Nicole Halçartégaray, PhD

Nicole Halçartégaray earned her degree in Biochemistry from Universidad Católica and her PhD in Biotechnology from Universidad Andrés Bello. Her studies, carried out at Fundación Ciencia & Vida, focused on the immune system of bony fish and vaccine development for the salmon industry. After two more years as a Postdoctoral fellow at Fundación and pursuing her strong enthusiasm for science communication, she created “ImaginaCiencia”, an innovative outreach program, and a novel doctoral level course on Science Leadership and Communication at Universidad Andrés Bello.