Pedro Murua Andrade

PhD

  • United Kingdom

  • 139 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20112020

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Research expertise

Seaweed diseases and immunity. Oomycete and phytomyxid biology.

Seaweed Aquaculture: development and scaling of economic important seaweed aquaculture: Macrocystis, Lessonia, Gracilaria, Gigartina and Porphyra.

Kelp Ecology: Kelp population and community studies, under management, restoration and conservation approaches.

Academic Qualifications

2014-2018  Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences

Project title: Molecular and cell biology characterization of novel brown algal pathosystems

Supervisors: Prof. Pieter van West, Prof. Frithjof Kuepper and Dr. Claire Gachon

2005-2009   BSc in Aquaculture (Universidad Austral de Chile)      

Average degree: 6.32 / 7 "Summa cum laude"

Thesis title: Study of photon irradiance and temperature requirements for microscopic stages of Lessonia trabeculata (Phaeophyceae: Laminariales) from northern and southern Chile: A seasonal variation

Supervisor: Dr. rer. Nat Renato Westermeier (Universidad Austral de Chile)

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Research Output

  • 139 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
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    Morphological, genotypic and metabolomic signatures confirm interfamilial hybridization between the ubiquitous kelps Macrocystis (Arthrothamnaceae) and Lessonia (Lessoniaceae)

    Murúa, P., Edrada-Ebel, R., Muñoz, L., Soldatou, S., Legrave, N., Müller, D. G., Patiño, D. J., van West, P., Küpper, F., Westermeier, R., Ebel, R. & Peters, A. F., 19 May 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 15 p., 8279.

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    Gall disease in the alginophyte Lessonia berteroana: A pathogenic interaction linked with host adulthood in a seasonal-dependant manner

    Murúa, P., Patiño, D. J., Leiva, F. P., Muñoz, L., Müller, D. G., Küpper, F., Westermeier, R. & Peters, A. F., May 2019, In : Algal Research. 39, 10 p., 101435.

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    Population biology and chemical composition of the red alga Callophyllis variegata (Rhodophyta; Cryptonemiales) in southern Chile

    Westermeier, R., Murúa, P., Robles, M., Barría, M., Patiño, D. J., Muñoz, L. & Müller, D. G., 12 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Applied Phycology. 9 p.

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  • Diversity, biogeography and host specificity of kelp endophytes with a focus on the genera Laminarionema and Laminariocolax (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae)

    Bernard, M., Strittmatter, M., Murúa, P., Heesch, S., Cho, G. Y., Leblanc, C. & Peters, A. F., 20 Nov 2018, In : European Journal of Phycology. 14 p.

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