Displaying posts in the category: Interviews

An interview with Alenka Lovy

Posted by , on 27 November 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Alenka Lovy is anAssistant Professor at the Center for Integrative Biology (CIB) and in charge of LiSIUM, LightSheet Imaging at Universidad Mayor. where together with a team of researchers, she is introducing this novel platform to the Latin American region. Alenka is originally from the Czech Republic. She did her early studies in

An interview with Luis Felipe Barros

Posted by , on 22 November 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Felipe Barros is currently a group leader at the Center for Scientific Studies CECs and Professor at Universidad San Sebastián, in Valdivia, Chile, where him and his group study the flux of energy within cells in the context of metabolism, using and developing novel methods of fluorescence microscopy. Felipe obtained his MD and

An interview with María Isabel Yuseff

Posted by , on 15 November 2022

MiniBio: MiniBio: Dr. Maria Isabel Yuseff is a group leader at the Pontificia Universidad de Chile since 2014 and is currently a member of the EMBO Global Investigator Network. Her lab combines cell biology and immunology to understand how B lymphocytes are activated. Maria Isabel studied her BSc in Biochemistry at the University of Concepcion.

An interview with Ramón Ramírez

Posted by , on 8 November 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Ramon Ramirez is the Coordinator of the Microscopy Centre at Universidad Mayor in Santiago de Chile, and a leading member at LiSIUM (the light sheet imaging centre). He did his early career in Chile, at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso where he studied a BSc in Biology. He later went to Madrid to

An interview with Fernando Stefani

Posted by , on 1 November 2022

MiniBio: Born and raised in Buenos Aires, after graduating with honours in Materials Engineering (2001), Fernando Stefani obtained a summa cum laude Ph.D. in Chemistry (2004, Mainz, Germany), for which he obtained the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max-Planck-Society. After a postdoctoral stay at the Institute of Photonics Sciences in Barcelona, and a period as

An interview with Valeria Levi

Posted by , on 24 October 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Valeria Levi is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences at CONICET. She is head of Intercellular Dynamics Lab. Valeria studied her BSc in Chemistry at the University of Buenos Aires in 1997, and completed her PhD in 2001. Between 2002 and 2006, she did her postdoc at the

An interview with Lucía López

Posted by , on 18 October 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Lucia Lopez is an Assistant Researcher and senior postdoc in the lab of Dr. Fernando Stefani at CIBION (CONICET), where she works towards establishing novel technologies for super -resolution microscopy. She studied her BSc in Physics at the University of Buenos Aires in the lab of Dr. Silvina Ponce Dawson, where she first

An interview with Hernán Grecco

Posted by , on 11 October 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Hernán Grecco is a researcher at CONICET and a professor at the University of Buenos Aires, where he aims at understanding the 3D organizational properties of life, combining among the expertise in his lab, computational methods, instrument design, modeling, microscopy, and biomedical questions. Hernán studied his PhD in Buenos Aires in the lab

An interview with Gabriela Casanova

Posted by , on 5 October 2022

MiniBio: Gabriela Casanova is Head of the Electron Microscopy Unit at the Faculty of Sciences of the Universidad de la República in Montevideo, Uruguay, a member of the executive committee of LABI, and president of the Uruguayan Society of Microscopy and Imaging (Sociedad Uruguaya de Microscopía e Imagenología). In 1979 she began her studies in

An interview with Paola Scavone

Posted by , on 4 October 2022

MiniBio: Dr. Paola Scavone is an Assistant Professor at the Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas Clemente Estable (IIBCE) in Montevideo Uruguay, working on biofilms in urinary tract infections. She studied her early career (BSc and MSc) in Uruguay, and part of her PhD in Chile, in the lab of Dr. Stefen Hartel, where she first entered the world