CV Dr. León Bravo Ramírez

 

AFFILIATIONS
Full Professor, Departamento de Ciencias Agronómicas y Recursos Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias y Forestales, Universidad de La Frontera.

 

CONTACT

Av. Francisco Salazar 01145, PO Box 54-D, 4811230 Temuco, Chile Telephone: +56 (045) 2592821
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ACADEMIC DEGREES AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

1997 Doctor in Sciences, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. 1990       Bachelor in Biology, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

RESEARCH LINES

Fisiología Vegetal.
Estrés abiótico en plantas.
Fotoprotección y fotoinhibición inducida por baja temperatura. Ecofisiología de Plantas Antárticas.


PUBLICATIONS

h-index: 16
Source: Web of Science

Cid, F.P., J.I. Rilling, S.P. Graether, L.A. Bravo, M.L. Mora & M.A. Jorquera. 2016. Properties and biotechnological applications of ice binding proteins in bacteria. FEMS Microbiology Letters (Accepted). Impact Factor: 2.121

DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnw099 Quartile:
Editorial: Oxford University Press, England ISSN: 0378-1097

 

Tapia-Valdebenito, D., L.A. Bravo, P. Arce-Johnson & A. Gutiérrez-Moraga. 2016. Salt tolerance traits in

Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Antarctic Science (Accepted). Impact Factor: 1.606
DOI: 10.1007/s ll258-016-0585-x
Quartile: 3
Editorial: Cambridge Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0954-1020

 

Cavieres, L.A., P. Sáez, C. Sanhuesa, A. Sierra-Almeida, C. Rabert, L.J. Corcuera, M. Alberdi & L.A. Bravo. 2016. Ecophysiological traits of Antartic vascular plants: their importance in the response to climate change. Plant Ecology 217(3): 343-358.

Impact Factor: 1.49
DOI: 10.1007/s ll258-016-0585-x
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Springer, Netherland ISSN: 1385-0237

 

Gallardo-Cerda, J., L.A. Bravo, C. Atala, G. Vergara-Quezada, L.J. Corcuera & M.A. Molina-Montenegro.  2016. Dehydrins presence in xylem parenchyma cells enhances hydraulic conductivity and physiological performance in Nothofagus dombeyi. South African Journal of Botany 102: 240-244.

Impact Factor: 1.244
DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2015.07.018
Quartile: 3
Editorial: Elsevier Science BV, Netherlands ISSN: 0254-6299

 

Hernández-Fuentes, C., L.A. Bravo & L.A. Cavieres. 2016. Photosynthetic responses and photoprotection strategies of Phacelia secunda plants exposed to experimental warming at different elevations in the central Chilean Andes.  Alpine Botany 125(2): 87-99.

Impact Factor: 1.645
DOI: 10.1007/s00035-015-0151-5
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Springer Basel AG, Switzerland

ISSN: 0254-6299

 

Flores-Bavestrello, A., M. Krol, A.G. Ivanov, N.P.A. Huner, J.I. Garcia-Plazaola, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2016. Two        Hymenophyllaceae                   species     from      contrasting      natural      environments     exhibit      a homoiochlorophyllous strategy in response to desiccation stress. Journal of Plant Physiology 191: 82-94. Impact Factor: 2.971

DOI: 10.1016/j.jplph.2015.12.003
Quartile: 1
Editorial: Elsevier GMBH, Germany ISSN: 0176-1617

 

Sáez, P., L.A. Bravo, M.I. Latsague, M.J. Toneatti, R.E Coopman, C. Alvarez, M. Sanchez-Olate & D.G. Ríos. 2015. Influence of in vitro growth conditions on the photosynthesis and survival of Castanea sativa plantlets during ex vitro transfer. Plant Growth Regulation 75: 625-639.

Impact Factor: 2.333
DOI: 10.1007/s10725-014-9965-1
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Elsevier, Germany ISSN: 0167-6903

 

Hernández-Fuentes, C., L.A. Bravo & L.A. Cavieres. 2015. Conductancia hidráulica foliar y vulnerabilidad a la cavitación disminuyen con la altitud en Phacelia secunda JF Gmel. (Boraginaceae). GAYANA  BOTANICA 72(1): 84-93.

Impact Factor: 0.232 DOI: no information Quartile: 4
Editorial: Ediciones Univ. de Concepción, Chile ISSN: 0016-5301

 

Rabert, C., M. Hodar, L. Bravo, A. Quiroz & A. Urzúa. 2015. A rapid preparative-TLC/GC-MS methodology for discriminating between two filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae) native from the temperate rain forest of Southern Chile based on their soluble carbohydrates. BLACPMA 14(5): 364-373.

Impact Factor: 0.297 DOI: no information Quartile: 4
Editorial: Univ Santiago Chile, Chile ISSN: 0717-7917

 

Parra, M.J., K.I. Acuña, A. Sierra-Almeida, C. Sanfuente, A. Saldana, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2015. Photosynthetic Light Responses May Explain Vertical Distribution of Hymenophyllaceae Species in a Temperate Rainforest of Southern Chile. Plos One 10(12): e0145475.

Impact Factor: 3.057
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145475 Quartile: 1
Editorial: Public Library Science, USA ISSN: 1932-6203

 

Saldaña, A., M.J. Parra, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2014. Effects of forest successional status on microenvironmental conditions, diversity and distribution of filmy fern species in a temperate rainforest. Plant Species Biology 29(3): 253-262.

Impact Factor: 1.271
DOI: 10.1111/1442-1984.12020
Quartile: 3
Editorial: Wiley-Blackwell, USA ISSN: 0913-557X

 

Rabert, C., A. Gutiérrez-Moraga, A. Navarrete-Gallegos, D. Navarrete-Campos, L.A. Bravo & M. Gidekel. 2014. Expression of a Deschampsia antarctica Desv. polypeptide with Lipase activity in a Pichia pastoris Vector. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 15(2): 2359-2367.

Impact Factor: 2.862
DOI: 10.3390/ijms15022359
Quartile: 2
Editorial: MDPI AG, Switzerland ISSN: 1422-0067

 

Garcés, M., S. Claverol, C. Alvear, C. Rabert & L.A. Bravo. 2014. Desiccation tolerance of Hymenophyllacea filmy ferns is mediated by constitutive and non-inducible cellular mechanisms. Comptes Rendus Biologies 337(4): 235-243.

Impact Factor: 0.981
DOI: 10.1016/j.crvi.2014.02.002
Quartile: 3
Editorial: Elsevier France-Editions Scientifiques Medicales Elsevierm France ISSN: 1631-0691

 

Donoso-Ñanculao, G., M. Castro, D. Navarrete, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2013. Effect of auxin on cluster roots induction in Embothrium coccineum JR Forst. & G. Forst. in phosphorus deficiency condition. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 73(3): 220-224.

Impact Factor: 0.538
DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392013000300003
Quartile: 3
Editorial: Inst. Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chile ISSN: 0718-5839

 

Sáez, P., L.A. Bravo, K. Sáez, M. Sanchez-Olate, M. Latsague & D. Ríos. 2013. Light energy management in micropropagated plants of Castanea sativa, effects of photoinhibition. Plant Science 201-202: 12-24.

Impact Factor: 4.114
DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2012.11.008
Quartile: 1
Editorial: Elsevier Ireland Ltd., Ireland ISSN: 0168-9452

 

Navarrete-Campos, D., L.A. Bravo, R.A. Rubilar, V. Emhart & R. Sanhueza. 2013. Drought effects on water use efficiency, freezing tolerance and survival of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus globulus x nitens cuttings. New Forests 44(1): 119-134.

Impact Factor: 1.783
DOI: 10.1007/s11056-012-9305-0
Quartile: 1
Editorial: Springer, Netherlands ISSN: 0169-4286

 

Naverrete-Gallegos, A., L.A. Bravo, M.A. Molina-Montenegro & L.J. Corcuera. 2012. Respuestas antioxidantes en dos ecotipos de Colobanthus quitensis (Caryophyllaceae) expuestos a alta radiación UV-B y baja temperatura. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 85(4): 419-433.

Impact Factor: 0.929 DOI: no information Quartile: 3
Editorial: Soc. Biolgia Chile, Chile ISSN: 0716-078X

 

Bascuñán-Godoy, L., C. Sanhueza, M. Cuba, G.E. Zúñiga, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2012. Cold-acclimation limits low temperature induced photoinhibition by promoting a higher photochemical quantum yield and a more effective PSII restoration in darkness in the Antarctic rather than the Andean ecotype of Colobanthus quitensis Kunt Bartl (Cariophyllaceae). BMC Plant Biology 12: 114.

Impact Factor: 4.354
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-114
Quartile: 1
Editorial: Biomed. Central Ltd., England ISSN: 1471-2229

 

Sáez, P.L., L.A. Bravo, M.I. Latsague & D.G. Ríos. 2012. Increased light intensity during in vitro culture improves water loss control and photosynthetic performance of Castanea sativa grown in ventilated vessels. Scientia Horticulturae 138: 7-16.

Impact Factor: 1.396
DOI: 10.1016/j.scienta.2012.02.005
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Elsevier Science BV, Netherlands ISSN: 0304-4238

 

Sáez, P.L., L.A. Bravo, K.L. Sáez, M. Sánchez-Olate, M.I. Latsague & D.G. Ríos. 2012. Photosynthetic and leaf anatomical characteristics of Castanea sativa: a comparison between in vitro and nursery plants. Biología Plantarum 56(1): 15-24.

Impact Factor: 1.692 DOI: no information Quartile: 2
Editorial: Springer, Netherlands ISSN: 0006-3134

 

Gallardo, J., L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2012. Leaf seasonal accumulation of a 47-kda dehydrin and changes in its cryoprotective activity in Nothofagus dombeyi (Mirb.) Blume. Gayana Botánica 69(1): 1-8.

Impact Factor: 0.343 DOI: no information Quartile: 4
Editorial: Ediciones Univ. Concepcion, Chile ISSN: 0016-5301

 

Coopman, R.E., V.F. Briceño, L.J. Corcuera, M. Reyez-Diaz, D. Alvarez, K. Sáez, J.L. García-Plazaola, M. Alberdi & L.A. Bravo. 2011. Tree size and light availability increase photochemical instead of non-photochemical capacities of Nothofagus nitida trees growing in an evergreen temperate rain forest. Tree Physiology 31(10): 1128-1141.

Impact Factor: 2.876
DOI: 10.1093/treephys/tpr094 Quartile: 1
Editorial: Oxford Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0829-318X

 

Sierra-Almeida, A., L.A. Cavieres & L.A. Bravo. 2010. Freezing resistance of high-elevation plant species is  not related to their height or growth-form in the Central Chilean Andes. Environmental and Experimental Botany 69(3): 273-278.

Impact Factor: 2.699
DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2010.04.015 Quartile: 1
Editorial: Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd., England ISSN: 0098-8472

 

Donoso-Ñanculao, G., M. Castro, D. Navarrete, E. Peñaloza, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2010. Seasonal induction of cluster roots in Embothrium coccineum J.R. et G. Foster in the field: factors that regulate their development. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 70(4): 559-566.

Impact Factor: 0.633 DOI: no information Quartile: 3
Editorial: Inst. Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chile ISSN: 0718-5820

 

Bascuñán-Godoy, L., J.I. García-Plazaola, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2010. Leaf functional and micro- morphological photoprotective attributes in two ecotypes of Colobanthus quitensis from the Andes and Maritime Antarctic. Polar Biology 33(7): 885-896.

Impact Factor: 2.027
DOI: 10.1007/s003000-010-0765-4
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0722-4060

 

Coopman, R.E., F.P. Fuentes-Neira, V.F. Briceño, H.M. Cabrera, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2010. Light energy partitioning in photosystems I and II during development of Nothofagus nitida growing under different light environments in the Chilean evergreen temperate rain forest. Trees 24(2): 247-259.

Impact Factor: 1.444
DOI: 10.1007/s00468-009-0395-z
Quartile: 1
Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0931-1890

 

Saldaña, A., C. Hernandez, R. Coopman, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2010. Differences in light usage among three fern species of genus Blechnum of contrasting ecological breadth in a forest light gradient. Ecological Research 25(2): 273-281.

Impact Factor: 1.279
DOI: 10.1007/s11284-009-0656-8
Quartile: 3
Editorial: Springer Japan KK, Japan ISSN: 0912-3814

 

Coopman, R.E., J.C. Jara, R. Escobar, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2010. Genotypic variation in morphology  and freezing resistance of Eucalyptus globulus seedlings subjected to drought hardening in nursery Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 13(1).

Impact Factor: 0.865
DOI: 10.2225/vol13-issue1-fulltext-10 Quartile: 4
Editorial: Univ. Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile ISSN: 0717-3458

 

Casanova-Katny, M.A., G.E. Zúñiga, L.J. Corcuera, L.A. Bravo & M. Alberdi. 2010. Deschampsia antarctica Desv. primary photochemistry performs differently in plants grown in the field and laboratory. Polar Biology 33(4): 477-483.

Impact Factor: 1.445
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-009-0723-1
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0722-4060

 

Alberdi, M., M. Reyes-Diaz, R. Zúñiga, S. Hess, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2009. Photochemical efficiency of PSII and photoprotective pigments in seedlings and adults of two Proteaceae with different shade tolerance from the Chilean temperate rain forest. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 82(3): 387-402.

Impact Factor: 0.892 DOI: no information Quartile: 3
Editorial: Soc. Biolgia Chile, Chile ISSN: 0716-078X

 

Reyes-Díaz, M., A.G. Ivanov, N.P. Huner, M. Alberdi, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2009. Thermal energy dissipation and its components in two development stages of a shade-tolerant species, Nothofagus nitida and a shade-intolerant species, Nothofagus dombeyi. Tree Physiology 29(5): 651-662.

Impact Factor: 2.292
DOI: 10.1093/trephys/tpp003 Quartile: 1
Editorial: Oxford Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0829-318X

 

Zúñiga-Feest, A., L. Bascuñán, M. Reyes-Diaz, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2009. Is survival after ice encasement related with sugar distribution in organs of the Antarctic plants Deschampsia antarctica Desv. (Poaceae) and Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. (Caryophyllaceae). Polar Biology 32(4): 583-591.

Impact Factor: 1.691
DOI: 10.10077s00300-008-0553-6
Quartile: 2
Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0722-4060

 

Sierra-Almeida, S., L.A. Cavieres & L.A. Bravo. 2009. Freezing resistance varies within the growing season and with elevation in high-andean species of Central Chile. New Phytologist 182: 461-469.

Impact Factor: 7.371
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469.8137.2008.02756.x
Quartile: 1
Editorial: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, USA ISSN: 0028-646X

 

Coopman, R.E., M. Reyes-Díaz, V.F. Briceño, L.J. Corcuera, H.M. Cabrera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Changes in light acclimation capacity of photosynthesis in Nothofagus nitida during early developmental stages explain its shade to sun transition. Tree Physiology 28(10): 1561-1571.

Impact Factor: 2.283 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Heron Publishing, Canada ISSN: 0829-318X

 

Castro-Arévalo, M., M. Reyes-Díaz, M. Alberdi, V. Jara-Rodríguez, C. Sanhueza, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Effects of low temperature acclimation on the photosynthesis of three Chilean Proteaceae. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 81(3): 321-333.

Impact Factor: 0.765 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Soc. Biolgia Chile, Chile ISSN: 0716-078X

 

Coopman, R.E., J.C. Jara, L.A. Bravo, K.L. Sáez, G.R. Mella & R. Escobar. 2008. Changes in morpho- physiological attributes of Eucalyptus globulus plants in response to different drought  hardening treatments. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 11(2): 1-10.

Impact Factor: 0.920
DOI: 10.2225/vol11-issue2-fulltext-9 Quartile: no information
Editorial: Univ. Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile ISSN: 0717-3458

 

Bravo, L.A., F.A. Saavedra-Mella, F. Vera, A. Guerra, L.A. Cavieres, A.G. Ivanov, N.P.A. Huner & L.J. Corcuera. 2007. Effect of cold acclimation on the photosynthetic performance of two ecotypes of Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. Journal of Experimental Botany 58: 3581-3590.

Impact Factor: 3.917
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erm206 Quartile: no information
Editorial: Oxford Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0022-0957

 

Sierra-Almeida, A., M.A. Casanova-Katny, L.A. Bravo, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Cavieres. 2007. Photosynthetic responses to temperature and light between Antarctic and Andean populations of Colobanthus quitensis (Caryophylaceae). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 80(3): 335-343.

Impact Factor: 0.725 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Soc. Biolgia Chile, Chile ISSN: 0716-078X

 

Pérez-Torres, E., L.A. Bravo, L.J. Corcuera & G.N. Johnson. 2007. Is electron transport to oxygen an important mechanism in photoprotection? Contrasting responses from Antarctic vascular plants.  Physiologia Plantarum 130(2): 185-194.

Impact Factor: 2.192 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Blackwell Publishing, England ISSN: 0031-9317

 

Jacobsen, S.E., C. Monteros, L.J. Corcuera, L.A. Bravo, J.L. Christiansen & A. Mujica. 2007. Frost resistance mechanisms in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) European Journal of Agronomy 26(4): 471-475.

Impact Factor: 1.503
DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2007.01.006
Quartile: no information
Editorial: Elsevier Science BV, Netherlands ISSN: 1161-0301

 

Zúñiga, R., M. Alberdi, M. Reyes-Díaz, E. Olivares, S. Hess, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2006. Seasonal  changes in the photosynthetic performance of two evergreen Nothofagus species in south central Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 79: 489-504.

Impact Factor: 0.646 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Soc. Biolgia Chile, Chile ISSN: 0716-078X

 

Reyes-Díaz, M., N. Ulloa, A. Zúñiga-Feest, A. Gutierrez, M. Gidekel, M. Alberdi, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2006. Arabidopsis thaliana avoids freezing by supercooling. Journal of Experimental Botany 57(14): 3687- 3696.

Impact Factor: 3.630 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erl125 Quartile: no information
Editorial: Oxford Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0022-0957

 

Bascuñán-Godoy, L., E. Uribe, A. Zúñiga-Feest, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2006. Low temperature regulates sucrose-phosphate synthase activity in Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. by decreasing its sensitivity to Pi and increased activation by glucose-6-phosphate. Polar Biology 29(12): 1011-1017.

Impact Factor: 1.502
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-006-0144-3
Quartile: no information Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0722-4060

 

Pérez-Torres, E., L. Bascuñan, A. Sierra, L.A. Bravo & L.A. Corcuera. 2006. Robustness of activity of Calvin cycle enzymes after high light and low temperature conditions in antarctic vascular plants. Polar Biology 29(11): 909-916.

Impact Factor: 1.502
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-006-0131-8
Quartile: no information Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0722-4060

 

Casanova-Katny, M.A., L.A. Bravo, M. Molina-Montenegro, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Cavieres. 2006. Photosynthetic performance of Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. (Caryophyllaceae) in a high-elevation site of the Andes of central Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 79(1): 41-53.

Impact Factor: 0.646 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Soc. Biolgia Chile, Chile ISSN: 0716-078X

 

Reyes-Díaz, M., M. Alberdi, F. Piper, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corchera. 2005. Low temperature responses of Nothofagus dombeyi (Mirb.) Blume and Nothofagus nitida (Phil.) Krasser, two evergreen species from South Central Chile. Tree Physiology 25: 1389-1398.

Impact Factor: 2.101 DOI: no information Quartile: no information
Editorial: Oxford Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0829-318X

 

Olave-Concha, N., L.A. Bravo, S. Ruiz-Lara & L.J. Corcuera. 2005. Differential accumulation of dehydrin-like proteins by dehydration, salt, osmotic and ABA treatments in Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Polar Biology 28(7): 506-513.

Impact Factor: 1.298
DOI: 10.1007/s00300-005-0718-5
Quartile: no information Editorial: Springer, USA ISSN: 0722-4060

 

Bravo. L.A. & M. Griffith. 2005. Characterization of antifreeze activity in Antarctic plants. Journal of Experimental Botany 56(414): 1189-1196.

Impact Factor: 3.336 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/eri112 Quartile: no information
Editorial: Oxford Univ. Press, England ISSN: 0022-0957

 

Jacobsen, S.E., C. Monteros, J.L. Christiansen, L.A. Bravo, L.J. Corcuera & A. Mujica. 2005. Plant responses of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) to frost at various phenological stages. European Journal of Agronomy 22(2): 131-139.

Impact Factor: 2.085
DOI: 10.1016/j.eja.2004.01.003
Quartile: no information
Editorial: Elsevier Science BV, Netherlands ISSN: 1161-0301

 

Zúñiga-Feest, A., D.R. Ort, A. Gutiérrez, M. Gidekel, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2005. Light regulation of sucrose-phosphate synthase activity in the freezingtolerant grass Deschampsia antarctica. Photosynthesis Research 83(1): 75-86.

Impact Factor: 2.295
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-004-4277-3
Quartile: no information Editorial: Springer, Netherlands ISSN: 0166-8595


Before 2005

  1. Gianoli, E., P. Inostroza, A. Zuñiga, M. Reyes, L.A. Cavieres, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2004. Ecotypic differenciation in morphology and cold resistance in populations of Colobanthus quitensis (Caryophyllceae) from the Andes and Antarctica. Artic, Antarctic and Alpine Reseach 36: 470-475.
  1. Olave-Concha, N., S. Ruiz-Lara, X. Muñoz, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2004. Accumulation of dehydrin transcrips and proteins in response to abiotic stress in Deschampsia antarctica. Antarctic Science 16: 175- 184.
  1. Stressmann, M., S. Kitao, M. Griffith, C. Moresoli, L.A. Bravo & A.G. Marangoni. 2004. Calcium interacts with antifreeze proteins and chitinase from coldacclimated winter rye. Plant Physiology 135: 364-376.
  1. Pérez-Torres, E., A. García, J. Dinamarca, M. Alberdi, A. Gutiérrez, M. Gidekel, A.G. Ivanov, N.P.A. Hüner, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2004. The Role of Photochemical Quenching and Antioxidants in Photoprotection of Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Functional Plant Biology 31: 731-741.
  1. Pérez-Torrez, E., J. Dinamarca, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2004. Responses of Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. to high light and low temperature. Polar Biology 27: 183-189.
  1. Zúñiga-Feest, A., P. Inostroza, M. Vega, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2003. Sugars and enzyme activity in the grass Deschampsia antarctica. Antarctic Science 15: 483-491.
  1. Gidekel M., L. Destefano-Beltran, P. Garcia, L. Mujica, P. Leal, M. Cuba, L. Fuentes, L.A. Bravo, L.J.  Corcuera, M. Alberdi & A. Gutierrez. 2003. Identification and characterization of three novel cold acclimation- responsive genes from the extremophile hair grass Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Extremophiles 7: 459-469.
  1. Bravo, L.A., J. Gallardo, A. Navarrete, N. Olave, J. Martínez, M. Alberdi, T.J. Close & L.J. Corcuera. 2003. Cryoprotective activity of a cold-induced dehydrin purified from barley. Physiologia Plantarum 118: 262-  269.
  1. Alberdi, M., L.A. Bravo, A. Gutiérrez, M. Gidekel & L.J. Corcuera. 2002. Ecophysiology of antarctic plants. (Minireview) Physiologia Plantarum 115: 479-486.
  1. Peñalosa, E., A. Gutierrez, J. Martínez, G. Muñoz, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2002. Differential gene expression in proteoid root clusters of white lupin (Lupinus albus L.) Physiologia Plantarum 116: 28-36.
  1. Bravo, L.A., N. Ulloa, G.E. Zúñiga, A. Casanova, L.J. Corcuera & M. Alberdi. 2001. Cold resistance in Antarctic angiosperms. Physiologia Plantarum 111: 55-66.
  1. Bravo, L.A., T.J. Close, L.J. Corcuera & C.L. Guy. 1999. Characterization of an 80 KDa dehydrin-like protein in barley responsive to cold acclimation. Physiologia Plantarum 106: 177-183.
  1. Bravo, L.A., G.E. Zúñiga, M. Alberdi & L.J. Corcuera. 1998. The role of ABA in Freezing tolerance and cold acclimation in barley. Physiologia Plantarum 103: 17-23. 
  1. Bravo, L.A., G.E. Zúñiga, J.L. Corcuera & V.H. Argandoña. 1997. Freezing tolerance of barley seedlings infested by aphids. J. Plant Physiol. 150: 611-614.
  1. Ortiz, C., L. Bravo, M. Pinto & L. Cardemil. 1995. Physiological and molecular responses of Prosopis  chilensis

under field and simulated conditions. Phytochemistry 40: 1375-1382.

 

BOOKS AND CHAPTER BOOKS

  1. Bravo, L.A., L. Bascuñán-Godoy, E. Pérez-Torres & L.J. Corcuera. 2009. Cold Hardiness in Antarctic Vascular Plants. In: Plant Cold Hardiness: From the Laboratory to the Field. Gusta L, Wisnewski M. and Tanino K. (eds.). CAB Internacional, Publishing, UK.
  1. Alberdi, M., L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2004. Ecofisiologia de las plantas antárcticas. In: Fisiología Ecológica en Plantas, mecanismos y respuestas a estrés en los ecosistemas. H.M. Cabrera Ed. pp 249-265. Ediciones Universitarias de Valparaíso.
  1. Ortiz, C., L.A. Bravo, M. Pinto & L. Cardemil. 1993. Physiological responses and expression of heat shock proteins of plants of Prosopis chilensis under conditions of a semi-arid region of Central Chile. In: The Past Present and Future of Plant Biology. D. Ho and Pakrasi, eds. pp: 69-76.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS (Scielo/Editorial Committee, Proceedings, Abstract Book, Bulletins, etc.)

  1. Bravo, L.A. 2009. La investigación científica chilena en la Antártica en el marco de los 50 años de la firma del tratado antártico. Diplomacia 121: 38-43.
  1. Bravo, L.A. 2008. Nueva constitución del Comité Nacional de Investigaciones Antárticas. Boletín Antártico Chileno 27(2): 31-32.
  1. Destefano-Beltrán, L., M. Gidekel, L.A. Bravo & A. Gutierrez. 2002. Deschampsia antarctica: una  nueva fuente de genes para los biotecnólogos. Boletín Antártico Chileno 21: 16-19.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Current projects

  1. 2015-2018. How would experimental warming affect freezing tolerance of Antarctic vascular plants?. Responsible Researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1151173.

 

Finished projects

  1. 2012-2015. Antarctic Plant Ecophysiology: Unraveling the biological consequences of climate change on plant populations of the Maritime Antarctic. Anillos Antárticos, Programa de Investigación Asociativa (CONICYT-INACH ART 1102).
  1. 2012-2014. Role of frond curling and tissues associated to the rachis and veins in desiccation tolerance of filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae). Responsible Researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1120964.
  1. 2010-2013. Assesing the importance of growing season length and summer rainfall in the responses of alpine plant species to global warming in the Andes of Central Chile. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1090389
  1. 2011-2013. Effect of acclimation to moderate water stress and high irradiance on crown architecture, photosynthesis, growth, and survival of seedlings of Eucryphia cordifolia (Ulmo) in open planting sites. Co- researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1110661.
  1. 2009-2011. Relationship between cold-induced sucrose accumulation and SPS activity with the expression  of SPS isoforms in Colobanthus quitensis: Modulation by daylengh and differentiation of natural populations Co-researcher, (CO-PI) INACH, T-03-09.
  1. 2009-2012. Assesing the importance of growing season length and summer rainfall in the responses of alpine plant species to global warming in the Andes of Central Chile. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1090389.
  1. 2009-2011. Desiccation tolerance in Epiphytic species of the hymenophyllacea family (Pteridophyta) from the temperate rain forest of southern Chile: Is this physiological mechanisms determinant of their distribution and abundance?. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1090397.
  1. 2009-2011. Assessing the importance of growing season length and summer rainfall in the responses of alpine plant species to global warming in the Andes of central Chile. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1090389.
  1. 2008-2010. Water use efficiency (WUE) in Eucalyptus globules genotypes and linkages with frost and photoinbition responses under water limiting conditions. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1085093. 
  1. 2008-2009. LEA proteins in vegetative organs of Deschampsia antartica subjected to abiotic stress. Responsible Researcher, International Cooperation CONICYT / CSIC.
  1. 2008-2009. Proteomic of LEA family in vegetative organs Deschampsia antarctica under abiotic stress. Responsible Researcher, INACH G-02-08. 
  1. 2006-2011. Forest Genomic Consortium S.A. Project “Cold Resistance in E. globulus” CORFO, Bosques Arauco, Forestal Mininco, Fundación Chile, CEFOR and Universidad de Concepción. Co-researcher.
  1. 2006-2009. Ecophysiological responses in cold environments: Resistance to low temperature induced photoinhibition in plants from the Antarctic and the Andes of central Chile. Responsible Researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1060910.
  1. 2005-2008. Development and production of hydrolytic enzymes from Deschampsia antarctica. Responsible Researcher, INNOVA BIO-BIO 04-B1-283 L1.
  1. 2005-2007. Physiological characteristics of members of the proteaceae family that explain their capacity to colonize different habitats in the temperate rain forest of Southern Chile. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1050640.
  1. 2004-2006. Development of biotechnological tools to predict cold resistance in clones of E. globulus. Co- researcher INNOVA BIO BIO 03-B1-210 L1.
  1. 2003-2005. Comparative study of some ecophysiological mechanisms involved in the differential ecological plasticity of Nothofagus dombeyi and Nothofagus nitida. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1030663. 
  1. 2002-2005. Comparative study of gene expression in Deschampsia antarctica under laboratory and natural conditions. Co-researcher, INACH.
  1. 2001-2003 Physiological responses of Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. to low temperature and high irradiance. Responsible Researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1010899. 
  1. 2001-2002. Resistance to high light intensity and low temperature in vascular Antarctic plants: Role of antioxidant mechanisms. Responsible Researcher Program Support to early career of young scientist, FUNDACIÓN ANDES.
  1. 2000-2002.   Effect  of   low  temperature  and   Light  in   the   SPS   activity   and  sucrose   accumulation   in Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Co-researcher, FONDECYT N° 2000136.
  1. 2000-2002 Study of sequential expression of adaptive mechanisms responsible of freezing tolerancen in D. antarctica Desv. Co-researcher, FONDECYT Regular Competition N° 1000610.

 

PATENTS

1. Gidekel, M., A. Gutierrez, C. Rabert, G. Cabrera, J. Sanchez & L.A. Bravo. 2008. A novel gene  and uses  thereof, US 2008/0253977 A1.


PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES

  1. Bravo, L.A., U. Artetxe, P.L. Saéz, H. Jimenez & I. García-Plazaola. 2013. Characterization of contrasting frond tissues in hymenophyllaceae may help to understand its desiccation tolerance. VIII Summer Colloquium on Plant Ecophysiology. January 19-22, Pto Montt, Chile.
  1. Bravo, L.A., A. Flores-Bavestrello, M.J. Parra, A. Saldaña & L.J. Corcuera. 2012. Photoprotection  in Desiccation Tolerant Filmy Ferns (Hymenophyllaceae) from Chilean temperate rain forest. Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance II, Vienna, Austria.
  1. Bravo, L.A., C. Hernández, A. Sierra & L.A. Cavieres. 2012. Ecophysiological responses of Phacelia secunda in an altitudinal gradient in the Andes Mountains. Botanisches Kolloquium, Febreaury 28, Innsbruck, Austria.
  1. Bravo, L.A., L. Bascuñán-Godoy, E. Perez-Torrez & L.J. Corcuera. 2012. Plantas vasculares antárticas: dos plantas tolerantes a la baja temperatura en un mundo cambiante: el enigma continua… Primera Reunión Conjunta Sociedades de Botánica Ecología y Evolución. October, Concepción, Chile.
  1. Flores-Bavestrello, A., M. Krol, A. Ivanov, N. Hüner, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2012. Are Hymenophyllaceae Homoichlorophyllous or Poikilochlorophyllous? Primera Reunión Conjunta Sociedades de Botánica Ecología y Evolución. October, Concepción, Chile.
  1. Acuña, K.I., K.A. Aravena-Espejo, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2012. Estrés oxidativo y capacidad antioxidante en dos Hymenophyllaceae de distribución vertical contrastante en un bosque templado lluvioso del sur de Chile. Primera Reunión Conjunta Sociedades de Botánica Ecología y Evolución. October, Concepción, Chile.
  1. Fallard, A., C. Rabert, H. Jimenez & L.A. Bravo. 2012. Compatible solutes and metabolites during a desiccation-rehydration cycle in Hymenoglossum cruentum and Hymenophyllum dentatum, two desicction tolerant filmy ferns. Reunión de Biología Vegetal. Dedember 03-06, Pucón, Chile.
  1. Bravo, L.A., L. Bascuñán-Godoy, E. Perez, F. Saavedra & L.J. Corcuera. 2011. Fotoprotección en plantas vasculares antárticas: Sumideros alternativos de electrones vs disipación térmica. I Coloquio Antártico: Presente y Futuro de la Flora. August 03-05, Parque Katalapi, Región de Los Lagos, Chile.
  1. Bravo, L.A., L. Bascuñán-Godoy, E. Perez-Torrez & L.J. Corcuera. 2011. Ecofisiología de las plantas vasculares antárticas: dos estrategias para enfrentar la baja temperatura y la fotoinhibición. VIII Reunión Chilena de Investigación Antártica. October 20-22, Santiago, Chile.
  1. Cuba-Díaz, M., K. Cid, A. Navarrete, C. Retamal & L.A. Bravo. 2011. Cold and photoperiod regulated expression of sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) favors sucrose accumulation in Colobanthus  quitensis during the Antarctic summer. VIII Reunión Chilena de Investigación Antártica. October 20-22,  Santiago, Chile.
  1. Sáez, P., L.A. Bravo, M. Sánchez-Olate, M. Latsague & D. Ríos. 2011. Influence of in vitro growth conditions on photosynthetic performance and survival rate of Castanea sativa during ex vitro transference. VI  Reunión de Biología Vegetal. November 30-02 December, Pucón, Chile.
  1. Acuña, K.I., K. Aravena, M.J. Parra & L.A Bravo. 2011. Total phenolic compounds in two hymenophyllaceae with contrasting host tree distribution and responses to desiccation. VI Reunión de Biología Vegetal. November 30-02 December, Pucón, Chile.
  1. Hernández, C.V., L.A. Cavieres & L.A. Bravo. 2011. The combined effect of drought stress and warming on photosynthesis and xanthophyll pigments in Phacelia secunda. VI Reunión de Biología Vegetal. November 30-02 December, Pucón, Chile.
  1. Caviéres, L.A. & L.A. Bravo. 2011. Effect of Climate Change on Plant Biota in the Arctic and Antarctic: fact and perspectives. 20 years of GARS-O´Higgins Symposium. November 12-15, Punta Arenas, Chile.
  1. Flores-Bavestrello, A., M.J. Parra, A.O. Saldaña, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2010. Respuestas morfofisiológicas en frondes unidas al rizoma frente a la desecación-rehidratación en especies de la Familia Hymenophyllaceae. X Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica. La Serena, Chile.
  1. Sáez, P., L. Bravo, K. Sáez, M. Sánchez-Olate, M. Latsague & D. Ríos. 2010. Efecto de la ventilación y sacarosa sobre la capacidad fotosintética y anatomía foliar de microtallos de Castanea sativa originados en condiciones de cultivo in vitro. Congreso Chileno de Ciencias Forestales. October 27-29, Temuco, Chile.
  1. Sáez, P., L.A. Bravo, M. Sánchez-Olate, C. Álvarez, M. Latsague & D. Ríos. 2010. Efecto de la densidad de flujo fotónico y concentración de sacarosa sobre la capacidad fotosintética de Castanea sativa Mill.  cultivada in vitro. X Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica. October 04-10, La Serena, Chile.
  1. Sáez, P., L.A. Bravo, K. Sáez, M. Latzague, M. Sánchez-Olate & D. Ríos. 2010. Características anatómicas y funcionales de plantas de Castanea sativa Mill. Producidas in vitro y vivero. IX Simposio Internacional de Biotecnología Vegetal. April, Santa Clara, Cuba.
  1. Bravo, L.A., L. Bascuñán-Godoy, A. Goday & I. Amara. 2010. Accumulation pattern of LEAs in D. antarctica in response to abiotic stresses. Open Science Conference, SCAR, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  1. Saldaña, A., M.J. Parra, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2009. Distribución vertical de especies de Hymenophyllaceae en dos estados sucesionales de un bosque templado lluvioso. XVI Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecología de Chile. Valdivia, Chile.
  1. Parra, M.J., L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2009. Respuestas fotoquímicas durante la desecación-rehidratación en dos Hymenophyllaceae del bosque temperado lluvioso de Chile. XVI Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecología de Chile. Valdivia, Chile.
  1. Coopman, R.E., L.J. Corcuera, V.F. Briceño & L.A. Bravo. 2009. Contribución fotosintética de hojas de distintas edades en Nothofagus nitida bajo disponibilidades lumínicas contrastantes. XVI Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecología de Chile. October 08-10.
  1. Cabrera, H., D. Garay, C. Hernández, A. Navarrete, L. Cavieres, L. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2009. Photosynthetic and photoprotective mechanisms related to photosystems and micromorphological changes of chloroplasts of two herbs along their altitudinal gradient of distribution in the Andes Mountains (Chile-South Ame.) KeyStone Symposia: Plant Sensing, Response and Adaptation to the Environment. January 11- 16, Montana, USA.
  1. Sáez, P., L.A. Bravo, M. Sánchez-Olate, C. Alvarez & D. Ríos. 2009. Características fotosintéticas y anatómicas de microtallos de Castanea sativa y su posible relación con el establecimiento ex-vitro. Congreso Internacional de Biotecnología BioVeg 2009. May 11-15, Ciego de Avila, Cuba.
  1. Bravo, L.A., L. Bascuñán-Godoy, I. Amara & A. Goday. 2009. Mecanismos de resistencia al estrés abiótico en D. antarctica DESV. Relator Invitado a VII Jornadas de Fisiología Vegetal, Sociedad Catalana de Biología. November, Barcelona, Spain.
  1. Coopman, R.E., V.F. Briceño, F.P. Fuentes-Neira, M.M. Pérez-Millaqueo, I.D. Lizama-Bizama, N.A. Decarli, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Light environment and tree height affect energy partitioning and quenching in Nothofagus nitida growing in a Chilean evergreen temperate forest. XVI Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology. August 17-22, Tampere, Finland.
  1. Molina-Montenegro, M., J. Gallardo, L.A. Bravo & L.A. Cavieres. 2008. Variation in the photoprotective strategies in two alpine plant species of central Chile. The 93rd Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting. USA.
  1. Rabert, C., M. Gidekel, L.A. Bravo & A. Gutiérrez. 2008. Deschampsia antarctica y enzimas sicrófilas. IV Simposio Latinoamericano sobre Investigaciones Antárticas y VII Reunión Chilena de Investigación Antártica. September 03-05, Valparaíso, Chile.
  1. Bascuñán-Godoy, L., L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Estrategias de fotoprotección en dos ecotipos de Colobanthus quitensis: variación diurna de los procesos regulatorios. IV Simposio Latinoamericano sobre Investigaciones Antárticas y VII Reunión Chilena de Investigación Antártica. September 03-05, Valparaíso, Chile.
  1. Navarrete, D.O., A. Navarrete, M. Gidekel, A. Gutiérrez, C. Rabert, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2008. Deschampsia antarctica Desv.: Un modelo para el estudio de enzimas psicrofilicas. IV Simposio Latinoamericano sobre Investigaciones Antárticas y VII Reunión Chilena de Investigación Antártica. September 03-05, Valparaíso, Chile.
  1. Briceño, V.F., R.E. Coopman, N. Decarli, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Acumulación de antocianinas en hojas nuevas de Nothofagus nitida: ¿Es un mecanismo fotoprotector? XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Coopman, R.E., V.F. Briceño, F. Fuentes-Neira, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Partición de energía  lumínica durante los estados ontogenéticos tempranos de Nothofagus nitida en el bosque templado lluvioso chileno. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile, Olmué, 25-27 de Septiembre de 2008.
  1. Coopman, R.E., M. Reyes-Díaz, V.F. Briceño, L.J. Corcuera, H.M. Cabrera & L.A Bravo. 2008. La transición de sombra a sol en Nothofagus nitida durante su ontogenia temprana es explicada por cambios en la capacidad de aclimatación a la luz de la fotosíntesis. 4º Congreso Chileno de Ciencias Forestales, October 01-03, Talca, Chile.
  1. Coopman, R.E., L.J. Corcuera, L.A. Bravo & A. Saldaña. 2008. Uso de la radiación directa y difusa en plantas: Efecto del tamaño y ambiente lumínico. LI Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Biología de Chile. November 26- 29, Pucón, Chile. 
  1. Saldaña, A., C. Hernández, R.E. Coopman, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2008. Diferencias en el uso de la luz en tres especies de Blechnum de amplitud ecológica contrastante en un gradiente lumínico forestal. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Parra, M.J., K.I. Acuña, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Tolerancia a la desecación en dos Hymenophyllaceae con distribución contrastante en un bosque templado lluvioso del sur de Chile. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Bascuñán-Godoy, L., L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Fotoinhibición inducida por frío en dos ecotipos de Colobanthus quitensis con resistencia al congelamiento contrastante. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Hernández-Fuentes, C., L.A. Bravo & M. Castro-Arévalo. 2008. Efectos de la aclimatación al frío en el desempeño fotosintético de Phacelia secunda en los andes de Chile central. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile. 
  1. Cabrera,   H.M.,   L.A.   Bravo,   L.A.   Cavieres   &   L.J.   Corcuera.   2008.   Fotosintesis   &   ambientes   fríos: ¿foto inhibición en plantas andinas de Chile? XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Acuña, K.I., M.J. Parra, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Efectos de la luz sobre la eficiencia fotoquímica de dos especies de Hymenophyllaceae en un bosque templado lluvioso del sur de Chile. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Sanhueza, C., L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. 2008. Efecto de la temperatura e intensidad lumínica en la respiración oscura de Nothofagus nitida. XX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Botánica de Chile. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.
  1. Hernández-Fuentes, C., L.A. Bravo & L.A. Cavieres. 2008. Posibles efectos del calentamiento global en el desempeño fotosintético de Phacelia secunda en los Andes de Chile central. LI Reunión de la Sociedad de Biología de Chile, XV Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecología de Chile. November 26-29, Pucón, Chile.
  1. Sierra-Almeida, A., L.A. Cavieres & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Diferencias en la resistencia al congelamiento entre plántulas y adultos en especies de los Andes de Chile central. XV Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecología de Chile. November 26-29, Pucón, Chile.
  1. Cavieres, L.A., A. Sierra-Almeida, C. Hernández, M. Molina-Montenegro & L.A. Bravo. 2008. Anticipando respuestas al cambio climático global en Los Andes de Chile central. XV Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecología de Chile. November 26-29, Pucón, Chile.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

SUPERVISOR OF GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE THESIS

Graduate Thesis Supervisor:

Doctoral Thesis = 7 (In execution 1 master and 2 doctoral).

Undergraduate Thesis Supervisor:

Director of Undergraduate Thesis = 21

 

CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

2005-2006 President of the “Sociedad Chilena de Botánica”.
2008-2012 President of “Comité Nacional de Investiacion Antártica (Ministerio de RREE-Chile) y Delegado Chileno ante Scientific Comittee for Antarctic Research (SCAR)”.