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Rodrigo Andrés Contreras Arredondo

Postdoc

USACH

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Fisiología Vegetal, Biotecnología Vegetal, Biotecnología de Productos Naturales

Educación

  •  Bioquímico/Licenciado en Bioquímica, USACH. Chile, 2009
  •  Doctor en Biotecnología, USACH. Chile, 2014

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor asistente Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Química y Biología

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - A la fecha

  •   Profesor por horas Part Time

    UNICIT

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - 2015

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Profesor Part Time

    Universidad de Santiago de Chile

    Chile

    2010 - 2018

  •   Manager of Research Full Time

    The Not Company

    Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


1. (2010-2014). Conicyt: national fellowship for doctoral studies. Finished.
2. (2012-2013). Conicyt: doctoral thesis support. AT24120963. Finished.
3. (2011). Conicyt: congress travel award. Finished.
4. (2012). Conicyt: congress travel award. Finished.
5. (2013). Conicyt: congress travel award. Finished.
6. (2014). Conicyt: congress travel award. Finished.
7. (2012). Mecesup2-USA. Short visit to international University. UC-Davis, CA, USA. Finished.
8. (2013). Santander Internationalization fellowship. Plymouth University, England, UK. Finished.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Rodrigo Contreras Arredondo

    INSTITUTO ANTARTICO CHILENO

    Chile, 2011

    VIII Chilean meeting of Antarctic research. Award for best oral presentation.

  •   Rodrigo Contreras Arredondo

    I Coloquio de Flora Antártica

    Chile, 2011

    Award for best oral presentation.

  •   Rodrigo Contreras Arredondo

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Chile, 2011

    Award for best postgraduate student of Faculty of Chemistry and Biology.

  •   Rodrigo Contreras Arredondo

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Chile, 2014

    Mejor alumno egresado del Doctorado en Biotecnología


 

Article (35)

The Carrot Phytoene Synthase 2 (DcPSY2) Promotes Salt Stress Tolerance through a Positive Regulation of Abscisic Acid and Abiotic-Related Genes in Nicotiana tabacum
Antifungal activity of extracts from the Antarctic plant Colobanthus quitensis Kunth. (Bartl) cultured in vitro against Botrytis cinerea Pers
Cytotoxic Effect of Puya chilensis Collected in Central Chile
Elucidation of antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of selected plant-based mayonnaise-derived essential oils against lactic acid bacteria
Sustainable Production of Insecticidal Compounds from Persea indica
Synergistic Association With Root Endophytic Fungi Improves Morpho-Physiological and Biochemical Responses of Chenopodium quinoa to Salt Stress
Theoretical evaluation of the dietary exposure to the bacteriocin nisin as a natural preservative for plant-based mayonnaise in Chile
Heat Shock Tolerance in Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Cultivated in vitro Is Mediated by Enzymatic and Non-enzymatic Antioxidants
Cadmium and/or copper excess induce interdependent metal accumulation, DNA methylation, induction of metal chelators and antioxidant defences in the seagrass Zostera marina
Copper excess detoxification is mediated by a coordinated and complementary induction of glutathione, phytochelatins and metallothioneins in the green seaweed Ulva compressa
Desiccation tolerance in the Antarctic moss Sanionia uncinata
Oligo-carrageenan kappa increases glucose, trehalose and TOR-P and subsequently stimulates the expression of genes involved in photosynthesis, and basal and secondary metabolisms in Eucalyptus globulus
UV-B shock induces photoprotective flavonoids but not antioxidant activity in Antarctic Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl
Water deficit and abscisic acid treatments increase the expression of a glucomannan mannosyltransferase gene (GMMT) in Aloe vera Burm. F.
Copper stress induces antioxidant responses and accumulation of sugars and phytochelatins in Antarctic Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl.
Unraveling the induction of phytoene synthase 2 expression by salt stress and abscisic acid in Daucus carota
Antioxidant Responses Induced by UVB Radiation in Deschampsia antarctica Desv.
D-serine released by astrocytes in brainstem regulates breathing response to CO2 levels
Phytochemistry and biological properties of Aristotelia chilensis a Chilean blackberry: a review
RUN1 and REN1 Pyramiding in Grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. Crimson Seedless) Displays an Improved Defense Response Leading to Enhanced Resistance to Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe necator)
FcLDP1, a Gene Encoding a Late Embryogenesis Abundant (LEA) Domain Protein, Responds to Brassinosteroids and Abscisic Acid during the Development of Fruits in Fragaria chiloensis
A novel field transplantation technique reveals intra-specific metal-induced oxidative responses in strains of Ectocarpus siiiculosus with different pollution histories
In Vitro Cultivars of Vaccinium corymbosum L. (Ericaceae) are a Source of Antioxidant Phenolics
Isolation and Characterization of Phenolic Compounds and Anthocyanins from Murta (Ugni molinae Turcz.) Fruits. Assessment of Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activity
Oligo-carrageenan kappa increases C, N and S assimilation, auxin and gibberellin contents, and growth in Pinus radiata trees
Oligo-carrageenan kappa increases NADPH, ascorbate and glutathione syntheses and TRR/TRX activities enhancing photosynthesis, basal metabolism, and growth in Eucalyptus trees
Oligo-Carrageenan Kappa-Induced Reducing Redox Status and Activation of TRR/TRX System Increase the Level of Indole-3-acetic Acid, Gibberellin A(3) and trans-Zeatin in Eucalyptus globulus Trees
Oligo-Carrageenans Enhance Growth and Contents of Cellulose, Essential Oils and Polyphenolic Compounds in Eucalyptus globulus Trees
Cold storage effects on oxidative stress of cv. Red Globe table grape rachises
Cold storage effects on oxidative stress of Red Globe table grape rachises
Copper-induced synthesis of ascorbate, glutathione and phytochelatins in the marine alga Ulva compressa (Chlorophyta)
Cross Talk among Calcium, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Nitric Oxide and Activation of Gene Expression Involving Calmodulins and Calcium-Dependent Protein Kinases in Ulva compressa Exposed to Copper Excess
Effect of ionizing energy on extracts of Quillaja saponaria to be used as an antimicrobial agent on irradiated edible coating for fresh strawberries
Major components of Spanish cultivated Artemisia absinthium populations: Antifeedant, antiparasitic, and antioxidant effects
Oligo-carrageenans induce a long-term and broad-range protection against pathogens in tobacco plants (var.Xanthi)

Proyecto (6)

BÚSQUEDA DE METABOLITOS CON ACTIVIDAD BOTRICIDA EN LA ESPECIE ANTÁRTICA COLOBANTHUS QUITENSIS (KUNTH) BARTL.
COPPER-INDUCED ACTIVATION OF TRANSIENT RECEPTOR POTENTIAL (TRP) AND VOLTAGE-DEPENDENT CALCIUM CHANNELS (VDCC) AND THEIR REGULATION BY SECRETED REDOX COMPOUNDS, NO, CALMODULINS AND CDPKS AND IN THE MARINE ALGA ULVA COMPRESSA
Apoyo realización de tesis=> Efecto de la radiación UV-B en la ruta fenilpropanoide de C. quitensis
Estuido proteómico en D. antarctica
SENALES DE CALCIO Y ROS INDUCIDAS POR COBRE EN EL ALGA MARINA ULVA COMPRESSA (CHLOROPHYTA) Y SU PARTICIPACION EN LA ACTIVACION DE GENES IMPLICADOS EN LA TRANSDUCCION DE SENALES Y EN LA RESPUESTA ANTIOXIDANTE.
Antártica=> fuente de recursos biológicos para la biotecnología nacional
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Rodrigo Contreras

Postdoc

Departamento de Biología

USACH

Santiago, Chile

14
Gustavo Zuñiga

Professor

Biologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

9
Alberto González

Académico

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Estación Central, Chile

8
Alejandra Moenne

Profesor Titular

Biologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Marisol Pizarro

Profesor adjunto/investigador

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Claudio Sáez

Director General

centro HUB AMBIENTAL UPLA

UNIVERSIDAD DE PLAYA ANCHA DE CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACION

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Michael Handford

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Gabriela Lobos

Professor Titular

Institute of Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Luis Quiroz

Postdoctoral Fellow

National University of Ireland

Galway, Irlanda

1
Daniel Laporte

Académico Investigador

Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Talca, Chile

1
Jaime Eugenin

Full Professor

Biology

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Analia Espinoza

Investigadora

Laboratorio biológico y Molecular

ADAMA Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
María José Olivares

Adjunct Professor

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Lina Yañez

Coordinador de asistencia técnica

CECTA

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudia Stange

Titular Professor

Department of Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Raúl Herrera

Académico

Biología Molecular y Biotecnología

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Lorena Norambuena

Full Professor

Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Ramírez

Director

Direccion de Investigacion y Postgrado

Universidad de Aconcagua

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Arce

Director

Instituto de Ciencias Aplicadas

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Bruno Defilippi

Head

INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES AGROPECUARIAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Jeannette Vera

Académico

Ciencias Básicas

Universidad del Bío-Bío

Chillán, Chile

1
Marcia González Teuber

Profesora Asistente

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Castro

Investigador

Ciencias básicas

Universidad del Bío-Bío

Chillán, Chile

1
Bernardo Morales

Profesor titular

Biologia

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile