AUGUST FCV BOLETIN

Researchers from the Fundacion Ciencia & Vida meet with authorities from the Universidad San Sebastián.
In the context of the alliance between the Fundacion Ciencia & Vida and the Universidad San Sebastián, on August 21, 2020, the first meeting was held between the FCV's Researchers and the University authorities. The meeting, which was attended by the Rector Carlos Williamson and the Vice-Rector for Research and Doctorates, Carlos Vio, allowed the FCV Researchers to meet the USS authorities, talk about academic matters and plan future joint activities.

Atacamex: Exploring the Unknown wins prestigious international festival
Within the framework of the Unofex International Film Fest, on August 10, “Atacamex: Exploring the Unknown” was awarded the highest distinction as the best Documentary. This festival recognizes the excellence of the seventh art around the world, where more than 600 films from more than 25 countries participated.
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- https://bit.ly/3jfdzZ6

Great Premiere of Invisible Bugs on TV Educa a Chile Screens
On August 16, “Bichitos Invisibles” premiered on the screens of TV Educa Chile, a children's series that gives voice to boys and girls from Arica to Punta Arenas, to expose their feelings, questions, experiences, opinions, and reflections on to COVID-19.
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- https://bit.ly/2Hh03r7

Researchers from Fundacion Ciencia & Vida in the press for a study that describes a key cell to fight cancer
 Dr. Alvaro Lladser, Director of the Immunoncology Laboratory of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, together with the researcher Dr. Sonia Hidalgo, participated in press releases to address a study that managed to describe the function of type 3 dendritic cells of the immune system , whose role would be decisive in stopping the development of cancerous tumors.
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- Nota Radio DUNA - 04 August
- Las Ultimas Noticias - August 10

Researchers from Fundacion Ciencia & Vida publish an article in Oxford Academic
Researchers from the Bioinformatics and Genome Biology Laboratory of FCV, led by Dr. David Holmes, published a publication called "AciDB 1.0: A database of acidophilic organisms, their genomic information and associated metadata".
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- https://bit.ly/2FWPd8Y

Fundacion Ciencia & Vida featured in the national press
In press media reports, the role of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic is highlighted.
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Nota Web CNN Chile - 14 agosto
Nota Publimetro - 14 agosto
Nota La Cuarta - 15 agosto
Nota La Tercera - 15 agosto

Executive Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida in the media
Dr. Mario Rosemblatt, Executive Director of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, participated in press releases to analyze the role of science and public policies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nota El Mercurio - 14 agosto
Nota Publimetro - 14 agosto
Nota El Mercurio - 16 agosto

Director of International Relations of Fundación Ciencia & Vida in the press
Sebastián Bernales, Director of International Relations of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, participated in national press releases to address advances in research that seeks to inhibit the entry of the SARS-CoV-2 virus into human cells.
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Nota Diario Financiero - 09 agosto
Nota Web Canal13 - 10 agosto
Nota Diario Financiero - 10 agosto

Director of the Computational Biology Laboratory analyzes the Coronavirus emergency
The Director of the Computational Biology Laboratory of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, Tomás Pérez-Acle, participates in interviews with the press to analyze the projection of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nota Radio USACH - 14 agosto
Nota Web Radio Sonar -14 agosto
Nota Diario El Pinguino - 15 agosto
Nota Chilevisión - 14 agosto
Nota Canal Stgo. TV - 14 agosto
Nota Radio Futuro - 24 agosto
Nota Radio Sonar - 27 agosto

Business Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida analyzes scientific news on various audiovisual platforms
The Business Director of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, Cristián Hernández, analyzes the current situation of the biotechnology industry, among other issues, in the context of a pandemic.
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Web Canal13.cl - 03 agosto
Web Canal13.cl - 10 agosto
Nota El Mercurio - 12 agosto
Web Canal13.cl - 18 agosto
Diario Financiero - 20 agosto
Web Canal13.cl - 25 agosto
Web Canal13.cl - 31 agosto

Innovation supported by Fundacion Ciencia & Vida is highlighted in the press
Dentoxol mouthwash, developed by the national company Ingalfarma with the support of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, allows treating mouth ulcers by regenerating the cells of the mouth. It has been tested in cancer patients and received authorization from the Instituto de Salud Publica for sale in pharmacies.
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https://bit.ly/33VlExG

Researcher of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida in the press for Coronavirus infections
Nicolás Muena, researcher at the Molecular Virology Laboratory of Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, participates in interviews with the press to analyze aspects related to the contagion of the coronavirus.
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Nota Chilevisión - 04 agosto
Nota LUN - 05 agosto
Nota La Tercera - 07 agosto
Nota Radio Agricultura - 11 agosto
Nota 24 Horas TVN - 12 agosto
Nota Radio Sonar - 12 agosto
Nota LUN - 15 agosto
Nota Canal13 - 18 agosto
Nota Radio Agricultura - 19 agosto
Nota 24 Horas TVN - 20 agosto
Nota La Tercera - 21 agosto
Nota La Tercera - 22 agosto
Nota 24 Horas TVN - 24 agosto