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Peter von Dassow

Profesor Associado

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Phytoplankton ecology and evolution; Phytoplankton life cycles and life history; Genetic and functional diversity in phytoplankton; stress responses in phytoplankton

Educación

  •  Oceanography, University of California San Diego. Estados Unidos, 2003
  •  Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Washington. Estados Unidos, 1997

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Ciencias Biológicas

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2016

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Ciencias Biológicas

    Santiago, Chile

    2016 - A la fecha

  •   Postdoctoral Research Assistent Full Time

    CENTRE NATIONALE DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

    Roscoff, Francia

    2007 - 2010

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    University of Washington

    Seattle, Estados Unidos

    2003 - 2004

  •   Instructor Part Time

    UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE

    Seattle, Estados Unidos

    2006 - 2006

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2016

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2016 - A la fecha

  •   Investigador Full Time

    Centre Nacional de Recherche Cientifique

    Roscoff, Francia

    2007 - 2010

  •   Instructor Part Time

    University of Washington

    Seattle, Estados Unidos

    2006 - 2006

Formación de Capital Humano


Coordinador y profesor en el curso intensivo "Advanced Course in Flow Cytometry" financiado por el Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía. 21-30 Enero 2015 en Estación de Biología Marina de la Universidad de Concepción en Dichato, Chile.


Difusión y Transferencia


Jefe y fundador del Servicio de Citometría de Flujo Avanzada de la Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (en operación desde Mayo 2014).


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Marie Curie International Incoming Post-doctoral Fellowship

    comisión europea

    Francia, 2008

    Competitive postdoctoral fellowship

  •   National Science Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship in Microbial Biology

    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

    Estados Unidos, 2003

    Competitive postdoctoral fellowship award

  •   Cody Graduate Fellowship

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO

    Chile, 2002

    Graduate fellowship award from Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  •   Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Chile, 1997

    Competitive predoctoral fellowship

  •   Franco Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

    UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE

    Chile, 1996

    Competitive award for undergraduate research


 

Article (46)

Distinct oxygen environments shape picoeukaryote assemblages thriving oxygen minimum zone waters off central Chile
Genetic tool development in marine protists: emerging model organisms for experimental cell biology
Loss of Filamentous Multicellularity in Cyanobacteria: the Extremophile Gloeocapsopsis sp. Strain UTEX B3054 Retained Multicellular Features at the Genomic and Behavioral Levels
Nitrogen assimilation in picocyanobacteria inhabiting the oxygen-deficient waters of the eastern tropical North and South Pacific
Response of Phytoplankton Assemblages From Naturally Acidic Coastal Ecosystems to Elevated pCO(2)
Impacts of reduced inorganic N:P ratio on three distinct plankton communities in the Humboldt upwelling system
Universal loop assembly: Open, efficient and cross-kingdom DNA fabrication
Differences in the sensitivity to Cu and ligand production of coastal vs offshore strains of Emiliania huxleyi
Differential responses of Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta) strains to copper excess
Metabolic potential and in situ transcriptomic profiles of previously uncharacterized key microbial groups involved in coupled carbon, nitrogen and sulfur cycling in anoxic marine zones
Over-calcified forms of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi in high-CO2 waters are not preadapted to ocean acidification
Strength in numbers: Collaborative science for new experimental model systems
Does environmental heterogeneity explain temporal beta diversity of small eukaryotic phytoplankton? Example from a tropical eutrophic coastal lagoon
Impact of low pH/high pCO2 on the physiological response and fatty acid content in diatom Skeletonema pseudocostatum.
P- and N-Depletion Trigger Similar Cellular Responses to Promote Senescence in Eukaryotic Phytoplankton
Recent Reticulate Evolution in the Ecologically Dominant Lineage of Coccolithophores.
Identification of the meiotic toolkit in diatoms and exploration of meiosis-specific SPO11 and RAD51 homologs in the sexual species Pseudo-nitzschia multistriata and Seminavis robusta
Life-cycle modification in open oceans accounts for genome variability in a cosmopolitan phytoplankton
Morphological and Phylogenetic Characterization of New Gephyrocapsa Isolates Suggests Introgressive Hybridization in the Emiliania/Gephyrocapsa Complex (Haptophyta)
Alteration of Sexual Reproduction and Genetic Diversity in the Kelp Species Laminaria digitata at the Southern Limit of Its Range
Emiliania huxleyi endures N-limitation with an efficient metabolic budgeting and effective ATP synthesis
Metagenome sequencing of the microbial community of a solar saltern crystallizer pond at Cáhuil Lagoon, Chile
Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution
Calcification state of coccolithophores can be assessed by light scatter depolarization measurements with flow cytometry
Expression of biomineralization-related ion transport genes in Emiliania huxleyi
Response of the calcifying coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi to low pH/high pCO(2): from physiology to molecular level
Unveiling the mysteries of phytoplankton life cycles: patterns and opportunities behind complexity
Genome size differentiates co-occurring populations of the planktonic diatom Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyta)
The Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae
Developing and implementing an effective public outreach program.
Green Evolution and Dynamic Adaptations Revealed by Genomes of the Marine Picoeukaryotes Micromonas
The strain concept in phytoplankton ecology
Transcriptome analysis of functional differentiation between haploid and diploid cells of Emiliania huxleyi, a globally significant photosynthetic calcifying cell
Unveiling the hidden life of a very visible phytoplankton cell: Deep transcriptomic comparison of haploid and diploid life phases of the bloom-forming coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi.
In search of new tractable diatoms for experimental biology
Inter- and intraspecific relationships between nuclear DNA content and cell size in selected members of the centric diatom genus Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae)
Phytoplankton calcification in a high-CO2 world
The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes
Oogamous reproduction, with two-step auxosporulation, in the centric diatom Thalassiosira punctigera (Bacillariophyta)
Relationships between growth rate, cell size, and induction of spermatogenesis in the centric diatom Thalassiosira weissflogii (Bacillariophyta)
Bioluminescent response of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum to developing flow: Tuning of sensitivity and the role of desensitization in controlling a defensive behavior of a planktonic cell
Evidence for shear-induced increase in membrane fluidity in the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum
The role of Ca(2+) in stimulated bioluminescence of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum.
In situ tolerance within the central nervous system as a mechanism for preventing autoimmunity
Initiation and regulation of CNS autoimmunity.
Triggers of autoimmune disease in a murine TCR-transgenic model for multiple sclerosis.

Abstract (2)

Proline oxidation plays a sensory-regulatory role during the transition to quiescence in nutrient-starved phytoplankton
TEMPORAL BETA-DIVERSITY OF SMALL EUKARYOTE PHYTOPLANKTON IN A EUTROPHIZED TROPICAL COASTAL LAGOON

Proyecto (10)

Sistema masivo y de bajo costo para el monitoreo in situ de algas nocivas en toda la costa Chilena
CARbon Cycling and Physiological Traits in Phytoplankton Functional Groups under low pH/low OXygen conditions (CARpHOX)
Development of an open source, universal, simple and efficient DNA fabrication kit for marine organisms (and other organisms)
Selecting new model marine eukaryotic microbes based on ability to express exogenous genetic material
Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía
NATURALLY HIGH PCO2 UPWELLING IN CHILE=> EFFECTS ON PHYTOPLANKTON COMMUNITIES, THE COCCOLITHOPHORE EMILIANIA HUXLEYI, AND INTERACTIONS WITH IRON AND MACRO-NUTRIENTS
TRACE METALS ROLE IN MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON COMPOSITION AND DISTRIBUTION IN THE HUMBOLDT CURRENT SYSTEM
Signatures of selection in planktonic microbial communities and populations due to changing oceans
Genome evolution in the most abundant cosmopolitan coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi, a keystone species providing model for understanding the capacity of phytoplankton to adapt in a rapidly changing ocean
Genomic and functional variation correlated with stress responses in the cosmopolitan coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi

Review (2)

Biological oceanography, biogeochemical cycles, and pelagic ecosystem functioning of the east-central South Pacific Gyre: focus on Easter Island and Salas y Gomez Island
The Ectocarpus Genome and Brown Algal Genomics The Ectocarpus Genome Consortium
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Peter von Dassow

Profesor Associado

Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Carlos Henríquez

Investigador

Biotecnología

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas

Coquimbo, Chile

2
Osvaldo Ulloa

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

2
Fernan Federici

Assistant Professor

Genetica Molecular y Microbiologia

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Luz Oppliger

Directora de Comunicaciones y Extensión

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Barbara Jacob

Researcher and coordinator of Ecoclimatic Laboratory

Aquatic Ecosystems Line

Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas de la Patagonia (CIEP)

Coyhaique, Chile

1
Ariel Cerda

Estudiante de Doctorado

Departamento de Genética Molecular y Microbiología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Bernardo Pollak

Fundador y CEO

Multiplex SpA

Santiago, Chile

1
Montserrat Aldunate

Investigadora Joven

Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía

Concepción, Chile

1
Juan Ugalde

Assistant Professor

Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Loretto Contreras

Profesora Titular

Ecología y Biodiversidad

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Vargas

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Sistemas Acuáticos

Facultad de Ciencias Ambientales, Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Rodrigo De la Iglesia

Profesor Asociado

Genética Molecular y Microbiología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Nicole Trefault

Profesor Asociado

Centro GEMA- Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Torres

Investigador residente / Coordinador Sistemas Acuaticos

Marine Ecosystem

CIEP

Coyhaique, Chile

1
Catharina Alves-de-Souza

Research Professot

MARBIONC Program

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, Estados Unidos

1
Silvana Collado

Asistente de Investigación

Proyecto Núcleo Milenio Paleoclima del Hemisferio Sur

Concepción, Chile

1
Natalia Osma

INVESTIGADORA POSTDOCTORAL

ECOSISTEMAS ACUÁTICOS

Universidad de Concepción

CONCEPCIÓN, Chile