Dr. Simón Ruiz

LÍNEA DE INVESTIGACIÓN

Análisis de la expresión génica de elementos genéticos móviles en variedades nativas y cultivadas de tomate. Aislamiento y caracterización de dichos elementos y de sus secuencias reguladoras. Análisis de la expresión génica de genes de tolerancia a estrés Biótico y abiótico en plantas nativas. Desarrollo de vectores de clonaje para sistemas de transformación de plantas de importancia económica.

PUBLICACIONES (Últimos 5 años) / Researchgate

Morales-Navarro, S., Pérez-Díaz, R., Ortega, A., de Marcos, A., Mena, M., Fenoll, C., González-Villanueva, E., Ruiz-Lara, S. 2018. Overexpression of a SDD1-Like Gene From Wild Tomato Decreases Stomatal Density and Enhances Dehydration Avoidance in Arabidopsis and Cultivated Tomato. Front. Plant Sci. 9:940

San Martín-Davison, A., Pérez-Díaz, R., Soto. F., Madrid-Espinoza, J., González-Villanueva, E., Pizarro, L., Norambuena, L., Tapia, J., Tajima, H., Blumwald, E., Ruiz-Lara, S. 2017. Involvement of SchRabGDI1 from Solanum chilense in endocytic trafficking and tolerance to salt stress. Plant Science, 263, 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2017.06.007

Pérez-Díaz, R., Madrid-Espinoza, J, Salinas-Cornejo, J., González-Villanueva, E., Ruiz-Lara, S. 2016. Differential Roles for VviGST1, VviGST3, and VviGST4 in Proanthocyanidin and Anthocyanin Transport in Vitis vinífera. Frontiers in Plant Science, 7, 1166. http://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01166

Perez-Diaz R., Perez-Diaz J., Madrid-Espinoza J., Gonzalez-Villanueva, E., Moreno, Y., Ruiz-Lara, S. 2016. New member of the R2R3-MYB transcription factors family in grapevine suppresses the anthocyanin accumulation in the flowers of transgenic tobacco. PLANT Mol. Biol. 90, 63–76. doi:10.1007/s11103-015-0394-y

Cuadros-Inostroza, A., Ruiz-Lara, S., Gonzalez, E., Eckardt, A., Willmitzer, L., Pena-Cortes, H. 2016. GC-MS metabolic profiling of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot cultivars during grapevine berry development and network analysis reveals a stage- and cultivar-dependent connectivity of primary metabolites. METABOLOMICS 12. doi:10.1007/s11306-015-0927-z

Molina-Montenegro, M., Oses, R., Torres-Díaz, C., Atala, C., Zurita-Silva, A., Ruiz-Lara, S. 2016. Root-endophytes improve the ecophysiological performance and production of an agricultural species under drought condition. AoB PLANTS, V 8., plw062.

Alva O, Roa-Roco RN, Pérez-Díaz R, Yáñez M, Tapia J, et al. 2015. Pollen Morphology and Boron Concentration in Floral Tissues as Factors Triggering Natural and GA-Induced Parthenocarpic Fruit Development in Grapevine. PLOS ONE 10(10): e0139503.

Guerra, F., Reyes, L., Vergara-Jaqueb, A., Campos-Hernández, C., Gutiérrez, A., Pérez-Díaz, J., Pérez-Díaz, R., Blaudez, D., Ruíz-Lara, S. 2015. Populus deltoides Kunitz trypsin inhibitor 3 confers metal tolerance and binds copper, revealing a new defensive role against heavy metal stress. Environmental and Experimental Botany 115: 28-37.

PROYECTOS

Plataforma biotecnológica para la generación de tolerancia a déficit hídrico en plantas de importancia agrícola (2009-2013). FONDEF. CASARETTO (Coinvestigador), ENRIQUE RAMON GONZALEZ (Coinvestigador), SIMON AURELIO RUIZ (Principal).

Improvement of plant performance under salt stress by a novel strategy of sodium exclusion form leaves (2015-2017). FONDECYT REGULAR. ENRIQUE RAMON GONZALEZ (Coinvestigador), SIMON AURELIO RUIZ (Principal).

Modulation of micronutriens transporter activity in grapevine. Effects on fruit development (2012-2015). FONDECYT REGULAR. ENRIQUE RAMON GONZALEZ (Principal), SIMON AURELIO RUIZ (Coinvestigador).

Reproductive development in grapevine. Regulation of pollen formation and its effect on the production of parthenocarpic fruits (2016-2019). FONDECYT REGULAR. FERNANDO PATRICIO GUERRA (Coinvestigador), ENRIQUE RAMON GONZALEZ (Principal), SIMON AURELIO RUIZ (Coinvestigador).