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Caren Vega Retter

Profesor Asistente

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Molecular Ecology; population structure, transcriptomic; selection and adaptation

Educación

  •  Licenciatura en Ciencias c/m en Biología, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2008
  •  Doctorado en Ciencias c/m Ecología y Biología Evolutiva, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2014

Experiencia Académica

  •   Instructor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Chile

    2015 - 2017

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Teacher of Scientific Workshops for the Program of Academic Talents

    Sociedad de Instrucción Primaria

    Chile

    2008 - 2008

  •   Teacher of Scientific Workshops for the Program of Academic Talents

    Sociedad de Instruccion Primaria

    Chile

    2011 - 2014

  •   Research assistant

    Universidad de Chile

    Chile

    2006 - 2010

  •   Research collaborator, project FONDECYT 1100341

    Universidad de Chile

    Chile

    2011 - 2013

  •   Research assistant project Núcleo Milenio: Ecología y Manejo Sustentable de Islas Oceánicas

    Universidad de Chile

    Chile

    2014 - 2014

  •   Teacher of Course: Ecology and Sustainable Development

    Instituto Profesional Valle Central

    Chile

    2014 - 2014

  •   Teacher Reinforcement of Biology for high school students

    Colegio Jorge Alessandri Rodríguez

    Chile

    2013 - 2013

  •   Instructor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - 2017

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha


 

Article (17)

Short- and long-term consequences for fish species inhabiting a river in a Mediterranean climate in central Chile
Temporal changes in gene expression and genotype frequency of the ornithine decarboxylase gene in native silverside Basilichthys microlepidotus : impact of wastewater reduction due to implementation of public policies
Weak connectivity and population cohesiveness in rudderfish Kyphosus sandwicensis (Teleostei: Kyphosidae) inhabiting remote oceanic islands
Selection of suitable reference genes for gene expression analysis in gills and liver of fish under field pollution conditions
The hidden costs of living in a transformed habitat: Ecological and evolutionary consequences in a tripartite mutualistic system with a keystone mistletoe
Asymmetric connectivity of the lobster Panulirus pascuensis in remote islands of the southern Pacific: importance for its management and conservation
Differential gene expression revealed with RNA-Seq and parallel genotype selection of the ornithine decarboxylase gene in fish inhabiting polluted areas
Heavy Metal Content in Chilean Fish Related to Habitat Use, Tissue Type and River of Origin
Development of ten microsatellite markers from the keystone mistletoe Tristerix corymbosus (Loranthaceae) using 454 next generation sequencing and their applicability to population genetic structure studies
Next generation sequencing yields the complete mitochondrial genome of the Endangered Chilean silverside Basilichthys microlepidotus (Jenyns, 1841) (Teleostei, Atherinopsidae), validated with RNA-seq
Isolation and characterization of sixteen microsatellite loci for the rudderfish Kyphosus elegans (Centrarchiformes: Kyphosidae) from Easter Island, discovered with Next Generation Sequencing
Genetic effects of living in a highly polluted environment: the case of the silverside Basilichthys microlepidotus (Jenyns) (Teleostei: atherinopsidae) in the Maipo River basin, central Chile
Liver transcriptome characterization of the endangered freshwater silverside Basilichthys microlepidotus (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae) using next generation sequencing
Osmoregulatory and demographic responses to salinity of the exotic cladoceran Daphnia exilis
Nested structure of plankton communities from Chilean freshwaters
Finding patterns of distribution for freshwater phytoplankton, zooplankton and fish, by means of parsimony analysis of endemicity
Non-lethal effects of invertebrate predators on Daphnia: morphological and life-history consequences of water mite kairomone

Article (4)

Development and characterization of the first 16 microsatellites loci for Panulirus pascuensis (Decapoda=> Palinuridae) from Easter Island using Next Generation Sequencing
Characterization of sixteen microsatellite loci from the marine gastropod Monetaria caputdraconis (Gastropoda=> Cypraeidae) by next generation sequencing
Development of ten microsatellite markers from the keystone mistletoe Tristerix corymbosus (Loranthaceae) using 454 next generation sequencing and their applicability to population genetic structure studies
Genetic population structure and evidence of genetic homogeneity in populations of the Argentinian silverside Odontesthes bonariensis (Teleostei=> Atherinopsidae) inhabiting central and northwest Argentina

Proyecto (3)

ARE POPULATIONS OF A MARINE CRAB ASYMMETRICALLY CONNECTED FOLLOW THE MAIN HUMBOLDT CURRENT?
Nutritional and genomics consequences of living on highly polluted environment=> the case of Basilichthys microlepidotus (Jenyns) (Teleostei=> Atherinopsidae)
Ecología y Manejo Sustentable de Islas Oceánicas

Review (1)

Signatures of Directional and Balancing Selection in the Silverside Basilichthys microlepidotus (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae) Inhabiting a Polluted River
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Caren Vega

Profesor Asistente

Departamento Ciencias Ecológicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
David Veliz

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Rodrigo Ramos

Full Professor

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Alejandro Sabat

Full Professor

Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Francisco Fonturbel

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Biología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Claudio Quezada

Profesor invitado a curso Limnología

Universidad de Chile

Chile

1
Maureen Murua

Profesor asistente

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Bravo

Académico - Investigador

Biología Marina

Universidad Católica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Boris DEWITTE

Researcher

Oceanography

CEAZA

La Serena, Chile

1
Marcel Ramos

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Biología Marina

Universidad Católica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Luis Hinojosa

Full Professor

Ecological Sciences

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Carter

Profesor asistente

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Sergio Scott

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile