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Michael Handford

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Plant Physiology; Plant Biochemistry; Plant Biotechnology

Educación

  •  Natural Sciences, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. Reino Unido, 1996
  •  Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. Reino Unido, 2001

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

  •   Assistant professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2007 - 2014

  •   Instructor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2005 - 2007

  •   Full professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2022 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, Reino Unido

    1999 - 2003

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2004 - 2005

Formación de Capital Humano


Human capital training (number tutored in entire academic career)
- Postdoctoral supervision: 6
- Doctoral thesis: 5
- Masters thesis: 11
- Undergraduate thesis: 20

Human capital training (last five years, 2017-2023)
Postdoctoral supervision: 4
- Dr. Daniela Arias. Fondecyt Postdoc 3220609. Estudio del rol del factor de transcripción ELONGATED HYPOCOTYL 5 (HY5) en la respuesta a estrés salino en Solanum lycopersicum (tomate) var. Microtom y su relación con la ruta de señalización por luz. April 2022-present
- Dr. María Francisca Parada. Fondecyt Postdoc 3210631. Generación y caracterización de plantas de S. lycopersicum con mayor tolerancia a la sequía por activación transcripcional de SlBRL3 y/o SLDWF4 usando la tecnología CRISPR/dCas9-TV. April 2021-present
- Dr. Ninoska Delgado. Postdoc associated with the ACT-192073 Research Ring "Plant Abiotic Stress for a Sustainable Agriculture (PASSA)". May 2021-December 2021
- Dr. María Francisca Parada. Postdoc associated with the ACT-192073 Research Ring "Plant Abiotic Stress for a Sustainable Agriculture (PASSA)". November 2020-April 2021
- Dr. María Francisca Godoy. Postdoc associated with the ACT-192073 Research Ring "Plant Abiotic Stress for a Sustainable Agriculture (PASSA)". April 2020-September 2020

Doctoral thesis (Tutor): 4
- Felipe Uribe (in progress) Disección del balance entre la síntesis de etileno y ácido lipoico mediado por el consumo de SAM. Doctorado en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile
- Pamela Cabedo (in progress) Overexpression of plant LIP1 genes in Arabidopsis thaliana for the production of salt stress resistant rootstocks. Doctorado en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile
- María Paz Covarrubias (2023) Generación de plantas de tomate con mayor contenido de ácido lipoico en los frutos. Doctorado en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile
- Jorge Araya (2017) Estudios para generar una mejor adaptación en organismos vegetales a estrés abiótico mediante la manipulación del metabolismo del ácido lipoico. Doctorado en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile

Master thesis (Tutor): 3
- Andrea Vega (2022) Estudio de la función de la lipoil sintasa en Solanum lycopersicum mediante la supresión de su actividad por mutagénesis dirigida. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas, U. de Chile
- Karina Olivos (2021) Determinación de la especificidad de sustrato de aldosa 6-fosfato reductasas de Arabidopsis thaliana. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas, U. de Chile
- Simón Miranda (2017) Estudio de la función de las lipoil sintasas SlLIP1 y SlLIP1p mediante su sobre-expresión en tomate. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas, U. de Chile

Undergraduate thesis (Tutor): 3
- Paloma Fuenzalida (in progress) Expresión y producción de PME y PMEi de la papaya de montaña (Vasconcellea pubescens) en Pichia pastoris. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile
- Pamela Cabedo (2018) Estudios de AtA6PR2, una supuesta aldosa 6-fosfato reductasa de Arabidopsis thaliana. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile
- Bárbara Rojas (2017) Estudio de AtA6PR1 y AtA6PR2 en Arabidopsis thaliana, bajo condiciones de estrés abiótico. Ingeniería en Biotecnología Molecular, U. de Chile

University teaching activities (2017-2023)
Postgraduate teaching:
2009 - present: Coordinator and/or collaborator in the obligatory "Curso Troncal de Biología Celular y Molecular" of the Doctoral program "Doctorado en Ciencias mención Biología Molecular, Celular y Neurociencias", Facultad de Ciencias, U. de Chile.
2011 - present: Coordinator and/or collaborator in the optional "Biología Molecular, Celular y Biotecnología Vegetal" postgraduate course, Facultad de Ciencias, U. de Chile.
2013 - present: Co-coordinator in the obligatory "Biotecnología Avanzada" course of the Doctoral program "Doctorado en Biotecnología Molecular", Facultad de Ciencias, U. de Chile.

Undergraduate teaching:
2005 - present: Participation as coordinator, co-coordinator or collaborator in "Fisiología Vegetal", for students of "Ingeniería en Biotecnología Molecular" and "Licenciatura en Ciencias, c/m en Biología"
2009 - present: Participation as coordinator, co-coordinator or collaborator in "Biotecnología Vegetal", for students of "Ingeniería en Biotecnología Molecular"
2005 - present: Participation as collaborator (classes, seminars and/or laboratory practicals) in "Biología Celular", "Biología Celular para Pedagogos", "Botánica Sistemática y Funcional", "Tecnologías Aplicadas de Química y Biología", "Taller de Ingeniería Genetíca", "Biología Molecular", "Fisicoquímica Marcomolecular", "Biotecnología General" and "Alfabetización científica en Biología: de las evidencias a las explicaciones" for students in the Facultad de Ciencias, U. de Chile


Difusión y Transferencia


Technology transfer
Patent application in INAPI (folio 2016-03333; 26/12/16) "Composición bioestimulante natural para el mejoramiento de la producción agrícola, método de aplicación y de su uso para incrementar el número de raíces en las plantas"

Outreach activities (2017-2023)
2023: Liceo Manuel de Salas, biotechnology talk and lab class
2022: Explora RM libe raio interview 'El papel de la ciencia en tiempos de crisis'; Scientific talks in Colegio Nuestra Señora del Camino and Saint Gabriel's English School; Liceo Manuel de Salas, biotechnology talk and lab class
2021: Radio TXS live radio interview about my scientific; Youtube video "Climate Change is Now"; Liceo Manuel de Salas, biotechnology talk.
2020: Scientific adviser for EXPLORA "Chispa Mecánica" in Colegio Pumahue, Peñalolén, about "Organoleptics and its relation with chemistry"; Posts on Instagram @PlantaConCiencia de PASSA; Youtube video "¿Por qué estudiar las plantas?".
2019: Interview and recording for U. Chile institutional video; Liceo Manuel de Salas, biotechnology talk.
2018: Radio Universidad de Chile live radio interview with the heads of the Centro Cultural de España and school children in "Quiero Ser Científico" program; Liceo Manuel de Salas, biotechnology talk; Liceo Politécnico de Quintero, careers talk and lab visit; Summer school, class in "Biochemistry in the Kitchen" course.
2017: Careers and scientific talk in Liceo Polivalente de Quemchi, Chiloé; Liceo Manuel de Salas, biotechnology talk; Colegio Las Camelias de Retiro (VII Región), careers talk; Summer school, class in "Biochemistry in the Kitchen" course.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Best oral presentation

    Sociedad de Biología Vegetal de Chile

    Chile, 2016

    Awarded for: Miranda S, Araya J, Handford M. Solanum lycopersicum possesses mitochondrial and plastidial lipoyl synthases capable of increasing lipoylation levels in vivo. XI Reunión de Biología Vegetal, Termas de Chillán, 28 nov-2 dic 2016

  •   Best oral presentation

    Sociedad de Biología Vegetal de Chile

    Chile, 2012

    Awarded for: Almasia R, Carú M, Handford M. Characterisation of the beneficial interaction between Arabidopsis thaliana and native Trichoderma species: future applications in agriculture. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal, Pucón, 3-6 dic 2012

  •   Best flash talk/poster presentation

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2017

    Awarded for: Olivos K, Rojas B, Cabrera R, Handford M, Biochemical characterisation of two putative aldose 6-phosphate reductases, AtA6PR1 and AtA6PR2 from Arabidopsis thaliana. XII Reunión de Biología Vegetal, Villarrica, 4-7 dic 2017

  •   Premio Investigación U de Chile

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2018

    Prize awarded for ranking #1 in the Fondecyt Regular 2018 competition (Study group: Biology 3)

  •   Premio Investigación U. Chile

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2017

    Prize for publishing papers in the top 6% of their discipline: 1. Rámila et al., Journal of Hazardous Materials, 317:476. 2. Almasia et al., Soil Biology & Biochemistry 103:39.


 

Article (32)

Carrot DcALFIN4 and DcALFIN7 transcription factors boost carotenoid levels and participate differentially in salt stress tolerance when expressed in Arabidopsis thaliana and Actinidia deliciosa
Increasing heavy metal tolerance by the exogenous application of organic acids
Abiotic Stress in Crop Species: Improving Tolerance by Applying Plant Metabolites
Daucus carota DcPSY2 and DcLCYB1 as Tools for Carotenoid Metabolic Engineering to Improve the Nutritional Value of Fruits
Understanding Alstroemeria pallida Flower Colour: Links between Phenotype, Anthocyanins and Gene Expression
Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) possesses mitochondrial and plastidial lipoyl synthases capable of increasing lipoylation levels when expressed in bacteria
AtA6PR1 and AtA6PR2 encode putative aldose 6-phosphate reductases that are cytosolically localized and respond differentially to cold and salt stress in Arabidopsis thaliana
Identification of a type II cystatin in Fragaria chiloensis: A proteinase inhibitor differentially regulated during achene development and in response to biotic stress-related stimuli
Unraveling the induction of phytoene synthase 2 expression by salt stress and abscisic acid in Daucus carota
Boron stress response and accumulation potential of the extremely tolerant species Puccinellia frigida
Environmental conditions shape soil bacterial community structure in a fragmented landscape
Exogenous application of pectin-derived oligosaccharides to grape berries modifies anthocyanin accumulation, composition and gene expression
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
Increased Nicotiana tabacum fitness through positive regulation of carotenoid, gibberellin and chlorophyll pathways promoted by Daucus carota lycopene ?-cyclase (Dclcyb1) expression
Structural Modifications of Fructans in Aloe barbadensis Miller (Aloe Vera) Grown under Water Stress
Polyol specificity of recombinant Arabidopsis thaliana sorbitol dehydrogenase studied by enzyme kinetics and in silico modeling
VvGONST-A and VvGONST-B are Golgi-localised GDP-sugar transporters in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.)
Identification and characterisation of key genes involved in fruit ripening of the Chilean strawberry
Abnormal Glycosphingolipid Mannosylation Triggers Salicylic Acid-Mediated Responses in Arabidopsis
Levels of Lycopene beta-Cyclase 1 Modulate Carotenoid Gene Expression and Accumulation in Daucus carota
Sorbitol dehydrogenase is a cytosolic protein required for sorbitol metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana
Arabidopsis thaliana AtUTr7 Encodes a Golgi-Localized UDP-Glucose/UDP-Galactose Transporter that Affects Lateral Root Emergence
Light-dependent changes in plastid differentiation influence carotenoid gene expression and accumulation in carrot roots
Phylogenetic and Biochemical Evidence Supports the Recruitment of an ADP-Glucose Translocator for the Export of Photosynthate during Plastid Endosymbiosis
Daucus carota as a novel model to evaluate the effect of light on carotenogenic gene expression
A defect in carbohydrate metabolism ameliorates symptom severity in virus-infected Arabidopsis thaliana
Biosynthesis of plant cell walls
Nucleotide-sugar transporters: structure, function and roles in vivo
AtUTr2 is an Arabidopsis thaliana nucleotide sugar transporter located in the Golgi apparatus capable of transporting UDP-galactose
Arabidopsis thaliana expresses multiple Golgi-localised nucleotide-sugar transporters related to GONST1
Localisation and characterisation of cell wall mannan polysaccharides in Arabidopsis thaliana
Identification and characterization of GONST1, a Golgi-localized GDP-mannose transporter in Arabidopsis

Abstract (1)

Identification and characterisation of key genes involved in fruit ripening of the Chilean strawberry

BookSection (4)

Caracterización del valor ornamental de híbridos y especies del género Alstroemeria
"Country Reports on Student Affairs and Services around the World: Chile" and "Covid-19 crisis upon crisis: Challenges for Student Affairs and Services - South America with a reflection from Chile"
Plant metabolism associated with resistance and susceptibility
La Célula Vegetal

ConferencePaper (30)

New sequenced genomes of Actinidia deliciosa var. Hayward (kiwi) and Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) var. Poncho Negro, analysis and selection of drought and salt stress tolerance negative regulators as edition targets
Uso de moléculas vegetales como promotor de crecimiento y/o fortalecimiento de plantas de tomate
A synthetic biology approach for studying tomato lipoyl synthase genes and their potential applications
Alimentos funcionales: aumento en la capacidad antioxidante en frutos de tomate con mayor contenido de ácido lipoico
Estrategias biotecnológicas en plantas para enfrentar los efectos adversos del Cambio Climático
Estudios de genes de lipoil sintasas de tomate y sus potentiales aplicaciones
The use of lipoic acid and total carotenoids as biostimulants to improve tolerance to salinity and drought in tomato plants
Increased protein lipoylation alters tomato development
Multiple lipoyl synthases are capable of increasing lipoylation levels in vivo in Solanum lycospersicum (tomato)
Biochemical characterisation of two putative aldose 6-phosphate reductases, AtA6PR1 and AtA6PR2 from Arabidopsis thaliana
Molecular analysis of Solanum lycopersicum cv micro-tom overexpressing lipoyl synthase SlLIP1 or AtLIP1
Plant metabolites and abiotic stress
Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) possesses multiple lipoyl synthases capable of increasing lipoylation levels in vivo
Identification and characterisation of two putative lipoyl synthases (LIP1) in Solanum lycopersicum (tomato)
Identifying and characterising putative aldose 6-phosphate reductases in Arabidopsis thaliana
Solanum lycopersicum possesses mitochondrial and plastidial lipoyl synthases capable of increasing lipoylation levels in vivo
Sugar alcohol metabolism in plants
Sugars in plants: More than just sweeteners
The Daucus carota phytoene synthase 2 (PSY2) promoter: Functional analysis and identification of binding AREB/ABF transcription factors
Caracterización bioquímica y molecular de bacterias aisladas desde suelo Valdiviano con posibles efectos bioestimulantes en plantas
Development of apples with novel traits
Effect of application of pectin derived oligosaccharides on the accumulation of anthocyanin in berries of Cabernet Sauvignon
Functional characterization of two nucleotide sugar transporters in Vitis vinifera
Nucleotide-sugar transporters in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.)
SORBITOL DEHYDROGENASE is a cytosolic protein required for sorbitol metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Characterisation of the beneficial interaction between Arabidopsis thaliana and native Trichoderma species: future applications in agriculture
Evaluación bioquímica y molecular de plantas de tomate micro-tom transformadas establemente con sorbitol deshidrogenasa
Nucleotide-sugar transporters in grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.)
Sorbitol in grapevine: characterisation of VvSDL1 and VvS6PDL1, two enzymes potentially involved in sorbitol metabolism
Desarrollo de plántulas de una variedad premium de manzanas con mayor dulzor mediante el uso de herramientas biotecnológicas

ConferencePoster (56)

A new twist to industrial waste
Drought and salinity negative regulators gene editing to produce new rootstocks of Actinidia deliciosa var. Hayward (kiwi) and Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) var. Poncho Negro tolerant to abiotic stress
Study of biomodulators to mitigate effects of saline and drought stress in micro-tom tomato
Use of rhizobacteria (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens) and its effect on growth, physiological parameters and mineral content (K and Na) in tomato plants under salinity stress conditions
Bioinformatic study and selection of negative regulator genes to drought and salinity stress tolerance and their expression analysis in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) var. Poncho Negro
Overexpression of endogenous lipoyl synthase (SlLIP1) in Solanum lycopersicum fruits to increase their lipoic acid content
Andean alstroemerias as germplasm source for ornamental plant breeding
Expression assessment of two isoforms of Solanum lycospersicum lipoyl synthase in tomato
Sorbitol metabolism in non-Rosaceae: studies of a putative aldose-6-phospate reductase in A. thaliana
Characterising stably transformed A. thaliana plants overexpressing AtA6PR2, a putative aldose-6-phosphate reductase
Fruit specific expression of mitochondrial and plastidial Solanum lycopersicum lipoyl synthase genes in tomatoes
Identification and biochemical characterisation of two putative aldose 6-phosphate reductases, AtA6PR1 and AtA6PR2 from Arabidopsis thaliana
Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) possesses multiple lipoyl synthases
Identifying and characterising putative aldose 6-phosphate reductases in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Studies of AtA6PR2, a putative A. thaliana aldose-6-phospate reductase
FcSYP24-like, a putative syntaxin from the Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis)
Flower color as an important character for ornamental plant breeding
Studying AtA6PR1 and AtA6PR2, putative aldose-6-phosphate reductases, under abiotic stress conditions in Arabidopsis thaliana
Characterising AtA6PR2, a putative aldose 6-phosphate reductase in Arabidopsis thaliana
Characterization of a novel ABA receptor FcLANCL2 of Fragaria chiloensis
Characterization of the gene FcCYS1 encoding a putative cystatin proteinase inhibitor in Fragaria chiloensis
Expression of sorbitol dehydrogenase from grapevine (Vitis vinifera) in Nicotiana tabacum and Arabidopsis thaliana
Heterologous expression of carrot DcPsy1 and DcPsy2 in N. tabacum produce an increase in carotenoids and improved tolerance to salt stress
Identification and characterisation of a hormone-responsive gene in fruits of the white Chilean strawberry, Fragaria chiloensis
Metabolic engineering to develop M. domestica and S. lycopersicum fruits with high contents of antioxidants and vitamin A
The gene FcSYP-24 is regulated by hormones during development of the fruits of Fragaria chiloensis
Uso de ingeniería metabólica para el desarrollo de S. lycopersicum y M. domestica con elevado contenido de vitamina A y de antioxidantes
Altering the AtA6PR1 content affects the growth of Arabidopsis thaliana
Characterising AtA6PR1 and AtA6PR2, putative aldose 6-phosphate reductase in Arabidopsis thaliana
Composición genética y funcional de bacterias nativas presentes en suelos con distinta cobertura vegetal: bosques relictos versus matrices aledañas en Chile
Diversidad genética y funcional de bacterias nativas presentes en suelos con distinta cobertura vegetal: bosques relictos versus matrices aledañas
Effect of pectin-derived oligosaccharides on anthocyanin concentration, anthocyanin profile and phenilpropanoid genes in Cabernet Sauvignon grape berries
Identificación y caracterización de genes claves involucrados en la maduración de la frutilla chilena
Identification and characterization of an inhibitor protease during development of Fragaria chiloensis L. (P.Mill.) fruits
Identification and characterization of genes associated with vascular development in Fragaria chiloensis
Identification and characterization of phytohormone-regulated genes during fruit ripening of Fragaria chiloensis
Improving β-carotene content in fruits: overexpression of a carotenoid mini pathway in tomato
Molecular characterization of FcMT2 and FcMT3, putative metallothionein genes from Chilean strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis)
Phytoene synthase 2 (DcPSY2) of Daucus carota induces morphological and developmental changes in transgenic carrots
Uso de ingeniería metabólica para el desarrollo de manzanas con altos contenidos de Vitamina A y de antioxidantes: Estandarización de protocolos de regeneración y transformación
Characterisation of nucleotide sugar transporters in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.)
Characterisation of two nucleotide sugar transporters in Vitis vinifera
Estudios in silico de los determinantes de especificidad por polialcoholes de sorbitol deshidrogenasa de Arabidopsis thaliana
Identification of putative genes associated with oxidative stress during fruit development in Fragaria chiloensis
Identification of putative genes regulated by phytohormones during fruit ripening in Fragaria chiloensis
Inoculante microbiano en base a cepas nativas de hongos Trichoderma y bacterias Pseudomonas
Characterisation of AtA6PR, a putative aldose-6-phosphate reductase from Arabidopsis thaliana
Characterisation of VvSDL and VvS6PDL, enzymes potentially involved in sorbitol metabolism in grapevine (Vitis vinifera)
Development of a premium variety of apple seedlings with greater sweetness
Development of a premium variety of apple seedlings with greater sweetness.
Estrategias para regeneración y transformación genética de manzano var Fuji
Functional characterisation of nucleotide-sugar transporters of grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.)
Hongos nativos Trichoderma, sus efectos en el crecimiento de plántulas y sus aplicaciones futuras en la agricultura
Production of an antisera against AtA6PR, a putative sorbitol-6-phosphate dehydrogenase involved in sorbitol metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana
Sorbitol metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana, a non-translocating sorbitol species
Subcellular localisation of nucleotide-sugar transporters in grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.)

Patent (1)

Composición bioestimulante natural para el mejoramiento de la producción agrícola, método de aplicación y de su uso para incrementar el número de raíces en las plantas"

Proyecto (28)

Chemical and genetic dissection of the interplay between ripening, senescence and lipoylation in plants: a focus on SAM
Estudio del rol del factor de transcripción ELONGATED HYPOCOTYL 5 (HY5) en la respuesta a estrés salino en Solanum lycopersicum (tomate) var. Microtom y su relación con la ruta de señalización por luz
Illuminating carotenoid synthesis regulation in the carrot taproot grown underground: unraveling the role of DcPAR1
CHIlean fruits cell wall COmponents as BIOtechnological resources (CHICOBIO)
Generación y caracterización de plantas de S. lycopersicum con mayor tolerancia a la sequía por activación transcripcional de SlBRL3 y/o SLDWF4 usando la tecnología CRISPR/dCas9-TV
Análisis transcriptómico en la influencia de la microalga Chlorella sp. durante la germinación de Arabidopsis thaliana en muestras de agua del río Tambo contaminadas con As y B
Análisis transcriptómico mediante ARN-seq de los mecanismos implicados en la tolerancia a radiación UV-B en Chenopodium quinoa Willd
Consolidación de la internacionalización de la Investigación y formación de pre y postgrado en Microbiología y Biotecnología de la U. Chile en América latina
UChile, Ciencias, Innovación y Emprendimiento 2030
Plant Abiotic Stress for a Sustainable Agriculture (PASSA)
Growing in the dark=> The role of light-inducible genes in carotenoid biosynthesis regulation in carrot storage roots
Unravelling the role of plant lipoyl synthases in partitioning of carbon and tolerance to salt stress
Fortalecimiento y consolidación internacional de la Investigación y los Programas de Doctorado en Ciencias mención Microbiología y Doctorado en Biotecnología Molecular de la Universidad de Chile
SORBITOL SYNTHESIS AND ITS ROLE IN ABIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE IN NON-ROSACEAE SPECIES.
Functional characterization of Daucus carota phytoene synthase genes DcPSY1 and DcPSY2 and their regulation by de-etiolation, abscisic acid and salt stress
Advanced Center for the Integrative Study of Fruit Ripening=> Molecular and Physiological Basis of Complex Quality Traits in the Chilean Strawberry (ACIS)
Identificación de microorganismos bioestimulantes con fines comerciales
La composición de azúcares del floema=> su efecto en la transmisión planta-virus mediada por áfidos (CONICYT/DFG)
Red de ingeniería metabólica en microorganismos y plantas
Uso de Ingeniería Metabólica para el desarrollo de plántulas de manzano que poseen genes para la síntesis de vitamina A y antioxidantes en los frutos
Estudio del impacto económico, comercial y ambiental de la incorporación de cultivos transgénicos de maíz (Zea mays), raps (Brassica napus) y remolacha (Beta vulgaris) en Chile
The role of sugar alcohols in a non-sorbitol translocating species
Desarrollo de plántulas de una variedad Premium de manzanas con mayor dulzor mediante el uso de herramientas biotecnologicas
Genómica Funcional en Nectarines=> Plataforma para fomentar la competitividad nacional en exportación de frutas. Parte II
Efectos de la disponibilidad de agua y de la temperatura sobre la fisiología de la planta, la producción y la composición de gel en Aloe barbadensis Miller (Aloe vera)
Members of the GONST protein family participate in the synthesis of fucosylated glycans in plants
Members of the GONST protein family participate in the synthesis of fucosylated glycans in plants
Fungi: biology, pathogenesis and genomics
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Michael Handford

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

11
Claudia Stange

Titular Professor

Department of Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Ariel Orellana

Profesor Titular

Centro de Biotecnologia Vegetal

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

4
Lorena Norambuena

Full Professor

Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Lorena Pizarro

Profesora Asociada

Instituto de Ciencias Agroalimentarias, Animales y Ambientales

Universidad de O'Higgins

San Fernando, Chile

3
Rodrigo Contreras

Postdoc

Departamento de Biología

USACH

Santiago, Chile

2
Lee Meisel

Associate Professor

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

Macul, Chile

2
Uri Aceituno

PhD student

Instituto de Bioingeniría

Universidad Miguel Hernández

Elche , España

2
Raúl Herrera

Académico

Biología Molecular y Biotecnología

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

2
Ricardo Cabrera

Assitant Pofessor

Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Lorena Marchant

Director

innovación y desarrollo

Botania SpA

Santiago, Chile

2
Analia Espinoza

Investigadora

Laboratorio biológico y Molecular

ADAMA Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Julieta Orlando

Associate Professor

Ecological Sciences

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Daniella Utz

Postdoctorado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Aliosha Figueroa

Asistente de Investigación

Consorcio Regenero S.A.

Santiago, Chile

1
Marco Molina

Profesor Titular

Ecología y Biodiversidad

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Ariel Cerda

Estudiante de Doctorado

Departamento de Genética Molecular y Microbiología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Carlos Bonilla

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Gonzalo Pizarro

Profesor Titular

Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Andrea Vega

Assistant Professor

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Santiago, Chile

1
Samuel Contreras

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Vegetales

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Araya

Investigador

Personal

Colina, Chile

1
Maria-Isabel Yuseff

Associate Professor

Cellular and Molecular Biology

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Alan Zamorano

Profesor asistente

Sanidad Vegetal

Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas

Santiago, Chile

1
Víctor Cifuentes

Prof. Titular

Departamento de Ciencias Ecológicas

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE.

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Godoy

Jefa de Proyectos Internacionales

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Quiroz

Postdoctoral Fellow

National University of Ireland

Galway, Irlanda

1
ana arenas

Investigador

Instituto de Bioquímica y Microbiología

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Daniela Arias

Investigadora postdoctoral

Biología

Universidad de Chile

santiago, Chile