Eber Naranjo Feliciano

M.Sc. Student

Entomology and Plant Pathology

Education:

2008 B.Sc. in Microbiology. University of Havana, Havana, Cuba.

Current Research:

Novel strategies and methodologies to study and control Candidatus Liberibacter diseases.

Awards and Fellowships:

  • 2009 – Santiago Grisollia scholarship of the Valencian Community, for specialization in plant pathogenic bacteria detection and classification. Valencian Institute for Agrarian Research, Valencia Spain.
  • 2014-Award of the Ministry of Science Technology and Environment (CTMA), province of Mayabeque, Cuba. Diagnostic and genetic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum in Cuba.

Publications:

Advances in the diagnostic of bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum): current situation in Cuba and perspectives. Eber Naranjo and Yamila Martínez. Revista de Protección Vegetal, Vol 28 No. 3, p: 160-170, 2013.

Genetic diversity of Cuban isolates of Ralstonia solanacearum assisted by the amplification of prokaryote repetitive genome sequences (REP-PCR). Eber Naranjo, Aleika Iglesia, Armando García, Yamila Martínez. Revista de protección Vegetal, Vol 30 No 1, p: 52-59, 2014.

Selected Abstracts/Talks:

Optimization of serological and molecular methods for detecting Ralstonia solanacearum. IV International Seminar for Plant Health and 48th Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathology Society (APS), Caribbean Division. Palacio de Las Convenciones, Havana, Cuba, 2008.

Promissory pesticide and antitumor activity of essential oils obtained from Piper genus plants. V International Congress of Biological Control, Merida, Venezuela, 2011.

New strains of Xanthomonas affecting Chrysanthemun morifolium in Spain. International Seminar of Agriculture Health. Palacio de Las Convenciones, Havana, Cuba, 2014.

ERIC-PCR: A valuable tool for assessing the genetic diversity of Cuban isolates of Ralstonia solanacearum. IIV International Seminar of Plant Health. Palacio de Las Convenciones, Havana, Cuba, 2014.