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Denisse Margarita Bravo Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Molecular mechanisms of oral and gastrointestinal bacterial interaction with host cells. Control mechanisms of oral bacteria

Educación

  •  Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Chile, 2009
  •  Biochemist, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2003

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Dentistry

    Santiago, Chile

    Enero 2011 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Postdoctoral Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    Enero 2009 - Enero 2010

Formación de Capital Humano


Developing Thesis
1) PhD in Pharmacology, Universidad de Chile. Leonor Díaz Velis. (Advisor Dr. Jorge Gamonal, Co-advisor Denisse Bravo)
2) PhD in Pharmacology, Universidad de Chile. Jimena Canales Urriola. (Advisor Dr. Dr. Andrew Quest, Co-advisor Denisse Bravo)
3) Master in Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Cristopher Soto López. (Advisor Denisse Bravo)

Finished Thesis
1) Undergraduate, Biochemist, Universidad de Santiago. Samantha Gonzales Quiñonez. (Advisor Denisse Bravo)
2) Undergraduate, Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Ignacio Lobos Matthei. (Advisor Denisse Bravo)
3) Undergraduate, Dentist, Universidad de Chile. IIsaac Bugueño. (Advisor Denisse Bravo)
4) Master in Biochemist, Universidad de Chile. Daniel Plaza. (Advisor Dr. J.M. Pérez-Donoso, Co-advisor Denisse Bravo)
5) Undergraduate, Biotechnology, Universidad Andrés Bello. Diana Schofield. (Advisor Dr. J.M. Pérez-Donoso, Co-advisor Denisse Bravo)

Academic Experience
Postgraduate
2012-2013 Master in Dentistry Science. Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile

Undergraduate
2011-2014. Professor of "Microbiology and Oral Microbiology". Faculty of Dentistry. Universidad de Chile.
Professor of "Methodology of Investigation". Faculty of Dentistry. Universidad de Chile.
2010. Professor of "Microbiology". Technologic Faculty. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
Professor of "Microbiology". Technologic Faculty. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
Professor of "Molecular Biology". Faculty of Biological Science. Universidad Andrés Bello.
Professor of "Biochemist". Faculty of Biological Science. Universidad Andrés Bello.
2006-2010. Professor of "Microbiology". Faculty of Biological Science. Universidad Andrés Bello.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Selected for participation in “64th Meetings of the Laureates”

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Alemania, 2014

    Selection for participation in the 64th Meetings of the Nobel Laureates

  •   "FUTURO EN INVESTIGACIÓN"

    COLGATE PALMOLIVE CHILE S.A

    Chile, 2013

    Award to the most original investigation in the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Chilean division

  •   Best Oral presentation

    SOCIEDAD CHILENA DE GASTROENTEROLOGIA

    Chile, 2012

    Best Oral presentation in the XXXIV meeting of gastroenterology

  •   Best Poster Presentation

    Asociación Latinoamericana de Microbiología (ALAM)

    Brasil, 2010

    Best Poster presentation in the XIX Latin-American Congress of Microbiology

  •   Oriana Josseau

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2009

    Best PhD student

  •   Best oral communication

    ASOCIACION CHILENA DE MICROBIOLOGIA

    Chile

    Best oral presentation in the XXVII national meeting of SOMICH

  •   best student in clinical biochemistry

    Laboratorios Roche

    Chile, 2003

    best student in clinical biochemistry course

  •   undergraduate researcher student

    INSTITUTO MILENIO DE ESTUDIOS AVANZADOS EN BIOLOGIA CELULAR Y BIOTECNOLOGIA

    Chile, 2002

    Award to the best young undergraduate researcher


 

Article (14)

Characterization of the Arginine Decarboxylase Gene (ORF HP0422, speA) Involved in Acid Tolerance in Helicobacter pylori
Low-temperature biosynthesis of fluorescent semiconductor nanoparticles (CdS) by oxidative stress resistant Antarctic bacteria
Designing antimicrobial bioactive glass materials with embedded metal ions synthesized by the sol-gel method
Helicobacter pylori-Induced Loss of Survivin and Gastric Cell Viability Is Attributable to Secreted Bacterial Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase Activity
Surface characterization of GSH-CdTe quantum dots
Biomimetic, Mild Chemical Synthesis of CdTe-GSH Quantum Dots with Improved Biocompatibility
Enhanced Glutathione Content Allows the In Vivo Synthesis of Fluorescent CdTe Nanoparticles by Escherichia coli
Spectroscopic Properties and Biocompatibility Studies of CdTe Quantum Dots Capped with Biological Thiols
The normal chain length distribution of the O antigen is required for the interaction of Shigella flexneri 2a with polarized Caco-2 cells
Different sugar residues of the lipopolysaccharide outer core are required for early interactions of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Typhimurium with epithelial cells
Type IVB pili are required for invasion but not for adhesion of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi into BHK epithelial cells in a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator-independent manner
Helicobacter pylori-Induced Loss of the Inhibitor-of-Apoptosis Protein Survivin Is Linked to Gastritis and Death of Human Gastric Cells
Growth-phase regulation of lipopolysaccharide O-antigen chain length influences serum resistance in serovars of Salmonella
The outer core lipopolysaccharide of Salmonella enterica Serovar typhi is required for bacterial entry into epithelial cells

BookSection (1)

Bioremediating heavy metals through the synthesis of metal nanoparticles by microorganisms
15
Denisse Bravo

Assistant Professor

Pathology and Oral Medicine

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Igor Osorio

Director del Doctorado en Ciencias de Materiales Avanzados

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

3
Sergio Álvarez

Profesor Asistente

Bioquímica y Biología Molecular

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS QUÍMICAS Y FARMACÉUTICAS

Santiago, Chile

3
Victor Diaz

Profesional

Universidad San Sebastian

Concención, Chile

3
Claudio Vasquez

Full Professor

Biology Department

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santago, Chile

3
ALEJANDRO CORVALAN

Associate Professor

Hematology and Oncology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
José Pérez

Associate Professor

Biologia

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

2
Carlos Blondel

Profesor Asistente

Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

2
Mario Diaz

Profesor asistente

Instituto Ciencias odontológicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE FACULTAD DE ODONTOLOGIA

Santiago, Chile

2
Oscar Almarza

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

1
Cecilia Silva

Investigador Principal

Biologia

Centro de Estudios Cientificos

Valdivia, Chile

1
Humberto Palza

Associate Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Biotecnología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Andrew Quest

Full Professor

Biologia Celular y Molecular

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Julian Bejarano

Investigador Postdoctoral

Universidad de Chile. Centro FONDAP ACCDiS

Santiago, Chile

1
Hery Urra

Postdoctorado

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Lisette Leyton

Full Professor

Cell and Molecular Biology

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Gautier

profesor titular

Química de los materiales

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Sarita Soto

Asistente de Investigación

Facultad de Odontología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile