP/BPIs) from the scallop Argopecten purpuratus
De novo assembly, characterization of tissue-specific transcriptomes and identification of immune related genes from the scallop Argopecten purpuratus
Identification of Antimicrobial Peptides from the Microalgae Tetraselmis suecica (Kylin) Butcher and Bactericidal Activity Improvement
Litopenaeus vannamei stylicins are constitutively produced by hemocytes and intestinal cells and are differentially modulated upon infections
Reproduction Immunity Trade-Off in a Mollusk: Hemocyte Energy Metabolism Underlies Cellular and Molecular Immune Responses
The immune response of the scallop Argopecten purpuratus is associated with changes in the host microbiota structure and diversity
Massive Gene Expansion and Sequence Diversification Is Associated with Diverse Tissue Distribution, Regulation and Antimicrobial Properties of Anti-Lipopolysaccharide Factors in Shrimp
Insights into the diversity of NOD-like receptors: Identification and expression analysis of NLRC3, NLRC5 and NLRX1 in rainbow trout
Molecular characterization and protein localization of the antimicrobial peptide big defensin from the scallop Argopecten purpuratus after Vibrio splendidus challenge
An intimate link between antimicrobial peptide sequence diversity and binding to essential components of bacterial membranes
Antimicrobial peptides in marine invertebrate health and disease
Insight into the messenger role of reactive oxygen intermediates in immunostimulated hemocytes from the scallop Argopecten purpuratus
Molecular characterization of an inhibitor of NF-?B in the scallop Argopecten purpuratus: First insights into its role on antimicrobial peptide regulation in a mollusk
Molecular characterization of an inhibitor of NF-kappa B in the scallop Argopecten purpuratus: First insights into its role on antimicrobial peptide regulation in a mollusk
Immunomodulatory effect of cathelicidins in response to a beta-glucan in intestinal epithelial cells from rainbow trout
Phenotypical parameters as a tool to evaluate the immunostimulatory effects of laminarin in Oncorhynchus mykiss
The new insights into the oyster antimicrobial defense: Cellular, molecular and genetic view
Antimicrobial Histones and DNA Traps in Invertebrate Immunity EVIDENCES IN CRASSOSTREA GIGAS
Expression, tissue localization and synergy of antimicrobial peptides and proteins in the immune response of the oyster Crassostrea gigas
Insight into Invertebrate Defensin Mechanism of Action: OYSTER DEFENSINS INHIBIT PEPTIDOGLYCAN BIOSYNTHESIS BY BINDING TO LIPID II
Molecular diversity of antimicrobial effectors in the oyster Crassostrea gigas
Oyster hemocytes express a proline-rich peptide displaying synergistic antimicrobial activity with a defensin
Characterization and functional recovery of a novel antimicrobial peptide (CECdir-CECret) from inclusion bodies after expression in Escherichia coli
Gill tissues of the mussel Mytilus edulis chilensis: A new source for antimicrobial peptides

Abstract (1)

Immunostimulatory effect of beta-glucans in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

BookSection (1)

Scallop Immunology

Proyecto (9)

Unraveling scallop immunity - pathogen interplay by dual transcriptomics: Identification of molecular markers associated with resistance in larvae and virulence in a pathogenic Vibrio
Understanding the crosstalk between differentially activated M1 macrophages and NK cells to improve specific innate immune responses against bacterial or viral pathogens in aquacultured salmonids
Desarrollo de una quimera multiantigénica y multiepitópica para su uso potencial como vacuna en el control de Piscirickettsia salmonis
Estudio del estatus inmune de Salmo salar en condiciones de campo y su relación con la infección por Piscirickettsia salmonis y bases para la incorporación de péptidos inmunomoduladores en dieta como nuevos medicamentos contra el patógeno
Unveiling immunity trade-offs at critical developmental stages in scallops=> role of dietary PUFAs and its potential use in aquaculture.
EARLY WARNING BIOMARKERS TO ASSESS SCALLOP IMMUNE STATUS=> EXPANDING THE HOLOBIONT CONCEPT IN MARINE BIVALVES
IMMUNOMODULATION OF INTESTINAL INNATE IMMUNE PARAMETERS BY HOST DEFENSE PEPTIDES IN THE RAINBOW TROUT, ONCORHYNCHUS MYKISS, FOLLOWING B-GLUCAN ORAL ADMINISTRATION.
Peptide effectors of enteric host defense
Studies of alpha-defensins in primate innate immunity

Review (1)

Resistance to antimicrobial peptides in vibrios
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Paulina Schmitt

Assistant Professor

Biology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

Valparaiso, Chile

7
Luis Mercado

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Biología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

7
Katherina Brokordt

Académico/Profesor Asociado

Acuicultura

Universidad Católica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

5
Fanny Guzman

Investigador Senior

Núcleo de Biotecnología Curauma

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Chile

5
Roxana González

Investigadora Postdoctoral

Acuicultura

Universidad Católica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

4
Luis Mercado

Full Professor

Genetics and Molecular Immunology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Carmen Imarai

Profesor Titular

Biología

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Claudio Alvarez

Investigador Titular

Corporación Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

Coquimbo, Chile

2
Sergio Marshall

PROFESSOR

BIOLOGY INSTITUTE

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Claudia Cárcamo

Investigador

Centro Tecnologico de innovacion acuicola

Coquimbo, Chile

2
rodrigo rojas

Académico

Acuicultura

Universidad Católica del Norte

COQUIMBO, Chile

2
María Rojas

Profesor adjunto

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

1
LINA CORTES

Investigador Asociado

Instituto de Biología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Teodoro Coba

Investigador Titular indefinido

BIOTEC

CORPORACION CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS AVANZADOS EN ZONAS ARIDAS

La Serena, Chile

1
Claudio Alvarez

Investigador Titular

Laboratorio FIGEMA

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Carolina Yáñez

Profesor Auxiliar

Instituto de Biología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso , Chile

1
Paula Santana

Profesora Asistente e Investigadora

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jurij Wacyk

Profesor Asistente

Producción Animal

Universidad de Chile

Santiago , Chile

1
Rodolfo Farlora

Full time professor

Instituto de Biología

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Jurij Wacyk

Profesor Asociado

Produccion Animal

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC. CS AGRONÓMICAS

Stgo, Chile

1
Constanza Cárdenas

Associate Researcher

Nucleo Biotecnologia Curauma

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Erwin de la Fuente

PROFESOR/INVESTIGADOR

Ciencias Biomedicas

UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Derie Fuentes

Director

Center For Systems Biotechnology

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Diaz

Investigador

empresa Neobiotec S.A.

Viña del Mar, Chile

1
Jorn Bethke

Profesor Agregado

Facultad de Ciencias

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Curauma, Chile