Interesting announcement! VII European Congresses of Protistology: A joint meeting with the International Society of Protistologists.

January 24, 2015:  This first joint congress of Federation of European Protistological Societies (FEPS) and the International Society of Protistologists (ISOP) is to be held in Seville (Spain), in September 2015. It will be hosted by the Specialized Group of Protistology of the Spanish Society of Microbiology. Updated information on this conference will be available on [...]

An article with exciting new data on biodiversity of myxomycetes has been just published!

January 12, 2015:  “Myxomycete diversity of the Patagonian Steppe and bordering areas in Argentina” has just been published in the journal Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid. This research study, led by Carlos Lado, forms part of the Myxotropic Project, and reports the first survey to cover such an extensive area in South America. A total of 133 [...]

Members of our team participated in “Protist 2014”

August 3, 2014:  “Protist 2014”, a joint meeting of the International Society of Protistologists (ISOP) and the International Society for Evolutionary Protistology (ISEP) held in Banff (Canada). This event, organized Joel Dacks`s Lab, brought together experts on different topics such as molecular ecology, next-generation sequencing evolution of multicellularity. María Aguilar, Postdoctoral Fellow in Dacks`s Lab [...]

Myxomycetes on the slopes of Mount Huascarán, the highest mountain in the Tropics

June 13, 2014:  The MYXOTROPIC research team has just returned from an expedition to Peru to collect and analyze samples on the western face of the Tropical Andes, in the Cordillera Blanca. Finding Myxomycetes on the upper slopes of Mount Huascarán, the highest mountain of the Tropical Andes, with its peak of 6,768 meters, is yet [...]