Peru 2016June 3, 2016: An international team of scientists led by Dr. Carlos Lado from the Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC (Madrid, Spain), that included Dr. Arturo Estrada-Torres (Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, Mexico), Dr. Asunción Cano (Natural History Museum of Lima, Peru), Diana Wrigley de Basanta (U.K.) and Italo Treviño (Instituto científico Michael Owen Dillon, Peru) completed a sampling trip to Peru in April. An important number of samples from the dry interandean valleys and “altiplano” of the Peruvian Andes have been collected during the three weeks of field work. The study of these samples will help us to better understand myxomycete diversity in these previously unexplored Neotropical arid zones.


More conferences are coming up!

June 7, 2017: ICSEM9 (9th International Congress on the Systematics and Ecology of Myxomycetes) will take place in Tanabe (Japan) next August while the IX Latin American Congress of Mycology [...]

Expedition to collect neotropical species of Myxomycetes

May 2, 2017: The second field trip in Peru of the current phase of the Myxotropic project has just finished. On this occasion Dr. Lado, Dr. Estrada-Torres, Dr. Cano and the [...]

15th International Congress of Protistology (ICOP 2017)

April 20, 2017:  This 15th ICOP will be held, in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists (ISOP) between 30th July and 4th August. To [...]

Dr. Enrique Lara visited Myxotropic lab

March 16, 2017: We were pleased to welcome Dr. Enrique Lara from the Laboratory of Soil Biodiversity (University of Neuchatel) to our Laboratory. Dr. Lara is a specialist on testate amoebae with a [...]

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