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About: stef_gutierrez

PhD student at the Federico Brown's Lab in Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Studying the genus Symplegma (colonial tunicate) to understand the developmental mechanisms involved in the evolution of clonal animals.

Posts by stef_gutierrez:

A day in the life of a colonial tunicate laboratory

Posted by on August 28th, 2018

Have you heard of an animal that can lose most of its body tissues and the remnant tissues aggregate to regenerate the lost parts and recovery its original form? Do you know an animal that can quickly colonize marine surfaces by asexual reproduction, just like weed would in terrestrial environments ? Do you know an[…]