Genetics Experts

Jennifer Alcaíno

Associate Professor
Department of Ecological Sciences
Universidad de Chile


Jennifer Alcaíno was graduated in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering from the University of Chile in 2001. In 2009, she received her Doctorate degree in Sciences, Microbiology also from the University of Chile. She is currently an Associate Professor of the Department of Ecological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile. She has published about 30 articles in reputed journals and several book chapters on microbial isoprenoids including carotenoids, yeast genetics, yeast genetic strain improvement, and psychrophilic yeasts biodiversity and physiological adaptations. She is mainly interested in yeast genetics and products that may have potential for biotechnological applications.

Research Interest

n yeast genetics and products that may have potential for biotechnological applications.


  • Genetic control and regulation of the biosynthesis of isoprenoids in the red yeast Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous

Global Experts from Chile

Global Experts in Subject

Share This Profile
Recommended Conferences
  • 6th International Conference on Integrative Biology

    May 21-23, 2018 Barcelona, UK

  • 12th Annual Conference on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

    June 04-06, 2018 Prague, Czech Republic

  • 13th International Conference on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

    July 12-13, 2018 Paris, France

  • World Congress on Stem Cell Biology and Biobanking

    September 3-4, 2018 Tokyo, Japan

  • 11th International Conference on Genomics and Pharmacogenomics September 21-22, 2018 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    September 21-22, 2018 Philadelphia, USA

  • 5th International Conference on Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders September 21-22,2018 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    September 21-22,2018 Philadelphia, USA

  • 5th World Congress on HUMAN GENETICS SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2018 BERLIN, GERMANY

    SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2018 Berlin, Germany

  • Next Generation Sequencing and Biostatistics

    Oct 23-24, 2018 Dubai

View more