Emerging plasticity of SARS-CoV-2

Viruses evolve as a result of mutations (erroneous additions, insertions or deletions and recombination) and natural selection in search of favorable traits, such as replication, transmission and viral evasion


First evidence of genetic transfer between plant and insect

The discovery that this white fly uses a gene from a plant to circumvent the defenses of its host could offer new alternatives for pest control.

Job offers

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – Postdoctoral position

A full-time postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Ruben Carrasco at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). Highly motivated PhD, MD or MD/PhD, with prior experience in

In the media

Dr. Cecilia Hidalgo: "In general there is a distrust about women's talent. We've been labeled emotional, have no objective thinking, and not be able to do critical analysis

Biochemistry and PhD in Science, president of the Academy of Science, National Science Award and Academic Medical At the University of Chile stated that "academic women when

Courses, symposia and conferences

1st AUGM Virtual School of Model and Biological Membrane Biophysics

Course Objectives: The 1st AUGM Virtual School of Model and Biological Membrane Biophysics aims to introduce graduate students interested in this area of research into


WEBINARs EMBO / Scientific Societies of Chile

Dear members and partners. The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) together with the Chilean Societies of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Neurosciences and Cell Biology, during 2021 will organize a series

Courses, symposia and conferences

BPS Virtual Networking Event for Young Latin American Biophysicists

The Laboratory of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics of Proteins (PB3) of the UC Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering (IIBM) and the Millennium Institute of Integrative Biology (iBio), and the organization


Young scientists win scholarships from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Students Ian Silva and Pablo Cruz of the Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Chile, won travel scholarships from the program