Dra. Claudia Rabert Pinilla

Researcher

Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile

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ACADEMIC DEGREES AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Agronomist, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, 2003

Bachelor in Agronomy, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, 2003

Doctor in Sciences major in Applied Cellular and Molecular Biology, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, 2010

 

 

RESEARCH LINES

Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology
Antarctic Plants Ecophysiology and Mineral Nutrition

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Lohengrin A. Cavieres, Patricia Sáez, Carolina Sanhueza, Angela Sierra-Almeida, Claudia Rabert, Luis J. Corcuera, Miren Alberdi, León A. Bravo. (2016). Ecophysiological traits of Antarctic vascular plants: their importance in the responses to climate change. Plant Ecology 217: 343-358. Doi: 10.1007/s11258-016-0585-x. Impact Factor 2014: 1.463
  2. Claudia Rabert, Martin Hödar, León Bravo, Andrés Quiroz, Alejandro 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. Boletín Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromáticas 14:364-373. Impact Factor 2014: 0.325
  3. Robinson Muñoz, Rodrigo Navia, Gustavo Ciudad, Catherine Tessini, David Jeison, Rodrigo Mella, Claudia Rabert, Laura Azócar. (2015). Preliminary biorefinery process proposal for protein and biofuels recovery from microalgae. Fuel 150:425-433. Doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2015.02.004. Impact Factor 2014: 3.520
  4. Marcelo Garcés Cea, Stephan Claverol, Carla Alvear Castillo, Claudia Rabert Pinilla, León Bravo Ramírez. (2014). Desiccation tolerance of Hymenophyllacea filmy ferns is mediated by constitutive and no-inducible cellular mechanisms. ComptesRendusBiologies  337:235-243. Doi:10.1016/j.crvi.2014.02.002  Impact Factor 2014: 1.981
  5. Claudia Rabert, Ana Gutiérrez-Moraga, Alejandro Navarrete-Gallegos, Darío Navarrete-Campos, León A. Bravo, Manuel Gidekel. (2014). Expression of a Deschampsia antarcticaDesv. Polypeptide with lipase activity in a Pichiapastoris vector. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 15: 2359-2367. Doi:10.3390/ijms15022359. Impact Factor 2014: 2.862
  6. Claudia Rabert, Daniel Weinaker, Adalberto Pessoa Jr., Jorge Farías. (2013). Recombinants proteins for industrial uses: utilization of Pichiapastoris expression system. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 44: 351-356.Doi: 10.1590/S1517-83822013005000041.  Impact Factor 2014: 0.592

 

  1. Daniel, Weinacker, Claudia Rabert, Andrea B. Zepeda, Carolina A. Figueroa, Adalberto Pessoa Jr., Jorge Farías. (2014). Applications of recombinant Pichiapastoris in the healthcare industry. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 44: 1043-1048. Impact Factor 2014: 0.592
  2. Acevedo, Francisca; Rubilar, Mónica; Shene, Carolina; Navarrete, Patricia; Romero, Fernando; Rabert, Claudia; Jolivet, Pascale; Valot, Benoit; Chardot, Thierry. (2012). Seed oil bodies from Gevuinaavellana and Madia sativa. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. DOI: 10.1021/jf301390d. Impact Factor 2014: 2.912

 

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Current projects

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

2. 2016-2017. Estudio del efecto del incremento de temperatura sobre la comunidad microbiana de la rizósfera asociada a plantas vasculares Antárticas. Proyectos de investigación asociativa investigadores jóvenes asociados a los núcleos-Universidad de La Frontera.Responsible Researcher

 

 

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). Postdoctoral Researcher.

2. 2014-2015. Evaluación de los componentes lipídicos, una vía de análisis a la tolerancia a la desecación en helechos de resurrección. DIUFRO DI14-0056, Universidad de La Frontera. ResponsibleResearcher.

3. 2013-2014. Identificación de proteínas inducidas por frio y salinidad en la especie criofilaDeschampsia antarctica Desv., y su correlación a nivel transcriptómico. DIUFRO DI13-0048, Universidad de La Frontera. Co- researcher.

4. 2012-2013. Bases tecnológicas para la producción de bio-oil a partir de microalgas y cianobacterias utilizando procesos térmicos. Proyecto PIA 4071.7, Universidad de La Frontera. Co - Researcher.

5. 2012-2013. Uso de aguas residuales de pisciculturas para la producción de cianobacterias nativas con fines energéticos y/o de materiales. Proyecto PIA,  Universidad de La Frontera. Co – Researcher.

6. 2011-2012. Subprograma 5: Optimización de procesos de extracción y recuperación de aceites e hidrocarburos desde biomasa microalgal. Consorcio DesertBioenergy S.A. Proyecto CORFO, 09CTEI−6860. Postdoctoral Researcher

7. 2004-2008. Desarrollo y producción de enzimas hidrolíticas de Deschampsia antarctica. INNOVA Bío-Bío 04-B1-283 L1. Doctoral thesis

8. 2004-2006. NOVAPROTEC, NEOTEC. Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el desarrollo (CYTED) Apoteknos para La piel, S.L. (España)  - VitroGen S.A. (Chile). Researchersupporter

9. 2005. Deschampsia antarctica Des.: Prospección de Genes y Agentes Fotoprotectores Ultravioleta para su uso en la Industria Farmacéutica. FONDEF D03I1079. Researchersupporter

10. 2003-2007. Estudio comparativo de la expresión génica en Deschampsia antarctica en condiciones de laboratorio y naturales. INACH 03-01. Field Researcher

 

PATENTS

1. Manuel Gidekel, Ana Gutiérrez, Claudia Rabert, Gustavo Cabrera, Jaime Sánchez, León Bravo. Using recombinant lipase which is psycrophilic and can therefore stand low temperatures in waste water treatment.US 7,598,053. 2009/10/6.

2. Manuel Gidekel, Ana Gutiérrez, Claudia Rabert, Gustavo Cabrera, Jaime Sánchez, León Bravo. Plant gene and uses thereof.US 7,622,109.2009/11/24.

 

PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL CONGRESS

  1. Rabert C, Bravo S, Díaz R, Acuña K, Bravo LA. Lipids composition of a desiccation tolerant filmy fern (Hymenophyllum plicatumKaulf.). 5th International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources” Pucón, Chile (Dec 2015).
  2. Mella-Robles C,  Rabert C, Bravo LA. Temperature effect on the reproductive effort of three ecotypes of Colobanthus quitensis. X Reunión de Biología Vegetal, Valdivia, Chile (Dec 2015).
  3. Rabert C, Mella C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Bravo LA, Vivas M. Effect of nitrogen fertilization on photosynthetic performance in Deschampsia antarcticaDesv. andColobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. 5th International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources” Pucón, Chile (Dec 2015).
  4. Rabert C, Garcés-Cea M, Bravo LA. Desiccation tolerance in Hymenophyllum plicatum: A biological view through the lipid composition. The 5th PanAmerican Plant Membrane Biology Workshop. San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (Jun 2015). 
  5. Rabert C, Reyes M, Mellado R, Acevedo P, Bravo LA. Assessing photosynthetic performance in Antarctic vascular plants under nitrogen fertilization. X Summer Colloquium on Plant Ecophysiology, ParqueKatalapi, Pichiquillaipe, Puerto Montt, Chile (Jan 2015).
  6. Rabert C, Redel Y, Bravo LA. Effect of passive warming in soil nutritional level associated at Antarctic vascular plant during one growing season. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and microorganism, Pucón-Chile (Nov 2014).
  7. Garcés M, Rabert C, Gutiérrez A, Sandoval A. Proteomic analysis of Deschampsia antarcticaDesv., in response to cold stress. IX Reunión de Biología Vegetal. La Serena-Chile, (Dec 2014).
  8. Claudia Rabert, Carla Alvear, Marjorie Reyes, Miren Alberdi and León Bravo. Assimilation of ammonium or nitrate supply in Antarctic vascular plants. IX Summer colloquium on Plant Ecophysiology. ParqueKatalapi, Pichiquillaipe, Puerto Montt, Chile (Jan 2014).
  9. Fallard A, Rabert C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Bravo L. Compatible solutes and metabolites during a desiccation-rehydration cycle inHymenoglossumcruentumand Hymenophyllum dentatumtwo desiccation tolerant filmy ferns. 4th International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources” Pucón, Chile (Jan 2013).
  10. Muñoz R, Navia R, Rabert C, Ciudad G, Tessini C, Mella R, Jeison D, Azócar L. New microalgae biorefinery approach to protein extraction and bio-fuel production by thermal processing. 4th International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources” Pucón, Chile (Dec 2013).
  11. Mella C, Rabert C, Díaz M, Reyes M, Alberdi M, Bravo L. Visualization of heterogeneuos photochemical efficiency of photosystem II as a response to nitrogen availability in Colobanthus quitensis using imaging fluorescence. 4th International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources” Pucón, Chile (Dec 2013).
  12. Velásquez-Alvarado R, Díaz M, Rabert C, Gutiérrez A, Sandoval A. Expression analysis through qPCR of G3PD, ftsh and SOD, three genes regulated by low temperature in Deschampsia antarctica Desv. 4th International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources” Pucón, Chile (Dec 2013).
  13. Claudia Rabert, Marío Díaz, Claudia Mella, Carla Alvear, Miren Alberdi, Marjorie Reyes, León Bravo. Physiological and productive responses mediated by nitrogen availability in Colobanthus quitensis and Deschampsia antarctica evaluated in glasshouse. VIII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. Pucón, Chile (Dec 2013).
  14. Marío Díaz, Roxana Velásquez, Claudia Rabert, Ana Gutiérrez, Alejandra Sandoval. Cold-Regulated proteins in the extremophile hair grass Deschampsia antarcticaDesv. VIII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. Pucón, Chile (Dec 2013).
  15. Velásquez, R., Rabert, C., Gutiérrez, A., Sandoval, A. Identificación y análisis de expresión de G3PD, FtsH y SOD, tres genes regulados por frio en Deschampsia antarcticaDesv. VII Congreso Latinoamericano de Ciencia Antártica. La Serena, Chile (Sep 2013).
  16. Alejandra Sandoval-Álvarez, Claudia Rabert-Pinilla, Manuel Gidekel and Ana Gutiérrez-Moraga. Effect of UV radiation on the antioxidant activity and total polyphenol content in methanol extracts of Deschampsia antarcticaDesv. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. Pucón, Chile (Dec 2012).
  17. Ana Fallar, Claudia Rabert, Héctor Jiménez and León Bravo. Compatibles solutes and metabolites during a desiccation rehydration cycle in Hymenoglossumcruentum and Hymenophyllum dentatum, two desiccation filmy ferns. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. Pucón, Chile (Dec 2012).
  18. Laura Azócar, Robinson Muñoz, Claudia Rabert, Fabiola Valdebenito, Rodrigo Mella. Start up of pyrolysis reactor to bio-oil production from single cell oil. III CongresoLatinoamericanosobreBiorrefinerías. Pucón-Chile, (Nov 2012).
  19. Garcés, M., Spuler, M.J., Leyton, A., Rabert, C., Espinoza F., Shene, C. Impact of lipid levels on intestinal microbiota of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchusmykiss): microbiological and DGGE analysis. 3er International Workshop, advances in science and technology of bioresource. Pucón-Chile (Nov 2011).
  20. Medina, H., Rabert, C., Espinoza, C. and Shene, C. Nile red staining for detection of lipids in cells of b Botryoccocusbrauniiand Nannochloropsisgaditana: effect of lipid extraction and ionic liquid pretreatment. 3er International Workshop, advances in science and technology of bioresource. Pucón-Chile (Nov 2011)
  21. Spuler, M.J., Rabert, C., Espinoza, F. and Shene, C. Simulated lipid digestion in the presence of lupine (Lupinusluteus) meal: effect of processing. 3er International Workshop, advances in science and technology of bioresource. Pucón-Chile (Nov 2011)

 

PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS

  1. Rabert C, Mella C, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberbi M, Vivas M, Bravo LA. Incidencia de la fertilización nitrogenada sobre el rendimiento fotosintético en plantas vasculares Antárticas. VIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Ciencia Antártica, Montevideo, Uruguay (Oct 2015)
  2. Rabert C, Redel Y, Bravo LA. Calentamiento en la Península Antártica: Incidencia en el nivel nutricional de suelo asociado a plantas vasculares. XX Congreso Latinoamericano y XVI Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo, Cusco, Perú (Nov 2014)
  3. Bravo LA, Sáez PL, Cavieres LA, Rabert C, Sanhueza C. Warming in the Antarctic Peninsula: Ecophysiological responses of the two antarctic vascular plants. XXXIII SCAR Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand (Aug 2014)
  4. Rodrigo Mella-Herrera, Laura Azocar, Alejandra Sandoval, Claudia Rabert. Generation of Cyanobacterial biomass for Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) production. 5th Congress of European Microbiologist (FEMS), Leipzig, Germany (Jul 2013)
  5. Robinson Muñoz, Gustavo Ciudad, Rodrigo Mella, Claudia Rabert, Rodrigo Navia, David Jeison and Laura Azócar. Pyrolysis of Botryococcusbraunni biomass following a Biorefinery concept. 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. Copenhagen, Denmark (Jun 2013)
  6. Medina, H., Rabert, C. and Shene, C.  Ionic liquid pre-treatment for enhanced chemical oil extraction from wet Botryoccocusbraunii. 4th International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry. Foz do Iguaçu/PR Brazil (Aug 2012)
  7. Rabert, C. and Shene C. Extraction of Intracellular Protein from Botryococcusbraunii: Improvement Through the Use of Detergents. The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. San diego-EEUU (Jun 2012)
  8. Medina, H., Rabert, C. and Shene, C. Lipid extraction from Botryococcusbraunii: comparison of methodologies and application of ionic liquids in disruption pretreatment. The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. San diego-EEUU (Jun 2012)
  9. Navarrete-Campos D.O., Navarrete A., Gidekel M., Gutiérrez A., Rabert C., Bravo L.A. and Corcuera L.J. A semi-psycrophyllicre combinantlipase from Deschampsia antarctica DESV. XXX Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and Open Science Conference. Buenos Aires –Argentina (Jul 2010)

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

 

Supervisor of Graduate, Undergraduate Thesis and Professional Practice

  1. Student: Claudia Mella Robles. Professional Practice. Bachelor in Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera – Chile (Oct-Feb 2015)
  2. Student: Javier Rodríguez Quiroz. Summer Practice II. Bachelor in Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera – Chile (Nov-Dec 2014)
  3. Student: Marina Lopéz Pozo. Professional Practice. Bachelorin EnvironmentalScience. Universidad del País Vasco - España (Jan-Feb 2014)
  4. Student: Mario Díaz Matus de la Parra. Summer Practice I. Bachelor in Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera – Chile (Ene 2014)
  5. Student: Pamela FernándezManzano. Participates in the examination commission for the evaluation of Master thesis in Post-degree Program in Master Sciencesof engineermajor in Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera (2012)
  6. Student: María Jose Spuler Figueroa. Undergraduate thesis co-direction. Bachelor in Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera – Chile (2011).

 

Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching

  1. Responsible lecturer in the under-graduate course “Bioethics and Biosafety”, one semester, for students of Engineering in Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2011- untilthe date
  2. Collaboration as assistant lecture in the graduate course “Cellular and Molecular Biology”, one semester, for students of Doctoral program in Sciences major in Applied Cellular and Molecular Biology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2015
  3. Co - Responsible lecturer in the under-graduate course “Genetic Engineering”, one semester, for students of Engineering in Biotechnology and Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2015
  4. Co - Responsible lecturer in the under-graduate course “Bioethics, Legislation and Intellectual Property”, one semester, for students of Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2013
  5. Responsible laboratory lecturer in the under-graduate course “Molecular Markers”, one semester, for students of Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2013
  6. Responsible lecturer in the under-graduate course “Advanced of Biotechnological Procedures II”, one semester, for students of Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2011
  7. Collaboration as laboratory lecturer in the graduate course “Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology”, one semester, for students of Doctoral program in Sciences major in Applied Cellular and Molecular Biology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2010
  8. Responsible lecturer in the under-graduate course “Cellular Biology”, one semester, for students of Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2010.
  9. Collaboration in laboratory lecturer in the under-graduate course “Genetic Engineering”, one semester, for students of Biotechnology. Universidad de La Frontera. 2010
  10. Responsible lecture in the under-graduate elective course “Elective in Sciences”, one semester, for students of commercial engineering. Universidad Adolfo Ibañez- Santiago. 2008
  11. Collaboration in laboratory lecturer in the under-graduated course “Molecular Biology”, one semester, for students of Civil engineering. Universidad Adolfo Ibañez – Santiago. 2008

 

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

 

  1. Responsible Talk for School students.1000 Scientist-1000 Classrooms, Explora-CONICYT. Expansión  de  población  de  plantas  antárticas  como  efecto del cambio climático. Colegio Corazón de Jesús. Lautaro, Chile (Jun  2014). 
  2. Responsible Talk for School students. 1000 Scientist-1000 Classrooms, Explora-CONICYT. ¿Cómo las plantas sobreviven en la Antártica?. Colegio Chanquin. Toltén, Chile (Oct 2013).
  3. Participation as Exhibition in Open afternoon, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Universidad de La Frontera (Nov 2015).
  4. Exhibition in 8th Research Fair FIUFRO-2014.  Respuestas de  las  plantas Antárticas y helechos de resurrección al estrés abiótico. Dreams Hotel -Temuco, Chile (Oct 2014).
  5. Exhibition in 7th Research Fair FIUFRO-2013.  Responses of photosystem II of Deschampsia antarctica and Colobanthus quitensis to different sources and doses of nitrogen. Dreams Hotel -Temuco, Chile (Oct 2013).