Position: Head of the Animal Facility

Sebastián Valenzuela Anguita

Head of the Animal Facility


After completing his undergraduate studies in Veterinary Medicine, he earned a PhD degree in Biotechnology, in which he developed a recombinant vaccine against ISA Virus.

Since 2003 he has been the Head of the Animal Facility and Designated Veterinary at Fundación Ciencia & Vida. He also participates and advises research projects involving laboratory animals, human capital formation and Bioethics. He is member of the Institutional Bioethics and Biosafety Committee, the Joint Committee and leader of the Crisis Committee for the Covid Pandemic.

During the years 2018 to 2019 he received a scholarship to attend the Institute for Laboratory Animal Management Program and obtain the international certification of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science in the United States.