RESEARCH

 Genetics, Genomics and Aquaculture.

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD and are passionate about some specific topic related with genetics, genomics and aquaculture, please send an email to jose.gallardo@pucv.cl. PhD Scholarships and Postdoctoral fellowship are available for students of excellent university performance.

Research Interests

  • Genetics, selective breeding and fish disease resistance.
  • GWAS, Genomics selection and Gene editing.

Meet our PhD student and Postdoc.

  • Bioq. Frenkel Guisado. PhD (c) Aquaculture.

 

 

 

International grants

PCI Chile – Sweden NºCS2018 -7993. Genomics of Coinfection of Pathogens in Salmonid Fish. 2019-2022. Principal investigator (PI).

OCDE CO-OPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMME. Disease Resistance in Atlantic salmon: Analysis of immune responses to coinfection of the sea lice Caligus rogercresseyi and the bacteria Piscirickettsia salmonis using RNAseq technology (2015). Principal investigator (PI).

CYTED Nº 111RT0420. Ibero-american network of genetics and immunology to control pathogens in aquaculture. (2011-2014). Principal investigator (PI).

 

National  grants

Proyecto FONDEQUIP (EQM170214). OCEANO: Plataforma de Alto desempeño computacional para la sostenibilidad de los ecosistemas acuáticos y sus recursos. (2017-2019). Principal investigator (PI).

Proyecto FONDECYT POSTDOCTORADO (3170744). Disease Resistance in Atlantic Salmon: Understanding mechanisms that explain resistance and tolerance to co-infection of the Sea Lice Caligus rogercresseyi and the bacteria Piscirickettsia salmonis. (2017-2019). Patrocinante.

FONDECYT. Disease Resistance in Salmonids: Genetic analysis of co-infection of the Sea Lice Caligus rogercresseyi and the bacteria Piscirickettsia salmonis. (2014-2017). Principal investigator (PI).

FIC-R. Marine Integrated Aquaculture-Agriculture: Innovation for sustainable development of Valparaíso. (2013-2014). Principal investigator (PI).

INNOVA-CORFO. Nº 07CN13PBT-61. Development of a new methodology for the identification and selection of salmonids genetically resistant to the ectoparasite Caligus rogercresseyi. Principal investigator (PI).

INNOVA-CORFO. Nº 206-5047. Business consortium of genetics and biotechnology development for the salmon industry. Coinvestigator.

University grants

PUCV. Nº 037.472/2013. Generation of a marker-assisted selection related to sex in Atlantic salmon. Principal investigator (PI).

PUCV Nº02/2013. Study of patentability “Method for identifying and selecting fish resistant / susceptible to parasites of fish. Principal investigator (PI).

PUCV 037.358/2011. Generation of antibodies for detection, quantification and regulation of molecular markers in aquaculture production Systems. Coinvestigator.

PUCV 037.101/2008. Biotechnology applied to the development of oral vaccines for salmon. Coinvestigator.