Alejandro Heriberto Buschmann Rubio, Universidad de Los Lagos (Chile)
Hosted by the Phycology Lab
Presenting: "Macrocystis pyrifera life history: unwrapping the ecological relevance of microscopic stage"
MLML Virtual Seminar | November 12th, 2020 at 4pm
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Full Professor and researcher of i-mar Research Center (www.i-mar.cl) at the Universidad de Los Lagos, obtaining its Ph.D. at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. At the present he is also a senior researcher at the Centre for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (www.cebib.cl). With over 140 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, in aspects of coastal ecology, seaweed aquaculture, focusing on the role on integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) towards a sustainable aquaculture development. Due to his scientific achievements, he was eligible as member of the Chilean Academy of Science and President of the International Seaweed Association (ISAC). Also, he was recognized by the International Foundation for Science (IFS) with “The Silver Jubillee Award” for its scientific achievements on seaweed aquaculture and in 2018 received the award “Honor in Scientia Marina” given by the Marine Science Society of Chile. In the present he is part of editorial committees of scientific journals like Aquaculture, Aquaculture Environment Interactions, Algal Research, Perspective in Phycology, and Associate editor of the Journal of Phycology and Journal of Applied Phycology. He was the Director of Research and Graduate School at the Universidad de Los Lagos and head of i-mar research Center. In addition, Dr. Buschmann has been designated in different scientific panels of the Chilean Science Agency (ANID) as well as in national commissions for graduate program quality certification (CNA). As a scientific consultant, he has been able to support seaweed culture developments with the industry and the promotion of the use sustainable environmental technologies for aquaculture with different world stakeholders.