Communication in Science (Eileen Hebets)

We are happy to had been part of the science communication course taugth by Eileen Hebets in Cordoba. We went through a week of challenging activities with an interdisciplinary group where we learned the most effective strategies to achieve the student’s engagement in STEM areas. We believe that this kind of activities is a fundamental Read more about Communication in Science (Eileen Hebets)[…]

Evolution Workshop of Spider Genitalia (LABRE-MACN)

Unity is strength! The enthusiasm to share and discuss different knowledge, questions and interpretations about the evolutionary processes that occur in spiders finally found its time and place in the Taller de Evolución de la Genitalia de Arañas in Córdoba. During this week, the MACN and LABRE arachnologists had the opportunity to enrich ourselves professionally Read more about Evolution Workshop of Spider Genitalia (LABRE-MACN)[…]

II Conferences of Argentinean Arachnology (IIJAA)

Our Laboratory participated at the II Conferences of Argentinean Arachnology, held in La Plata city, from September 19 to 21, 2018. It was held in the auditorium of the CCT-CONICET of that city. The PhDs Mariela Oviedo-Diego and Débora Abregú, coordinated the symposium “Sexual selection in arachnids: a review of sexual roles from a female perspective”. The Read more about II Conferences of Argentinean Arachnology (IIJAA)[…]

Invasion of the medically important scorpion Tityus trivittatus in Mendiolaza, Cordoba

Since March, Camilo Mattoni has been working on the recent phenomenon of the extraordinary invasion of scorpions in a sector of the El Talar neighborhood of Mendiolaza, due to a large number of specimens found. This situation has received a great deal of media coverage, and work is still underway to find solutions to the Read more about Invasion of the medically important scorpion Tityus trivittatus in Mendiolaza, Cordoba[…]

V Latin American Congress of Arachnology

On December 3, 2017, the V Latin American Congress of Arachnology was held in Minas Gerais, Brazil, with the participation of a large part of our team. Innovative works made by the group were presented in both poster and oral presentation modes. We would like to congratulate two of our doctoral fellows for being distinguished Read more about V Latin American Congress of Arachnology[…]