Dr. Gabriel León

gabriel-leon

Antecedentes académicos

Bioquímico (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1999) y Doctor en Biología Celular y Molecular (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2006).

Cargos académicos y administrativos

Director del Centro para la Comunicación de la Ciencia UNAB, Vicepresidente del Comité de Bioética UNAB, Miembro del Comité de Área Agropecuaria en FONDEF-CONICYT, Columnista de Ciencia en Diario La Hora y BiobioTV.

Becario Conicyt (2002-2006), Premiado por la Sociedad de Biología Celular de Chile y Genexpress (HyClone Student Award, 2004) y por la Sociedad de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular de Chile y Fermelo (Mejor trabajo de incorporación, 2008).

Línea de Investigación

En nuestro laboratorio estamos interesados en entender mejor los mecanismos moleculares que regulan el desarrollo y función del polen, el desarrollo de las flores y el tiempo de floración.
PALABRAS CLAVE: Polen, Floración, Biotecnología Agrícola, Transgénicos.

Proyectos de investigación

  • Proyecto Corfo-Innova 13 CTI-21520-SP06 – Director (2015-2019)
  • Proyecto Fondecyt Regular 1120766 – Investigador Responsable (2012-2015)
  • Proyecto Fondecyt Iniciación – Investigador Responsable (2008-2011)
Publicaciones
Cis recognition elements in plant mitochondrion RNA editing

JC Farré, G Leon, X Jordana, A Araya
Molecular and cellular biology 21 (20), 6731-6737
99 2001
Mitochondrial complex II is essential for gametophyte development in Arabidopsis

G León, L Holuigue, X Jordana
Plant physiology 143 (4), 1534-1546
72 2007
Nuclear SDH2-1 and SDH2-2 genes, encoding the iron-sulfur subunit of mitochondrial complex II in Arabidopsis, have distinct cell-specific expression patterns and promoter activities

A Elorza, G León, I Gómez, A Mouras, L Holuigue, A Araya, X Jordana
Plant physiology 136 (4), 4072-4087
51 2004
Transfer of RPS14 and RPL5 from the mitochondrion to the nucleus in grasses

P Sandoval, G León, I Gómez, R Carmona, P Figueroa, L Holuigue, …
Gene 324, 139-147
39 2004
The nucleotide sugar transporters AtUTr1 and AtUTr3 are required for the incorporation of UDP‐glucose into the endoplasmic reticulum, are essential for pollen development and are needed for embryo sac progress in Arabidopsis thaliana

F Reyes, G León, M Donoso, F Brandizzí, APM Weber, A Orellana
The Plant Journal 61 (3), 423-435
34 2010
The four subunits of mitochondrial respiratory complex II are encoded by multiple nuclear genes and targeted to mitochondria in Arabidopsis thaliana

P Figueroa, G Léon, A Elorza, L Holuigue, A Araya, X Jordana
Plant molecular biology 50 (4-5), 725-734
34 2002
Three different genes encode the iron-sulfur subunit of succinate dehydrogenase in Arabidopsis thaliana

P Figueroa, G León, A Elorza, L Holuigue, X Jordana
Plant molecular biology 46 (2), 241-250
34 2001
A nuclear gene encoding the iron-sulfur subunit of mitochondrial complex II is regulated by B3 domain transcription factors during seed development in Arabidopsis

H Roschzttardtz, I Fuentes, M Vásquez, C Corvalán, G León, I Gómez, …
Plant physiology 150 (1), 84-95
32 2009
Drought and salt tolerance enhancement of transgenic Arabidopsis by overexpression of the vacuolar pyrophosphatase 1 (EVP1) gene from Eucalyptus globulus

MC Gamboa, F Baltierra, G Leon, E Krauskopf
Plant physiology and biochemistry 73, 99-105
12 2013
Arabidopsis ACA7, encoding a putative auto-regulated Ca2+-ATPase, is required for normal pollen development

N Lucca, G León
Plant cell reports 31 (4), 651-659
12 2012
Identification of two highly specific pollen promoters using transcriptomic data

D Muñoz-Strale, G León
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 83, 292-299
1 2014
Status of market, regulation and research of genetically modified crops in Chile

MA Sánchez, G León
New Biotechnology 33 (6), 815-823
  2016
The sweet cherry (Prunus avium) FLOWERING LOCUS T gene is expressed during floral bud determination and can promote flowering in a winter-annual Arabidopsis accession

A Yarur, E Soto, G León, A Miyasaka
Plant Reproduction
  2016
Effect of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) on rachis quality of ‘Red Globe’table grape variety

C Silva-Sanzana, I Balic, P Sepúlveda, P Olmedo, G León, BG Defilippi, …
Postharvest Biology and Technology 119, 33-40
  2016
Phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate 5-kinases 1 and 2 are involved in the regulation of vacuole morphology during Arabidopsis thaliana pollen development

JM Ugalde, C Rodriguez-Furlán, R De Rycke, L Norambuena, J Friml, …
Plant Science 250, 10-19
2016
Docencia

Biología Celular (BIO034) y Bioquímica Vegetal (BIO364)

Redes Sociales

Twitter: @GaboTuitero

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