Estudiantes de La Florida tendrán la oportunidad de conocer su microbioma gracias a taller Vive la Ciencia

“¿Qué hacen los microbios por nuestra salud?” fue el nombre del exitoso taller teórico – práctico realizado por el Dr. Eduardo Castro, académico e investigador del Centro de Bioinformática y Biología Integrativa (CBIB) de la Universidad Andrés Bello. La actividad, se llevó a cabo el viernes 9 de septiembre con alrededor 50 estudiantes (de primero, tercero y cuarto medio) del Colegio Raimapu, en Read more about Estudiantes de La Florida tendrán la oportunidad de conocer su microbioma gracias a taller Vive la Ciencia[…]

Article from CBIB researcher is recommended in F1000Prime

The article “Metataxonomic and Metagenomic Approaches vs. Culture-Based Techniques for Clinical Pathology” published this year by researcher Eduardo Castro-Nallar was recommended by F1000Prime as a relevant article on its field (metagenomics), and as an article that could be used for teaching purposes regarding bacterial culture pathogen detection and high-throughput sequencing based approaches. More information at: http://f1000.com/prime/726295805 Read more about Article from CBIB researcher is recommended in F1000Prime[…]

CBIB Researcher Participates in Science Outreach Conference

José Manuel Pérez, researcher and director of the bionanotechnology and microbiology lab, presented at the International Conference for Scientific Culture. The conference, organized by the C3 center, gathered a variety of scientists including Nobel prize winners that shared their scientific experiences and insights with the broader community. Dr. Pérez presented his research under the title Read more about CBIB Researcher Participates in Science Outreach Conference[…]

CBIB Member Latest Article is featured on the Washington Post, Newsweek and others

Dr. Eduardo Castro-Nallar and collaborators in the US are studying whether the gut and oral microbiome is associated to mental illness such as schizophrenia. In the article published in PeerJ, the researchers looked into the oropharynx microbial communities of individuals with schizophrenia to gain insight into the potential role of microorganisms in the disease. […]

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