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Agouron Institute

The Agouron Institute, a non-profit research organization, was formed in 1978 as a vehicle by which new research frontiers and technologies in biology and chemistry could be investigated.

Agouron Institute

Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation’s mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences.

Simons Foundation

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International Society for Microbial Ecology

The International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) ISME is a non-profit association and is owner of the International Symposia on Microbial Ecology and also owner of The ISME Journal which is published by Nature Publishing Group (NPG). The ISME Office is based at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) in Wageningen, The Netherlands.

International Society for Microbial Ecology

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MarCy, Center for Marine Cytometry

MarCy™ is a world-wide collaboration of researchers with a focus on standardizing and improving flow cytometry for microbes and phyoplankton in the marine environment. The consortium works on new technological solutions that are evaluated in field trials across the globe. The group aims at standard protocols for the use of this technology and develops software that facilitates the comparison of data from different surveys. The group promotes this work by making it’s designs and protocols available to the marine research community.

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Millenium Institute of Oceanography

IMO is a center of excellence created in December 2013 with the aim of studying the physical, biogeochemical and ecological processes of the open sea, as well as the exploration of the deep and abyssal ocean. The Institute was created through the Millennium Scientific Initiative of the Ministry of Economy, Economic Promotion and Tourism of Chile.

Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía

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Universidad de Concepción

The University of Concepcion was founded in 1919. The University currently enrolls over 20,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Main Campus is located in the University District, in Concepcion.

Universidad de Concepción

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Universidad Mayor

Universidad Mayor’s mission is to form professionals through educational experiences that stimulate ethical behavior, as well as an attitude of enterprise, innovation, leadership and respect for cultural and social diversity.

Centro de Genómica y Bioinformática - Universidad Mayor

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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

The School of Biological Sciences is the academic entity responsible for the development of the biological sciences at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile