Bachelor in Biologicals Science, PhD in Sciences

    • 320 Citations
    • 11 h-Index
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    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Universidad Austral de Chile

    External positions

    Senior Research


    Research Associated, Fundación Ciencia y Vida

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    Research Output 1997 2019

    • 320 Citations
    • 11 h-Index
    • 18 Article
    • 2 Chapter
    • 1 Editorial

    HPV-18 E2 protein downregulates antisense noncoding mitochondrial RNA-2, delaying replicative senescence of human keratinocytes

    Villota, C., Varas-Godoy, M., Jeldes, E., Campos, A., Villegas, J., Borgna, V., Burzio, L. O. & Burzio, V. A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Aging. 11, 1, p. 33-47 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Antisense RNA
    Untranslated RNA
    Cell Aging

    Mitochondrial ncRNA targeting induces cell cycle arrest and tumor growth inhibition of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells through reduction of key cell cycle progression factors

    Fitzpatrick, C., Bendek, M. F., Briones, M., Farfán, N., Silva, V. A., Nardocci, G., Montecino, M., Boland, A., Deleuze, J. F., Villegas, J., Villota, C., Silva, V., Lobos-Gonzalez, L., Borgna, V., Barrey, E., Burzio, L. O. & Burzio, V. A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Cell Death and Disease. 10, 6, 423.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Cell Cycle Checkpoints
    Cell Cycle
    Breast Neoplasms

    Cervical cancer, human papillomavirus and vaccines: assessment of the information retrieved from general knowledge websites in Chile

    Lopez, C. S., Krauskopf, E., Villota, C. E., Burzio, L. O. & Villegas, J. E., 1 Jul 2017, In : Public Health. 148, p. 19-24 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Papillomavirus Vaccines
    Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
    Cause of Death

    Different cancers, same target?

    Villegas, J., Borgna, V. & Burzio, V. A., 1 Jan 2017, In : Aging. 9, 8, p. 1853-1854 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    In vivo knockdown of antisense non-coding mitochondrial RNAs by a lentiviral-encoded shRNA inhibits melanoma tumor growth and lung colonization

    Varas-Godoy, M., Lladser, A., Farfan, N., Villota, C., Villegas, J., Tapia, J. C., Burzio, L. O., Burzio, V. A. & Valenzuela, P. D. T., 1 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research. 31, 1, p. 64-72 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Antisense RNA
    Untranslated RNA
    Small Interfering RNA

    Activities 2018 2018

    • 1 Publication Peer-review

    Biochemistry and Cell Biology (Journal)

    JAIME EDUARDO VILLEGAS OLAVARRIA (Member of editorial board)
    1 Mar 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review