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cristian_figueroa

Christian Figueroa,  CEM Director

University of Talca

Investigator trained in biological sciences (Lic. In Biology, PUC) and Ph D of Biomedical Sciences (Universidad de Chile) specializing in population genetics and genomics of insect pests. His interest focuses on the molecular mechanisms responsible for the specialization in herbivorous insects, using next-generation technologies.

E-mail: alfigueroa@utalca.cl

claudio_ramirez

Claudio C. Ramírez, CEM Subdirector

University of Talca

Investigator trained in biological sciences (Lic. In Biology. PUC) and Ph D in Ecology (Universidad de Chile) specializing in evolutionary ecology of insect pests. His interest focuses on the behavioral patterns of phytophagous insects and their genetic and environmental determinants.

E-mail: clramirez@utalca.cl

Eduardo Fuentes-Contreras, CEM Researcher

University of Talca

Investigator trained in biological sciences (Lic. In Biology, PUC) and Doctor in Ecology (Universidad de Chile) specializing in integrated pest management. Its focus is on the development of resistance to insecticides and methods of controlling agricultural pests.

E-mail: efuentes@utalca.cl

Marco Molina-Montenegro,CEM Researcher

University of Talca

Investigator trained in biological sciences (Ph D in Biological Sciences, UDEC) specializing in functional ecology of plants. His interest is in the study of plant strategies to adapt and settle in stressful environments.

E-mail: marco.molina@utalca.cl

U de Talca ICM

Contact:

Institute of Biological Sciences
Lircay Campus of the University of Talca.
Avda. Lircay s / n
Phone: (+5671) 2418987