Executive Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida participates in presidential announcement
On September 22, the Executive Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Dr. Mario Rosemblatt was invited by the Minister of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, Andrés Couve, to participate -on behalf of the Scientific Advisory Committee for COVID-19 Vaccines- in the announcement made by President Piñera on the progress in obtaining vaccines against SARS-Cov 2.
Minister of Science and Technology highlights the contribution of “Experimenta, Ciencia de Niñ@s”
An outstanding recognition was made by the Minister of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, Andrés Couve, to the 2nd Season of the series “Experimenta, Ciencia de Niñ@s”, for its outstanding contribution in bringing Science to children. On September 8, the series obtained the Second place in the category TV Web Series, in the 9th version of the “Ojo de Pescado Festival”, with its episode “Eclipse Total de Sol”. In addition, it was nominated in prestigious international festivals, being one of them the “Festival de Cine Calibélula” (Colombia), 2020.
Grand Premiere of Season 5 of “Exploradores, del Átomo al Cosmos”
On September 4, the fifth season of “Exploradores, del Átomo al Cosmos”, the series that tells Chileans about the work of country’s Centers of Excellence, was released on the screens of the national TV channel “24 horas”. With more innovation, first-line science and contingency, the Series established itself as the most watched program on Chilean television dedicated to science. Don’t miss it every Wednesday at 4.30pm.
Researcher from Fundación Ciencia & Vida participates in the launch of the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) Latin America Network
The Head of the Immuno-oncology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Dr. Alvaro Lladser, was invited to give a talk in the launch of the Human Cell Atlas (HCA) Latin America Network which was carried out through a virtual workshop during September 24 and 25. The meeting was organized by the University of Sao Paulo, Brasil, and supported by the Chan Zuckerberg initiative. The talk was titled: “Unveiling the role of resident-memory T cells in human solid cancers” and was framed in the session of “Single Cell-Research in Latin America”. The Workshop had more than 350 attendants from 21 countries.
Heads of Fundación Ciencia & Vida participate in the podcast “Business of Biotech”
The scientific director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Dr. Pablo Valenzuela, along with the business director, Cristián Hernández-Cuevas, participated in the final episode of the podcast “Business of Biotech”, analyzing the revolution of informatic power in biopharma and how the influence of emerging technologies in biopharmaceutics are boosting the growth of biotech in South America.
Director of International Relations of Fundación Ciencia & Vida wins the Avonni award for innovation
Innate leader, entrepreneur and of great generosity, the Director of International Relations of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Sebastián Bernales, and founder of the companies Praxis, in USA, and Merken Biotech, in Chile, obtained the Avonni Award for innovative career Anacleto Angeline 2020, as a recognition for his ability to innovate in the Biotech Area. The Avonni award is the most important honorary recognition in Chile, which makes visible those successful cases of innovation in different categories. Congratulations!
Researcher from Fundación Ciencia & Vida participated in “Encuentros”, from the national newspaper “El Mercurio”
Dr. María Soledad Matus, head of the Biology of Neurodegeneration Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida participated in the talking space “Encuentros” from El Mercurio, Ayuno Intermitente ¿Moda o hábito saludable?, in which the impact of fasting on the body and brain was addressed.
Head of the Computational Biology Lab analyzes the most recent news regarding the emergency caused by coronavirus infections
Dr. Tomás Pérez-Acle, head of the Computational Biology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participated in various press interviews to analyze the most recent news regarding the emergency caused by coronavirus infections.
Dr. Cesar Rabello, researcher from the Computational Biology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participates in press talking about an electronic implant with artificial intelligence that would allow the blind to see.