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Claudio Christian Vasquez Guzman

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Bacterial Resistance to Heavy Metals. Molecular Biology of Thermophiles. Restriction-Modification DNA Systems.

Educación

  •  BIOCHEMIST, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1977
  •  Biological Sciences, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1983

Experiencia Académica

  •   Instructor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Faculty of Chemistry and Biology

    Santiago, Chile

    1983 - 1985

  •   Asistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    1985 - 1988

  •   Coordinator of Vegetal Biology Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

    Faculty of Natural Resources

    Talca, Chile

    1988 - 1995

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Faculty of Chemistry and Biology

    Santiago, Chile

    1995 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Biochemistry Council member Part Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1985 - 1986

  •   Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Post-grade Comission Part Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1986 - 1987

  •   faculty of natural resources council member Part Time

    Universidad de Talca

    Talca, Chile

    1989 - 1995

  •   Member of Superior Academic Council Part Time

    Universidad de Talca

    Talca, Chile

    1991 - 1995

  •   Coordinator of Vegetal Biology Program Part Time

    Universidad de Talca

    Talca, Chile

    1991 - 1995

  •   Member of Sub-Comittee of Microbiology PhD program Part Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1998 - 2002

  •   Vice-Dean of Chemistry and Biology Faculty Part Time

    Universidad de Santiago de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1996 - 1997

  •   Council Member of Dept. Biological Sciences Part Time

    Universidad de Santiago de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2004 - 2008

  •   Vice-Dean Part Time

    Universidad de Santiago de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - 2008

  •   Member of the Editorial Committee Part Time

    Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

    Chile

    1994 - 1998

  •   Member of the Editorial Committee Part Time

    Biological Research

    Chile

    2001 - A la fecha

  •   Member Part Time

    Biological Sciences Group, National Acreditation Commission

    Chile

    2008 - A la fecha

  •   Member Part Time

    Biología 3 Group, Becas Chile, Capital Humano Avanzado, CONICYT

    Santiago, Chile

    2008 - A la fecha

  •   President Part Time

    Chilean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

    Santiago, Chile

    2005 - 2006

  •   Past President Part Time

    Chilean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

    Santiago, Chile

    2007 - 2008

Formación de Capital Humano


Undergraduate.

• Waldo Díaz Vásquez. 2009. Licenciate in Education (Chemistry and Biology). Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Nataly Contreras Santibáñez. 2010. Biochemist. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Carolina Leal Muñoz. 2010. Biochemist. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Braulio Paillavil Navarro. 2010. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Claudia Muñoz Villagrán. 2011. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Mauricio Sabotier Sepúlveda. Biochemist. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Mauricio Valdivia González. 2011. Biochemist. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Juan Pablo Monrás (co-tutor). 2011. Biochemist. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• David Loyola Collado. 2011. Engineer in Bioinformatics. Universidad de Talca.
• María José Abarca Lagunas. 2012. Biochemist. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Nicole Henríquez Solís. 2013. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• Wladimir Morales. 2013. Engineer in Bioinformatics. Universidad de Talca.
• Jaime García. 2013. Licenciate in Education (Chemistry and Biology). Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Camilo Pinto. 2014. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• María Francisca Pozo. 2014. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Fabián Cornejo. 2014. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Pablo Muñoz. 2014. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• Joaquín Vargas. 2014. Biochemist. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.

Graduate Master.

• Roberto Molina Quiroz. 2008. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Nataly Contreras Santibáñez. 2010. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Carolina Leal Muñoz. 2010. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Mauricio Sabotier Sepúlveda. 2011. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Mauricio Valdivia González. 2011. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• Juan Pablo Monrás (co-tutor). 2011. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.
• María José Abarca Lagunas. 2012. Master in Biochemistry. Universidad Andrés Bello.

Graduate PhD.

• Felipe Arenas Salinas. 2010. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Juan Marcelo Sandoval. 2011. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Gonzalo Pradenas Martínez. 2012. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Roberto Molina Quiroz. 2012. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Claudia Reinoso Guzmán. 2012. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Alex Elías Bustos. 2012. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Waldo Díaz Vásquez. 2013. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
• Benoit Pugin. 2014. PhD in Biotechnology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• Juan Pablo Monrás (co-tutor). 2014. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• Mauricio Valdivia González. 2014. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• Fernanda Rodríguez. 2014. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• Claudia Muñoz Villagrán. 2014. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.
• María Isabel Amaya. 2014. PhD in Microbiology. Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In course.

Postdoctorate guidance.

• José Manuel Pérez, PhD in Microbiology (USACH financing, 2008-2009).
• José Manuel Pérez, PhD in Microbiology ( Conicyt financing, 2009-2011).
• Felipe Arenas Salinas, PhD in Microbiology (USACH financing, 2010-2011).
• Felipe Arenas Salinas, PhD in Microbiology (CONICYT financing, 2011-2014).
• Waldo Díaz Vásquez. PhD in Microbiology (USACH financing, 2014-2015).



 

Article (36)

Glutathione reductase-mediated synthesis of tellurium-containing nanostructures exhibiting antibacterial properties.
Isolation, identification and characterization of highly tellurite-resistant, tellurite-reducing bacteria from Antarctica
On the mechanism underlying tellurite reduction by Aeromonas caviae ST dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase
Tellurite reduction by Escherichia coli NDH-II dehydrogenase results in superoxide production in membranes of toxicant-exposed cells
Thiol-Mediated Reduction of Staphylococcus aureus Tellurite Resistance
DNA, Cell Wall and General Oxidative Damage Underlie the Tellurite/Cefotaxime Synergistic Effect in Escherichia coli
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids Are Substrates for Aldehyde Generation in Tellurite-Exposed Escherichia coli
α-Ketoglutarate Accumulation Is Not Dependent on Isocitrate Dehydrogenase Activity during Tellurite Detoxification in Escherichia coli
A comparative study of tellurite toxicity in normal and cancer cells
Biomimetic, Mild Chemical Synthesis of CdTe-GSH Quantum Dots with Improved Biocompatibility
Effect of tellurite-mediated oxidative stress on the Escherichia coli glycolytic pathway
Enhanced Glutathione Content Allows the In Vivo Synthesis of Fluorescent CdTe Nanoparticles by Escherichia coli
Enhancing the Antibiotic Antibacterial Effect by Sub Lethal Tellurite Concentrations: Tellurite and Cefotaxime Act Synergistically in Escherichia coli
NEW EVIDENCE ON THE ROLE OF CATALASE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI-MEDIATED BIOCORROSION.
Reduction of the monounsaturated fatty acid content of Escherichia coli results in increased resistance to oxidative damage
Spectroscopic Properties and Biocompatibility Studies of CdTe Quantum Dots Capped with Biological Thiols
Tellurite enters Escherichia coli mainly through the PitA phosphate transporter
The acute bacterial toxicity of the selenocyanate anion and the bioprocessing of selenium by bacterial cells
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Protects Escherichia coli from Tellurite-Mediated Oxidative Stress
The Escherichia coli BtuE Protein Functions as a Resistance Determinant against Reactive Oxygen Species
Characterization of bacteria using its O-antigen with surface-enhanced Raman scattering
Production of dimethyl triselenide and dimethyl diselenenyl sulfide in the headspace of metalloid-resistant Bacillus species grown in the presence of selenium oxyanions
Simple, Fast, and Sensitive Method for Quantification of Tellurite in Culture Media
Tellurite-induced carbonylation of the Escherichia coli pyruvate dehydrogenase multienzyme complex
Tellurite-induced oxidative stress leads to cell death of murine hepatocarcinoma cells
The Escherichia coli btuE gene, encodes a glutathione peroxidase that is induced under oxidative stress conditions
Biological interactions of selenocyanate: Bioprocessing, detection and toxicity
Cloning, purification and characterization of Geobacillus stearothermophilus V uroporphyrinogen-III C-methyltransferase: evaluation of its role in resistance to potassium tellurite in Escherichia coli
Expression of Aeromonas caviae ST pyruvate dehydrogenase complex components mediate tellurite resistance in Escherichia coli
Expression of the yggE gene protects Escherichia coli from potassium tellurite-generated oxidative stress
Tellurite-mediated disabling of [4Fe-4S] clusters of Escherichia coli dehydratases
Tellurite: History, oxidative stress, and molecular mechanisms of resistance: Review article
Escherichia coli YqhD exhibits aldehyde reductase activity and protects from the harmful effect of lipid peroxidation-derived aldehydes
The dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase of Aeromonas caviae ST exhibits NADH-dependent tellurite reductase activity
Tellurite-mediated damage to the Escherichia coli electron transport chain components. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 2a Revisión.
The acetate ActP transporter mediates early tellurite uptake in Escherichia coli.

BookSection (7)

Antioxidant Role of Escherichia Coli Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase in Metalloid-Mediated Oxidative Stress
Catalases as NAD(P)H-Dependent Tellurite Reductases
Site-directed mutagenesis as a tool for unveiling mechanisms of bacterial tellurite resistance.
Tellurium and Oxidative Stress
Bioremediating heavy metals through the synthesis of metal nanoparticles by microorganisms.
Síntesis microbiológica de nanopartículas de cadmio, selenio y teluro.
Catalases as NAD(P)H-dependent tellurite reductases.

Patent (1)

Synthesis of highly fluorescent CdTe-GSH nanoparticles (quantum dots).
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Claudio Vasquez

Full Professor

Biology Department

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santago, Chile

19
José Pérez

Associate Professor

Biologia

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

9
Felipe Arenas

Profesor Asociado

Biología

UNIVERSIDAD SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Roberto Molina

Investigador Científico

Biología

Centro de Estudios Científicos

Valdivia, Chile

4
Alex Elias

Profesor por hora- Asistente

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Claudia Muñoz

Investigador

Biología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Denisse Bravo

Assistant Professor

Pathology and Oral Medicine

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Claudia Saavedra

Full Professor

Departmento de Ciencias de la Vida

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO

Santiago, Chile

3
Igor Osorio

Director del Doctorado en Ciencias de Materiales Avanzados

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

3
Victor Diaz

Profesional

Universidad San Sebastian

Concención, Chile

2
IVAN CALDERON

Assistant Professor / Academic Coordinator / Principal Investigator

Biological Sciences

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Mauricio Arenas

Profesor Asistente

Bioinformática

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

talca, Chile

1
Raquel Quatrini

Research Associate

Fundación Ciencia & Vida

Santiago, Chile

1
Andrew Quest

Full Professor

Biologia Celular y Molecular

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Valdivia

Doctor en Microbiología

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Padre Hurtado, Chile

1
Paulo Covarrubias

Profesional

Genética Molecular

Instituto de Salud Pública

Santiago, Chile