CV Dra. Francisca Acevedo

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Francisca Acevedo
Researcher
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DIPLOMAS
2006 - 2010 PhD in Sciences of Natural Resources Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile


2001 - 2005 Master in Sciences, mention Chemistry, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile


1996 Diploma of Pharmacist, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile


1995 License of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile

 

 

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

 

10/2014-to date Researcher
Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile


10/2011 – 9/2014 Postdoctoral Researcher FONDECYT
Agriaquaculture Nutritional Genomic Center (CGNA), Temuco, Chile


07/2010 – 10/2011 Researcher
Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile


03/2002 - 04/2003 Scientific colaborador
Laboratory for Environmental Analysis and Process
Institut for Waste Management and Sustentable Technologies, University of Leoben, Austria


10/1998 – 12/2001 Laboratory responsible
Environmental anf Food Laboratory
Health Service Viña del Mar - Quillota


01/1997 - 09/1998 Pharmacist
Environmental anf Food Laboratory
Health Service Valparaíso - San Antonio

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN R+D PROJECTS

 

2018-2020 Anillos de Investigación en Ciencia y Tecnología ACT172128. Genomics and Applied Microbiology for Biodegradation and Bioproducts (GAMBIO). Co-investigador. Institución principal: Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María. Instituciones Asociadas: Universidad de La Frontera y Universidad Metropolitana de Santiago.


2018 Voucher de Innovación, CORFO. Desarrollo de una crema dérmica Eudemoni Aftertattoo” para la realización y cuidado posterior del tatuaje. Investigador responsable, Universidad de La Frontera.


2018 Voucher de Innovación, CORFO. Formulación de una mascarilla facial hidrogel en base a Ulmoplus para la prevención de arrugas. Investigador responsable, Universidad de La Frontera.


2018-2020 Proyecto DIUFRO DI18-0087. Curcumin nanofiber scaffold by emulsion-coaxial electrospinning for promoting neural tissue regeneration. Investigador responsable, Universidad de La Frontera


2016-2019 Proyecto FONDECYT 1160558. Nanoencapsulation of polyunsaturated fatty acids and pungency alkaloids using nanosponges as carrier model to deliver
lipophilic compounds of high biological value. Co-investigador (Investigador
Responsable: Dra. Mónica Rubilar), Universidad de La Frontera


2014-2017 Project FONDECYT 11140127 “Electrospun nanofiber-based epigallocathechin gallate-gemcitabine delivery system”. Responsible researcher. Universidad de La Frontera

 

2015-2016 Proyecto CONICYT “Red para la innovación en la industria del raps y otros cereales: Vinculación Ciencia-Empresa en la Universidad de la Frontera”. Director alterno, Universidad de La Frontera


2014-2016 Project INNOVA-CORFO 13IDL2-23290. Desarrollo de un producto tópico en base a miel de Ulmo suplementada con vitamina C para su uso en la cicatrización de heridas crónicas. Alterne Director. Universidad de La Frontera


2014-2015 Project REDES 130015 "Apoyo a la formación de redes internacionales entre centros de investigación 2013"."Red de colaboración para innovaciones agroalimentarias basadas en micro/nanoencapsulación". Co-researcher. Universidad de La Frontera


2013-2015 Project INNOVA-CORFO 12IDL2-13628 "Nutritional Quality of new avena varieties", Co-researcher. Principal institution: INIA-Carillanca. Associated institution: CGNA


2013-2015 Project FIA PYT-2012-0088 (2013-2015) "Development of a biofertilizer using genomic and microencapsulation to the competitive and sustainable cultivation of lupine for the family farming in southern Chile" Principal institution: CGNA. Associated institution: BIOREN-UFRO. Co-researcher


2011-2014 Postdoctorate FONDECYT 3120022 “Microencapsulation of astaxanthin into oleosomes for oxidative stability enhancement”. Responsible reseacher


2012-2013 PIA “Microencapsulation of Maqui polyphenols (Aristotelia chilensis) in oil bodies from Brassica napus antioxidant effect in cell cultures. Universidad de La Frontera. Responsible researcher


2011-2012 PIA "Estudio proteómico cuantitativo del efecto inhibitorio en la proliferacion de celulas de cáncer gástrico producida por extractos de residuos de cafe (Coffea arabica) y maqui (Aristotelia chilensis)” . Universidad de La Frontera. Co-researcher


2011-2012. High productivity Group,Universidad de La Frontera. Biotechnological processes. Co-researcher


2007-2011 Fondecyt 1070507 " Estudio de las capacidades catabólicas de compuestos aromáticos de la bacteria modelo Burkholderia xenovorans LB400 y sus aplicaciones en la biorremediación”. Research assistent


2007-2008 2007 – EST2/010 EXPLORA. “Biotecnología para la preservación del medio ambiente de la contaminación por pesticidas” Research assistent


2005-2007 Proyecto DGIP 130522, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María “Degradación bacteriana de contaminantes orgánicos clorados: desde sus bases moleculares a estudios de microcosmos". Research assistent


2005-2006 Fondecyt 1050614 “Estudio de la efectividad y mecanismos (abióticos y bióticos) involucrados en la eliminación de clorofenoles mediante tratamiento en columnas de suelo alofánico” Research assistent


1998-2000 German project, Health Service Viña del Mar- Quillota . “Implementación y Puesta en Marcha del Laboratorio Ambiental” Director

 

 

PATENTS
1. Seeger, M., Saavedra, M., Acevedo. F. 2009. Bacteria recombinante degradadora de compuestos PCB, producto de biorremediación y método de aplicación. Patente de invención N°45476 (9 de Septiembre 2009), Ministerio de Economía, Chile. Presentada Junio 2005. Concedida Septiembre 2009.


2. Seeger, M., Saavedra, M., Acevedo, F. 2011. Recombinant PCB-degrading bacterium, product for bioremediation and method of application. Patente de invención US 7,989,194 B2 Estados Unidos, 2 Agosto 2011.

 

 

ARTICLES IN ISI JOURNALS

2018. Francisca Acevedo, Pamela Villegas, Viviana Urtuvia, Jeyson Hermosilla, Rodrigo Navia, Michael Seeger. Bacterial polyhydroxybutyrate for electrospun fiber production. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.
Impact Factor 3.671.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.08.066
Quartil: 2
Editorial: Elservier Bv, Netherlands
ISSN: 0141-8130

 

2017. Eduardo Morales, Manfred Penning, César Burgos-Díaz, Carolina Shene, Francisca Acevedo. Mónica Rubilar. Alginate/Shellac beads developed by external gelation as a highly efficient model system for oil encapsulation with intestinal delivery. Food Hydrocolloids, 70, 321-328.
Impact Factor : 4.747
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2017.04.012
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elsevier Bv, Netherlands
ISSN: 0268-005X

 

2017. Francisca Acevedo, Paulina Torres, B. Dave Oomah, Severino Matias de Alencar, Adna Prado Massarioli, Raquel Martín-Venegas, Vicenta Albarral-Ávila, César Burgos-Díaz, Ruth Ferrer, Mónica Rubilar. Volatile and non-volatile/semi-volatile compounds and in vitro bioactive properties of Chilean Ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia Cav.) honey. Food Research International. 94, 20–28.
Impact Factor : 3.086
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.01.021
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elsevier BV, Netherlands
ISSN: 0963-9969

 

2017. José A. Piornos, César Burgos-Díaz, Eduardo Morales, Mónica Rubilar, & Francisca Acevedo. Highly efficient encapsulation of linseed oil into alginate/lupin protein beads: Optimization of the emulsion formulation. Food Hydrocolloids, 139-148. 2014
Impact Factor : 4.747
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2016.08.031
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elsevier Bv, Netherlands
ISSN: 0268-005X

 

2016. Carolina Schencke, Adriana Vasconcellos, Cristian Sandoval, Paulina Torres, Francisca Acevedo and Mariano del Sol. Morphometric evaluation of wound healing in burns treated with Ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia) honey alone and supplemented with ascorbic acid in guinea pig (Cavia porcellus). Burns & Trauma, 4:25.
Impact Factor :
DOI: 10.1186/s41038-016-0050-z
Quartil: 1
Editorial: e-Century Publishing Corporation, USA
ISSN: 2160-2026

 

2016. César Burgos-Díaz, Mónica Rubilar, Eduardo Morales, Camila Medina, Francisca Acevedo, Ana M. Marqués and Carolina Shene. Naturally occurring protein–polysaccharide complexes from linseed (Linum usitatissimum) as bioemulsifiers. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 118.
Impact Factor: 2.145.
DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.201500069
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co., Germany
ISSN: 1438-7697

 

2015. Daniela Sotomayor-Gerding; B. Dave Oomah, Francisca Acevedo, Eduardo Morales; Mariela Bustamante, Carolina Shene, Mónica Rubilar. High carotenoid bioaccessibility through linseed oil nanoemulsions with enhanced physical and oxidative stability. Food Chemistry, 199, 463-470.
Impact Factor: 4.529.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.12.004
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elservier BV, Netherlands
ISSN: 0308-8146

 

2014. Daniela C. Campos, Francisca Acevedo, Eduardo Morales, Javiera Aravena, Véronique Amiard, Milko A. Jorquera, Nitza G. Inostroza, Mónica Rubilar. Microencapsulation by spray drying of nitrogen-fixing bacteria associated with lupin nodules. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 30:2371–2378.
Impact Factor : 1.658.
DOI: 10.1007/s11274-014-1662-8
Quartil: 2
Editorial: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands
ISSN: 0959-3993

 

2014. F. Acevedo, M. Rubilar, I. Jofré, M. Villarroel, P. Navarrete, M. Esparza, F. Romero, Vilches E., V. Acevedo, C. Shene. Oil bodies as a potential microencapsulation carrier for astaxanthin stabilization and safe delivery. Journal of Microencapsulation. 31, 5, 488-500.
Impact Factor : 1.585
DOI: 10.3109/02652048.2013.879931
Quartil: 2
Editorial: Taylor & Francis, UK
ISSN: 0265-2048

 

2014. Maria A. Rao, Ph.D.; Rosalia Scelza; Francisca Acevedo; Maria Cristina Diez; Liliana Gianfreda. Enzymes as useful tools for environmental purposes. Chemosphere. 107, 145–162.
Impact Factor : 4.208
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.12.059
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elsevier Ltd, UK
ISSN: 0045-6535


2013. Shene, C., Leyton, A., Rubilar, M., Pinelo, M., Acevedo, F. and Morales, E. Production of lipids and docosahexaenoic acid by a native Thraustochytrium strain. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 115, 890–900. 2013.
Impact Factor : 2.145
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201100230
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co., Germany
ISSN: 1438-7697

 

2013. Pascale Jolivet, Francisca Acevedo, Céline Boulard, Sabine d’Andréa, Jean-Denis Faure, Ajay Kohli, Nathalie Nesi, Benoit Valot, Thierry Chardot. Crop seed oil bodies: from challenges in protein identification to an emerging picture of the oil body proteome. Proteomics.
Impact Factor : 4.041
DOI: 10.1002/pmic.201200431
Quartil: 2
Editorial: John Wiley & Sons Ltd., UK
ISSN: 1615-9861

 

2013. F. Acevedo, M. Rubilar, E. Scheuermann, B. Cancino, E. Uquiche, M. Garcés, K. Inostroza, C. Shene. Spent coffee grounds as a renewable source of bioactive compounds. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 7, 3, 420-428.
Impact Factor : 0.586
DOI: 10.1166/jbmb.2013.1369
Quartil: 3
Editorial: American Scientific Publishers, USA
ISSN: 1556-6579


2013. Shene, C., Spuler, MJ., Leyton, A., Duarte, C., Acevedo, F., Rubilar, M. 2012. Pancreatic lipase activity in emulsions containing seed meals: Effect of extrusion. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 115, 217–223.
Impact Factor : 2.145
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201200211
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co., Germany
ISSN: 1438-7697

 

2012. Francisca Acevedo, Mónica Rubilar, Carolina Shene, Patricia Navarrete, Fernando Romero, Claudia Rabert, Pascale Jolivet, Benoît Valot, Thierry Chardot. Seed oil bodies from Gevuina avellana and Madia sativa. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60, 6994−7004.
Impact Factor : 3.154
DOI: 10.1021/jf301390d
Quartil: 1
Editorial: American Chemical Society, USA
ISSN: 0021-8561

 

2012. Carolina Shene, Nelly Canquil, Milko Jorquera, Manuel Pinelo, Mónica Rubilar, Francisca Acevedo, Carola Vergara, Dietrich von Baer and Claudia Mardones. In vitro Activity on Human Gut Bacteria of Murta Leaf Extracts (Ugni molinae turcz.), a Native Plant from Southern Chile. Journal of Food Science. 77, 6, M323–M329.
Impact Factor: 1.815.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02692.x
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Wiley-Blackwell, USA
ISSN: 0022-1147

 

2012. Mónica Rubilar, Eduardo Morales, Karla Contreras, Carolina Ceballos, Francisca Acevedo, Mario Villarroel and Carolina Shene. Development of a soup powder enriched with microencapsulated linseed oil as a source of omega-3 fatty acids. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 114, 4, 423–433.
Impact Factor : 2.145
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201100378
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co., Germany
ISSN: 1438-7697

 

2012. Mónica Rubilar, Eduardo Morales, Roberto Sáez, Francisca Acevedo, Barbara Palma, Mario Villarroel and Carolina Shene. Polyphenolic fractions improve the oxidative stability of microencapsulated linseed oil. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 114, 7, 760–771.
Impact Factor : 2.145
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201100230
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co., Germany
ISSN: 1438-7697

 

2012. M. Rubilar, M. Villarroel, F. Acevedo, M. Paillacar, D. Moenne-Locóz, B. Palma, E. Biolley. Native black Michuñe potato variety: characterization, frying conditions and sensory evaluation. Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición. 62, 1, 87-93.
Impact Factor : 0.221
DOI: -----
Quartil: 3
Editorial: Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, Venezuela
ISSN: 0004-0622

 

2011. Rubilar, M., Jara, C., Poo, Y., Acevedo, F., Gutierrez, C., Sineiro, J., Shene, C. Extracts of Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis) and Murta (Ugni molinae Turcz.): A Source of Antioxidant Compounds and α-Glucosidase/α-Amylase Inhibitors. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59: 1630-1637.
Impact Factor : 3.154
DOI: 10.1021/jf103461k
Quartil: 1
Editorial: American Chemical Society, USA
ISSN: 0021-8561

 

2011. Francisca Acevedo, Leticia Pizzul, María del Pilar Castillo, Olga Rubilar, María Elena Lienqueo, Gonzalo Tortella and María Cristina Diez. A practical culture technique for an enhanced production of manganese peroxidase by the Chilean white-rot fungus Anthracophyllum discolor Sp4. Brazilian Archive of Biology and Technology. 54: 1175-1186.
Impact Factor : 0.270
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1516-89132011000600013
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Instituto de Tecnologia do Parana, Brazil
ISSN: 1516-8913

 

2011. Acevedo F., Pizzul L., Castillo MdP., Cuevas R., Diez M.C. 2011. Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by the Chilean white-rot fungus Anthracophyllum discolor Sp4. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 185: 212–219.
Impact Factor : 6.065.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.04.022.
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elsevier BV, Netherlands
ISSN: 0304-3894

 

2011. Rubilar O, Tortella G, Cea M, Acevedo F, Bustamante M, Gianfreda L and Diez MC. Bioremediation of a chilean andisol contaminated with pentachlorophenol (PCP) by solid substrate cultures of white-rot fungi. Biodegradation. 22:31-41.
Impact Factor : 2.018.
DOI: 10.1007/s10532-010-9373-9
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands
ISSN: 0923-9820


2010. Acevedo F., Pizzul L., Castillo MdP., González M.E., Cea M., Gianfreda L, Diez M.C. Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by free and nanoclay-immobilized manganese peroxidase from Anthracophyllum discolor. Chemosphere 80: 271-278.
Impact Factor : 4.208
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.04.022.
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Elsevier Ltd, UK
ISSN: 0045-6535

 

2010. Saavedra M., Acevedo F., González M., Seeger M. Mineralization of PCBs by the genetically modified strain Cupriavidus necator JMS34 and its application for PCB-bioremediation in soil. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87: 1543-1554.
Impact Factor : 3.420
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-010-2575-6.
Quartil: 1
Editorial: Springer Verlag
ISSN: 1432-0614

 

 

BOOK CHAPTER

2016 G. Gajardo, F. Acevedo. Marine fish larviculture and artemia bioencapsulation. Bioencapsulation Innovations, 2016.


2015. Bidoret A, Binti Mohd Saleh N, Acevedo F, Morales E, Guéraud F, M. Penning, Poncelet D. Production of capsules by coextrusion for colon delivery. Bioencapsulation Innovations, November 2015, 18-19.

 

2009. M.Cristina Diez y Francisca Acevedo. Los pequeños grandes aliados. INDUAMBIENTE. 96.


2006. Seeger M., Acevedo F., Saavedra M. y Agulló L. Biorremediación de policlorobifenilos: desde sus bases moleculares hasta sus aplicaciones en el ambiente. pp. 87 - 125. En: Navia R. y Seeger M. (Eds.) Biorremediación de suelos contaminados con compuestos orgánicos persistentes (COPs). Ediciones Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile

 

 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2012 Price Henri Nestlé, scientific version - Research in Food Technology, for taking part in the research "Development of a soup powder enriched with microencapsulated linseed oil as a source of omega-3 fatty acids."


2010. Scholarship "Término de tesis", CONICYT


2009. Scholarship for participation in International Conferences in Chile,CONICYT


2008. Scholarship for abroad stay, CONICYT


2008 Scholarship "Apoyo a realización de tesis", CONICYT


2006. Scholarship PhD Studies, CONICYT


2005. Scholarship for Master studies, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María.


2003. Scholarship for Master studies, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María.