María-Teresa Pino

Dr. María Teresa Pino, National Head of the Food Area and researcher of Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias INIA Chile. She received a PhD in Biotechnology and plant physiology in Horticulture in Oregon State University, in EE.UU., in 2006. She is working for new global challenges for agriculture, including raw materials for Food ingredients and their adaptation to climate change. Coordinator and research leader in over 20 projects and competitive national and international grants, with private sector. She has authored or coauthored more than 100 publication (ISI, scientific, proceeding and extension). These publications have been cited in over 550 ISI journals. She received an IICA reward as leader women in agriculture science for Latin America in 2017. The FONTAGRO Award for Scientific Excellence 2014, as research leader project for international grant in climate change adaptation. Also, she received Outstanding Graduate Student Award for Horticulture and Crop Science Department. in Oregon State University USA in 2004. Invited speaker recently in AGTECH conference in SILICON VALLEY FORUM California, USA (2017), in APEC Workshop on Greater Cooperation on Scientific and Technological Innovation for Higher Added Value in Food Production Chain, Beijing China (2018), in AGROTECH 2019 PUBLIC-PRIVATE LINKAGE FOR ATTENTION OF NICHE MARKETS,(BID), among others.

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