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Juan Antonio Ugalde Casanova

Assistant Professor

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Genomics approaches to study microbial diversity across multiple environments. This includes the use of genomics, metagenomics, and bioinformatic approaches.

Educación

  •  Marine Biology, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO. Estados Unidos, 2014
  •  Ingenieria en Biotecnologia Molecular, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2016

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

    Medicina

    Santiago, Chile

    2016 - 2017

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - 2016

  •   Graduate Student Researcher Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography

    San Diego, Estados Unidos

    2008 - 2014

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

    Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida

    Santiago, Chile

    2022 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Director of Bioinformatics Full Time

    uBiome

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - 2019

  •   Group Leader Full Time

    uBiome

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - 2017

  •   Project Engineer Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2003 - 2008

  •   Senior Bioinformatician Full Time

    Phylagen

    San Francisco, Estados Unidos

    2020 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Magister
Patricio Sepulveda, SCCmecCLA, clasificador de SCCmec codificados en genomas de Staphylococcus aureus resistente a meticilina.
Magister en Biotecnología, Universidad Andres Bello. 2019


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Fulbright Fellowship

    COMISION FULBRIGHT-CHILE

    Chile, 2008

    PhD Fellowship, 2008-2012


 

Article (38)

Annotating unknown species of urban microorganisms on a global scale unveils novel functional diversity and local environment association
Antimicrobial Resistance Dynamics in Chilean Shigella sonnei Strains Within Two Decades: Role of Shigella Resistance Locus Pathogenicity Island and Class 1 and Class 2 Integrons
Digital Therapeutics Care Utilizing Genetic and Gut Microbiome Signals for the Management of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Results From a Preliminary Retrospective Study
A global metagenomic map of urban microbiomes and antimicrobial resistance
An Integrative Bioinformatic Analysis for Keratinase Detection in Marine-Derived Streptomyces
Bacteria Isolated From the Antarctic Sponge Iophon sp. Reveals Mechanisms of Symbiosis in Sporosarcina, Cellulophaga, and Nesterenkonia
COVID-19 and City: Towards an Integrated Model of Housing, Microbiology, Environment and Urbanism
Validation of the COVID-19 Indoor Test (TM) by Phylagen for Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Virus on Stainless-Steel Surfaces: AOAC Performance Tested Method(SM) 122004
Bacterially produced metabolites protect C. elegans neurons from degeneration
Distinctive gene and protein characteristics of extremely piezophilic Colwellia
Draft Genome Sequence of Blautia luti DSM 14534(T), Isolated from Human Stool
A novel sequencing-based vaginal health assay combining self-sampling, HPV detection and genotyping, STI detection, and vaginal microbiome analysis
Fecal Microbiome Characteristics and the Resistome Associated With Acquisition of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms Among Elderly Subjects
Complete genome sequence of the marine Rhodococcus sp H-CA8f isolated from Comau fjord in Northern Patagonia, Chile
Distinctive Archaeal Composition of an Artisanal Crystallizer Pond and Functional Insights Into Salt-Saturated Hypersaline Environment Adaptation
Fecal Microbiome Among Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia and Clostridium difficile
Microbial biotransformations in the human distal gut
Genome sequence of streptomyces sp. H-KF8, a marine actinobacterium isolated from a northern chilean patagonian fjord
Genomic data mining of the marine actinobacteria Streptomyces sp H-KF8 unveils insights into multi- stress related genes and metabolic pathways involved in antimicrobial synthesis
Microbial Disruption Indices to Detect Colonization With Multidrug-Resistant Organisms
Phylogenomic Insight into Salinispora (Bacteria, Actinobacteria) Species Designations
The Gut Microbiota of Healthy Chilean Subjects Reveals a High Abundance of the Phylum Verrucomicrobia
A novel gene cluster allows preferential utilization of fucosylated milk oligosaccharides in Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum SC596
Comparative transcriptome assembly and genome-guided profiling for Brettanomyces bruxellensis LAMAP2480 during p-coumaric acid stress
Genome sequencing and analysis of the first complete genome of Lactobacillus kunkeei strain MP2, an Apis mellifera gut isolate
Impact of Dietary Lipids on Colonic Function and Microbiota: An Experimental Approach Involving Orlistat-Induced Fat Malabsorption in Human Volunteers
Genome Sequence of Vibrio VPAP30, Isolated from an Episode of Massive Mortality of Reared Larvae of the Scallop Argopecten purpuratus
Identification of Thiotetronic Acid Antibiotic Biosynthetic Pathways by Target-directed Genome Mining
Metagenome sequencing of the microbial community of a solar saltern crystallizer pond at Cáhuil Lagoon, Chile
Microbial mechanisms coupling carbon and phosphorus cycles in phosphorus-limited northern Adriatic Sea
Seasonal fluctuations in ionic concentrations drive microbial succession in a hypersaline lake community
Assembly- Driven Community Genomics of a Hypersaline Microbial Ecosystem
Composite Bacterial Hopanoids and Their Microbial Producers across Oxygen Gradients in the Water Column of the California Current
Microbial Life in a Fjord: Metagenomic Analysis of a Microbial Mat in Chilean Patagonia
De novo metagenomic assembly reveals abundant novel major lineage of Archaea in hypersaline microbial communities
Xenorhodopsins, an enigmatic new class of microbial rhodopsins horizontally transferred between archaea and bacteria
Evolution of coral pigments recreated
GFP-like proteins as ubiquitous metazoan superfamily: Evolution of functional features and structural complexity

Proyecto (11)

Establishing a long-term observatory of the urban microbiome and antimicrobial resistance in Chile
Determinants for tuberculosis infection acquisition in contacts=> exploring the role of nasopharyngeal mucosal environment
Genomics-guided bioprospecting=> targeting bioactive marine actinomycetes for natural product discovery
Phylogenomic Analysis of the Chilean-Cordobes MRSA clone and contribution of heavy metal resistance in its ability to prevail in Chile
IDENTIFYING ENDOTYPES AND POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS IN ATOPIC DERMATITIS THROUGH AN INTEGRATED SYSTEMS BIOLOGY APPROACH
Cloud computing resources for comparative microbial genomics
Diversity and inter-annual variability of eukaryote microbial communities in Antarctic coastal waters
DEVELOPMENT OF REPRODUCIBLE BIOINFORMATICS WORKFLOWS FOR COMPARATIVE MICROBIAL GENOMICS
Metagenomics approaches for the study of natural microbial communities
ECOLOGICAL STUDY ON THE COMPOSITION AND STRUCTURE OF THE BENTHIC SUBLITTORAL MICROBIAL PROKARYOTIC COMMUNITIES (ARCHAEA AND BACTERIA) IN THE HUMBOLDT CURRENT ECOSYSTEM OFF CHILE WITH INSIGHTS INTO CULTIVATION OF SELECTED SPECIES AND CHEMICA
IDENTIFICACION Y ANALISIS DE PERFILES DE EXPRESION DE LOS GENES ASOCIADOS CON LA ADAPTACION CELULAR A COBRE

Review (2)

Evolution of the indoor biome
Comparative genomic analysis of carbon and nitrogen assimilation mechanisms in three indigenous bioleaching bacteria: predictions and validations
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Juan Ugalde

Assistant Professor

Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

4
Beatriz Cámara

Associate Investigator

Departamento de Química/Centro de Biotecnología Daniel Alkalay

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

3
Eduardo Castro

Professor

Departamento de Microbiología

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

2
Michael Seeger

Full Professor

Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Carlos Henríquez

Investigador

Biotecnología

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas

Coquimbo, Chile

2
Fabien MAGNE

Profesor asistante

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Chile

1
Claudio Miranda

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Acuicultura

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Katia Soto

Académica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
ARLES URRUTIA

PhD

Biociencias

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Paulo Covarrubias

Profesional

Genética Molecular

Instituto de Salud Pública

Santiago, Chile

1
Marcela Legüe

PhD candidate

Centro de Genómica y Bioinformática

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Peter von Dassow

Profesor Associado

Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Leon

Director of Bioinformatics

R&D

Genoma Mayor SpA

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Cardenas

Assistant Professor

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Denisse Bravo

Associate Professor

Pathology and Oral Medicine

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
CRISTIAN BRAVO

Profesional

Laboratorio Biomédico

Instituto Salud Publica

Santiago, Chile

1
VICTOR GARCIA

Profesor Asistente

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Pilar Parada

Executive Director

Centre for Systems Biotechnology

Fraunhofer Chile Research

Santiago, Chile

1
PATRICIA ALDEA

Asesora en investigación

Corporación Apícola Chile

San Francisco de Mostazal, Chile

1
Paola Navarrete

Associate Professor

INTA

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Salvador Ramírez

Ingeniero

Departmento de Oceanografia

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

1
Nicole Trefault

Profesor Asociado

Centro GEMA- Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo De la Iglesia

Profesor Asociado

Genética Molecular y Microbiología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Osvaldo Ulloa

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
RICARDO TRUFFELLO

Profesor Asistente Adjunto

School of Architecture, Design and Urban Studies

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Daniel Garrido

Associate Professor

Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Salazar

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE MEDICINA

Santiago, Chile

1
CECILIA TORO

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

PROGRAMA DE MICROBIOLOGÍA Y MICOLOGÍA, ICBM

Universidad de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
MARIA GANGA

academico jornada completa

Departamento en Ciencia y Tecnologia de los Alimentos

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Lliliana Godoy

Profesor Asistente

Fruticultura y Enología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Sandra Ferrada

Research Assistant

Oceanografía

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Nathaly Ruiz-Tagle

Investigador

Centro de Biotecnología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN, CENTRO DE BIOTECNOLOGÍA

Concepción, Chile

1
Praxedes Muñoz

Associate professor

Biologia Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Gloria Levican

Académica Profesora Titular

Departamento de Biología

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile