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October 6, 2020: Pablo Valenzuela, reconocido científico chileno co-fundador de Chiron Corporation y Fundación Ciencia y Vida, dirigió la investigación de Michael Houghton, científico que hoy recibió el premio Nobel de Medicina. Valenzuela, como Vicepresidente de Investigación de Chiron, formó y dirigió el equipo de investigadores, incluyendo a Michael Houghton, que identificó el virus de la Hepatitis C, […]

New Ph.D. Programs

September 16, 2020: Fundación Ciencia & Vida and Universidad San Sebastian announce the opening of three Ph.D. Programs: Doctorado en Biologia Computacional, Doctorado en Biotecnologia y Bioemprendimiento y Doctorado en Inmunologia y Microbiologia. These three new Ph.D. Programs are part of the recent alliance between Fundacion Ciencia & Vida and Universidad San Sebastian. Applications for these Ph.D. Programs […]

Fundación Ciencia & Vida signs academic and scientific alliance with Universidad San Sebastián.

November 16, 2019: Through this alliance, both institutions aim to promote research, Ph.D. Programs, and the formation of young scientists. Fundación Ciencia & Vida and Universidad San Sebastian have combined their teaching and scientific research activities to shape a joint Science and Bio-Entrepreneurship Park of the highest level, which started its activities in the year 2020.   From left […]

DeMente: The brain is a tough nut to crack

July 19, 2019: La Editorial Ciencia & Vida Lanza un nuevo libro.“DeMente: El Cerebro, un hueso duro de roer”, una colaboración entre la Editorial Ciencia & Vida y el Centro Interdisciplinario de Neurociencia de Valparaíso (CINV), comenzó su distribución en las principales librerías del país. El jueves 11 de julio en el Museo de Historia Natural de Valparaíso […]

Carolina Torrealba, Former Member of the Board of our Foundation was recently appointed as Deputy Secretary of the new Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation.

February 27, 2019: Chilean President Sebastián Piñera chose Dr. Andrés Couve and Dr. Carolina Torrealba to lead the new Ministry. Both come from the field of Life Sciences. These nominations suppose new perspective on how to design and shape this new ministry, unveiling a new set of interesting challenges. According to the Ministry Web page “This Ministry is […]

Science and Friendship International Symposium, 2018

January 24, 2019: Alongside the XXXII Congress of the “Sociedad de Biologia Celular de Chile” carried out in the city of Puerto Varas, a new version of Science and Friendship meeting was held, bringing together researchers and students from UCSF and Fundación Ciencia & Vida. During the Meeting the “Fundacion Ciencia & Vida” special symposium was held with […]

Tomás Pérez-Acle, Head of the Laboratory of Computational Biology at Fundación Ciencia & Vida, was appointed member of the U.S.-Chile Council on Science, Technology and Innovation

August 30, 2018: Tomás Pérez-Acle, Head of our Laboratory of Computational Biology, was appointed member of the U.S.-Chile Council on Science, Technology and Innovation by the U.S. Embassy in Chile. This position will last three years and he will work in the Technology Transfer Committee. The U.S.-Chile Council on Science, Technology and Innovation was created by Carol Z. […]

Nature Research Academies for advanced and early career researchers take place at Fundación Ciencia & Vida

August 29, 2018: Fundación Ciencia & Vida, in partnership with HubTec Chile, organized author-training workshops for advanced and early career researchers that took place on Tuesday, August 28th. The initiative comprised two half-day workshops that were designed to help the participants communicate their data effectively and successfully publish in international journals. Through a combination of short lectures, open […]

Fundación Ciencia & Vida creates “Constellation Program”

August 3, 2018: In an effort to promote border research in basic sciences and their biotechnological applications, Fundación Ciencia & Vida has instituted “CONSTELLATION”. This is a special program through which exceptional young researchers, established in Chile or abroad, are integrated into Ciencia & Vida as Adjunct Professors ad-honoremto collaborate with the teaching and research efforts of our […]

Rodrigo Pacheco, Head of the Laboratory of Neuroimmunology at Fundación Ciencia & Vida, was awarded a Michael J. Fox Foundation grant

July 23, 2018: Rodrigo Pacheco, the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Neuroimmunology at Fundación Ciencia & Vida and Associate Professor at Universidad Andrés Bello, has recently been awarded a funding from Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to test the therapeutic potential of antigen-specific engineered immunosuppressive lymphocytes in pre-clinical models of Parkinson’s disease. You can read more […]

“Experimenta, Ciencia de Niños”, a new science series for children co-produced by Fundación Ciencia & Vida, launches this week

June 25, 2018: “Experimenta, Ciencia de Niños” (“Experiment, Kids science”), a co-production of the Children’s Television Department of the National Television Council (CNTV) and Fundación Ciencia & Vida, launches on June 27th on several regional TV channels and on the CNTV’s YouTube channel. The series, which seeks to bring science closer to kids in an entertaining way, presents […]

Pablo Rosenblatt, Director of our Eureka Program, was interviewed on La Tercera TV

June 12, 2018: The filmmaker and science communicator Pablo Rosenblatt, Director of the Eureka Program at Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participated in a new episode of the program “Tercera Dimensión” (“Third Dimension”) on La Tercera TV. During the interview, he discussed how scientific dissemination has become a tool to democratize access to science for the general public. After […]

Mario Rosemblatt, Executive Director at Fundación Ciencia & Vida, joins the Latin American Academy of Sciences (ACAL)

June 4, 2018: The Council of the Latin American Academy of Sciences (ACAL) recently appointed Dr. Mario Rosemblatt, Executive Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, as a member of the institution.  This is an important recognition of his work, as a sign that it aligns with the Academy’s own aims, which are mainly high-level scientific activity and the integration […]

Carolina Torrealba, Director of Communications and Special Projects, leaves Fundación Ciencia & Vida to take the position of Director of the Millennium Science Initiative

May 17, 2018: Carolina Torrealba has recently resigned her position as Director of Communications and Special Projects at Fundación Ciencia & Vida to be appointed Director of the Millennium Science Initiative at the Ministry of Economy. Until April 2018, Carolina Torrealba was part of the Executive Committee of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, leading projects of international scientific networking […]

Dr. Tomás Pérez-Acle, Head of the Laboratory of Computational Biology at Fundación Ciencia & Vida, was interviewed on Radio Pauta

May 4, 2018: On April 4, 2018, Dr. Tomás Pérez-Acle, Head of our Laboratory of Computational Biology, participated in Radio Pauta’s“Un día perfecto” (“A perfect day”) program. On this occasion, the researcher addressed the mathematical prediction of human behavior and social chaos using high-performancecomputing tools. Dr. Pérez-Acle is a biologist graduated from Universidad de Concepción with a Master […]