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 […]

IN THE BIO-BIO REGION: STUDENTS FROM PENCO LEARN ABOUT OCEAN ACIDIFICATION

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Students from the 4th, 5th and 6th grade of the Republic of Italy School in the town of Penco participated in the lecture “The Acidification of Our Sea: The Other Problem of CO2″, delivered by the marine biologist, Paulina Contreras, who was charged with explaining in a playful way the problems associated with the increase […]

NEW MARINE BIOLOGIST IS RECEIVES HER DEGREE WITH THE ICM NUCLEUS MUSELS

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The Marine Biology student, Carolina Fernández, affiliated to the MUSELS project, recently defended her thesis as a requirement to obtain the professional title of Marine Biologist of the Faculty of Marine Sciences of the University of Valparaiso. The thesis titled “Physiological performance of the intertidal polyplacophore mollusk Chiton granosus (Freembly, 1827) along a biogeographic breakdown […]

WITH BIOMIMETIC TECHNOLOGY: SCIENTISTS ESTABLISH LIMITS OF TEMPERATURES TO WHICH MARINE ORGANISMS ARE SUBMITTED AND THAT AFFECT THE SURVIVAL OF THEIR ENVIRONMENT

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A new publication in Scientific Data, of the journal Nature, led by Dr. Brian Helmuth of Northeastern University (USA), established that mussels are subject to temperature extremes that can determine their survival and that the shape of their ecosystems. The research, carried out in the context of the effects of climate change at the global […]

IN THE METROPOLITAN REGION: MILLENIUM NUCLEUS TOGETHER WITH CIICC PARTICIPATE IN THE X FESTIVAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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The event hosts about 50 institutions related to scientific, technological and educational work in the country, who will presente in the forecourt of the Interactive Museum Mirador (MIM) until Saturday October 8. The Millennium nucleus MUSELS, funded by a program of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism, together with the Centre for Research and […]

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 […]