Laura Melissa Gómez

PhD Student

Entomology and Plant Pathology

Education:

  • 2014  M.Sc. Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture. Area: Genetics, Plant Breeding and Biotechnology. Instituto Agronômico de Campinas. São Paulo, Brasil.
  • Thesis: Functional analysis of Citrus reticulata SAMT gene (CiSAMT) in the resistance of citrus phytopathogen through overexpression in Nicotiana tabacum
  • 2007 B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia.

Research projects:

  • Overexpression of transcription factor CitWRKY70. Linked to the project INCT / Citrus. Centro de Citricultura Sylvio Moreira – IAC. Coirdeiropolis, Brasil.
  • Citrus transformation with promoters or tissue-specific candidate genes to confer Huanglongbing (ex-greening) resistance. Linked to the project INCT / Citrus . Centro de Citricultura Sylvio Moreira – IAC. Coirdeiropolis, Brasil.
  • Cytokinin and auxin interactions in orchids tissues under water stress. Instituto de Biociencias -USP. São Paulo, Brasil.

Selected Abstracts/Talks:

Tobacco overexpressing citrus SAMT gene triggers SAR and increase tolerance to Xylella fastidiosa. In: International Citrus Congress. Gómez-Krapp LM; Caserta R; Marques MOM ; Takita MA, De Souza AA. Foz de Iguaçu, 2016.

– Gene expression and chromatography analysis of transgenic tobacco overexpressing citrus SAMT gene. In: 11th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, 2015, Foz de Iguaçu. Gómez-Krapp, L. M.; Caserta, R. ; MARQUES, M. O. M. ; SOUZA, A. A.  11th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, 2015.

– Determination of MeSA by GC-MS in transgenic Nicotiana tabacum as a result of CiSAMT overexpression. In: 48º Congresso Brasileiro de Fitopatologia 2015, 2015, São Pedro. Gómez-Krapp, L. M.; Caserta, R. ; VIERA, M. A. ; MARQUES, M. O. M. ; MACHADO, M. A. ; SOUZA, A. A.  48º Congresso Brasileiro de Fitopatologia, 2015.

– Selection and evaluation of citrus phloem specific promoters. In: 5 Congresso Brasileiro de Biotecnologia, 2013, Florianopolis. Gómez-Krapp, L. M.; MARTINS, P. K. ; MOURAO FILHO, F. A. A. ; STIPP, L. C. L. ; ATTILIO, L. B. ; GUARINO, C. R. ; MACHADO, M. A. ; ASTUA, J. F. 5 Congresso Brasileiro de Biotecnologia, 2013. v. 1. p. 30-30. Link:

http://bmcproc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/175365618S4P99

– Genetic transformation of sweet oranges to over-express SABP2 gene. In: 5 Congresso Brasileiro de Biotecnologia, 2013, Florianópolis. ATTILIO, L. B. ; MARTINS, P. K. ; Gómez-Krapp, L. M. ; MACHADO, M. A. ; ASTUA, J. F. 5 Congresso Brasileiro de Biotecnologia, 2013. v. 1. p. 7-8. Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186%2F175365618S4P99