December 2010: LAZEN had its first meeting!
A group of zebrafish researchers from Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina and Chile have teamed up to create a network that promotes the use of the model, facilitates exchange of materials and fosters advanced training of young scientists in the region. A critical mass of laboratories in these countries has been reached and investigators are looking for ways in which to create synergy by combining efforts.
A Coordinating Committee has been elected:
Flavio Zolessi, Universidad de la República, Uruguay (Chair)
Miguel Allende, CGR-Universidad de Chile, Chile
Nora Calcaterra, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
Monica Ryff Vianna, PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
PARTICIPANT LAB PIs:
Carla D. Bonan
Mauricio Reis Bogo
Mónica Ryff Vianna
Rosane Souza da Silva