FUNDING AND GRANTS
National Commission for Technological and Scientific Research (CONICYT, Chile):
”Elucidating molecular links involved in the crosstalk between salt-elicited responses and jasmonate signaling pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana roots”. Principal Investigator (P.M.F.), Grant No. FONDECYT/Regular 1120086 (2012-2016).
“Control of proanthocyanidin and anthocyanin biosynthesis in strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) fruit by jasmonates”. Principal Investigator (C.R.F.) and Co-investigator (P.M.F.), Grant No. FONDECYT/Regular 1140663 (2014-2018).
“Gene transfer from the mitochondrion to the nucleus during
evolution in higher plants". Principal Investigator (P.M.F.), Grant No.
FONDECYT/Doctoral 2970071) (1997-2000).
“Advanced Center for the Integrative Study of Fruit Ripening: Molecular and physiological basis of complex quality traits in the Chilean strawberry (ACIS)”. Associate Investigator (C.R.F.), Grant No. PIA/ACT-1110 (2013-2016).
“Effect of calcium and auxin postharvest applications on cell wall degradation and softening of Fragaria chiloensis fruits." Principal Investigator (C.R.F.), Grant No. FONDECYT/Postdoctoral 3100031 (2009-2011).
“Role of abscisic acid (ABA) and jasmonates (JAs) in cherry fruit cracking tolerance”. Co-investigator (C.R.F.), Grant No. FONDECYT/Regular 1150764 (2015-2018).
“Role of exogenous methyl jasmonate on physiological and transcriptional changes associated with ripening and postharvest quality of Chilean strawberry fruit”. Principal Investigator (C.R.F.), Grant No. FONDECYT/Iniciación 11110171 (2011-2013).
Research Fund for Native Forest (CONAF, Chile):
"Characterization of the healthy and agri-food potential of native tree-fruits from central-south Chile". Principal Investigator (C.R.F.), Grant No. CONAF 064/2011 (2011-2013).
Economic Development Agency (CORFO, Chile):
"Development of improved commercial strawberry varieties for aroma by means of the utilization of wild strawberry germplasm" (prospective study). Director (C.R.F.), Grant No. Innova Corfo Perfil I+D Aplicada 11IDL1-10617 (2012).