“Experimenta, ciencia de niñ@s” awarded in an international festival and highlighted in the Press
“Experimenta, ciencia de niñ@s” was awarded the IPST EDUCATION AWARD (Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology in Thailand) in the Family Educational Entertainment category of the Science Film Festival 2020, which brings together the scientific community from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. The series was recognized for the excellent example of science journalism aimed at a young audience from 6 to 12 years old.
Likewise, in a note from “Diario Concepción”, the award received for the series was highlighted, highlighting that it is an audiovisual co-production by “CNTV Infantil” and Fundación Ciencia & Vida.
Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida begin collaboration with Achilles Therapeutics
Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida, led by Dr. Alvaro Lladser and Dr. Vincenzo Borgna, begin to collaborate with Achilles Therapeutics to advance their studies on human kidney cancer. The project is focused on analyzing cytotoxic T lymphocytes that infiltrate human kidney cancer tumors for their destruction and that, due to various factors, are unable to do so efficiently.
Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida publish a study in one of Nature Journals
The research groups from Fundación Ciencia & Vida led by Dr. Mario Rosemblatt, Dr. Alejandra Loyola and Dr. Rodrigo Pacheco, published a study reporting how epigenetic modifications of dendritic cells induce the production of retinoic acid, exerting a therapeutic effect on intestinal inflammation.
Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida publish in the Oxford Academic Database
Researchers from the Bioinformatics and Genome Biology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, led by Dr. David Holmes, published an article in the Oxford Academic Database entitled “SinEx DB 2.0 update 2020: database for eukaryotic single-exon coding sequences”.
The Director of the Epigenetics and Chromatin Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Dr. Alejandra Loyola, participated in a publication in Nature Reviews Genetics entitled “Parental nucleosome segregation and the inheritance of cellular identity”
The article is a review of recent findings detailing local segregation of parental nucleosomes during DNA replication. Important advances are highlighted regarding how histone methyltransferases associate with the establishment of repressive chromatin domains and facilitate epigenetic inheritance.
Director of the Computational Biology Lab from Fundación Ciencia & Vida analyzes the current situation on the emergency due to coronavirus infection
Dr. Tomás Pérez-Acle, Director of the Computational Biology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participated in various press interviews to analyze the current situation on the emergency due to coronavirus infection.
Fundación Ciencia & Vida participates in a note on Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Cesar Rabello, a researcher at the Computational Biology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participates in a press report to explain how the brain works when using technologies that have artificial intelligence.