Dra. Caren Vega Retter

Hierarchy: Assistant professor

Working day: Complete 44 hours

Academic degrees:

PhD in Science, mention in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (2014), University of Chile. Chile.

Bachelor of Science c / m Biology (2008), University of Chile. Chile.

Laboratory: Laboratory of Ecology and Genetics

Contact: F: 2978- 9883; Email: carenvega@ug.uchile.cl; carenvegaretter@gmail.com

Link capsule: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHUfMI4yEDo/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPulBXch8Sc







Research Line: Molecular ecology

Brief review of research line:

In my laboratory we are interested in study the selective and genetic effects of the contemporary factors, mainly caused by human activities, such as pollution, fragmentation and habitat transformation over the wild populations. We focus on determine the effects of these factors over the population structure, gene flow, genetic diversity and gene expression of the wild populations.

Academic Portfolio:


Links (publications):

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Caren_Vega_Retter

Administrative responsibilities:

2018 to date: Minister of the Department of Ecological Sciences.

2018 to date: committee member of the career Bachelor of Science majoring Biology.

2016 to date: Ethics Committee Member / Faculty / University of Chile.

2015 to date: Equity charge / Faculty / University of Chile.

2015 to date: Tutoring Program Integral charge Odd / Faculty / University of Chile.

Research and Outreach Activities:

2016 – 2018: Talks at the Fair postulant, University of Chile.