Dirección

Dirección: Departamental II – DI. 221
Área de Biodiversidad y Conservación
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles (Madrid)
España

Tfno: +34 91 488 8251
Fax:   +34 91 664 7490
Correo electrónico: ana.millanes at urjc.es

Historial breve

2000 – Licenciada en Biología, especialidad Biología Vegetal (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
2006 – Doctora en Ciencias Biológicas, especialidad Fisiología Vegetal (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Puesto actual

Profesora Contratada Doctora

Docencia

Fisiología Vegetal, 2º curso del Grado de Biología (asignatura obligatoria, 1º cuatrimestre)
Histología y Organografía Vegetal y Animal, 2º curso del Grado de Biología (asignatura obligatoria, 1º cuatrimestre)

Campos de investigación

Evolución en hongos liquenizados y liquenícolas:

Diversidad, filogenia y evolución en los Tremellomycetes (Basidiomycota, Fungi), incluyendo aspectos de especificidad y coevolución con sus huéspedes.

Publicaciones en SCI

Molina, M. C.; Divakar, P. K.; Goward, T.; Millanes, A. M.; Lumbsch, T.; Crespo, A. (2017). Neogene diversification in the temperate lichen-forming fungal genus Parmelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Systematics and Biodiversity 15: 166-181.

Zamora, J. C.; Diederich, P.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M. (2017). An old familiar face: Tremella anaptychiae sp. nov. (Tremellales, Basidiomycota). Phytotaxa 307: 254–262.

Hawksworth, D.; Millanes, A.M.; Wedin, M. (2016). Fixing the application of the generic name Naematelia (Tremellales) by lectotypification. Taxon 65: 1093-1096.

Liu, X.-Z.; Wang, Q.-M.; Göker, M.; Groenewald, M.; Kachalkin, A. V.; Lumbsch, H. T.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M.; Yurkov, A. M.; Boekhout, T.; Bai, F.-Y. (2016). Towards an integrated phylogenetic classification of the Tremellomycetes. Studies in Mycology 81: 85-147.

Millanes, A. M.; Diederich, P.; Westberg, M.; Wedin, M. (2016). Three new species in the Biatoropsis usnearum complex. Herzogia 29: 337-354.

Millanes, A. M.; Diederich, P.; Wedin, M. (2016). Cyphobasidium gen. nov.; a new lichen-inhabiting lineage in the Cystobasidiomycetes (Pucciniomycotina, Basidiomycota, Fungi). Fungal Biology 120: 1468-1477.

Molina, M. C.; Divakar, P. K.; Goward, T.; Millanes, A. M.; Lumbsch, H. T.; Crespo, A. (En prensa). Neogene diversification in the temperate lichen-forming fungal genus Parmelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Systematics and Biodiversity.

Prieto-Benítez, S.; Millanes, A. M.; Dötterl, S.; Giménez-Benavides, L. (2016). Comparative analyses of flower scent in Sileneae reveal a contrasting phylogenetic signal between night and day emissions. Ecology and Evolution 6: 7869-7881.

Zamora, J. C.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M.; Rico, V. J.; Pérez-Ortega, S. (2016). Understanding lichenicolous heterobasidiomycetes: new taxa and reproductive innovations in Tremella s.l. Mycologia 108: 381-396.

Westberg, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Knudsen, K.; Wedin, M. (2015). Phylogeny of the Acarosporaceae (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota, Fungi) and the evolution of carbonized ascomata. Fungal Diversity 73: 145-158.

Millanes, A. M.; Diederich, P.; Westberg, M.; Pippola, E.; Wedin, M. (2015). Tremella cetrariellae (Tremellales, Basidiomycota, Fungi), a new lichenicolous fungus on Cetrariella delisei. Lichenologist 47: 359-368.

Liu, X.-Z.; Wang, Q.-M.; Göker, M.; Groenewald, M.; Kachalkin, A. V.; Lumbsch, H. T.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M.; Yurkov, A. M.; Boekhout, T.; Bai, F.-Y. (2015). Towards an integrated phylogenetic classification of the Tremellomycetes. Studies in Mycology 81: 85–147.

Ariyawansa, H. A.;…Millanes A. M.; …Chen, X.-H. [130 Authors]. (2015). Fungal diversity notes 111–252—taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa. Fungal Diversity 75: 27-274. PDF

Millanes, A. M.; Truong, C.; Westberg, M.; Diederich, P.; Wedin, M. (2014). Host switching promotes diversity in host-specialized mycoparasitic fungi: uncoupled evolution in the BiatoropsisUsnea system. Evolution 68: 1576-1593.

Werth, S.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M.; Scheidegger, C. (2013). Lichenicolous fungi show population subdivision by host species but do not share population history with their hosts. Fungal Biology 117: 71-84.

Millanes, A. M.; Westberg, M.; Wedin, M.; Diederich, P. (2012). Tremella  diploschistina (Tremellales, Basidiomycota, Fungi), a new lichenicolous species growing on Diploschistes. The Lichenologist 44: 321-332.

Molina, M. C.; Divakar, P. K.; Millanes, A. M.; Sánchez, E.; del-Prado, R.; Hawksworth, D. L.; Crespo, A. (2011). Parmelia sulcata (Ascomycota: Parmeliaceae), a sympatric monophyletic species complex. The Lichenologist 43: 585-601. PDF

Millanes, A. M.; Diederich, P.; Ekman, S.; Wedin, M. (2011). Phylogeny and character evolution in the jelly fungi (Tremellomycetes, Basidiomycota, Fungi). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 12-28.

Crespo, A.; Kauff, F.; Divakar, P. K.; del Prado, R.; Pérez-Ortega, S.; Amo de Paz, G.; Ferencova, Z.; Blanco, O.;  Roca- Valiente, B.; Núñez-Zapata, J. L.; Cubas, P.; Argüello, A.; Elix, J. A.; Esslinger, T. L.;  Hawksworth, D. L.;  Millanes, A. M.;  Molina, M. C.;  Wedin, M.;  Ahti, T.;  Aptroot, A.;  Barreno, E.; Bungartz, F.; Calvelo, S.; Candan, M.; Cole, M.;  Ertz, D.;  Goffinet, B.; Lendemer, J.;  Lindblom, L.;  Lücking, R.;  Lutzoni, F.;  Mattsson N. J.; Messuti, M. I.; Miadlikowska, J.;  Piercey-Normore, M.;  Rico, V. J.; Sipman, H.; Schmitt, I.; Spribille, T.;  Thell, A.; Thor, G.; Upreti, D. K.; Lumbsch, H. T. (2010). Phylogenetic generic classification of parmelioid lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) based on molecular, morphological and chemical evidence. Taxon 59: 1735-1753. PDF

Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2008). Sugarcane glycoproteins bind to surface, specific ligands and modify cytoskeleton arrangements of Ustilago scitaminea teliospores. Journal of Plant Interactions 3: 95-110.

Vivas, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Filho, L. X.; Honda, K. H.; Pereira, E.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2006). Production of barbatic acid by immobolized cells of Cladonia miniata var. parvipes in Calcium alginate. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 100: 855-863.

Sacristán, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2006). Synchronic production of fungal lectin, phycobiont lectin and algal division in Evernia prunastri thallus. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 100: 739-751.

Sacristán, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Legaz, M. E.; Vicente, C. (2006). A lichen lectin specifically binds to the a-1,4-Polygalactoside moiety fo urease located in the cell wall of homologous algae. Plant Signaling and Behavior 1: 23-27.

Legaz, M. E.; Millanes, A. M.; Fontaniella, B.; Piñón, D.; de Armas, R.; Rodríguez, C. W.; Solas, M. T.; Vicente, C. (2006). Ultrastrustural alterations of sugarcane leaves caused by common sugarcane pathogens. Belgian Journal of Botany 139: 79-91.

Millanes, A. M.; Fontaniella, B.; Legaz, M. E.; Vicente, C. (2005). Glycoproteins from sugarcane plants regulate cell polarity of Ustilago scitamineateliospores. Journal of Plant Physiology 162: 253-265.

Millanes, A. M.; Fontaniella, B.; García, M. L.; Solas, M. T.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2004). Cytochemical location of urease in the cell wall of two different lichen phycobionts. Tissue and Cell 36: 373-377.

Legaz, M. E.; Fontaniella, B.; Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C. (2004). Secreted arginases from far-phylogenetically-related lichen species act as cross-recognition factors for two different algal cells.  European Journal of Cell Biology 83: 435-446.

Fontaniella, B.; Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2004). Concanavalin A binds to mannose-containing ligand in the cell wall of some lichen phycobionts. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 42: 773-779.

Millanes, A. M.; Fontaniella, B.; Legaz, M. E.; Vicente, C. (2003). Histochemical detection of an haematomoyl alcohol deshydrogenase, a key enzyme in the synthesis of atranorin, in the lichen Evernia prunastri. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 41: 786-791.

Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C. (2003). Photoprotective strategies in lichens: an experimental approach using Evernia prunastri. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory  94: 293-302.

Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C. (2003). Photoprotective strategies in lichens: an experimental approach using Evernia prunastri. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory  94: 293-302.

Blanco, Y.; Blanch, M.; Fontaniella, B.; Legaz, M. E.; Millanes, A. M.; Pereira, E. C.; Vicente, C. (2002). Bioproduction of lichen phenolics by immobilized lichen cells with emphasis on the role of epiphytic bacteria. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 92: 245-260.

Santiago, R.; Fontaniella, B.; Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2008). Biochemical responses of plants to smut (Ustilago scitaminea). En: Legaz, M. E.; Vicente, C. (eds.) Biochemical responses of plants to invaders: 125-138. Research Signpost, Kerala.

Sacristán, M.; Vivas, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Fontaniella, B.; Vicente, C.; Legaz, M. E. (2007). The recognition pattern of green algae by lichenized fungi can be extended to lichens containing a cyanobacterium as cyanobiont. En: Méndez-Vilas, A. (ed.) Communicating current research and educationaltopics and trends in applied microbiology: 213-219. Formatex, Badajoz.

Blanch, M.; Legaz, M. E.; Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C. (2007). Glycoproteins of sugarcane plants facilitate the infectivity of Ustilago scitaminea and Xanthomonas albilineans, two sugarcane pathogens. En: Méndez-Vilas, A. (ed.) Communicating current research and educational topics and trends inapplied microbiology: 163-169. Formatex, Badajoz.

Legaz, M. E.; Millanes, A. M.; Vicente, C. (2006). Fisiología dos líquens. En: Filho, L. X.; Legaz, M. E.; Vicente, C.; Pereira, M. C. (eds.) Biología de Liquens: 81-174. Ed. Sumum, São Paulo.

Wedin, M.; Zamora, J. C.; Millanes, A.M. (2016). Phaeotremella foliacea comb. nov. (Tremellales, Tremellomycetes, Agaricomycotina). Mycosphere 7: 295–296.

Diederich, P.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M. (2014). Tremella umbilicariae (Tremellomycetes, Basidiomycota), a new lichenicolous species on Umbilicariafrom Peru. Bulletin de la Société des Naturalistes Luxembourgeois 115: 167-172.

Thell, A.; Alstrup, V.; Arup, U.; Bendiksby, M.; Feuerer, T.; Haugan, R.; Kärnefelt, I.; Klepsland, J. T.; Kukwa, M.; Launis, A.; Millanes, A. M.;Motiejūnaitė, J.; Nordin, A.; Prieto, M.; Pykälä, J.; Seaward, M. R. D.; Timdal, E.; Tsurykau, A.; Vitikainen, O.; Westberg, M. (2014). New or interesting lichens and lichenicolous fungi from the Vadstena area, Östergötland, Sweden. Graphis Scripta 26: 15-33.

Millanes, A. M.; Diederich, P.; Westberg, M.; Knutsson, T.; Wedin, M. (2014). Tremella rhizocarpicola sp. nov. and other interesting lichenicolous Tremellales and Filobasidiales in the Nordic countries. MycoKeys 8: 31-41.

Kärnefelt, I.; Arup, U.; Arvidsson, L.; Bendiksby, M.; Båtvik, J. I. I.; Feuerer, T.; Galloway, D. J.; Haugan, R.; Klepsland, J. T.; Kukwa, M.; Larsson, U.;Launis, A.; Millanes, A. M.; Prieto, M.; Pykälä, J.; Seaward, M. R. D.; Thell, A.; Timdal, E.; Tsurykau, A.; Wall, S.; Westberg, M. (2014). Lichens from the Vadstena Monastery churchyard – the burial place of Erik Acharius. Graphis Scripta 26: 34-39.

Ruibal, C.; Millanes, A. M.; Hawksworth, D. L. (2011). Molecular phylogenetic studies on the lichenicolous Xanthoriicola physciae reveal Antarctic rock-inhabiting fungi and Piedraia species among closest relatives in the Teratosphaeriaceae. IMA Fungus 2: 97-103.

Hawksworth, D. L.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M. (2010). Roselliniella revealed as an overlooked genus of Hypocreales, with the description of a second species on parmelioid lichens. Persoonia 24: 12-17.

Westberg, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M. (2009). Squamarina degelii discovered in Sweden. Graphis Scripta 21: 53-56.

Westberg, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Wedin, M. (2008). Tremella candelariellae – en ny lavparasiterande basidiesvamp för Sverige. Lavbulletinen 2008: 74-77.

Sacristán, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Fonatiella, B.; Legaz, M. E.; Vicente, C. (2008). A first attempt to elucidate the aminoacid sequence of some lichen lectins. Phyton, International Journal of Experimental Botany 77: 5-17.

Legaz, M. E.; de Armas, R.; Millanes, A. M.; Rodríguez, C. W.; Vicente, C. (2005). Heterofructans and heterofructan-containing glycoproteins from sugarcane: Structure and function. Recent Research Developments in Biochemistry 6: 31-51.

Legaz, M. E.; Solas, M. T.; Millanes, A. M.; Sacristán, M.; Filho, L. X.; Vicente, C. (2004). Bioskin: a new biometerial for therapeutical and biotechnological purposes. Current Topics in Biotechnology 1: 29-42.

Vicente, C.; Millanes, A. M. (2003). Enzymatic production of atranorin: a component of the oak moss absolute by immobilized lichens cells. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 25: 25-29.

Fontaniella, B.; Millanes, A. M.; Piñón, D.; Rodríguez, C. W.; Legaz, M. E. (2003). Effects of leaf scald on the content of sucrose and polysaccharides of two sugarcane cultivars. Food Science Biotechnology 12: 346-350.

Castroviejo, S.; Cervera, M.; Millanes, A. M.; Novillo, M. (2003). Números cromosomáticos de algunas plantas mediterráneas. Anales de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 98: 9-19.

Carrasco, M. A.; Millanes, A. M.; Perea, D.; Rodríguez-Calcerrada, J. (2001). Plantas de D. Ángel Guirao (¿-1890) en el Herbario del Real Colegio Alfonso XII de San Lorenzo de el Escorial. Botánica Complutensis 25: 329-338.