Leonardo I. Almonacid

Leonardo I. Almonacid
Bioinformatics engineer
Phone: +56 (2) 354-1918
lialmonacid@gmail.com (lialmonacid null@null gmail NULL.com)

Research project: Application of next-sequencing technologies to study diverse biological problems (RNA-seq, Metagenomics, Exome-seq, ChIP-seq, Small genome assembly)

Selected publications:

1)    Lee-Liu, D, Almonacid, L.I., Melo, F. and Larrain, J. Xenopus Methods in Molecular Biology Transcriptomics Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies. (in press)

2)    Schüller, A., Slater, A. W., Norambuena, T., Cifuentes, J. J., Almonacid, L. I., & Melo, F. (2012). Computer-Based Annotation of Putative AraC/XylS-Family Transcription Factors of Known Structure but Unknown Function. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, 2012, 1–14. doi:10.1155/2012/103132

3)    Faunes, F., Almonacid, L. I., Melo, F., & Larrain, J. (2012). Characterization of small RNAs in X. tropicalis gastrulae. Genesis (New York, N.Y. : 2000). doi:10.1002/dvg.22012

4)    Faunes, F., Sanchez, N., Moreno, M., Olivares, G. H., Lee-Liu, D., Almonacid, L., Slater, A. W., et al. (2011). Expression of transposable elements in neural tissues during Xenopus development. PloS one, 6(7), e22569. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022569

Selected talks and posters:

1)    Almonacid, L.I., Lee-Liu, D., Moreno, M., Melo, F., Larrain, J. Bioinformatics analysis reveals the diverse and highly complex spinal cord regeneration transcriptome on Xenopus laevis. Poster presented at the 20th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. Long Beach, CA, USA. 13-17 de Julio del 2012.

2)    Almonacid, L.I., Faunes, F., Melo, F., Larrain, J. Deep-sequencing analysis of small RNAs in the Xenopus tropicalis gastrula. Poster presented at the XXXIV Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular de Chile. Valdivia, Chile. 27-30 de septiembre del 2011.