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Pablo Bolaños-Villegas


Ph.D. in Molecular and Biological Sciences of Agriculture, National Chung Hsing University and Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2014

Current position

2016 Highly Cited Researcher
Researcher, Fabio Baudrit Experimental Station, University of Costa Rica

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Bolaños-Villegas, P., Yang, X., Wang, H. J., Juan, C. T., Chuang, M. H., Makaroff, C. A. and Jauh, G. Y. (2013). Arabidopsis CHROMOSOME TRANSMISSION FIDELITY 7 (AtCTF7/ECO1) is required for DNA repair, mitosis and meiosis. Plant J 75(6): 927-940.
  2. Saminathan, T., Bolaños-Villegas, P., and Jauh, G. Y. (2012). Branching pattern: an inevitable trait for rice production. In: Liu, Y. and Froyen, L. (eds). Rice: production, consumption and health benefits. Nova Publishers, 89-103.
  3. Bolaños-Villegas, P., Saminathan, T., and Jauh, G. Y. (2011). Rise of the clones: apomixis in plant breeding. In: Tellstone, J. J. (ed). Flowering plants: classification, characteristics and breeding. Nova Publishers, 97-117.
  4. Hsu, S., Cheng, T., Bolaños-Villegas, P., Chin, S. and Chen, F. (2010). Pollen Meiotic Behavior in Relation to Phalaenopsis Breeding. I International Orchid Symposium 878: 139-143.
  5. Bolaños-Villegas, P., Jane, W.-N. and Jauh, G.-Y. (2010). Pollen development: A play with many actors. Plant Biology 11: 89-102.
  6. Bolaños-Villegas, P., Chin, S. W. and Chen, F. C. (2008). Meiotic chromosome behavior and capsule setting in Doritaenopsis hybrids. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 133(1): 107-116.
  7. Bolaños-Villegas, P. and Chen, F.-C. (2007). Cytological identification of chromosomal rearrangements in Doritaenopsis and Phalaenopsis. J. Intl. Coop 2(1): 1-11.
  8. Bolaños-Villegas, P., Chin, S. W. and Chen, F. C. (2006). Meiotic chromosome behavior and capsule setting in Phalaenopsis and Doritaenopsis hybrids. Journal of the Taiwan Society for Horticultural Science 52(4): 542.
  9. Bolaños-Villegas, P. (2005). Propagation of Zamia skinneri Warzewicz, and endangered tropical ornamental plant (in Spanish). Revista de Agricultura Tropical (Costa Rica) 35: 107-117.
Protocols by Pablo Bolaños-Villegas
  1. Protocol for the Preparation of Arabidopsis Meiotic Chromosome Spreads and Fluorescent in situ Hybridization