Dr. Luis Vargas-Chacoff

E-mail: luis.vargas@uach.cl

 Biólogo Marino de la Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile.

 Doctor en Ciencias de la Universidad de Cádiz, España.

 Postdoctorado en el U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Center, Estados Unidos.



Líneas de investigación:
 Fisiológica de Peces, Endocrinología e Inmunología de Peces, Estrés en Peces, Acuicultura de Peces, Ecotoxiocología Acuática, Biología Molecular aplicada a la Acuicultura

PUBLICACIONES

 

Publicaciones Indexada en ISI:

  1. D. Martínez, C. Vargas-Lagos, J. Saravia, R. Oyarzún, C. Loncoman, J. P. Pontigo, L. Vargas-Chacoff. 2020. Cellular stress responses of Eleginops maclovinus fishinjected with Piscirickettsia salmonis and submitted to thermal stress. Cell Stress and Chaperones 25:93–104. Corresponding author.
  2. D. Martínez, C. Sousa, R. Oyarzún, J. P. Pontigo, A. V. M. Canario, D. M. Power, L. Vargas-Chacoff and P. M. Guerreiro. 2020. LPS Modulates the Expression of Iron-Related Immune Genes in Two Antarctic Notothenoids. Front. Physiol. 11:102. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00102 Corresponding author
  3. R. Oyarzún, R. Paredes, J. Saravia, F.J. Morera, J.L.P. Muñoz, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, J.M. Mancera, L. Vargas-Chacoff. 2020. Stocking density affects the growth performance, intermediary metabolism, osmoregulation, and response to stress in Patagonian blennie Eleginops maclovinus. Aquaculture 515, 734565. Corresponding author.
  4. Alex Romero, Matías Vega, Natacha Santibáñez, Johana Spies, Tatiana Pérez, Ricardo Enríquez, Gudrun Kausel, Cristian Oliver, Ricardo Oyarzún, Lluis Tort, Luis Vargas-Chacoff. 2020. Salmo salar glucocorticoid receptors analyses of alternative splicing variants under stress conditions. General and Comparative Endocrinology 293, 113466.
  5. Manuel Soto‐Dávila, Danixa Martinez, Ricardo Oyarzún, Juan P. Pontigo, Carolina Vargas‐Lagos, Francisco J. Morera, Julia Saravia, Fábio Zanuzzo, Luis Vargas‐Chacoff. 2020. Intermediary metabolic response and gene transcription modulation on the Sub‐Antarctic notothenioid Eleginops maclovinus (Valenciennes, 1930) injected with two strains of Piscirickettsia salmonis. J Fish Dis. 43:111–127. Corresponding author.
  6. Luis Vargas-Chacoff, Francisco J. Arjona, Ignacio Ruiz-Jarabo, Angel García-Lopez, Gert Flik, Juan M. Mancera. 2020. Water temperature affects osmoregulatory responses in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L.). Journal of Thermal Biology 88, 102526. Corresponding author.
  7. Jorge M. Navarro, Kurt Paschke, Alejandro Ortiz, Luis Vargas-Chaco, Luis Miguel Pardo, Nelson Valdivia. 2019. The Antarctic fish Harpagifer antarcticus under current temperatures and salinities and future scenarios of climate change. Progress in Oceanography 174 37–43https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.09.001
  8. Sáez S., G. Pequeño, R. Jaramillo and L. Vargas-Chacoff. 2019. Mechanosensory system of the lateral line in the subantarctic Patagonian blenny Eleginops maclovinus. Journal of Fish Biology. 95:222–227. doi: 10.1111/jfb.13784 Corresponding author
  9. I Uriarte, storga M.P. , J Navarro , M Viana , C Rosas , Molinet, C. , .. , Enrique Paredes , Paschke K. , Romero A. , F Hontoria , I Varo , Vargas-Chacoff L. , ... 2019. Early life stage bottlenecks of carnivorous molluscs under captivity: a challenge for their farming and contribution to seafood production. Reviews in Aquaculture 11, 431–457 DOI:10.1111/raq.12240. Co-Autor.
  10. K. García, J. Touma , S. Bravo , F. Leiva , Vargas-Chacoff L. , A. Valenzuela , P. Datagnan , R. Amthauer , A. Reyes , R. Vidal. 2019. Novel microsatellite markers discovery in Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) using high-throughput sequencing. Molecular Biology Reports. : 1-6. DOI: 10.1007/s11033-019- 04912-6.
  11. Vargas-Chacoff L. , J.L.P. Muñoz , J. Saravia , R. Oyarzún , J.P. Pontigo , M.P. González , O. Mardones , C. Hawes , J. Pino , S. Wadsworth , F Morera. 2019. Neuroendocrine stress response in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Coho salmon (Oncorynchus kisutch) during sea lice infestation. Aquaculture. 507: 329-340. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.04.046. Autor de Correspondencia.
  12. C. Vargas-Lagos , D. Martínez , R. Oyarzún , R. Avendaño-Herrera , Yáñez A. , J.P. Pontigo , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. High doses of Francisella Noatunensis induces an immune response in Eleginops maclovinus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 90: 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.fsi.2019.04.023. Autor de Correspondencia.
  13. Vargas-Chacoff L., J.L.P. Muñoz , D. Ocampo , Paschke K. , Navarro JM. 2019. The effect of alterations in salinity and temperature on neuroendocrine responses of the Antarctic Fish Harpagifer antarcticus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 235: 131-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.05.029. Autor de Correspondencia
  14. J. Tapia , J. Cornejo , M. Gutiérrez , P. Peñailillo , R. Baettig , Vargas-Chacoff L. , J. Espinoza , A. San Martín. 2019. Study of the Copper, Chromium, Manganese and Zinc Contents in the Species Azorella spinosa (Apiaceae), Collected in the Maule Region, Chile. Journal of Environmental Protection. 10: 601-613. DOI: 10.4236/jep.2019.105035. Co-Autor.
  15. Fierro, P. , C. Valdovinos , I. Arismendi , G. Díaz , A. Jara-Flores , E. Habit , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. Examining the influence of human stressors on benthic algae, macroinvertebrate, and Fish assemblages in Mediterranean streams of Chile. Science of the Total Environment. 686: 26-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.277. Autor de Correspondencia.
  16. R. Oyarzún , D. Martínez , M. Soto-Dávila , J.L.P. Muñoz , Dantagnan, P , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. Effect of ration level on growth performance, body composition, intermediary metabolism and serum parameters in juvenile Patagonian blennie Eleginops maclovinus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 230: 122-130. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.01.013. Autor de Correspondencia.
  17.  Dominguez FJ , Pontigo, JP , Oyarzún, R , Vargas-Lagos, C , F Morera , Vargas-Chacoff L. The expression pattern of calcium signaling-related genes during smoltification of Salmo salar in productive conditions. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 231: 20-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2019.02.002. Autor de Correspondencia.
  18. J.E. Trujillo, Pardo L.M. , Vargas-Chacoff L. , N. Valdivia. 2019. Sharks in the forest: relationships between kelp physical-complexity attributes and egg deposition sites of the red-spotted catshark. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 610: 125-135. DOI: 10.3354/meps12818. Co-Autor.
  19. R. Oyarzún , D. Martínez , J.L.P. Muñoz , P.Dantagnan , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. The effects of intraperitoneal administration of Francisella Noatunensis subsp. Noatunensis on hepatic intermediary metabolism and indicators of stress in Patagonian blennie Eleginops maclovinus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 230: 48-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2019.01.013. Autor de Correspondencia.
  20. J. Tapia , F. Villagra , Carlos Bertrán , J. Espinoza , S. Focardi , Fierro, P. , C. Tapia , R. Pizarro , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. Effect of the earthquake-tsunami (Chile, 2010) on toxic metal content in the Chilean abalone mollusc Concholepas concholepas. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 169: 418-424. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.11.040. Autor de Correspondencia.
  21. Pedro A.V.F , D. Martínez , Pontigo J.P , Vargas-Lagos C , Hawes C , Wadsworth S , F Morera , Vargas-Chacoff L. , Yáñez A. 2019. Transcriptional activation of genes involved in oxidative stress in Salmo salar challenged with Piscirickettsia salmonis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 229: 18-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2018.12.004. Autor de Correspondencia.
  22. Barrientos, C. , Tapia, J. , Bertrán, C , Peña-Cortés, F , Hauenstein, E. , Fierro, P. , Vargas-Chacoff, L. 2019. Is eating wild rainbow trout safe? The effects of different land-uses on heavy metals content in Chile. Environmental Pollution. 254DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.112995. Autor de Correspondencia.
  23. Muñoz, JLP , Ocampo, D , Poblete-Morales, M. , Oyarzún, R. , Morera FJ. , Tapia-Cammas, D. , Avendaño-Herrera, R. , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. Effect of Flavobacterium psychrophilum on the neuroendocrine response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in a time course experiment. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.110525. Autor de Correspondencia.
  24. K. T. Bilyk, L. Vargas-Chacoff, C.-H. Cheng. 2018. Evolution in chronic cold: varied loss of cellular response to heat in Antarctic notothenioid fish. BMC Evolutionary Biology DOI : 10.1186/s12862-018-1254-6.
  25. L. Vargas-Chacoff, A. M. Regish, A. Weinstock and S. D. McCormick. 2018. Effects of elevated temperature on osmoregulation and stress responses in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts in freshwater and seawater. Journal of Fish Biology;93: 550–559. doi: 10.1111/jfb.13683 .
  26. D. Martínez, C. Vargas-Lagos, R. Oyarzún, C.A. Loncoman, J.P. Pontigo, A.J. Yáñez, L. Vargas-Chaco. 2018. Temperature modulates the immunological response of the sub-antarctic notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus injected with Piscirickettsia salmonis. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 82: 492-503 Corresponding author.
  27. C. Vargas-Lagos, J.P. Pontigo, R. Oyarzún, M. Soto-Dávila, F.J. Morera, A.J. Yáñez, L. Vargas-Chaco. 2018. Intestinal incomplete process on the osmoregulation system during Salmo salar smoltification in a productive conditions. Aquaculture 491, 121–127. Corresponding author.
  28. R Oyarzún, JLP Muñoz, JP Pontigo, FJ Morera, L VargasChacoff. 2018. Effects of acclimation to high environmental temperatures on intermediary metabolism and osmoregulation in the sub‑Antarctic notothenioid Eleginops maclovinus. Marine Biology, 165:22  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-017-3277-8 Corresponding authoR.
  29. D. Martínez, D. Díaz-Ibarrola, C. Vargas-Lagos, R. Oyarzún, J.P. Pontigo, J.L.P. Muñoz, A.J. Yáñez, L. Vargas-Chaco. 2018. Immunological response of the Sub-Antarctic Notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus injected with two strains of Piscirickettsia salmonis. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 75, 139–148 Corresponding author.
  30. O. Mardones, E. Devia, B.S. Labbé, R. Oyarzún, L. Vargas-Chaco, J.L.P. Muñoz. 2018. Effect of L-tryptophan and melatonin supplementation on the serotonin gastrointestinal content and digestive enzymatic activity for Salmo salar and Oncorhynchus kisutch. Aquaculture 482, 203– 210 Corresponding author.
  31. C.A. Loncoman, J. Saravia, L. Gutierrez, C. Contreras, R. Oyarzún, P. Strobel, R. Enriquez, A. Isla, J. Figueroa, L. Vargas-Chaco, F.J. Morera. 2018. BK potassium channel mRNA level changes in gills of Atlantic salmon after brackish water transfer. Aquaculture 491, 184–189 Corresponding author.
  32. P Calquín, P Ruiz, C Oliver, PS Sánchez, R Haro, H Oliva, L Vargas-Chacoff, R AvendañoHerrera, A. J. Yáñez. 2018. Physiological evidence that Piscirickettsia salmonis produces siderophores and uses iron from different sources. Journal of Fish Diseases.;41:553–558.
  33. L. Vargas-Chacoff, J.L.P. Muñozc, C. Hawes, R. Oyarzúna, J.P. Pontigo, J. Saravia, M.P. González, O. Mardones, B.S. Labbé, F.J. Morera, C. Bertrán, J. Pino, S. Wadsworth, A. Yáñez. 2017. Ectoparasite Caligus rogercresseyi modifies the lactate response in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Veterinary Parasitology 243: 6–11 ISI Corresponding author. 
  34. Nourdin-Galindo G, Sánchez P, Molina CF, Espinoza-Rojas DA, Oliver C, Ruiz P, VargasChacoff L, Cárcamo JG, Figueroa JE, Mancilla M, Maracaja-Coutinho V and Yañez AJ, (2017) Comparative Pan-Genome Analysis of Piscirickettsia salmonis Reveals Genomic Divergences within Genogroups. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 7:459. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00459 .
  35. Martínez D, Oyarzún R, Pontigo JP, Romero A, Yáñez AJ and Vargas-Chacoff L (2017) Nutritional Immunity Triggers the Modulation of Iron Metabolism Genes in the Sub-Antarctic Notothenioid Eleginops maclovinus in Response to Piscirickettsia salmonis. Front. Immunol. 8:1153. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01153 ISI Corresponding author.
  36. Pablo Fierro, Carlos Bertrán, Jaime Tapia, Enrique Hauenstein, Fernando Peña-Cortés, Carolina Vergara, Cindy Cerna, Luis Vargas-Chacoff. 2017. Effects of local land-use on riparian vegetation, water quality, and the functional organization of macroinvertebrate assemblages. Science of the Total Environment 609: 724–734 ISI Corresponding author.
  37. Martínez, D., R. Oyarzún, C. Vargas-Lagos, J.P. Pontigo, M. Soto-Davila, J. Saravia, A. Romero, J.J. Núnez, A.J. Yañez, L. Vargas-Chacoff. 2017. Identification, characterization and modulation of ferritin-H in the sub-Antarctic Notothenioid Eleginops maclovinus challenged with Piscirickettsia salmonis. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 73: 88-96. ISI 3.62, ISSN: 0145-305X. ISI Corresponding author.
  38. Ruiz-Jarabo I., P.H.M. Klaren, B. Louro, J.A. Martos-Sitcha, P.I.S. Pinto, L. Vargas-Chacoff, G. Flik, G. Martínez-Rodríguez, D.M. Power, J.M. Mancera, F.J. Arjona. 2017. Characterization of the peripheral thyroid system of gilthead seabream acclimated to different ambient salinities. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 20324–31.  ISI 2.03, ISSN: 1095-6433.
  39. Pontigo J.P., M.J. Agüero, P. Sánchez , R. Oyarzún, C. Vargas-Lagos, J. Mancilla, H. Kossmann, F.J. Morera, A.J. Yañez, L. Vargas-Chacoff (2016). Identification and expressional analysis of NLRC5 inflammasome gene in smolting Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).  Fish & Shellish Immunology. 58: ISSN:1050-4648. ISI 3.025.
  40. Bertrán, C., Fierro, P., Encalada, E., Pena-Cortes, F., Tapia, J., Hauenstein, E., Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2016). Macrobenthos of the coastal Budi Lagoon, southern Chile: Changes associated with seasonal environmental variation.  Brazilian Journal of Oceanography. 64. ISSN:1679-8759. ISI: 0.621.
  41. Vargas-Chacoff L., F. Moneva, R. Oyarzún, D. Martínez, E. Saavedra, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, J.L.P. Muñoz, C. Bertrán, J.M. Mancera (2016). Metabolic responses to salinity changes in the subantarctic notothenioid teleost Eleginops maclovinus. Polar Biology  39:1297–1308 DOI 10.1007/s00300-015-1854-1, ISSN: 0722-4060. ISI: 1.711.
  42. González M.P., J.L.P. Muñoz, V. Valerio, L. Vargas-Chacoff (2016). Effects of the ectoparasite Caligus rogercresseyi on Salmo salar blood parameters under farm conditions. Aquaculture 457, 29–34. ISSN: 0044-8486. ISI 1.893.
  43. Ruiz-Jarabo I., C.A. González-Wevar, R. Oyarzún, J. Fuentes, E. Poulin, C. Bertrán, L. Vargas-Chacoff (2016). Isolation Driven Divergence in Osmoregulation in Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1848) (Actinopterygii: Osmeriformes). PLoS ONE 11(5): e0154766. ISSN: 1932-6203. ISI 3.057.
  44. González V., B. Labbé, V. Valerio, L. Vargas-Chacoff, D. Martínez, R. Oyarzún, J.L.P. Muñoz. (2016). Physicochemical parameters associated with the methods of application of salt baths and their field assessment of blood parameters of Atlantic salmon in water pre-smolt stage. Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria 48, 85-92. ISSN: 0301-732X. ISI 0.275.
  45. Fierro P, Quilodrán L, Bertrán C, Arismendi I, Tapia J, Peña-Cortés F, Hauenstein E, Arriagada R, Fernández E, Vargas-Chacoff L. (2016) Rainbow Trout diets and macroinvertebrates assemblages responsesfrom watersheds dominated by native and exotic plantations. Ecological Indicators 60: 655–667. ISSN: 1470-160X. ISI 3.190.
  46. Vargas-Chacoff L, Ruiz-Jarabo I, Arjona FJ, Laiz-Carrión R,  Flik G, Klaren PHM, Mancera JM. (2016). Energy metabolism of hyperthyroid-induced gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata L. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 191: 25–34. ISSN: 1095-6433. ISI 2.039.
  47. González MP, Vargas-Chacoff L, Marín S. (2016). Stress response of Salmo salar (Linnaeus 1758) when heavily infested by Caligus rogercresseyi (Boxshall & Bravo 2000) copepodids. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 42:263–274 DOI 10.1007/s10695-015-0134-x. ISSN: 0920-1742. ISI 1.442.
  48. González MP, Marín S, Vargas-Chacoff L. (2016). Stress response of Salmo salar (Linnaeus 1758) facing low abundance infestation of Caligus rogercresseyi (Boxshall & Bravo 2000), an object in the tank, and handling. Journal of Fish Diseases 39, 853–865doi:10.1111/jfd.12419. ISSN: 0140-7775. ISI 2.053.
  49. Vargas-Chacoff, L., Munoz, JLP., Hawes, C., Oyarzun, R., Pontigo, JP., Saravia, J., Gonzalez, MP., Morera, FJ., Labbe, BS., Bertran, C., Mardones, O., Pino, J., Wadsworth, S. (2015) Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) display differential metabolic changes in response to infestation by the ectoparasite Caligus rogercresseyi.  Aquaculture. 464: 469-479. ISSN: 0044-8486. ISI 1.893.
  50. Morera FJ, Saraviaa J, Pontigo JP, Vargas-Chacoff L, Contreras GF, Pupo A, Lorenzo Y, Castillo K, Tilegenovad C, Cuellod LG, Gonzalez C. (2015). Voltage-dependent BK and Hv1 channels expressed in non-excitable tissues: New therapeutics opportunities as targets in human diseases. Pharmacological Research 101: 56–64. ISSN: 1043-6618. ISI 4.816.
  51. Herrera, M., Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Vargas-Chacoff, L., De la Roca, E., Mancera, JM. 2015. Metabolic enzyme activities in relation to crowding stress in the wedge sole (Dicologoglossa cuneata). Aquaculture Research. : 46, 2808–2818 ISSN: 1355-557X. ISI 1.606.
  52. Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Herrera, M., Hachero-Cruzado, I., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Mancera, JM., Arjona, F. 2015. Environmental salinity and osmoregulatory processes in culture flatfish. Aquaculture Research. 46-1: 10-29. ISSN: 1355-557X. ISI 1.606.
  53. Fierro, P., Bertrán, C., Mercado, M. , Pena-Cortes, F. , Tapia, J. , Hauenstein, E. , Caputo, L.  Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2015). Landscape composition as a determinant of diversity and functional feeding groups of aquatic macroinvertebrates in southern rivers of the Araucania, Chile. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research. 43: 186-200. ISSN: 0718-560X. ISI 0.613. Corresponding author.
  54. Vargas-Chacoff L, E. Saavedra, R. Oyarzún, E. Martínez-Montaño, J.P. Pontigo, A. Yáñez, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, J.M. Mancera, E. Ortiz, C. Bertrán. (2015). Effects on the metabolism, growth, digestive capacity and osmoregulation of juvenile of Sub-Antarctic Notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus acclimated at different salinities. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 41: 1369–1381. ISSN:0920-1742. ISI 1.442.
  55. Gonzalez-Wevar, C. , Salinas, P. , Huene, M. , Segovia, N. , Vargas-Chacoff, L. , Oda, E. , Poulin, E. (2015). Contrasting Genetic Structure and Diversity of Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1848) Along the Chilean Coast: Stock Identification for Fishery Management. Journal of Heridity. 106: 439-447. ISSN: 0022-1503. ISI 2.075.
  56. Gonzalez-Wevar C, Salinas P, Huene M, Segovia NI, Vargas-Chacoff L, Astorga M, Cañete JI, Poulin E. (2015). Phylogeography in Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1848) along Two Biogeographical Provinces in the Chilean Coast. Plos One. 10: 7. ISSN: 1932-6203. ISI 3.057.
  57. González MP, Marín SL, Vargas-Chacoff L. (2015). Effects of Caligus rogercresseyi (Boxshall and Bravo, 2000) infestation on physiological response of host Salmo salar (Linnaeus 1758): Establishing physiological thresholds. Aquaculture. 438: 47-54. ISSN: 0044-8486. ISI 1.893.
  58. Vargas-Chacoff, L., Moneva, F., Oyarzún, R., Martínez, D., Munoz, JLP., Bertran, C., Mancera, J. M. (2014). Environmental salinity-modified osmoregulatory response in the sub-Antarctic notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus. Polar Biology. 37: 1235-1245. ISSN: 0722-4060. ISI: 1.711.
  59. Carrasco, S., Hauenstein, E., Peña-Cortés, F., Bertrán, C., Tapia, J., Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2014). Evaluación de la calidad de vegetación ribereña en dos cuencas costeras del sur de Chile mediante la aplicación del índice QBR, como base para su planificación y gestión territorial. Gayana Botánica (ISI). 71: 1-9. ISSN: 0717-6643. ISI 0.232.
  60. Hauenstein, E., Peña-Cortés, F. , Bertrán, C , Tapia, J. , Vargas-Chacoff, L. , Urrutia, O. (2014) Composición florística y evaluación de la degradación del bosque pantanoso costero de temu-pitra en la Región de la Araucanía, Chile. Gayana Botánica (ISI). 71: 43-57. ISSN: 0717-6643. ISI 0.232.
  61. Fierro, P., Bertrán, C., Martinez, D. , Valdovinos, C. , Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2014). Ontogenetic and temporal changes in the diet of the Chilean silverside Odontesthes regia (Atherinidae) in southern Chile. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 55: 323-332. ISSN: 0007-9723. ISI 0.600. 
  62. Peña-Cortés, F., Limpert, C. , Andrade, E. , Hauenstein, E. , Tapia, J., Bertrán, C, Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2014). Dinámica geomorfológica de la costa de La Araucanía. Revista de Geografía Norte Grande. 58: 241-260. ISSN: 0718-3402. ISI 0.229.
  63. Tapia, J., Vargas-Chacoff, L. , Bertrán, C , Peña-Cortés, F. , Hauenstein, E. , R. Schlatter , Valderrama, A. , Lizana, C. , Fierro, P. (2014). Accumulation of potentially toxic elements in sediments in Budi Lagoon, Araucania Region, Chile. Environmental Earth Sciences 72:4283–4290. ISSN:1866-6280. ISI 1.765. Corresponding author.
  64. Vargas-Chacoff, L. , Martínez, D. , Oyarzún, R. , Nualart, D. , Olavarría, V. , Yáñez, A. , Bertrán, C , Ruiz-Jarabo, I. , Mancera, JM. (2014). Combined effects of high stocking density and Piscirickettsia salmonis treatment on the immune system, metabolism and osmoregulatory responses of the Sub-Antarctic Notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 40: 2. : 424-434. ISSN: 1050-4648. ISI 3.025.
  65. Vargas-Chacoff L., E, Ortíz , R, Oyarzún , D, Martínez , E, Saavedra , R, Sá , V. Olavarría , D. Nualart, A, Yánez , C. Bertrán , J.M., Mancera. (2014). Stocking density and Piscirickettsia salmonis infection effect on Patagonian blennie (Eleginops maclovinus, Cuvier 1830) skeletal muscle intermediate metabolism. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 40:1683–1691. ISSN: 0920-1742. ISI 1.442.
  66. Sa, R., Gavilán, M. , Rioseco, M. , Llancabure, A. , L. Vargas-Chacoff , Augsburger, A. , Bas, F. (2014). Dietary protein requirement of Patagonian blennie (Eleginops maclovinus, Cuvier 1830) juveniles. Aquaculture. 428: 125-134. ISSN: 0044-8486. ISI 1.893.
  67. Cornejo, M. F. , Fierro, P. , Bertran, C. , Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2014). Composición y sobreposición dietaria de Pinguipes chilensis (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae), Cheilodactylus variegatus (Perciformes: Cheilodactylidae) y Aplodactylus punctatus (Perciformes: Aplodactylida. GAYANA. 78: 2. : 98-108 ISSN: 0717-6538 ISI 0.286.
  68. Vargas-Chacoff L., I. Ruiz-Jarabo, I. Páscoa, O. Gonçalves, J.M. Mancera. (2014). Yearly growth and metabolic changes in earthen pond-cultured meagre Argyrosomus regius. Scientia Marina 78: 193-202. ISSN: 0214-8358. ISI 1.190.
  69. Bertrán C., C. Jiménez, P. Fierro, F. Peña-Cortés, J. Tapia, E. Hauenstein y L. Vargas-Chacoff. (2013). Alimentación de Micropogonias furnieri (Osteichthyes: Sciaenidae) en el lago costero Budi, Sur de Chile. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 48: 193-197. ISSN: 0717-3326. ISI 0.475. Corresponding author
  70. Peña-Cortés F., Daniel Rozas-Vásquez, Gonzalo Rebolledo, Jimmy Pincheira-Ulbrich, Miguel Escalona, Enrique Hauenstein, Luis Vargas-Chacoff, Carlos Bertrán, Jaime Tapia, Marco Cisternas. (2013). Territorial Planning for Coastal Zones in Chile: The Need for Geographical-Environmental and Natural Risk Indicators for Spatial Decision Support Systems. International Journal of Geosciences, 4: 17-29. ISSN: 1802-6222. ISI 1.326.
  71. Herrera C.M., Aragão, I. Hachero, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, L. Vargas-Chacoff, J. M. Mancera, L. Conceição (2012). Physiological short-time response to a sudden salinity change in the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 38:1741–1751. ISSN: 0920-1742. ISI 1.442.
  72. Fierro P., C. Bertrán, M. Mercado, F. Peña-Cortés, J. Tapia, E. Hauenstein, L. Vargas-Chacoff (2012). Benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages as indicators of water quality through application of a modified biotic index in a spatio-seasonal context in a coastal basin in southern Chile. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 47: 23-33. ISSN: 0717-3326. ISI 0.475. Corresponding author.
  73. Herrera M., I. Ruíz-Jarabo I. Hachero  L. Vargas-Chacoff  A. Amo, J. M. Mancera (2012). Stocking density affects growth and metabolic parameters in the brill (Scophthalmus rhombus). Aquaculture International 20:1041–1052 ISSN: 0967-6120. ISI 0.960.
  74. Tapia, J., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Bertrán, C., Peña-Cortés, F., Hauenstein, E., Schlatter, R., Jiménez, C., Tapia, C. (2012). Heavy metals in the liver and muscle of Micropogonias manni fish from Budi Lake, Araucania Region, Chile: potential risk for humans. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 184: 3141-3152. ISSN: 0167-6369 ISI 1.633.
  75. Costas, B., Aragão, C., Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Arjona FJ., Mancera, JM., Dinis MT., Conceição LEC. (2012). Different environmental temperatures affect amino acid metabolism in the eurytherm teleost Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis Kaup, 1858) as indicated by changes in plasma metabolites. Amino Acids 47: 327-335. ISSN: 0939-4451. ISI 3.196.
  76. Vargas-Chacoff L., A. Calvo, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, F. Villarroel, J.L. Muñoz, A.B. Tinoco, S. Cárdenas and J.M. Mancera (2011). Growth performance, osmoregulatory and metabolic modifications in red porgy fry, Pagrus pagrus, under different environmental salinities and stocking densities. Aquaculture Research. 42, 1269-1278. ISSN: 1355-557X. ISI 1.606.
  77. Costas, B., Aragão, C., Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Arjona FJ., Dinis MT., Mancera, JM., Conceição LEC. (2011). Feed deprivation in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis Kaup, 1858) juveniles: effects on blood plasma metabolites and free amino acid levels. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 37:495–504. ISSN: 0920-1742. ISI 1.442.
  78. Herrera M., C. Aragao, I. Hachero, I. Ruiz-Jarabo, L.Vargas-Chacoff, J. M. Mancera3, L. Conceição. (2011).  Effects of sudden salinity changes on the oxygen consumption and osmoregulatory parameters in the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis Kaup, 1858.). Aquaculture Research 41: 156-157. ISSN: 1355-557X. ISI 1.606
  79.  Garcia-Santos S., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Ruiz-Jarabo I., Varela, J.L., Mancera J.M., Fontaínhas-Fernandes, A. and Wilson, J.M. (2011) Metabolic and osmoregulatory changes and cell proliferation in giltheadsea bream (Sparus aurata) exposed to cadmium. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 74: 270. ISSN: 0147-6513. ISI 3.130.
  80. Arjona F.J., L. Vargas-Chacoff, M.P. Martín del Río, G. Flik, J.M. Mancera and P.H.M. Klaren. (2011). Effects of cortisol and thyroid hormone on peripheral outer ring deiodination and osmoregulatory parameters in the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis). Journal of Endocrinology 208: 323–330. ISSN: 1109-3099. ISI 4.190.
  81. Varela J.L., Ruiz-Jarabo, I. Vargas-Chacoff, L., Arijo, S., León-Rubio, J.M., García-Millán, I., Martín del Río, M.P., Moriñigo, M.A. and Mancera, J.M. (2010). Dietary administration of probiotic Pdp11 promotes growth and improves stress tolerance to high stocking density in gilthead seabream Sparus auratus. Aquaculture 309: 265–271. ISSN: 0044-8486. ISI 1.893.
  82. Pequeño G., Pavés, H., Bertrán, C. and Vargas-Chacoff, L. (2010) Seasonal limnetic feeding regime of the “robalo” Eleginops maclovinus (Valenciennes 1830), in the Valdivia river, Chile. Gayana 74(1): 47-56. ISSN: 0717-6538 ISI 0.286.
  83. Encalada E., C. Bertrán and Vargas-Chacoff, L. 2010. Changes to the benthic assemblage associated with mollusc and seaweed cultivation in the Quempillen estuary, North Patagonia, Chile. Gayana 74(2): 97-102. Corresponding author. ISSN: 0717-6538. ISI 0.286.
  84.  Bertrán C., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Peña-Cortés, F., Schlatter, R., Tapia, J. y Hauenstein, E. (2010) Distribución de la macrofauna bentónica en el lago costero Budi, Sur de Chile. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 45: 235-243. ISSN: 0717-3326. ISI 0.475. Corresponding author.
  85. López-Galindo C., Vargas-Chacoff L., E. Nebot, J.F. Casanueva, D. Rubio, M. Solé and Mancera, J.M. (2010). Sublethal effects of the organic antifoulant Mexel®432 in the flatfish Solea senegalensis. Chemosphere, 79 (1): 78-85. ISSN: 0045-6535. ISI 3.698.
  86. Arjona F.J., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Martín del Río, M.P., Flik, G., Mancera, J.M. and Klaren, P.H.M. (2010). Acclimation of Solea senegalensis to different ambient temperatures: implications for thyroidal status and osmoregulation. Marine Biology 157: 1325-1335. ISSN:.0025-3162. ISI 2.375.
  87. López-Galindo C., Vargas-Chacoff L., E. Nebot, J.F. Casanueva, D. Rubio, M. Solé and J.M. Mancera, 2010 Biomarker responses in Solea senegalensis exposed to sodium hypochlorite used as antifouling. Chemosphere, 78: 885-893. ISSN: 0045-6535. ISI 3.698.
  88. Lopez-Galindo C., Vargas-Chacoff L., E. Nebot, J. F. Casanueva; D. Rubio; J. M. Mancera and M. Sole (2010). Sublethal responses of the common mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis) exposed to the antifouling compounds, sodium hypochlorite and Mexel®432. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 73: 825- 834. ISSN: 0147-6513. ISI 3.130.
  89. Tapia, J., Vargas-Chacoff, L., Bertrán, C., Torres, F., Pinto, R., Urzúa, S., Valderrama A. and Letelier. L. (2010). Study of the content Cadmium, Chromium and Lead in bivalve molluscs the Pacific Ocean (Maule Region, Chile). Food Chemistry, 121: 666-671. ISSN: 0308-8146. ISI 4.052.
  90. Aragão C., Costas, B., Vargas-Chacoff L., Ruiz-Jarabo, I., Dinis, M.T., Mancera, J.M. and Conceição, L.E.C. (2010). Changes in plasma amino acid levels in a euryhaline fish exposed to different environmental salinities. Amino acid, 38: 311-317. ISSN: 0939-4451. ISI 3.196.
 

Indexadas en SCOPUS:

  1. Ruiz-Jarabo , Tinoco, AB. , Vargas-Chacoff L. , Martos-Sitcha, JA. , Rodríguez-Rúa, A. , Cárdenas, S. , Mancera, JM. 2019 Environmental Salinity Affects Growth and Metabolism in Fingerling Meagre (Argyrosomus Regius).  Fishes. 4doi:10.3390/?shes4010006.  Co-Autor.
  2. Pontigo, JP. , Saravia, J. , Oyarzún, R. , González, MP. , Hawes, C. , Morera, FJ. , Pino, J. , Wadsworth , Muñoz, JLP. , Vargas-Chacoff L. 2019. Modulation of the Expression of Immune-related Gene in Atlantic and Coho Salmon during Infestation with the Sea lice Caligus rogercresseyi.  Fishes. 4DOI:10.3390/fishes4030042.  Autor de Correspondencia.
  3. Ruiz-Jarabo, I. , Márquez, P. , Vargas-Chacoff L. , Martos-Sitcha, JA. , Cárdenas, S. , Mancera, JM. 2018. Narrowing the Range of Environmental Salinities Where Juvenile Meagre (Argyrosomus regius) Can Be Cultured Based on an Osmoregulatory Pilot Study.  Fishes. 3: 48. doi: 10.3390/fishes3040048.  Co-Autor.
  4. D. Martínez, JP Pontigo, FJ Morera, A Yañéz, L Vargas-Chacoff. 2018. Head Kidney Transcriptome Analysis and Characterization for the Sub-Antarctic Notothenioid Fish Eleginops maclovinus. Fishes 2018, 3, 8; doi:10.3390/fishes3010008 Corresponding author.

 

Capítulo de Libros:

  1. Fierro P., Valdovinos C., Vargas-Chacoff L., Bertrán C. and Arismendi I. (2017). Macroinvertebrates and Fishes as Bioindicators of Stream Water Pollution. In the book: Water Quality. Published by INTECH. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/65084
  2. Morera FJ, Baez-Nieto D, Lorenzo Y, Castillo K, Pupo A, Vargas-Chacoff L, Gonzalez C. (2015). Role of ion channels in salt secretion by atlantic salmon gills during acclimation to seawater. Physiological Mini Reviews, Vol.8 Nº 1.
  3. Vargas-Chacoff L., L. Quilodrán, C. Bertrán, I. Arismendi, P. Fierro, J. Tapia, F. Peña-Cortés, and E. Hauenstein (2013)  “Food of rainbow trout: Changes in soil use”.  Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA) in the book “Trout: from physiology to conservation”, edited by S. Polakof and T.W. Moon. 
 

Patentes:

  1. Luis Vargas-Chacoff, Francisco J. Morera. 2017. Nro Solicitud: Patente de invención / 2017 – 003153. MÉTODO PARA LA DETECCIÓN DE LA ESMOLTIFICACIÓN EN SALMO SALAR, OLIGONUCLEÓTIDOS Y KIT UTILIZADOS. En peritaje INAPI (ya pasó los procesos iniciales, hasta la publicación en diario oficial)

PROYECTOS

  1. Characterization of the side-effects of the most commonly used antibiotics for farming Salmo salar and Oncorhynchus kisutch on fish physiology and evaluation of two strategies for minimizing these side-effects: treatment frequency and diet additives. Investigador FONDECYT REGULAR 1190857. 2019-2022
  2. International asociales Laboratory Multiscale adaptative strategies (LIA MAST). AÑO 2019-2024
  3. Identificación y caracterización de componentes del complejo inflamosoma en salmón del atlántico (Salmo salar), y su efecto en la modulación de la respuesta inmunológica frente a una infección viral y bacteriana. FONDECYT POSTDOCTORAL PATROCINANTE 3180251. Año 2018-2021
  4. Improving accuracy in the timing of smolt transfer and their performance in seawater: a comparative study of several molecular markers expressed in gills of Atlantic salmon through real-time pcr. Investigador FONDECYT REGULAR 1180957: Año 2018-2021
  5. Desarrollo Integral del cultivo de bacalao de profundidad para el escalamiento sustentable y el fortalecimiento de la competitividad del Clúster Acuícola chileno''. INNOVA-CORFO 15PTEC-4768. 10 años; 2016 (2016 – 2026). Investigación Aplicada
  6. Transmission of salmonis and Francisella sp from farmed salmon to native fish species and vice-versa: Possible new routes of spreading high risk pathogens for aquaculture. Investigador Principal. FONDECYT 1160877. 4 años; 2016 (2016-2020). Investigación Básica
  7. Programa de investigación de excelencia interdisciplinario en química y bio-orgánica de recursos naturales. (PIEI): linea de quimica ambiental''. Investigador Proyecto PIEI - Universidad de Talca. 2 años; 2015 (2015 – 2017). Investigación Aplicada
  8. Red Multidisciplinaria para el desarrollo de la larvicultura marina de especies con ciclos de vida complejos''. Núcleos de Investigación de Excelencia UACh. 3 años; 2015 (2015 – 2018). Investigación Aplicada
  9. Escenarios prospectivos del paisaje para la planificación territorial: Un marco adaptativo de apoyo a las decisiones en espacios costeros integrando modelación de cambio de uso/cobertura de suelo y dinámica de producción de servicios ecosistémicos. Co-Investigador FONDECYT 1151375. 3 años; 2015 (2015 – 2019). Investigación Básica
  10. Research center: Dymanics of high latitude marine ecosystem''. Investigador Asociado FONDAP 15150003. 5 años; 2015 (2015 – 2020). Investigación Básica
  11. Desarrollo de un Kit de PCR en tiempo real, para la determinación de la smoltificación en Salmo salar. Código 13IDL2-23565. Director. Proyecto INNOVA-CORFO. 3 años; 2013 (2013-2016). Investigación Aplicada
  12. Cultivo de congrio dorado Genypterus blacodes para impulsar la acuicultura chilena 12IDL2. Director Alterno. Proyecto INNOVA-CORFO. 3 años; 2012 (2012 – 2015). Investigación Aplicada
  13. Desarrollo de tecnología para el cultivo de Bacalao de profundidad. Investigador-Asesor Proyecto FONDEF D06I1077. 3 años; 2011 (2011-2014). Investigación Aplicada
  14. Influence of environmental variables (salinity, temperature and density) on osmoregulation, energetic metabolism, stress responses and growth in the chilean sea bass "robalo" Eleginops maclovinus. Investigador Principal. FONDECYT 1110235. 3 años; 2011 (2011-2014). Investigación Básica
  15. Determinación de indicadores geográfico-ambientales y de riesgo natural en el paisaje de la Araucanía y los Ríos: herramientas de soporte decisional para la planificación y gestión territorial en sistemas costeros”. Co-Investigador. FONDECYT 1110798 (2011-2014).
  16. Functional aspects about Tyroid System in Teleost for Aquaculture: Interaction with osmoregulatory, stress and metamorphics process.” Co-Investigador Excellence Project PO7-RNM-02843, España. (2008-2011). Investigación Básica (Coop. Internacional)
  17. Efectos antrópicos sobre el paisaje costero de la Araucanía: Geología aplicada a la planificación y gestión territorial en cuencas hidrográficas. Co-Investigador FONDECYT 1080317. 3 años; 2008 (2008-2011). Investigación Básica.
  18. Functional aspects about Tyroid System in solea (Solea senegalensis): Interaction with osmoregulatory, stress and metamorphics process.” Investigador. AGL2007-61211/ACU Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, España. 2 años; 2008 (2008-2010). Investigación Básica (Coop. Internacional).