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Biodiversity Genomics at the Dry Limit

Instructors teaching at the field school are working on a great variety of species, from micro-organisms to plants, to nematodes and fish. Students will thus be able to get insights into a variety of research approaches across the tree of life. In addition, there will be a lecture on connecting biological to geological data.


When? 25.09.2023 - 29.09.2023

Where? San Pedro de Atacama, Chile


  • JProf. Dr. Ann-Marie Waldvogel, Ecological Genomics Group, Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, a.waldvogel@uni-koeln.de, https://www.waldvogel-lab.com/
  • Dr. Philipp Schiffer, worm~lab, Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, p.schiffer@uni-koeln.de, https://worm-lab.eu
  • Dr. Oleksandr Holovachov, Senior Curator, The Swedish Museum of Natural History,Stockholm, Sweden, oleksandr.holovachov@nrm.se
  • Dr. Esteban Acevedo-Trejos, Earth Surface Process Modelling, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, esteban.acevedo-trejos@gfz-potsdam.de
  • Prof. Dr. Miguel L Allende, Millennium Institute Center for Genome Regulation, Universidad de Chile, 100 Genomas Chile, www.zebrafish.cl