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Jacqueline M. Chaparro


M.S. in Forensic Science, Criminalistics, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2011

Current position

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Colorado State University


  1. Zolla, G., Bakker, M. G., Badri, D. V., Chaparro, J. M., Sheflin, A. M., Manter, D. K. and Vivanco, J. (2013). Understanding root-microbiome interactions. In: Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere, Volume 1&2. FJ de Bruijn, editor. John C. Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ USA. pp 743-754. DOI: 10.1002/9781118297674.ch70
  2. Chaparro, J. M., Badri, D. V., Bakker, M. G., Sugiyama, A., Manter, D. K. and Vivanco, J. M. (2013). Root exudation of phytochemicals in Arabidopsis follows specific patterns that are developmentally programmed and correlate with soil microbial functions. PLoS ONE 8(2): e55731.
  3. Badri, D. V., Chaparro, J. M., Zhang, R., Shen, Q. and Vivanco, J. M. (2013). Application of natural blends of phytochemicals derived from the root exudates of Arabidopsis to the soil reveal that phenolic-related compounds predominantly modulate the soil microbiome. J Biol Chem 288(7): 4502-4512.
  4. Badri, D. V., De-la-Pena, C., Lei, Z., Manter, D. K., Chaparro, J. M., Guimaraes, R. L., Sumner, L. W. and Vivanco, J. M. (2012). Root secreted metabolites and proteins are involved in the early events of plant-plant recognition prior to competition. PLoS ONE 7(10): e46640.
  5. Badri, D. V., Chaparro, J. M., Manter, D. K., Martinoia, E. and Vivanco, J. M. (2012). Influence of ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters in Root Exudation of Phytoalexins, Signals, and in Disease Resistance. Front Plant Sci 3: 149.
  6. Chaparro, J. M., Sheflin, A. M., Manter, D. K. and Vivanco, J. M. (2012). Manipulating the soil microbiome to increase soil health and plant fertility. Biology and Fertility of Soils 48(5): 489-499.
  7. Chaparro, J. M. (2011). Plant-related forensics: Are you there, eIF(iso)4E? It's me, PAP and other interactions of PAP and PAP mutants with mRNA (Master's Thesis). John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY.
  8. Walters, M. A., Chaparro, J., Siddiqui, T., Williams, F., Ulku, C. and Rheingold, A. L. (2006). The formation of disulfides by the [Fe(nta)Cl2]2- catalyzed air oxidation of thiols and dithiols. Inorganica chimica acta 359(12): 3996-4000.
Protocols by Jacqueline M. Chaparro
  1. Isolating RNA from the Soil