Daniela Castro is a biologist and Partner at Covarrubias & Cía. She manages the Patent Department and she is in charge of the biotechnical and pharmacological IP fields for the firm. Her practice is oriented towards the preparation and drafting of patents, search reports of the state of the art, analysis of expert reports, replies to objections for proceedings in our country and abroad.
She was part of the patent department of Silva and Cía. from 2008 to 2010.
She has written specialized articles published in ISI journal, such as “The effect of temperature on growth and production of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins by the cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii C10″, Toxicon, 2004 and “Factors influencing the composition of bacterial communities found at abandoned copper-tailings dumps”, Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2006.
In the academic area, Daniela was a teacher assistant in the Biology and Biochemistry programs of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1999 – 2002), professor in charge of the Microbiology course for the Marine Biology Master’s program at Universidad Andrés Bello (2007), and professor of the Microbiology course in Nutrition and Diet at the same university (2007-2008).
Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2002.
Ph.D in Biological Science, Major in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2010. Ph.D thesis “The island of pathogenic SPI-8 Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi: an evaluation of its participation in the resistance to conditions of stress”.
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