Center for Genome Regulation

A FONDAP Center of Excellence

"Exploring the Genomic Landscape of Chile"

Fernán Federici


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Fernán Federici is a Bachelor in Biology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a PhD in Biological Science from Cambridge University (2009). he holds a Research Fellow position at Cambridge and an Assitant Professor position at the PUC. His interests are on Developmental Biology, Biophysics, Microbiology, Synthetic Biology, Plant Morphogenesis, Architecture-SynBio interactions, Open Science and Education. At the CGR, he is working on generating synthetic transcription factors to modify gene expression in plants.

Microscopy for scientific and artistic purposes.

The vast majority of images from the microscale have been generated from a scientific/engineering viewpoint. With the aim of exploring other narratives, we use microscopy and biological systems in collaborative projects with artists, musicians, designers and architects.