Group

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Senescent

Diego Vázquez, group leader; Principal Researcher, CONICET; Associate Professor, National University of Cuyo.
Interests: Everything in this web site, especially community ecology, plant-animal interactions, mutualism, ecological networks, invasions biology.
Jimena Dorado, Assistant Researcher, CONICET.
Interests: Community ecology, plant-animal interactions, ecological networks, individual specialization.
Natalia Schroeder, Assistant Researcher, CONICET.
Interests: Spatial and landscape ecology, conservation ecology, dynamics of socio-ecological systems, wildlife-human interactions, common-pool resources.

Mature


nydiaNydia Vitale, post-doctoral researcher.
Interests: community ecology, particularly of arid environments, climate change and its effect on biodiversity.

Juvenile

Micaela Santos, doctoral fellow, CONICET; doctoral student, UN Cuyo.
Interests: Community and landscape ecology, plant-animal and animal-animal interactions, interaction networks, habitat networks.
Benjamin Schwarz, doctoral student, University of Freiburg, Germany. Visiting us between November 2018 and March 2019.
Interests: Ecological interaction networks, the mechanisms determining their structure and the links between network structure and functioning/stability.

Embryonic

María Paula Pascual Tudanca, undergraduate student in Biology, UN Cuyo.
Interests: Community ecology, conservation ecology, ecological interactions, exotic species.

Museum specimens (former lab members)

Undergraduate students

  • Belén Maldonado, 2009-2010
  • Marina Alma, 2012-2013
  • Juliana Arias, 2014
  • Juan Manuel Drack, 2016

Doctoral students

  • Rodolfo Carrara, 2005-2009
  • Valeria Aschero, 2005-2011
  • Jimena Dorado, 2006-2012
  • Erica Stevani, 2008-2015
  • Silvina Velez, 2009-2013
  • Belén Maldonado, 2012-2017
  • Ana Mazzolari, 2012-2017
  • Nydia Vitale, 2010-2017

Post-doctoral researchers

  • Natacha Chacoff, 2006-2008
  • Silvia Lomáscolo, 2008-2010
  • Juan Álvarez, 2008-2010
  • Verónica Chillo, 2012-2014
  • Hugo Marrero, 2014-2017
  • Guadalupe Peralta, 2015-2017

Assistant CONICET researchers

  • Natacha Chacoff, 2008-2012
  • Ramiro Ovejero, 2016-2017

Lab technicians

  • Erica Stevani, 2006-2008
  • Nydia Vitale, 2008-2010
  • Georgina Amico, 2011-2015

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The group during the annual retreat in Ñacuñán Biosphere Reserve in July 2016. From left to right: Ana Mazzolari, Natalia Schroeder, Hugo Marrero, Belén Maldonado, Julia Tavella (visiting from Córdoba), Guadalupe Peralta, Nydia Vitale, Ramiro Ovejero, Micaela Santos, Juan Manuel Drack, Luciano Cagnolo (visiting from Córdoba), Diego Vázquez and Jimena Dorado.

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Farewell party for Silvia Lomáscolo in January 2014, with current and former lab members and their families.

The group in December 2009.

The group in 2006.