CV Dr. Claudio Inostroza

Ph.D. Claudio Inostroza Blancheteau
Full Research (44 hours per week)
Nucleus of Research in Food Production, Faculty of Natural Resources, School of Agriculture, Universidad Católica de Temuco.
Rudecindo Ortega 02950, Temuco-Chile
Phone: (56)45-2553929 Fax: (56)45-2553930
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Academic Degrees and Professional Studies

• Doctor in Science of Natural Resource. Plant Molecular Physiology. 2011. Universidad de La Frontera, Chile.

 

• Master in Science of Natural Resources. Plant Molecular Physiology. 2008. Universidad de La Frontera, Chile.

 

• Specialist in Biotechnology Agroforestry. Graduate School, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Universidad de Chile. Santiago. 2006

 

• Agronomist. School of Agriculture, Faculty of Natural Resources. 2005. Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile.

 

• Bachelor in Agronomy. School of Agriculture, Faculty of Natural Resources. 2005. Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile.

 

• Technical University in Agricultural Production. School of Agriculture, Faculty of Natural Resources. 2000. Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile.

 

Research Areas and Interest

• Plant physiology and molecular biology.


• Biochemical responses of plants to environmental stresses.


• Plant genetics molecular marker assisted.

 

Undergraduate Teaching

2007. Professor of Laboratory of the course “Crop Production III” (AGR1512), for undergraduate student of Technical University in Agricultural Production. School Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Temuco, Chile. (First semester academic).

 

2007. Professor of Laboratory of the course “Plant Health” (AGR1514), for undergraduate student of Technical University in Agricultural Production. School Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Temuco, Chile. (Second semester academic).

 

2006. Professor of Laboratory of the course “Plant Health” (AGR1514), for undergraduate student of Technical University in Agricultural Production. School Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Temuco, Chile. (Second semester academic).

 

Graduate Teaching

2013. Lecturer in the postgraduate course “Plant Biotecnology” (AGRM2503), for students of the Master of Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology. School Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Temuco, Chile.

 

2012. Lecturer in the postgraduate course “Advanced Plant Physiology” (PCNG04),
for students of the Doctoral in Science of Natural Resource. Faculty of Engineering, Science and Management, Department of Chemical Sciences and Natural Resources. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

2012. Invited lecturer of “Identification and characterization of genes in response to aluminum stress in plant”, in the Doctorate in Plant Physiology. Department of Plant Biology, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil.

 

Undergraduate Thesis

2012-2013. Advisor Professor of Undergraduate Thesis of Alejandro Arellano Student of Agronomy. Thesis “Biochemical and molecular changes in response to ultraviolet-B radiation in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)”. School Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Temuco, Chile.

 

2012-2013. Advisor Professor of Undergraduate Thesis of Fabiola Duran Student of Agronomy. Thesis “Characterization of antioxidant metabolism of the skin and flesh in native potato varieties (Solanum tuberosum ssp. tuberosum L.)”. School Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Temuco, Chile.

 

Investigation and Extension Projects

2012-2014. Project: Impact of UV-B radiation on antioxidant gene expression and photoprotective compounds in blueberries grown in southern Chile. FONDECYT-POSTDOCTORAL 3120248. (Responsible Research).

 

2010-2013. Project: Crop rhizospher mangement in acid Andisoils of Southern Chile for improving plant nutrition and food quality. FONDECYT 1100625. (Assistant Research).


2008-2010. Project: Environmental factors in Southern Chile that regulate growth and quality of Vaccinium corymbosum L.: Effect of soil acidity and UV-B radiation on photosynthesis and antioxidant capacity of highbush blueberry. FONDECYT 1080372. (Doctoral Thesis).

 

2008-2010. Project: Environmental factors in Southern Chile that regulate growth and quality of Vaccinium corymbosum L.: Effect of soil acidity and UV-B radiation on photosynthesis and antioxidant capacity of highbush blueberry. FONDECYT 1080372. (Technician, until october 2008).

 

2007-2009. Project: Physiological responses front to combined effect of UV-B radiation and aluminum stress in Ugni molinae Turcz and Vaccinium corymbosum L. in acid soils of southern Chile. Bicentenario-CONICYT PSD-26. (Collaborator Research).


2007-2008. Project: Proteaceae physiological characteristics that could explain the ability to colonize different habitats in the temperate forest of southern Chile. FONDECYT 1050640. (Technician).

 

2007-2008. Project: Discovering the potentialities of nature, developing science and technology in rural schools in the Araucanía Region. XI Concurso Nacional de Proyectos de Divulgación y Valoración de la Ciencia y la Tecnología. Programa EXPLORA-CONICYT ED11/072. (Researcher and Coordinator).

 

2000-2004. Project: Additional Domestication of Lupinus angustifolius: Estimation of heritability of the proportion of pod wall, the thickness of the seed coat and kernel weight, and recurrent selection for these characters. FONDECYT 1000609. (Professional Practice).


Scientific Publications

Ribera A, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Cartes P, Rengel Z, Mora ML. 2013. Early induction of Fe-SOD gene expression is involved in tolerance to Mn toxicity in perennial ryegrass. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. Submitted PLAPHY-S-13-00579. (ISI, Impact factor 2.838).

 

Alvarez-Gerding X, Cortés-Bullemore R, Medina C, Aquea F, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Arce-Johnson P. 2013. Improved salinity tolerance in Carrizo citrange rootstock (Citrus sinensis L. Osb. x Poncirus trifoliata L. Raf.) through overexpression of abiotic stress-related genes. Molecular Breeding. Submitted MOLB-S13-00325-1 (ISI, Impact factor 2.852).



Rojas-Lillo Y, Reyes-Díaz M, Acevedo P, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Alberdi M, Mora ML. 2012. Manganese toxicity and UV-B radiation differentially influence physiology and biochemistry of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) cultivars. Functional Plant Biology, Submitted FP12393R1 (ISI, Impact factor 2.929) Accepted.

 

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Loyola R, Slovin J, Josway S, Renge Z, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Arce-Johnson P. 2013. Molecular characterization of a calmodulin gene, VcCaM1, that is differentially expressed under aluminum stress in highbush blueberry. Plant Biology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.2012.00722.x. (ISI, Impact factor 2.395).

 

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Godoy K, Rojas-Lillo Y, Cartes P, Mora ML. 2013. Influence of selenite on selenium uptake, differential antioxidant performance and gene expression of sulfate transporters in wheat genotypes. Plant and Soil. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1492-0. (ISI, Impact factor 2.733).

 

Álvarez Viveros MF, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Timmermann T, González M, Arce-Johnson P. 2013. Overexpression of GlyI and GlyII genes in transgenic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill.) plants confer salt tolerance decreasing oxidative stress. Molecular Biology Reports 40 (4): 3281-3290 (ISI, Impact factor 2.929).

 

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Rengel Z, Alberdi M, Mora ML, Aquea F, Arce-Johnson P, Reyes-Díaz M. 2012. Molecular and physiological strategies to increase aluminum resistance in plants. Molecular Biology Reports 39 (3): 2069-2079. (ISI, Impact factor 2.929).

 

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Aquea F, Nunes-Nesi A, Alberdi M, Arce-Johnson P. 2011. Biochemical and molecular changes in response to aluminum-stress in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 49 (9): 1005-1012. (ISI, Impact factor 2.838).

 

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Arce-Johnson P. 2011. Identification of aluminum-regulated genes by cDNA-AFLP of root in two contrasting genotypes of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Molecular Biotechnology 49 (1): 32-41. (ISI, Impact factor 2.171).

 


Reyes-Díaz M, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Millaleo M, Cruces E, Wulff-Zottele C, Alberdi M, and Mora ML. 2010. Long-term aluminium toxicity effects on leaf physiological and biochemical phenotypes of blueberry cultivars (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 135 (3): 212-222. (ISI, Impact factor 1.009).

 

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Soto B, Ibáñez C, Ulloa P, Aquea F, Arce-Johnson P, Reyes-Díaz M. 2010. Mapping of aluminum tolerance loci in cereals: Tool available for crop breeding. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 13 (4): 1-12. (ISI, Impact factor 0.928).



Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Soto B, Ulloa P, Aquea F and Reyes-Díaz M. 2008. Resistance mechanisms of aluminum (Al3+) phytotoxicity in cereals: Physiological, genetic and molecular bases. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 8 (3): 57-71. (ISI, Impac factor: 0.596).


Technical Publications

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M. 2012. Physiological, biochemical and molecular toxicity of aluminum (Al3+) in blueberries grown in southern Chile. Innovagro 3: 20-23.

 

Ricardo Tighe, Claudio Inostroza-Blancheteau. 2009. Collecting and Observing Nature. In: The Engineering of Nature and the Life. Explora-Conicyt, Government of Chile. Press G.O. Design, Santiago, Chile, pp. 7-50.


National and International Congress

2013. Ribera A, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Cartes P, Rengel Zed, Mora ML. Differential gene expression of SOD isoforms in perennial ryegrass cultivars exposed to Mn toxicity: a short term study. XVII International Plant Nutrition Colloquium. Plant Nutrition for Nutrient and Food Security. August 19-22, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

2013. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Arellano A, Acevedo P, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M. Effect of UV-B radiation on the photosynthetic apparatus and lipid peroxidation in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). XVII International Plant Nutrition Colloquium. Plant Nutrition for Nutrient and Food Security. August 19-22, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

2013. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Arellano A, Acevedo P, Latsague M, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M. Photosynthetic and leaf anatomical characteristics in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) under UV-B stress. In: Olomouc Biotech 2013 Plant Biotechnology: Green for Good II. June 17-21, Olomouc, Czech Republic.

 

2013. Ribera-Fonseca A, Cartes P, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Álvarez D, Mora ML. Role of superoxide dismutase isoforms in alleviate Mn-induced oxidative stress in perennial ryegrass. In: Olomouc Biotech 2013 Plant Biotechnology: Green for Good II. June 17-21, Olomouc, Czech Republic.

 

2012. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Arellano A, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M. Effects of UV-B radiation on photosynthesis and antioxidant activity in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). In XXIX Meeting Argentina of Plant Physiology. September 17-20, Mar del Plata, Argentina.

 

2012. Ribera A, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Cartes P, Mora ML. Changes in the expression of superoxide dismutase isoforms in ryegrass cultivars grown under short-term manganese excess. VII Plant Biology Meeting. December 3-6, Pucón, Chile.

 

2012. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Arellano A, Acevedo P, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M. Photochemical performance and photoprotective compounds responses in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) under elevated ultravioled-B radiation. VII Plant Biology Meeting. December 3-6, Pucón, Chile.

 

2011. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Reyes-Díaz M, Mora ML, Alberdi M, Arce-Johnson P. Isolation and cloning of cDNA homologous to calmodulin gene differentially expressed under caluminum-stress in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). VI Plant Biology Meeting. November 30 and December 1-2, Pucón, Chile.

 

2011. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, von Baer E, Pinilla L, Stohmann E, Paredes C, Mora ML. Effect of a short-term selenium exposure on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant system of three genotypes of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). In 3rd International Workshop, Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources. Universidad de La Frontera, November 2-4, Pucón, Chile.

 

2011. Luengo-Escobar A, Durán-Troncoso M, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Acevedo P, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M. Short-term exposure to high UV-B dose on Vaccinium corymbosum L. cultivars: effect on photochemical efficiency of PSII and their relation to leaves spectral reflectance. In 3rd International Workshop, Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources. Universidad de La Frontera, November 2-4, Pucón, Chile.

 

2011. Pinilla L, Godoy K, Cartes P, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Mora ML. Effect of selenium on morphological changes in leaves of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). In 3rd International Workshop, Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources. Universidad de La Frontera, November 2-4, Pucón, Chile.


2011. Reyes-Díaz M, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Alberdi M. Antioxidant genes expression under combined effect of aluminum and calcium sulfate in roots of Vaccinium corymbosum L. In 3rd International Workshop, Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources. Universidad de La Frontera, November 2-4, Pucón, Chile.

 

2010. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Aquea F, Mora ML, Arce-Johnson P, Alberdi M. 2010. Effects of aluminum toxicity on root tips cells organization and antioxidant system in blueberry. In 2nd International Workshop, Advances in Sciences and Technology of Natural Resources. Universidad de La Frontera, October 27-29. Pucón, Chile.

 

2010. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Reyes-Díaz M, Mora ML, Arce-Johnson P, Alberdi M. Short-term aluminum exposure effects physiological and differential gene expression of Highbush Blueberry. (ASPB) Plant Biology. 31-04 August, Montreal, Canadá.

 

2010. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Reyes-Díaz M, Mora ML, Alberdi M, Arce-Johnson P. Biochemical and molecular changes in the antioxidant system of Vaccinium corymbosum L. under stress aluminum (Al3+) in genotypes with contrasting tolerance. XXXIII Annual Meeting Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Chile. October 28-01, Chillán, Chile.

2010. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Aquea F, Arce-Johnson P, Mora ML, Alberdi M. Toxicity of aluminum (Al3+) in blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L): Responses physiological, biochemical and molecular. In 61° Agricultural Congress of Chile, 56th ISTH Annual Meeting y 11° Congress of the Chilean Society of Fruit, September 26-29, Santiago, Chile.

 

2009. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Mora ML, and Arce-Johnson P. Differential analysis of gene expression by cDNA-AFLP in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) under aluminum toxicity. First Workshop Internacional: Advances in Science and Technology Resources. Universidad de La Frontera. November 23-25, Pucón, Chile.

 

2009. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea Felipe, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Mora ML, Arce-Johnson P. cDNA-AFLP analysis reveals differential gene expression in response to aluminum (Al3+) in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). In 9th International Plant Molecular Biology Congress (9th IPMB). 25-30 October. St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

 

2009. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea Felipe, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Mora ML, Arce-Johnson P. TDFs identification associated to aluminium resistance and/or oxidative stress in blueberry. LII Annual Meeting Society of Biology of Chile. Noviembre 14-17, Pucón, Chile.


2009. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea Felipe, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Mora ML, Arce-Johnson P. Identification of aluminium-regulated genes by cDNA-AFLP in blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). In IV Plant Biology Meeting. Ocotber 14-16, La Serena, Chile.

 

2008. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Millaleo R, Alberdi M, Mora ML, Reyes-Díaz M. Aluminum effect on the antioxidant activity and total soluble carbohydrates in blueberry. In 20º Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Chile. Biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.

 

2008. Reyes-Díaz M, Rojas-Lillo Y, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Alberdi M and Mora ML. 2008. Aluminum stress and uptake of nutrients in Ugni molinae and Vaccinium corymbosum). In 20º Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Chile. Biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems. September 25-27, Olmué, Chile.

 

2008. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M y Mora ML. Effect of the aluminum (Al3+) toxicity on the lipid peroxidation and antioxidant activity in blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum L. In 5th International Symposium of Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms of Commission 2.5 Soil Physical/Chemical/ Biological Interfacial Reactions of the International Union of Soil Sciences. Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions and the Impact on the Transformations and Fate of Nutrients and Pollutants in the Ecosystem, November 24-29, Pucón, Chile.

 

2008. Reyes-Díaz M, Rojas-Lillo Y, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Alberdi M and Mora ML. Short-term aluminium exposure induced rapid changes in proline, carbohydrates and aluminum concentration in Ugni molinae and Vaccinium corymbosum. In 5th International Symposium of Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms of Commission 2.5 Soil Physical/Chemical/ Biological Interfacial Reactions of the International Union of Soil Sciences. Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions and the Impact on the Transformations and Fate of Nutrients and Pollutants in the Ecosystem, November 24-29, Pucón, Chile.

 

2008. First Workshop International, “Nuevas tendencias en conservación de alimentos: Incorporación de extractos vegetales en películas y recubrimientos comestibles”. FUDEA-Universidad de La Frontera, 13-14 de Octubre. Temuco, Chile. (Assitant).

 

2008. First International CGNA Workshop, “Utilization of novel and sustainable plant products in aqua-feeds”, Plant Genomics, Bioinformatics, Fish Nutrition and Bioprocesses. Consorcio de Genómica Nutricional Agro-acuícola (CGNA). 4-6th August, Temuco. Chile. (Assistant).



2007. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Rojas-Lillo Y, Seguel I, Alberdi M, Mora ML. Effect of aluminum phytotoxicity (Al3+) on the photochemical efficiency of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) and murtilla (Ugni molinae Turcz). In VII International Congress on Natural Resources. November 20-23, Valdivia, Chile.

 

2007. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Díaz M, Rojas-Lillo Y, Seguel I, Alberdi M, Mora ML. 2007. Phytotoxicity of aluminum: Responses Vaccinium corymbosum L. and Ugni molinae Turcz. In 50° Annual Meeting of the Society of Biology of Chile, November 21-24, Pucón, Chile.

 

2005. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Soto B, Peñaloza E, Toneatti M, Salvo-Garrido H. Introgression of genes that confer tolerance to aluminum (Al3+) in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) elite. In BAIRESBIOTEC: International Congress of Biotechnology, Biotechnology Group, VI National Biotechnology Symposium, REDBIO-Argentina, June 7-10, Tri-national Meeting REDBIO Argentina-Chile-Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

2005. Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Soto B, Peñaloza E, Toneatti M, Salvo-Garrido H. Introgression of genes that confer tolerance to aluminum (Al3+) in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) elite. In 56° Agricultural Congress of Chile, October 12-14, Chillán, Chile.

 

2005. Soto B, Peñaloza E, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Rathgeh P, Salvo H. Mapping and introgression of genes conferring aluminum phytotoxic tolerance in cereals. In International Symposium: Agriculture and biotechnology, current situation and challenges. Foundation for Agricultural Innovation, FIA and REDBIO-Chile, November 3-4, Santiago, Chile.


Awards & Recognition

• 2009: CONICYT Fellowship, Studies of Ph.D., CONICYT, Government of Chile
• 2006: Honor Student, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding University Life, School of Agriculture, Faculty of Natural Resources, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile.


• 2005: Thesis Pre-selection National Bicentennial Competition, Undergraduate Thesis, Government of Chile.


• 2000: Scholarship President of the Republic, Academic Recognition, Government of Chile.

 

Membership of Professional Societies

• RedBio/Chile Foundation. Since 2005.


• BIOREN-UFRO. Associated Research. Since 2013.


Doctoral Internship

“Analysis of tissue-specific expression and in situ hybridization VCAL gene highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)”. Genetic Improvement of Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service Henry A. Wallace Plant Sciences Institute, Beltsville and Maryland University, College Park, Meryland, USA.
Advisor: Janet Slovin Ph.D.
Date: Novembert 2010 to March 2011.
Funding: MECESUP-Bicentenario Scholarship, UFRO.

 

“Identification and molecular characterization of genes in response to stress of aluminum (Al3+) in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)". Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago, Chile.
Advisor: Patricio Arce-Johnson Ph.D.
Date: January 2009 to November 2010.
Funding: Ph.D. Scholarship, CONICYT.

 

Internship Postdoctoral
“Analysis of photosynthetic behavior and metabolic profiles of tomato introgression lines under stress by boron”. Laboratory of Metabolism and Plant Nutrition, Department of Plant Biology, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Advisor: Adriano Nunes-Nesi Ph.D.
Date: October 2012 to November 2012.
Funding: MECESUP-2 Innovation Fund, UCT.


June, 2013.