Dr. Reinaldo Campos

Facultad de Ciencias BiológicasDr. Reinaldo Campos

Profesor Asociado
Ingeniero Agrónomo, especialidad fruticultura, Universidad de Chile, 1994
PhD. Plant Biology, Integrative Crop Physiology, University of California, Davis, 2001

Área de especialización: Fisiología y tecnología de Postcosecha

Ubicación y fono: Centro de Biotecnología Vegetal, República 217, 1º piso, Fono: 7703070; reinaldocampos@unab.cl

Línea de investigación:
Estudio de la fisiología de frutas y hortalizas en pre y postcosecha que tengan relación con aspectos de calidad en almacenamiento prolongado.
Estudios de estrategias tecnológicas que ayuden a mantener la calidad de productos hortofrutícolas en postcosecha.


- Nilo, R., Saffie, C., Lilley, K., Baeza-Yates, R., Cambiazo, V., Campos-Vargas, R., Gonzalez, M., Meisel, L. A., Retamales, J., Silva, H. and Orellana, A. 2010. Proteomic analysis of peach fruit mesocarp softening and chilling injury using difference gel electrophoresis (DIGE). BMC Genomics 11:43-63

- Vizoso, P., Meisel, L. A., Tittarelli, A., Latorre, M., Saba, J., Caroca, R., Maldonado, J., Cambiazo, V., Campos-Vargas, R., Gonzalez, M., Orellana, A. and Silva, H. 2009. Comparative EST transcript profiling of peach fruits under different post-harvest conditions reveals candidate genes associated with peach fruit quality. BMC Genomics 10:423-423.
- Valdés, H., Pizarro, M., Campos-Vargas, R., Infante, R. and Defilippi, B.G. 2009. Effect of ethylene inhibitors on quality attributes of apricot cv. Modesto and Patterson during storage. Chilean J. Agric. Res. 69:134-144.
- Defilippi, B.G., San Juan, W., Valdés, H., Moya-León, M.A., Infante, and R., Campos-Vargas, R. 2009. The aroma development during storage of Castlebrite apricots as evaluated by gas chromatography, electronic nose, and sensory analysis, Postharvest Biol. Technol. 51:212-219.
- González-Agüero, M., Troncoso, S., Gudenschwager, O., Campos-Vargas, R., Moya-León, M.A., Defilippi, B.G. 2009. Differential expression levels of aroma biosynthetic genes during ripening of apricot (Prunus armeniaca L). J. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 47: 435-440.

- González-Agüero, M., Pavez, L., Ibáñez, F., Pacheco, I., Campos-Vargas, R., Meisel, L., Orellana, A., Retamales, J., Silva, H., González, M., Cambiazo, V. 2008. Identification of woolliness response genes in peach fruit after post-harvest treatments. J. Exp. Bot. 59: 1973-1986.

- Campos-Vargas, R., Defilippi, B.G., Romero, P., Valdes, H., Robledo, P. and Prieto, H. 2008. Effect of L-cysteine as an antioxidant for preventing flesh browning in fresh-cut cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.). Chilean J. Agric. Res. 68: 217-227.

- Prieto, H., Utz, D., Castro, A., Aguirre, C., Gonzalez-Agueo, M., Valdes, H., Cifuentes, N., Cifuentes, Defilippi, B.G., Zamora, P., Zúñiga, G. and Campos-Vargas. R. 2007. Browning in Annona cherimola fruit: role of polyphenol oxidase (PPO) and characterization of a coding sequence of the enzyme. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55:9208-9218

- Latorre, M., Silva, H., Saba, J., Guziolowski, C., Vizoso, P., Martinez, V., Maldonado, J., Morales, A., Caroca, R., Cambiazo, V., Campos-Vargas, R., Gonzalez, M., Orellana, A., Retamales, J. and Meisel, L.A. 2006. JUICE: a data management system that facilitates the analysis of large volumes of information in an EST project workflow. BMC Bioinformatics 7:513-524.

- Campos-Vargas, R., Becerra, O., Baeza-Yates, R., Cambiazo, V., Gonzalez, M., Meisel, L., Orellana, A., Retamales, J., Silva, H., Defilippi, B.G. 2006. Seasonal variation in the development of chilling injury in O’Henry peaches. Sci. Hortic. 110:79-83.

- Meisel, L., M.; Fonseca, B.; Gonzalez, S., Baeza-Yates, R., Cambiazo, V., Campos, R., Gonzalez, M., Orellana, A., Retamales, J. and Silva, H. 2005. A rapid and efficient method for purifying high quality total RNA from peaches (Prunus persica) for functional genomics analyses. Biol. Res. 38:83-88.

- Campos-Vargas, R., Nonogaki, H. Suslow, T. & Saltveit, M.l E. 2005. Heat shock treatments delay the increase in wound-induced phenylalanine ammonia-lyase activity by altering its expression, not its induction in Romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa) tissue. Physiol. Plant.123 (1), 82-91.