Biophysics and Physiology (Arduino Workshop)

Seedbed objective:
Acquire basic skills in electronics that allow the student to solve problems in the acquisition of physical, chemical and biological variables (measurement) through sensors, and at the same time modify these through actuators.

Leader:
Diego Alejandro Ortiz
E-mail: dortiz@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1539

Marine biology

Seedbed objective:
Stimulate interest in the knowledge of the diversity and importance of marine-coastal ecosystems, with emphasis on Colombia.

Leader:
Lizette Irene Quan Young
Email: lquan@ces.edu.co

Botany

Seedbed objective:
Promote in students an interest in the formal study of Botany, with special emphasis on the flora of Colombia.

Leader:
Dino Jesus Tuberquia Muñoz
E-mail: dtuberquia@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1430

Entomology (InsectForum)

Seedbed objective:
Introduce attendees to the wonderful world of insects, as well as motivate the systematic study of these organisms and aspects of their natural history, ecology and evolution.

Leader:
Juliana Cardona Duque
E-mail: jcardonad@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1645

Genetics

Seedbed objective:
Explore documents of scientific interest on Genetics issues with the aim of delving into said topic and even proposing projects in the area.

Leader:
Juliana Martínez Garro
E-mail: jmartinezg@ces.edu.co
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1546

Environmental and biodiversity management

Seedbed objective:
Analysis of different topics that involve biodiversity: legislation, environmental licensing, trade, use and exploitation.

Leader:
Juan David Sánchez Londoño
E-mail: jsanchezl@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1645

Herpetología (Retarium)

Seedbed objective:
Improve students' knowledge of amphibian and reptile biology.

Leader:
Luis Esteban Alzate Basto
E-mail: lalzateb@ces.edu.co

Wild mammals

Seedbed objective:
Recognize the diversity of mammals present throughout the world and identify the threats that have decimated their populations.

Leader:
Juan David Sánchez Londoño
E-mail: jsanchezl@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1645

Applied microbiology

Seedbed objective:
Promote the study of microorganisms, from the deepening in the reading, writing of research proposals and laboratory work, which lead to the development of products from the different groups of microorganisms and their derived products.

Leader:
Paola Andrea Zapata Ocampo
E-mail: pazapata@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1169

Ornithology

Seedbed objective:
Promote the study of birds through the observation and identification of local birds with the help of field guides and binoculars. Topics on capture techniques, specimen preparation and field data collection are also studied.

Leader:
Paulo Cesar Pulgarin Restrepo
E-mail: ppulgarin@ces.edu.co

Paradigms of Biology

Seedbed objective:
Review, from the epistemic and historical, the paradigms that guide the discipline.

Leader:
A hard tackle from Darío Bernardo to Gil Torres
E-mail: dgilt@ces.edu.co
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1733

Biotechnology of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms

Seedbed objective:
Deepening the study of edible and medicinal substances from reading and laboratory work, which allow obtaining biomass and active metabolites of interest, for different industries, especially food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic.

Leader:
Paola Andrea Zapata Ocampo
E-mail: pazapata@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1169

Phylogenetic systematics

Seedbed objective:
Study topics related to phylogenetic systematics and discuss the research activities that are derived within the group.

Leader:
Maria Jose Marin Perez
E-mail: msanin@ces.edu.co
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1276