Man

Marco Antonio Mendez Torres

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Biologia Evolutiva; Sistematica; Genetica para la Conservacion;

Educación

  •  Profesor de Estado en Ciencias Naturales y Biología, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1986
  •  Doctor en Ciencias mención Biología submención Zoología, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2000
  •  Magister en Filosofia de las Ciencias, UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile, 2016

Experiencia Académica

  •   Instructor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    INTA

    Santiago de Chile, Chile

    2000 - 2007

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    INTA

    Santiago, Chile

    2008 - 2012

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2013 - 2017

  •   Profesor Titular Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Profesor Titular Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2000 - A la fecha

Premios y Distinciones

  •   Primer lugar del Concurso Henri Nestlé a la mejor publicación en su versión Científica.

    NESTLE CHILE S.A.

    Chile, 2007

    Premio a la mejor publicación en el area cientifica.

  •   Presidente Sociedad Chilena de Evolución (SOCEVOL)

    SOCEVOL

    Chile, 2012

    Presidente de Sociedad Cientifica desde 2012-2014

  •   Miembro del “Conservation Genetics Specialist Group" IUCN

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

    Reino Unido, 2017

    Grupo de especialistas en Genetica para la Conservacion


 

Article (86)

Global gene expression analysis provides insight into local adaptation to geothermal streams in tadpoles of the Andean toad Rhinella spinulosa
Pattern of genetic differentiation of an incipient speciation process: The case of the high Andean killifish Orestias
The taxonomic status of two Telmatobius frog species (Anura: Telmatobiidae) from the western Andean slopes of northernmost Chile
A new species of Cochliopidae from the Chilean Altiplano.
Phenotypic diversity and relationships among Chilean Choclero maize (Zea mays L. mays) landraces
The complete mitochondrial genome of the Chilean endemic frog Telmatobius chusmisensis Formas, Cuevas & Nuñez, 2006 (Anura, Telmatobiidae)
Unraveling cryptic species of freshwater snail (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea) in the Loa River basin, Atacama Desert
A new species of Alsodes (Anura: Alsodidae) from Altos de Cantillana, central Chile
Caracterización trófica de Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) en el Parque Nacional Lauca.
Evolution and Conservation on Top of the World: Phylogeography of the Marbled Water Frog (Telmatobius marmoratus Species Complex; Anura, Telmatobiidae) in Protected Areas of Chile
Evolution and Conservation on Top of the World=> Phylogeography of the Marbled Water Frog (Telmatobius marmoratus Species Complex; Anura, Telmatobiidae) in Protected Areas of Chile
Finding the "Conservation" in Conservation Genetics--Progress in Latin America
A new endemic lineage of the Andean frog genus Telmatobius (Anura, Telmatobiidae) from the western slopes of the central Andes
Evolution of development type in benthic octopuses: holobenthic or pelago-benthic ancestor?
Genetic, morphological, and life history traits variation in freshwater snails from extremely high environments of the Andean Altiplano
Identification and geographic distribution of genetic groups of Erysiphe necator in Chilean vineyards.
Low genetic diversity of the successful invasive African clawed frog Xenopus laevis (Pipidae) in Chile
Phylogenetic perspectives on biome shifts in Leucocoryne (Alliaceae) in relation to climatic niche evolution in western South America
Taxonomic identity of the forms of Orestias agassii (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) from Chile: A morphological comparison with the syntypes of the species of Peru and Bolivia
A hybrid zone of two toad sister species, Rhinella atacamensis and R. arunco (Anura, Bufonidae), defined by a consistent altitudinal segregation in watersheds
Bioacoustic and genetic divergence in a frog with a wide geographical distribution
Confirmation of the presence of Alsodes pehuenche Cei, 1976 (Anura, Alsodidae) in Chile: morphological, chromosomal and molecular evidence
Evolution of reproductive strategies in benthic octopuses: holobenthic or pelago-benthic ancestor?
Genetic diversity of terricolous Peltigera cyanolichen communities in different conservation states of native forest from southern Chile
Hidden diversity in spring snails from the Andean Altiplano, the second highest plateau on Earth, and the Atacama Desert, the driest place in the world
Low phylogeographic structure in Rhinella arunco (Anura, Bufonidae), an endemic amphibian from the Chilean Mediterranean hotspot
Low phylogeographic structure of Rhinella arunco (Anura: Bufonidae), an endemic amphibian from the Chilean Mediterranean hotspot
Microgeographic differentiation among closely related species of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) from the Andean Altiplano
Phylogenetic and phylogeographic analysis of the genus Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in the southern Chilean Altiplano: the relevance of ancient and recent divergence processes in speciation
Phylogenetic and phylogeographic analysis of the genus Orestias (Teleostei; Cyprinodontidae) in the Southern Chilean Altiplano: the relevance of ancient and recent divergence processes in speciation
The genus Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae): nomenclatural errors in the assignation of species names
Administration of High Doses of Copper to Capuchin Monkeys Does Not Cause Liver Damage but Induces Transcriptional Activation of Hepatic Proliferative Responses
Genetic and reproductive evidence of natural hybridization between the sister species Rhinella atacamensis and R. arunco (Anura, Bufonidae)
Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for Ugni molinae Turcz
Los taxa nominales de moluscos descritos por Courty del Salar de Ascotán del Altiplano Chileno
Phylogenetic analyses and redescription of Tegula ignota Ramírez, 1976 (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda)
Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of Altiplano populations of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae): inference from a multilocus approach
Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Agathemera (Insecta: Phasmatodea) inferred from genes 16S, COI and H3
The nominal taxa of mollusks described by Courty from the salar de Ascotan, Chilean Altiplano
Trophic niche of Orestias agassii (Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1846) in the streams system of salar de Huasco (20 degrees 05 ' S, 68 degrees 15 ' W)
Validation of a cheap and simple non-destructive method for obtaining AFLPs and DNA sequences (mitochondrial and nuclear) in amphibians
Amerindian mtDNA Haplogroups and Celiac Disease Risk HLA Haplotypes in Mixed-blood Latin American Patients
Micronutrient Deficiencies in Patients With Typical and Atypical Celiac Disease
Monophyly, candidate species and vicariance in Biomphalaria snails (Mollusca: Planorbidae) from the Southern Andean Altiplano
Nicho trófico de Orestias agassii (Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846) del sistema de arroyos del Salar de Huasco (20°05'S; 68°15'W).
Orestias gloriae, a new species of cyprinodontid fish from saltpan spring of the southern high Andes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae)
PSP toxin release from the cyanobacterium Raphidiopsis brookii d9 (nostocales) can be induced by sodium and potassium ions
Relationship between the genetic structure of the andean toad Rhinella spinulosa (Anura: Bufonidae) and the northern Chile landscape (21°- 24° S)
Spermatozoon Ultrastructure of Prisogaster niger (Wood, 1828) (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda): Supporting Affinities between the Prisogasterinae and Turbininae
Arms race coevolution: the local and geographical structure of a host-parasite interaction
CHRONIC EXPOSURE TO HIGH DOSES OF COPPER IN NON-HUMAN PRIMATES: COPPER CONCENTRATION IN SEVERAL TISSUE TYPES
First record on an amphibian in the canopy of temperate rainforests of southern South America: Eupsophus calcaratus (Cycloramphidae)
Life history trait variation in tadpoles of the warty toad in response to pond drying.
Phylogeography of Rhinella spinulosa (Anura: Bufonidae) in northern Chile.
Distribution and seasonal fluctuations in the aquatic biodiversity of the southern Altiplano
Divergence in morphometric and life history traits in two thermally constrasting andean populations of Rhinella spinulosa (Anura: Bufonidae).
Effects of pond drying on morphological and life-history traits in the anuran Rhinella spinulosa (Anura: Bufonidae)
Minimal microsatellite marker panel for fingerprinting blueberry cultivars
Phenotypic differences in a cryptic predator: Factors influencing morphological variation in the terciopelo Bothrops asper (Garman, 1884; Serpentes: Viperidae)
Systematics and evolutionary relationships of the mountain lizard Liolaemus monticola (Liolaemidae): how morphological and molecular evidence contribute to reveal hidden species diversity
Blood biochemical indicators in young and adult Cebus apella of both sexes.
CCS and SOD1 mRNA are reduced after copper supplementation in peripheral mononuclear cells of individuals with high serum ceruloplasmin concentration
Copper and liver function indicators vary depending on the female hormonal cycle and serum hormone binding globulin (SHBG) concentration in healthy women
Identification of a minimal microsatellite marker panel for the fingerprinting of peach and nectarine cultivars
Invasive Pleurodema thaul from Robinson Crusoe Island: molecular identification of its geographic origin and comments on the phylogeographic structure of this species in mainland Chile
Present situation of biomarkers for copper status
Spermatozoon ultrastructure in seven South American species of Tegula Lesson, 1835 (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda) and the phylogenetic implications for the subfamily Tegulinae
Case study of complaints on drinking water quality - Relationship to copper content?
Distribution patterns of flora and fauna in southern chilean coastal rain forests: Integrating natural history and GIS
Threatened fishes of the world: Orestias ascotanensis Parenti, 1984 (Cyprinodontidae)
Cop-like operon: Structure and organization in species of the Lactobacillale order
Genetic divergence in the endangeredfrog Insuetophrynus acarpicus (Anura : Leptodactylidae)
Insular morphological divergence in the lizard Liolaemus pictus (Liolaemidae)
Phylogenetic relationships of Chilean leptodactylids: a molecular approach based on mitochondrial genes 12S and 16S
Regulatory network for cell shape changes during Drosophila ventral furrow formation
Assimilation efficiency in Bufo spinulosus tadpoles (Anura: Bufonidae): effects of temperature, diet quality and geographic origin
Description of a new Eupsophus species (Amphibia, Leptodactylidae) from the remnants of Maulino forest, central Chile
Digestive morphology and enzyme activity in the Andean toad, Bufo spinulosus: hard-wired or flexible physiology?
Supplementing copper at the upper level of the adult dietary recommended intake induces detectable but transient changes in healthy adults
Morphological and genetic differentiation among Chilean populations of Bufo spinulosus (Anura: Bufonidae)
Sex and ceruloplasmin modulate the response to copper exposure in healthy individuals
Incidence rate of type 1 diabetes in Santiago (Chile) by HLA-DQA1 and DQB1 genotypes
Discriminant analysis to evaluate clustering of gene expression data
Quantitative natural history of a host-parasite relationship: the Tristerix-cactus system in semiarid Chile
Direction of dispersion of cochineal (Dactylopius coccus Costa) within the Americas
Bioacoustic and genetic divergence in a frog of extensive geographical distribution

Article (27)

Phylogeography of the Chilean red cricket Cratomelus armatus (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) reveals high cryptic diversity in central Chile
Geography and past climate changes have shaped the evolution of a widespread lizard from the Chilean hotspot
Unravelling cryptic species of freshwater snails (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea) in the Loa River basin, Atacama Desert
A new species of Alsodes (Anura: Alsodidae) from Altos de Cantillana, central Chile
Trophic characterization of orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in the lauca national park [Caracterización trófi ca de Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) en el Parque Nacional Lauca]
Evolution of development type in benthic octopuses: holobenthic or pelago-benthic ancestor?
Phylogenetic perspectives on biome shifts in Leucocoryne (Alliaceae) in relation to climatic niche evolution in western South America
A hybrid zone of two toad sister species, Rhinella atacamensis and R. arunco (Anura: Bufonidae), defined by a consistent altitudinal segregation in watersheds
Confirmation of the presence of Alsodes pehuenche Cei, 1976 (Anura, Alsodidae) in Chile: Morphological, chromosomal and molecular evidence [Confirmación de la presencia de Alsodes pehuenche Cei, 1976 (Anura, Alsodidae) en Chile: Evidencia morfológica, cromosómica y molecular]
Administration of High Doses of Copper to Capuchin Monkeys Does Not Cause Liver Damage but Induces Transcriptional Activation of Hepatic Proliferative Responses
Epipodium Morphology of Prisogaster niger (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda): Revealing Potential Autapomorphies of Diagnostic Value for the Prisogasterinae
Genetic and Reproductive Evidence of Natural Hybridization between the Sister Species Rhinella atacamensis and Rhinella arunco (Anura, Bufonidae)
Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 August 2011-30 September 2011
Phylogenetic analyses and redescription of Tegula ignota (Mollusca: Vetigastropoda)
Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of Altiplano populations of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae): inference from a multilocus approach
Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Agathemera (Insecta: Phasmatodea) inferred from the genes 16S, COI and H3
PSP toxin release from the cyanobacterium Raphidiopsis brookii D9 (Nostocales) can be induced by sodium and potassium ions
Validation of a cheap and simple nondestructive method for obtaining AFLPs and DNA sequences (mitochondrial and nuclear) in amphibians
Amerindian mtDNA Haplogroups and Celiac Disease Risk HLA Haplotypes in Mixed-blood Latin American Patients
Relationship between the genetic structure of the Andean toad Rhinella spinulosa (Anura: Bufonidae) and the northern Chile landscape (21°- 24° S)
First record on an amphibian in the canopy of temperate rainforests of southern South America: Eupsophus calcaratus (Cycloramphidae)
Minimal microsatellite marker panel for fingerprinting blueberry cultivars
Blood biochemical indicators in young and adult Cebus apella of both sexes
Catastro de vertebrados terrestres y análisis en seis habitats presentes en la Reserva Nacional Futaleufu, provincia de Palena, X Región, Chile
Genetic divergence in the endangered frog Insuetophrynus acarpicus (Anura: Leptodactylidae)
Understanding copper homeostasis in humans and copper effects on health
Historia natural cuantitativa de una relación parásito-hospedero: el sistema Tristerix-cactáceas en Chile semiárido

Abstract (2)

CHRONIC EXPOSURE TO HIGH DOSES OF COPPER IN NON-HUMAN PRIMATES: COPPER CONCENTRATION IN SEVERAL TISSUE TYPES
Chronic exposure to Cu in women: Hormonal cycle depending responses.

Note (1)

Los taxa nominales de moluscos descritos por Courty del Salar de Ascotán, Altiplano chileno

Letter (1)

Ceruloplasmin and copper: Mendez and Araya respond
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Marco Mendez

Profesor Titular

DEPARTAMENTO CIENCIAS ECOLÓGICAS, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS,

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Gonzalo Collado

Académico

Ciencas Básicas

Universidad del Bío-Bío

Chillán, Chile

5
Claudio Correa

LABORATORIO DE BIOLOGÍA EVOLUTIVA

Santiago, Chile

2
Mauricio González

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE - INSTITUTO DE NUTRICION Y TECNOLOGIA DE ALIMENTOS

Santiago, Chile

2
Donald Brown

PROFESOR TITULAR

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Leonardo Pavez

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Ciencias Naturales

Universidad de Las Américas

Santiago, Chile

2
Cristián Hernández

Full Professor

Zoology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

2
Elie Poulin

Profesor Titular

Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Ramon Palma

Full Professor

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas

Santiago, Chile

1
HECTOR HERNANDEZ

Profesor Asociado

Gestión Forestal

Universidad de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Carmen Ossa

Investigador Visitante

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudia Guerrero

Teaching

Ciencias de la Salud

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Temuco, Chile

1
Luis Hinojosa

Full Professor

Ecological Sciences

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Natalia Lam

Profesor Asistente

Producción Animal

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Gallardo

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Oceanografía

Universidad de Concepción

Concepcion, Chile

1
Loreto Fuenzalida

Docente Investigador

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Gabriel Lobos

Investigador Asociado

Centro de Gestión Ambiental y Biodiversidad

Santiago, Chile

1
Christian Ibáñez

Academico

Ecología y Biodiversidad

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Pablo Guerrero

Profesor Asistente

Botanica

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

1
Paola Jara-Arancio

Investigador Adjunto

INSTITUTO DE ECOLOGÍA Y BIODIVERSIDAD

santiago, Chile

1
Alejandra Parada

Instructor Adjunto

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Chile

1
Ricardo Uauy

Professor

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Carlos Munoz

Associate Professor

Instituto de Entomología

Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación

Santiago, Chile

1
Patricio Pliscoff

Profesor Asistente

Geografia

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
María Pardo

Profesor Asistente adjunto

Ecología y Biodiversidad

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudio Veloso

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ciencias Ecológicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Patricio Hinrichsen

Investigador

INIA CENTRO REGIONAL LA PLATINA

Santiago, Chile

1
Pilar Haye

Profesor Titular

Biología Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Juan Armesto

Full Professor

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Moisés Valladares

Investigador Colaborador

Departamento de Ciencias Ecológicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Carezza Botto

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Ciencias Ecológicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile