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Yamila Leguizamón defended her thesis on the impacts of honeybees on native bee diversity

Yamila defended today her undergraduate (licenciatura) thesis at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Cuyo. She studied the impacts of managed honeybees on the abundance, diversity and composition of native bees in Villavicencio Nature

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Beca doctoral en ecología de abejas e interacciones planta-animal

See English version below Tema: Estudiar los determinantes de la variación geográfica y temporal en las poblaciones de abejas solitarias nativas y las redes de interacciones ecológicas entre estas abejas, plantas y parasitoides en el Desierto del Monte de Argentina.

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Congratulations Micaela Santos for defending her Ph.D. thesis!

Micaela Santos successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis through videoconference. She studied the consequences of habitat loss and fragmentation on plant-insect herbivore-parasitoid food webs in a dryland landscape. Her research allows understanding how habitat connectivity and area influence interaction diversity and

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María Pascual Tudanca defended her thesis on the impacts of honeybees on native plants

This morning María defended her undergraduate (licenciatura) thesis at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Cuyo. María studied the impacts of managed honeybees on pollination and plant reproduction of two native shrubs, Larrea divaricata

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Claudia Luna will be visiting us from La Serena

Claudia Luna Morales, a Ph.D. student from the University of La Serena, Chile, will be visiting us for a week to work on analyses of her thesis work. Claudia is studying the responses of plant-frugivore interaction networks to fragmentation in

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Annual group retreat in El Leoncito Astronomical Complex

Last week we had our annual group retreat, this time in El Leoncito Astronomical Complex, located in El Leoncito National Park, San Juan. The idea of the retreat is to mix academic activity with walks in natural areas and other

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Agustín Vitali is visiting from Bariloche

Agustín Vitali, a Ph.D. from INIBIOMA (CONICET-Comahue National University), Bariloche, is visiting us for three weeks to work on a thesis chapter/paper about the impact of introduced ungulates on plant-animal mutualisms. Welcome Agustín!

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Successful fellowship applications for three current and future lab members

We have recently heard excellent news regarding applications for research fellowships. María Pascual Tudanca was awarded a CIN fellowship from the National Interuniversity Council of Argentina to conduct research with our group to finish her undergraduate studies at the National

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Benjamin Schwarz is visiting from Freiburg

Benjamin Schwarz, a doctoral student from the University of Freiburg, will be working with us until March 2019. During his Ph.D. research he is stuying the daily and seasonal dynamics of ecological interaction networks under the mentorship of Jochen Fründ,

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Mica is in Helsinki for a stay with Tomas Roslin’s group

Micaela Santos is in Finland to spend four months with Tomas Roslin and his group at the University of Helsinki. She will be collaborating with Tomas in the analysis of her doctoral thesis data on plant-insect herbivore-parasitoid food webs in

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