Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE)

Small Grants Program for Local and Regional Outreach Promoting the Understanding of Evolutionary Biology Drs. Mariela Oviedo-Diego and Franco Cargnelutti from LABRE have obtained an international grant from the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE). Her project involves collaboration with students and teachers from rural and urban schools in the city of Córdoba, Argentina. Read more about Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE)[…]

Maria Elena Galeano Scholarship

We congratulate Lisandro Beveraggi for having obtained the prestigious María Elena Galeano scholarship to attend the VII Latin American Congress of Arachnology in Bogotá, Colombia. Presenting the preliminary data of your final degree project “Tangled webs: Exploring the ecological and sexual interactions between fanged, riverine and sympatric spiders” before the Latin arachnological community is an Read more about Maria Elena Galeano Scholarship[…]

Research career CIC 2022

Research career CIC 2022 Let us congratulate Drs. Fedra Bollatti and Franco Cargnelutti for their well-deserved entry into the CONICET Scientific Researcher career. His dedication and perseverance have paid off, and this achievement is a testament to his commitment to excellence in scientific research. LABRE is proud to have witnessed the hard work, curiosity and Read more about Research career CIC 2022[…]

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)[…]