Scientific Promotions

Scientific Promotions Drs Lucia Calvacho-rosa and David Vrech and Mariela Oviedo-Diego, have new scientific positions in Conicet. Dr. Lucia Calbacho-Rosa and Dr. David Vrech were promoted to the category of Associate Researchers, while Mariela Oviedo-Diego received an internal postdoctoral fellowship for a period of three years. Congratulations


Scientific publications in recent years Bollatti, F., Simian, C., Peretti, A. V., & Aisenberg, A. 2022. Challenging monogamy in a spider with nontraditional sexual behavior. Scientific Reports, Vol 12(1), 5948. Mardiné E, Peretti AV, Albín A, Oviedo-Diego MA & Aisenberg A. 2022. Size matters: Antagonistic effects of body size on courtship and digging in Read more about Publications[…]

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)[…]

“Fragmentos of Okazaki”

Participation in the Podcast: “Fragments of Okazaki”  In chapter 17 of the podcast “Fragments of Okazaki” organized by Eduardo Briceño & Nelson Saint-Hilaire, a member of LABRE, the biologist Mariela Oviedo-Diego shared information about the reproductive biology of scorpions and the work developed during her PhD thesis. Don’t miss this episode, you can listen to Read more about “Fragmentos of Okazaki”[…]

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)[…]