Claudio Martínez Fernández

Académico de Jornada Completa 
Departamento de Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos 
Facultad Tecnológica 
Universidad de Santiago de Chile 

Teléfono: (56) 22718 - 4508 

Formación Profesional 

  • Doctor en Ciencias con Mención en Biología, Universidad de Chile, Chile
  • Licenciatura en Ciencias con Mención en Biología, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Líneas de Investigación o Áreas de Especialización 

  • Biotecnología

Publicaciones Efectuadas Ultimos 5 Años 

Martínez, C., García, V., González, D., Jara, M., Aguilera, M., Ganga, M.A. 2013. Gene expression of specific enological traits in wine fermentation.Electronic Journal Biotechnology.Vol. 16 No. 4, Issue of July 15, 2013 

Vaca I., Faúndez C., Maza F., Paillavil B., Hernández V., Acosta F., Levicán G., Martínez C., Chávez R. 2013. Cultivable psychrotolerant yeasts associated with Antarctic marine sponges. World Journaland Biotechnology. 29:183-189. DOI: 10.1007/s11274-012-1159-2.

Sangorrín, M., Garcia, V., Lopes, C., Saéz, J., Martínez, C., Ganga, M.A. 2013. Molecular and physiological comparison of spoilage wine yeast of different geographic origins. Journal Applied Microbiology. 114:1066-1074. DOI: 10.1111/jam.12134.

Contreras, A., García,V., Salinas, F., Urzúa, U., Ganga, M. A and Martínez, C. 2012. Identification of genes related tonitrigen uptake in wine strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol.28: 319-326.

Yáñez, L., Saavedra, J., Martínez, C., Córdova, A. and Ganga, M.A. 2012. Chemometric Analysis for the Detection of Biogenic Amines in Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon WInes: A Comparative Study between Organic and Nonorganic Production. J. Food Sci. 77:143-150.

García, V., Rivera, J., Contreras, A., Ganga, M.A. and Martínez, C. 2012. Development and characterization of hybrids from native wine yeasts. Braz. J. Microbiol. 43: 482-489.

Salinas, F., Cubillos, F.A., Soto, D., Garcia, V., Bergström, A., Warringer, J., Ganga, M.A., Louis, E., Liti, G., Martínez, C. 2012. The genetic basis of natural variation in oenological traits in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS ONE 7. 11: e49640. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0049640.

Contreras, A., García, V., Salinas, F., Urzúa, U., Ganga, M. A. and Martínez, C. 2012.Identification of genes related to nitrogen uptake in wine strains ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae.WorldJ. Microbiol.Biotechnol.28:1107-1113.

Ganga, M.A., Salinas, F., Ravanal, C., García, V., Carrasco, C., Martínez, C. and Saavedra, J. 2011. Cinnamic acid, etanol and temperatura interaction on coumarate decarboxylase activity and the relative expression of the putative cd in D. bruxellensis. E.J. Biotech. 14. 5.

Mercado L., Sturm M.E., Rojo M.C., Ciklic I., Martínez C., Combina M. 2011. Assessing biodiversuty of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains in Argentinean vineyards. International J. Food Microbiol. 151: 319-326.

Salinas, F., Mandakovic, D., Urzua, U., Massera, A., Miras, S., Combina, M., Ganga, MA. and Martínez, C. 2010. Genomic and phenotypic comparison between similar wine yeast strains ofSaccharomyces cerevisiaefrom different origin.J. Appl. Microbiol. 108:1850-1858.

García, V., Vásquez, H., Fonseca, F., Manzanares, P., Viana, F., Martínez, C. and Ganga, M.A. 2010. Effect of using of mixed wine yeasts cultures in the production of Chardonnay wines. Rev. Argent. Microbiol. 42:226-229.

Salinas, F., Garrido, D., Ganga, A., Veliz, G. and Martínez, C. 2009. Taqman real time PCR for the detection and enumeration ofSaccharomyces cerevisiaein wine.Food Microbiology. 26:328-332.

Cubillos, F., Vásquez, C., Faugeron, S., Ganga, A. and Martínez, C. 2009.Self-fertilization is the main sexual reproduction mechanism in native wine yeast populations. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 67:162-170.

Godoy, L., Garrido, D., Martínez, C., Saavedra, J., Combina, M., Ganga, M. A. 2009.Study of the cumarate decarboxylase and vinylphenol reductase activities ofDekkera bruxellensis(anamorphBrettanomyces bruxellensis) isolates. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 48:452-457.

Combina M., Daguerre C., Massera A., Mercado L., Sturm M.E, Ganga A. and Martínez C. 2008. Yeast identification in grape juice concentrates from Argentina. Letters in Applied Microbiology.:192-196.

Niklitschek, M., Alcaíno, J., Barahona, S., Sepúlveda, D., Carmona, M., Marcoleta, A., Martínez, C., Lodato, P., Baeza, M. and Cifuentes, V. 2008.Genomic organization of the structural genes controlling the astaxanthin biosyntesis pathway ofXanthophyllomyces dendrorhous.Biol Res. 41:93-108.

Godoy, L., Martínez, C., Carrasco, N., Ganga, M.A. 2008. Purification and characterization of a p-coumarate decarboxylase and a vinylphenol reductase fromBrettanomyces bruxellensis. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 127: 6-11.

Contreras, A., Salinas, F., Ganga, A. and Martínez, C. 2008. Polymerase chain reaction confirmatory method for microbiological detection of Brettanomyces bruxellensis in wines. J. Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology. 16:308-319.