Chilean microbial Map

Chilean microbial map Together with the Chilean Network of Microbial Ecology (RECHEM in twitter) are creating a map with the microbial from Chile. These strains have been firstly isolated (or characterized) in Chilean territory. This has been an awesome project, collaborating with inspiring women scientist and illustrating super interesting microbial strains! I am really thankfull […]

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Model microorganisms

Model microorganisms Drawing from 2018 Model organisms are well known organisms used to compare and test hypothesis to understand biology. We have plants as Arabidopsis, insects as Drosophila melanogaster (common fruit fly or vinegar fly), zebra fish, etc. Microorganisms are not exception, and there are model phages used to describe their proliferation cycle and relation with […]

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Microbiology is…

Microbiology is… Drawing from 2018 Microbiology is the scientific study of the microscopic organisms. They are so tiny that we cannot see with the naked eye. Thus, we need a microscope to see them 🔬 Examples of microorganism are Bacteria, Archaea, Fungi and Viruses. I’ll describe these groups in further post entries 💜🦠💜 Check the […]

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Biology is…

Biology is… Drawing from 2018 To start talking about microbiology, we need to start to clarify some fields. In this case, Biology is the scientific study of life, from the biggest, to the smallest💜 This field is really broad. Some areas are focused in certain organisms or part of them. You can check some recognized […]

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