CV Dra. Alejandra Ribera Fonseca

 

1. Datos Personales

ALEJANDRA ENGRACIA RIBERA FONSECA

Departamento de Producción Agropecuaria

Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias y Forestales, Universidad de La Frontera.

Cargo Actual: Profesor Asistente A

Fonos de contacto:+56 (45) 2734123/2325458

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2. Datos Curriculares

Licenciado en Agronomía, Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO), 2001

Ingeniero Agrónomo Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO), 2003

Doctor en Ciencias de Recursos Naturales, Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO), 2008

 

3. Áreas de Investigación:

  • Fisiología y bioquímica de especies frutales

  • Metabolitos secundarios de origen vegetal y su uso en la Agricultura, con énfasis en antioxidantes

  • Mecanismos de respuesta y tolerancia a condiciones de estrés abiótico en plantas

 

4. Publicaciones (últimos 5 años)

  • Ribera, AE., Noferini, M., Jorquera-Fontena, E., and Rombolà, A.D. 2016. Assessment of technological maturity parameters and anthocyanins in berries of cv. Sangiovese (Vitis vinifera L.) by a portable vis/NIR spectroscopy device. Scientia Horticulturae 209: 229–235. 
  • Reyes-Díaz, M., Lobos, T., Cardemil, L., Nunes-Nesi, A., Retamales, R., Jaakola, L., Miren Alberdi, M., and Ribera-Fonseca, A. 2016. Methyl Jasmonate: an alternative for improving the quality and health properties of fresh fruits. Molecules 21(6), 567. doi:10.3390/molecules21060567
  • Donnini, S., Tessarin, P., Ribera-Fonseca, A., Di Foggia, M., Parpinello, G.P. and Adamo Domenico Rombolà. 2016. Glyphosate impacts on polyphenolic composition in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) berries and wine. Food Chemistry Food Chem. 2016 Dec 15. 213:26-30.
  • Ribera, A.E., Noferini, M. and Rombolà, A.D. 2016. Non-destructive Assessment of Highbush Blueberry Fruit Maturity Parameters and Anthocyanins by Using a Visible/Near Infrared (vis/NIR) Spectroscopy Device: A Preliminary Approach. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (versión On-line ISSN 0718-9516).
  • Pontigo, S., Ribera, A., Gianfreda, L., Mora, ML., Nikolic, M., Cartes, P. 2015. Silicon in vascular plants: uptake, transport and its influence on mineral stress under acidic conditions. Planta 242(1): 23-37.
  • Cotoras M, Ribera A, Saavedra A, Silva-Moreno E, Araya-Maturana R, Mendoza L. 2015. Action mechanism for 3β-hydroxykaurenoic acid and 4,4-dimethylanthracene-1,9,10(4H)-trione on Botrytis cinerea. Mycologia. 107(4): 661-666.
  • Yañez-Mansilla, E., Paula Cartes, Marjorie Reyes-Díaz, Alejandra Ribera-Fonseca, Zed Rengel, and Miren Alberdi. 2015. Leaf nitrogen thresholds ensuring high antioxidant features of Vaccinium corymbosum cultivars. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (ISI) 15 (3): 574-586.
  • Wulff, C., Hesse, H., Fisahn, J., Bromke, M., Vera-Villalobos, H., Li, Y., Frenzel, F., Giavalisco, P., Ribera-Fonseca, A., Zunino, L., Caruso, I., Stohmann, E. and Mora, M.L. 2014. Sulphate fertilization ameliorates long-term aluminum toxicity symptoms in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 83: 88 – 99.
  • Yañez-Mansilla, E., Cartes, P., Reyes-Díaz, M., Ribera-Fonseca, A.E., Alberdi, M. 2014. Photosynthetic and antioxidant performance are differentially affected by short-term nitrogen supply in highbush blueberry cultivars. Revista Ciencia e Investigación Agraria 41(1): 61-70. 2014.
  • Ribera, A.E., Inostroza-Blancheteau, C., Cartes, P., Rengel, Z. and Mora, M.L. 2013. Early induction of Fe-SOD gene expression is involved in tolerance to Mn toxicity in perennial ryegrass Plant Physiology and Biochemistry y 73: 77- 82.
  • Ribera, A.E., Reyes-Díaz, M., Alberdi, M., Álvarez, D., Rengel, Z. and Mora, M.L. 2013. Photosynthetic impairment caused by manganese toxicity is not related to antioxidative responses in perennial ryegrass. Crop and Pasture Science 64: 696–707.
  • Ciudad, G., Rubilar, O., Azócar, L., Toro, C., Cea, M., Torres, A., Ribera, A. and Navia, R. 2013. Performance of an enzymatic extract in microalgae cell wall disruption. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2013.06.012. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Ribera, A.E. and Zuñiga, G. 2012. Induced plant natural products as a source of antifungal against phytopathogenic fungi. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 12 (4): 893-911.
  • Rosas, A., Rengel, Z., Ribera, A.E., and Mora, M.L. 2011. Phosphorus Supply Alleviates Manganese toxicity in Lolium perenne L. and Trifolium repens L. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (ISI) 174: 210–219.
  • Ribera, A.E., Reyes-Díaz, M., Alberdi, M., Zuñiga, G.E. and Mora, M.L. 2010. Antioxidant compounds in skin and pulp of fruits change among genotypes and maturity stages in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) grown in Southern Chile. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (ISI). 10(4): 509-536.
  • Ribera, A.E., Ghiselini, V., Demanet, R., Gallardo, F., Mora, M.L. 2010. Phosphorous-molybdenum relationship in soil and red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) on an acid Andisol. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (JSSPN). (ISI). 19(1): 78-91.
  • Mora, M.L., Rosas, A., Ribera, A. and Rengel, Z. 2009. Differential tolerance to Mn toxicity in perennial ryegrass genotypes: involvement of antioxidative enzymes and root exudation of carboxylates. Plant and Soil (ISI). 320: 79-89.
  • Ribera, A., Zuñiga, G. and Cotoras, M. 2008. Effect of extracts from in vitro shoots of Quillaja saponaria Mol. on Botrytis cinerea. Word Journal Biotechnology and Microbiology (ISI). 24: 1803-1811.
  • Mora, M.L., Ribera, A., Rosas, A., Stohmann, E. and Rengel, Z. 2008. The role of antioxidative enzymes and carboxylates exudation on the tolerance to manganese toxicity in Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.).  Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (JSSPN) Special Issue. (ISI).  8 (3): 205.
  • Ribera, A., Gallardo, F., Demanet R. and Mora, M.L. 2008. Effect of urea supply on phosphate fertilization and nitrogen forms in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (JSSPN) Special Issue. (ISI). 8 (3): 206.

  

      Patentes Publicadas

  • Zuñiga, G., Ribera, A.E. and Cotoras, M. 2013. European Patent Office: “Natural extract for controlling Botrytis cinerea under pre- and post- harvest conditions”. Date of publication and mention of the grant of the patent: 03.07.2013. Bulletin 2013/27. Application number: 09156776.8. EP 2 106 698 B1. 20 p.
  • Zuñiga, G., Ribera, A.E. and Cotoras, M. 2012. United States Patent: “Natural extract for controlling Botrytis cinerea under pre- and post- harvest conditions”. Date of patent (published) in August 2012. Patent Number: US 8,252,346 B2. 15 p.

 

  • 5. Proyectos que se haya participado, indicando la fuente de financiamiento, años de participación y categoría (últimos 5 años).  

 

FUNCIÓN DESMPEÑADA

TITULO

AÑO

Coordinadora

Gira Técnica FIA (Convocatoria Regional 2016). "Sistemas biodinámicos de producción para berries y cerezo desarrollado en el marco de un modelo comercial de exportación de comercio justo en el centro-norte de Italia". Adjudicada por la empresa CAPACITEC LTDA.

 2016

Co-investigadora

PIA (Proyectos de Investigación Asociativa) -DIUFRO (PROYECTO 16-0006). Caracterización fenólica de extractos de frutos de calafate y su potencial uso como agente hipoglicemiante y anticancerígeno.

2016

Responsable

PIA (Proyectos de Investigación Asociativa) -DIUFRO (PROYECTO 16-0012). Uso de espectroscopia vis/NIR portátil para la estimación del balance hídrico y potencial bioenergético de residuos de poda en huertos de arándano alto: un estudio preliminar.

2016

Co-investigadora

FONDECYT Regular. Nº 1161326. “Role of silicon fertilization on photosynthetic performance and production of high antioxidant- or structural- phenolic compounds in cereals grown under phosphorous deficiency in Andisols: a novel strategy to optimize grin yield and food nutritional value”. (Investigador Responsable: Paula Cartes Indo).

2016-2019

Co-investigadora

Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 1120917 “Improving the production of phenylpropanoids with antioxidant activity in Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) using Methyl Jasmonate and UV-B radiation and its effect on gastric cancer chemoprevention”. Universidad de La Frontera. CO-RESEARCHER. (Principal researcher: Dr. Marjorie Reyes Diaz).

2012-2016

Co-investigadora

Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 1120901 “Dynamics of silicon incorporation in ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) and its role against oxidative stress in plants growing under Al toxicity or P deficiency on Andisols of Southern Chile”. Universidad de La Frontera. CO-RESEARCHER. (Principal Invest.: Dr. P. Cartes Indo).

2012-2016

Investigadora

Proyecto Vinculación Ciencia-Empresa (VCE 1219) - CONICYT: “Ejecución de un modelo de vinculación ciencia - industria de antioxidante naturales para aumentar la competitividad de la región de La Araucanía”. Responsible researcher: Luis Torralbo, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile.

2013

Co-investigadora

Proyecto Atracción Modalidad de Estadías Cortas MEC, Segunda Convocatoria. 2012. Folio 801220020. “Suelo-Microorganismo-Planta Continuum en Andisoles del Sur de Chile” (“Soil-microorganisms-plant continuum in Andisols of Southern Chile”). Universidad de La Frontera. Responsible Researcher: Dra. Miren Alberdi Lag. Invited researcher: Dr. Zed Rengel, University of Western Australia, Australia. 

2013

Co-investigadora

Regular FONDECYT project Nº 1110726: “Photoprotective and antioxidant compounds of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) grown in southern Chile as affected by nitrogen fertilization and solar radiation”. Universidad de La Frontera.  Responsible researcher: Dr. Miren Alberdi Lag.

2011-2014

Responsable

FONDECYT de Iniciación en Investigacion 11100494: “Characterization of tolerance mechanism to Mn toxicity on commercial grass species from naturalizated pastures in southern Chile”. Universidad de La Frontera.

2010-2013

Co-investigadora

PIA (Proyectos de Investigación Asociativa)-DIUFRO. Proyecto DI10-7001: "Technological bases for residual microalgal biomass biorefinery through the implementation of a biotechnological process of cell disruption". Universidad de La Frontera. Principal researcher: Dr. Gustavo Ciudad.

2010-2012 

     

    6. Congresos nacionales e internacionales. Más de 40 congresos internacionales y nacionales.

     

    7. Reconocimientos y premios

     

    2014. Erasmus Mundo LINDO Postdoctoral Scholarship (Movilidad Postdoctoral; 6 meses en la Universidad de Bologna, Bologna, Italia).

    2003 to 2007. Four Years of Complete Scholarship for Post-degree Studies, Universidad de La Frontera. Description: To graduate students with Academic Excellence category.

    2003. Distinction for the Best Agronomy Graduate Student of Universidad de La Frontera (for students graduated in 2001), Agronomical Engineers College of Chile (Government of Chile).

    2001. Universidad de La Frontera Award, Universidad de La Frontera. Description: To the Best Agronomy Student graduated in 2001.

    2001. Salitre Award, SOQUIMICH COMERCIAL (Chilean Fertilizers Company), Description: To the Best Student of the Professional Agronomy Courses of Universidad de La Frontera (for students graduated in 2001).