Luis Felipe Torres | UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

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Luis Felipe Torres is a Marine Biologist from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC). He developed his thesis, under the direction of Dr. Stefan Gelcich, researcher of the “nucleo milenio” MUSELS. The work entitled “Innovation in the fishing gear in the Red Cusk-eel fishery in central Chile: perceptions, impact, management challenges and resource sustainability” […]

Gilbert Griñó | UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

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Gilbert Griño, is a student of Marine Biology at University of Concepción (UdeC). Currently he is working on his thesis under the guidance of Dr. Cristian Vargas, director and researcher of Millennium Nucleus, MUSELS. The thesis is focused on the physiological response of mollusks and their interactive effect of heavy metals and low pH high […]

FRANCISCO MARTÍNEZ | UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

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Francsico Martinez  is a Geomeasuring and Cartography student at Bernardo O’Higgins University (UBO). He is currently development his research seminar with the support of Dr. Carlos Lara from Centro de Investigación en Recursos Naturales y Sustentabilidad (http://www.cirenys.cl/) and young researcher at the MUSELS millennium, began to evaluate the environmental variability of coastal systems  (Tongoy bay), using high resolution satellite data for […]

Paz Caballero | UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

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Paz Caballero is a student of Marine Biology at Andrés Bello University and is currently developing his thesis under the guidance of Dr. Marco A. Lardies and the co-author of Dr. Cristian Duarte. His thesis focuses on studying the geographic variation in phenotypic plasticity of physiological features of two species of intertidal molluscs, before ocean […]

Adonis Conejeros | UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

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Adonis Conejeros is a student of environmental engineering at the University of Concepción. Currently, he is developing an undergraduate thesis under the supervision of Dr. Cristian Vargas and Dr. Felipe Tucca. His thesis will attempt  to assess the effects of multiple environmental stressors in bivalves of economic importance (eg., Mytilus chilensis), simulating scenarios of interaction […]

Fernando Gajardo | Graduate

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Fernando Gajardo is a marine biology student at the Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción and is currently developing his thesis under the tutoring of Dr. Cristian Vargas and the co-author of Dr. Antonio Brante. His research aims to know the variability of the carbonate system in intertidal environments associated with respiration and photosynthesis, and […]

Valeria Prieto A. | Graduate

Valeria Prieto

Valeria Prieto is a marine biology student from Universidad Austral de Chile, who is guided in her undergraduate dissertation by Dr. Leyla Cárdenas. Her work is focused on the spatial and temporal variation of the genetic diversity of Mytilus chilensis in natural and cultivated population in central and southern Chile.

Nicole Castillo V. | Graduate

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Nicole is an Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology Engineering student at the University of Concepción, who develops her undergraduate thesis under the guidance of Dr. Cristian A. Vargas and in cooperation with Dr. Cristian Gallardo INCAR Center (Interdisciplinary Center for Aquaculture Research). Her thesis focuses on the study of the expression of stress proteins HSP70 and […]

Matías Gaete M. | Graduate

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Matías Gaete is studying Environmental Engineering at the University of Concepción, is currently developing his thesis under the guidance by Dr. Ricardo Barra, associate researcher of MUSELS, and co-guidance by Dr. Cristian A. Vargas and Dr. Diego Narváez, principal researcher and researcher of MUSELS respectively. His thesis focuses on studying the dispersion of pyrethroids and other […]