Dr. Maria Cecilia Rasuk

Room No. 026

Tel.: +49 8161 / 71 5417
Fax: +49 8161 / 71 5475

E-Mail: mc.rasuk@tum.de


curriculum vitae Maria Cecilia Rasuk (born 1982 in Argentinia)

since 2019       Postdoctoral scholarship at the Department of Microbiology, granted by Alexander Von Humboldt
                        Foundation Germany

2017               PhD in Biological Sciences at the research group of the Laboratory of Microbiological Research of
                       Lagunas Andinas in Pilot Plant for Microbiological Industrial Processes (LIMLA-PROIMI-CONICET),
                       Tucumán, Argentina
                       topic: Prospection, biodiversity and genomic studies of evaporitic ecosystems from the Andean

2009               B.sc. Biochemist. National University of Tucuman. Argentinia




Publications (last 3 years):

  • Ordoñez OF*, Rasuk MC*, Soria MN, Contreras M, Farías ME (2018). “Haloarchaea from the Andean Puna: biological role in the energy metabolism of arsenic”. Microbial Ecology, pp 1-11. Doi10.1007/s00248-018-1159-3.

  • Polla WM, Di Pasquale V, Rasuk MC, Barberis I, Romano M, Manzo RA, Paggi JC, Farías ME, Contreras M & Devercelli M (2018). “Diet and feeding selectivity of the Andean Flamingoc Phoenicoparrus andinus and Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis in lowland wintering areas”. Wildfowl, 68 pp 3-29.

  • Farías ME, Rasuk MC, Gallagher KL, Contreras M, Kurth D, Fernandez AB, Poiré D, Novoa F, Visscher PT. (2017) “Prokaryotic diversity and biogeochemical characteristics of benthic microbial ecosystems at La Brava, a hypersaline lake at Salar de Atacama, Chile”. PlosONE, 12: e0186867. Doi10.1371/journal.pone.0186867

  • Rasuk MC, Ferrer GM, Kurth D, Portero L, Farias ME, Albarracín VH (2017). “Characterization and antagonistic activities of UV-resistant actinobacteria isolated from High-Altitude Andean Lakes”. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 93, pp 865-880.

  • Rasuk MC, Ferrer GM, Moreno J, Farias ME, Albarracin VH (2016). “The Diversity of Microbial Extremophiles”. In: Rodrigues Thiago Bruce and Silva Amaro Emiliano Trindade (eds), Molecular Diversity of Environmental Prokaryotes, pp 85 - 124. Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton.

  • Fernandez AB, Rasuk MC, Visscher PT, Contreras M, Novoa F, Poire D, Patterson PP, Ventosa A, Farias ME (2016). "Microbial diversity in sediment ecosystems (evaporites domes, microbial mats and crusts) of hypersaline Laguna Tebenquiche, Salar de Atacama, Chile". Frontiers in Microbiology, section Extreme Microbiology. 7: 1284. Doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01284.