Nicolas Raho

Civil and Environmental Engineering

MIT 48
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

+1 617 253 8686 (lab)


2013    Ph.D in Molecular Biology. Department of Molecular Biology. Faculty of Science. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Madrid, Spain.

2007    Degree in Advanced Studies in Molecular Biology. Department of Molecular Biology. Faculty of Science. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Madrid, Spain.

2005    Degree in Biological Sciences. Faculty of Natural Sciences. National University of Mar del Plata. Buenos Aires, Argentina.


2017    Nicolás Raho, Santiago Fraga , José P. Abad And Irma Marín. “Biecheleria tirezensis sp. nov. (Dinophyceae, Suessiales) a new halotolerant dinoflagellate species isolated from the athalassohaline Tirez natural pond in Spain”. European Journal of Phycology. Accepted May 2017.

2015    Ana María Cabello; Francisco Cornejo-Castillo; Nicolás Raho; Dolors Blasco; Montserrar Vidal; Stéphane Audic; Colomban de Vargas; Mikel Latasa; Silvia Acinas; Ramón Massana. Global distribution and vertical patterns of a prymnesiophyte-cyanobacteria obligate symbiosis
”. The ISME Journal. doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.147.

2015    Pilar Rial, Aitor Laza-Martínez, Beatriz Reguera, Nicolás Raho, and Francisco Rodríguez. “The origin of plastids in Dinophysis from Galician waters: results from field and culture experiments”. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. doi: 10.3354/ame01774.

2014    Nicolás Raho, David Jaén, Luz Mamán, Pilar Rial, Irma Marín. “psbA based molecular analysis of cross-feeding experiments suggests that Dinophysis acuta does not harbor permanent plastids”. Harmful algae, vol. 35, pp. 20-28.

2013    Nicolás Raho, Francisco Rodríguez, Beatriz Reguera, Irma Marín. “Are the mitochondrial cox1 and cob genes suitable markers for species of Dinophysis Ehrenberg?” Harmful Algae, vol. 28, pp. 64-70.

2011    Santiago Fraga, Francisco Rodríguez, Amandine Caillaud, Jorge Diogène, Nicolás Raho, Manuel Zapata. “Gambierdiscus excentricus sp. nov (Dinophyceae), a benthic toxic dinoflagellate from the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean).” Harmful Algae, vol. 11, pp. 10-22.

2011    Nicolás Raho, Leonor Ramirez, M. Luciana Lanteri, Gabriela Gonorazky, Lorenzo Lamattina, Arjen ten Have and Ana M. Laxalt. “Phosphatidic acid production in chitosan-elicited tomato cells, via both phospholipase D and phospholipase C/diacylglycerol kinase, requires nitric oxide” Journal of Plant Physiology,168(6):534-9.

2008    Nicolás Raho, Gemita Pizarro, Laura Escalera, Beatriz Reguera and Irma Marín. “Morphology, toxin composition and molecular analysis of Dinophysis ovum Schütt, a dinoflagellate of the “Dinophysis acuminata complex”. Harmful Algae. Volume 7, Issue 6, pages 839-848.

2007    Laxalt A., Raho, N., ten Have A., Simontacchi M., Puntarulo S. and Lamattina L. “Nitric oxide is critical for inducing phosphatidic acid accumulation in xylanase-elicited tomato cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry”. Journal of Biological Chemistry. v.282, p.21160 – 21168.