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María Victoria Cerecetto

Country of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2014 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

-Evaluation of bacteria belonging to national collections for their ability to act on the phyto-availability of phosphorus: detection, mechanisms involved and potential use as biofertilizers. -Basis for the development of a biofertilizer of microbial origin that acts on the phytoavailability of phosphorus.

Research Keywords: 
biofertilizers
phosphate mineralizing bacteria
phosphate solubilizing bacteria

Publications resulting from Research: 


-Irisarri, P.; Cerecetto, V.; Pérez, G. (2018) Polyphasic approach to characterize heterocystous cyanobacteria isolated from a ricefield including enzymatic activities related to N metabolism-in revision.
-Cerecetto, V.; Diaz-Viraqué, F.; Irazoqui, I.; Rodríguez, A.; Cajarville, C.; Repetto, J. L.; Lavaggi, M. L.; González, M.; Cerecetto, H.* (2013) Anaerobic Biotransformation of N-oxide Containing Aromatic Heterocycles by Bovine Ruminal Fluid. Rev. Virtual Quim. 5(6): 1134-1144.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
I'm finishing my master thesis called "Evaluation of bacteria belonging to national collections for their ability to act on the phyto-availability of phosphorus: detection, mechanisms involved and potential use as biofertilizers", and i also participe in research projects of my institute, called: "Basis for the development of a biofertilizer of microbial origin that acts on the phytoavailability of phosphorus" and "Development of inoculants for mobilization of phosphorus as an input in the agricultural production".

Workshop and Conference Attended

2017 Peru III Iberoamerican Conference of Beneficial Plant-Microorganisms-Environment Interactions
2017 Spain 20th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation
2016 Brazil XXVII Latin American Reunion of Rhizobiology
2015 Uruguay IX Agrobiotechnology Conference
2015 Belgium 10th International Plant Growht Promoting Rhizobacteria Workshop
2015 Uruguay XI National Meeting of Microbiologists
2014 Uruguay I National Meeting of Young Microbiologists
2013 Uruguay X National Meeting of Microbiologists
2012 Uruguay XIV Seminars of the Uruguayan Society of Biosciences
2012 Uruguay Students Research Exchange Forum (CSIC)
2011 Uruguay 7th Veterinary Technical Conference

Presentation given

2017
"Rhizobial phytases and efficiency in the use of phosphorus in the Bradyrhizobium elkanii-soybean symbiosis in hydroaeroponic culture”
Uruguay
Event: Microorganisms for Agriculture Symposium
2016
Evaluation of phosphate solubilizing and mineralizing bacteria able to enhance plant growth
Chile
Event: 3rd Latin American workshop on plant growth promoting rhizobacteria
2012
Evaluation of cyanobacteria blooms in a tourist area of Río Negro (Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó
Uruguay
Event: Students Research Exchange Forum (CSIC)
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2015
International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Scholar Award
Award for posgraduate students.
Dec 2014
M.Sc. fellow, ANII, Uruguay.
Fellow of two years for doing my master's thesis.
Dec 2011
Undergraduate Research Initiation Fellow, ANII, Uruguay.
Fellow of one year for doing my research for having my title on Bachelor in Science.
Oct 2016
Mobility scholarship, ANII, Uruguay
Scolarship for doing a training intership of 7 moths in the UMR Eco&Sols, INRA, CIRAD, IRD, SupAgro, Montpellier, France.
Apr 2011
Program to Support Student Research, CSIC, Uruguay
Financial support from the CSIC for doing the research project “Evaluation of cyanobacteria blooms in a tourist area of Río Negro (Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó)”.