Luisa A. López-Ochoa

Luisa A. López Ochoa

CURRENT POSITION
Researcher
DIVISION
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UBBMP)
SNI LEVEL
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Education


  • B.S. Biology. Instituto Tecnológico de Los Mochis. 1995.
  • M.S. Plant Biotechnology. Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados. 2003.
  • Ph.D. Plant Virology. North Carolina State University. 2008.

Current research


  • Plant-Environment Interaction

ONGOING PROJECTS


  • Molecular dissection of the genomic components of PMeV-Mx, an umbra-like virus associated with papaya meleira virus disease in Mexico. (CONACYT)
  • Using landscape genomics to evaluate local adaptation in wild populations of papaya (Carica papaya) in their center of origin. (CONACYT)
  • Determination of the function of the three genes of the bixin biosynthesis pathway in heterologous organisms. (CONACYT)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS


  • Ramirez-Prado J and Lopez Ochoa L. Universal primers for detection of novel plant capsid-less viruses: Papaya umbra-like Viruses as example. In: PCR Primer Design 3rd. ed. Methods in Molecular Biology, 2392: 1-10, (2021). https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9781071617984. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-1799-1_15.
  • Góngora-Castillo, E.B., López Ochoa, L.A., Apolinar Hernández M.M., Caamal Pech A. M., Contreras-De la Rosa, P.A., Quiroz-Moreno, A., Ramírez-Prado, J.H., O´Connor-Sánchez, A. Data mining of metagenomes to find novel enzymes: a Non computationally intensive method. 3 Biotech. 3 Biotech, 10: 78, (2020). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13205-019-2044-6.
  • Beltrán-Aguilar AG, Peraza-Echeverría S, López-Ochoa LA, Borges-Argáez IC, Herrera-Valencia VA. A novel salt-inducible CrGPDH3 promoter of the microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii for transgene overexpression. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 103: 3487-3499, (2019). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00253-019-09733-y.
  • Gamboa-Tec N, Kú-González A, Gutiérrez-Pacheco LC, Castaño E, López-Ochoa L. Anatomic alterations and hyperplasia induced by Euphorbia mosaic virus Yucatan Peninsula at the mesophyll. Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología, 36: 1-11, (2018). https://www.smf.org.mx/rmf/Vol3622018/RMF1712-2.pdf.
  • Canche-Pech JR, Conde-Ferraez L, Puerto-Solis M, Gonzalez-Losa R, Granja-Pérez P, Villanueva-Jorge S, Chan-Gasca M, Gómez-Carballo J, López-Ochoa L, Jiménez-Delgadillo B, Rodríguez-Sánchez I, Ramírez-Prado J, Ayora-Talavera G. Temporal distribution and genetic variants in influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus circulating in Mexico, seasons 2012 and 2013. PLoS One, 12: e0189363, (2017). https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0189363.

PATENTS OR TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS


  • López-Ochoa L, Moreno-Valenzuela O and Zamudio-Moreno E. Partial sequence and diagnosis method by RT-PCR of papaya meleira virus in Mexico. 350792. MEXICO. (2017).

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS


  • 2015. Newton Mobility Award. The Royal Society.
  • 2016. Sabbatical fellowship. (CONACYT).
  • 2018. Level I. Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (CONACYT).

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Last Updated: 26 August 2021