Public science communication

Public communication of science in the framework of the Arthropodata seminar series is aimed at students and arthropod enthusiasts and combines the presentation of two researchers, one from Canada and the other from Argentina. It is coordinated by Dr. Prager’s laboratory (Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan) and Dr. Read more about Public science communication[…]

Member of the examining board

Dr. David Vrech. Member of the examining board of the undergraduate thesis of the student Ian Walker School of Biology FCEFyN, UNC, entitled: “Effects of management type and plant complexity on spider communities in spontaneous vegetation edges of crops in the Green Belt of Córdoba”, directed by Dr. Martin Videla and Dr. Ezequiel González. March Read more about Member of the examining board[…]

Invited LEyCA

David E. Vrech, Invited speaker by Dr. Alex Córdoba-Aguilar, director of the Laboratory of Ecology and Animal Behavior, IE, UNAM (Mexico). The work entitled: “Sperm production in scorpions: models for the understanding of reproductive dynamics in an ancient group of arthropods” was presented. The talk was built around the lines of research carried out in Read more about Invited LEyCA[…]

Latin Emerging Arachnology Network (RAEL)

During the pandemic some members of LABRE (Dr. Franco Cargnelutti, Dr. Fedra Bollatti and Mariela Oviedo-Diego) together with arachnologists from other Latin American countries had the initiative to create a space that facilitates the diffusion of opportunities for arachnologic studies, that promotes the exchange of ideas and the professional growth of its members through symposia, Read more about Latin Emerging Arachnology Network (RAEL)[…]

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[…]