Diego Fernando Fiol
  • Plant Physiology Department, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina
Research focus
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D. in Plant Biochemistry/Enzymology, National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina, 2002

Current position

Adjunct Researcher, The National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina


  1. Martin, M. V., Fiol, D. F., Sundaresan, V., Zabaleta, E. J. and Pagnussat, G. C. (2013). oiwa, a female gametophytic mutant impaired in a mitochondrial manganese-superoxide dismutase, reveals crucial roles for reactive oxygen species during embryo sac development and fertilization in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25(5): 1573-1591.
  2. Fiol, D. F., Sanmarti, E., Lim, A. H. and Kultz, D. (2011). A novel GRAIL E3 ubiquitin ligase promotes environmental salinity tolerance in euryhaline tilapia. Biochim Biophys Acta 1810(4): 439-445.
  3. D’Ippólito, S., Terrile, M. C., Godoy, A. V., Casalongué, C. A. and Fiol, D. F. (2011). Identification and Expression of Stress-responsive Genes to Fusarium solani f. sp. eumartii Infection in Potato Tubers: Old and New Candidates. Food 5 (Special Issue 1), x-y.
  4. D’Ippólito, S., Martín, M. L., Salcedo, M. F., Atencio, H. M., Casalongué, C. A., Godoy, A. V. and Fiol, D. F. (2010). Transcriptome profiling of Fusarium solani f. sp. eumartii-infected potato tubers provides evidence of an inducible defense response. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 75(1): 3-12. (Corresponding author)
  5. Terrile, M. C., Fiol, D. F. and Casalongué, C. A. (2010). Solanum tuberosum Aux/IAA family: new members and characterization of StIAA1 interacting proteins. Plant Growth Regul 62(2): 93-99.
  6. Fiol, D. F., Sanmarti, E., Sacchi, R. and Kultz, D. (2009). A novel tilapia prolactin receptor is functionally distinct from its paralog. J Exp Biol 212(Pt 13): 2007-2015.
  7. Fiol, D. F. and Kultz, D. (2007). Osmotic stress sensing and signaling in fishes. FEBS J 274(22): 5790-5798.
  8. Kültz, D., Fiol, D., Valkova, N., Gomez-Jimenez, S., Chan, S. Y. and Lee, J. (2007). Functional genomics and proteomics of the cellular osmotic stress response innon-model'organisms. Journal of Experimental Biology 210(9): 1593-1601.
  9. F Fiol, D. F., Mak, S. K. and Kultz, D. (2007). Specific TSC22 domain transcripts are hypertonically induced and alternatively spliced to protect mouse kidney cells during osmotic stress. FEBS J 274(1): 109-124.
  10. Fiol, D. F., Chan, S. Y. and Kultz, D. (2006). Identification and pathway analysis of immediate hyperosmotic stress responsive molecular mechanisms in tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) gill. Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics 1(3): 344-356.
  11. Fiol, D. F., Chan, S. Y. and Kultz, D. (2006). Regulation of osmotic stress transcription factor 1 (Ostf1) in tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) gill epithelium during salinity stress. J Exp Biol 209(Pt 16): 3257-3265.
  12. Fiol, D. F. and Kultz, D. (2005). Rapid hyperosmotic coinduction of two tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) transcription factors in gill cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102(3): 927-932.
  13. Fiol, D. F. and Salerno, G. L. (2005). TREHALOSE SYNTHESIS IN EUGLENA GRACILIS (EUGLENOPHYCEAE) OCCURS THROUGH AN ENZYME COMPLEX1. Journal of phycology 41(4): 812-818.
  14. Pagnussat, G. C., Fiol, D. F. and Salerno, G. L. (2002). A CDPK type protein kinase is involved in rice SPS light modulation. Physiol Plant 115(2): 183-189.
  15. Porchia, A. C., Fiol, D. F. and Salerno, G. L. (1999). Sucrose and trehalose synthesis in Euglena gracilis. Plant Science 149:43-49.
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