Instituto de Biotecnologia UNAM

IBT-UNAM : Dra. Patricia Leon Mejía

Dra. Patricia Leon Mejía


Jefe del Departamento Biología Molecular de Plantas

Líder Académico »» Grupo

Investigador

Tutor de Maestría y Doctorado

Nivel II del SNI

Líneas de investigación

email: patricia@ibt.unam.mx

Teléfonos


Oficina +52 (777) 329-1856
desde el D.F. 562-27856

red UNAM 27856
+52 (777) 311-4900 ext 292

Laboratorio +52 (777) 329-1667
desde el D.F. 562-27667

red UNAM 27667
+52 (777) 311-4900 ext 292


- Licenciatura: Biología, Fac. de Ciencias-UNAM (1981)
- Maestría: en Investigacion Biomedica Basica, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedica, UACPyP-CCH-UNAM (1985)
- Doctorado: en Investigacion Biomedica Basica, CIFN-UACPyP-CCH-UNAM (1991)
- Beca para realizar estudios Posdoctorales, otorgada por la Fundacion Pew (1992-1993)
- Mencion honorífica en el examen para obtener el grado de Maestría (1985)
- Mencion honorífica en el examen para obtener el grado de Doctorado (1991)
- Estancia de investigacion en el Hospital General de Massachusetts, Depto. de Biología Molecular, Dpto. de Genetica de la Universidad de Harvard (1992-1993)


Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Research Scholar 2002-2006 (2002)


Estudiantes

M.C. Marel Chenge

Biol. Alma Fabiola Hernandez

Domitzel Zagal

Gabriela Itzetl Medina

Publicaciones recientes

Cordoba,E. Aceves-Zamudio,D.L. Hernandez-Bernal,A.F. Ramos-Vega,M. Leon,P. 2014. Sugar regulation of SUGAR TRANSPORTER PROTEIN 1 (STP1) expression in Arabidopsis thaliana Journal of Experimental Botany, Oct 3 [Epub ahead of print], .

de Luna-Valdez,L.A. Martinez-Batallar,A.G. Hernandez-Ortiz,M. Encarnacion-Guevara,S. Ramos-Vega,M. Lopez-Bucio,J.S. Leon,P. Guevara-Garcia,A.A. 2014. Data for proteomic analysis of chloroplast biogenesis (clb) mutants uncovers novel proteins potentially involved in the development of Arabidopsis thaliana chloroplasts Data in Brief, 1, 15-18.

de Luna-Valdez,L.A. Martinez-Batallar,A.G. Hernandez-Ortiz,M. Encarnacion-Guevara,S. Ramos-Vega,M. Lopez-Bucio,J.S. Leon,P. Guevara-Garcia,A.A. 2014. Proteomic analysis of chloroplast biogenesis (clb) mutants uncovers novel proteins potentially involved in the development of Arabidopsis thaliana chloroplasts Journal of Proteomics, Aug 18 [Epub ahead of print], .

Avendano-Vazquez,A.O. Cordoba,E. Llamas,E. San Roman C. Nisar,N. de la Torre S. Ramos-Vega,M. Gutierrez-Nava,M.D. Cazzonelli,C.I. Pogson,B.J. Leon,P. 2014. An Uncharacterized Apocarotenoid-Derived Signal Generated in zeta-Carotene Desaturase Mutants Regulates Leaf Development and the Expression of Chloroplast and Nuclear Genes in Arabidopsis Plant Cell, 26, 2524-2537.

Lopez-Bucio,J.S. Dubrovsky,J.G. Raya-Gonzalez,J. Ugartechea-Chirino,Y. Lopez-Bucio,J. de Luna-Valdez,L.A. Ramos-Vega,M. Leon,P. Guevara-Garcia,A.A. 2014. Arabidopsis thaliana mitogen-activated protein kinase 6 is involved in seed formation and modulation of primary and lateral root development Journal of Experimental Botany, 65, 169-183.

Gregorio,J. Hernandez-Bernal,A.F. Cordoba,E. Leon,P. 2014. Characterization of evolutionary conserved motifs involved in activity and regulation of the ABA-INSENSITIVE (ABI) 4 transcription factor Mol Plant, 7, 422-436.

Leon,P. Gregorio,J. Cordoba,E. 2013. ABI4 and its role in chloroplast retrograde communication Frontiers in Plant Science, 3, 304.

Porta,H. Jimenez,G. Cordoba,E. Leon,P. Soberon,M. Bravo,A. 2011. Tobacco plants expressing the Cry1AbMod toxin suppress tolerance to Cry1Ab toxin of Manduca sexta cadherin-silenced larvae Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 41, 513-519.

Cordoba,E. Porta,H. Arroyo,A. San Roman C. Medina,L. Rodriguez-Concepcion,M. Leon,P. 2011. Functional characterization of the three genes encoding 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate synthase in maize Journal of Experimental Botany, 62, 2023-2038.

Padilla-Chacon,D. Cordoba,E. Olivera,T. Sanchez,S. Coello,P. Leon,P. Tiessen,A. Martinez-Barajas,E. 2010. Heterologous expression of yeast Hxt2 in Arabidopsis thaliana alters sugar uptake, carbon metabolism and gene expression leading to glucose tolerance of germinating seedlings Plant Molecular Biology, 72, 631-41.

Libros y capítulos recientes

de Luna-Valdez,L.A. Leon,P. Encarnacion,S. Guevara-Garcia,A. 2014. Chloroplast omics and crop improvement en: Barh,D. Omics applications in crop sciences. Boca Raton. CRC Press.

Leon,P. Cordoba,E. 2013. Understanding the Mechanisms that Modulate the MEP Pathway in Higher Plants en: Rohmer,M. Isoprenoid Synthesis in Plants and Microorganisms. Springer New York. pags. 457-464


Patentes

A. Reindl, P. M. Leon, P. J. M. Esteves, G. M. A. Cantero, M. Ebneth y K. Herbers 2003 DNA sequence coding for a 1-deoxy-d-xylulose-5-phosphate synthase and the overproduction thereof in plant. Concedida en Australia 757440 en 2003.

A. Reindl, P. M. Leon, P. J. M. Esteves, G. M. A. Cantero, M. Ebneth y K. Herbers 2000 DNA sequence coding for a 1-deoxy-d-xylulose-5-phosphate synthase and the overproduction thereof in plant. Japón JP20000563793T, Unión Europea EP19990940083, Canadá 2,339,519, Alemania DE19981035219, 1999; Concedida en Australia 757440 en 2003.

Le—n, P J. M. Esteves-Palmas M.A. Cantero-Garc’a , y A. Reindl. 1998 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate synthase in the connection with vitamin E and carotenoid overproduction in plants.Basf Aktiengesellschaft Alemania.



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