BSc, Biological Sciences, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales - Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1994
Doctor, Facultad de Agronomía - Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2001
Postdoctoral fellowship (CONICET). April 2002 - April 2005
Alberto Soriano fellowship (Antorchas Foundation). July 1999- December 2001
BID fellowship. June 1996-July 1999
Researcher (CONICET). March 2011-present
Adjunct Professor. March 2011-present
Publications (last 5 years)
C. A. Mazza, Carlos L. Ballaré. 2015. Photoreceptors UVR8 and phytochrome B cooperate to optimize plant growth and defense in patchy canopies. New Phytologist, 207: 4-9. Doi: 10.1111/nph.13332.
J. A. Zavala, C. A. Mazza, F. M. Dillon, H. D. Chludil, Carlos L. Ballaré. 2015. Soybean resistance to stink bugs (Nezara viridula and Piezodorus guildinii) increases with exposure to solar UV-B radiation and correlates with isoflavonoid content in pods under field conditions. Plant, Cell and Environment, 38: 920-928. Doi: 10.1111/pce.12368.
Izaguirre MM, Mazza CA, Astigueta MS, Ciarla AM, Ballaré CL. 2013. No time for candy: passionfruit (Passiflora edulis) plants down-regulate damage-induced extra floral nectar production in response to light signals of competition. Oecologia, 173, 213-221
Mazza CA, Jiménez PI, Kantolic AG, Ballaré CL. 2013. Beneficial effects of solar UV-B radiation on soybean yield mediated by reduced insect herbivory under field conditions. Physiologia Plantarum, 147, 307-315
Ballaré CL, Mazza CA, Austin AT, Pierik R. 2012. Canopy light and plant health. Plant Physiology, 160, 145-155
Mazza CA, Izaguirre MM, Curiale J, Ballaré CL. 2010. A look into the invisible: ultraviolet-B sensitivity in an insect (Caliothrips phaseoli) revealed through a behavioural action spectrum. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 277, 367-373
Izaguirre MM; Mazza CA; Svato AT; Baldwin IT; Ballaré CL. 2007. Solar ultraviolet-B radiation and insect herbivory trigger partially overlapping phenolic responses in Nicotiana attenuata and Nicotiana longiflora. Annals of Botany 99:103-109