Whales can adapt to seasonal and environmental conditions. But they are not working alone… They, just like us, team up with a vast army of microscopic soldiers every day called the microbiome. Different microbes, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses, make up the whale’s microbiome. We can take a look at the composition of whales’ microbiomes […]
Rox is an enthusiast biologist born and raised at the Andes Mountains' crossroads. Rox's deep admiration for the natural world and passion for science was sowed during her upbringing, surrounded by snowy volcanoes and biodiverse forests. With time, research has become a great companion and teacher of life for her. Rox's interests lie in the intersection of marine microbiology, climate, and One Health. She is also devoted to making research an eco-friendy practice wherever she goes. Outside the office, Rox contributes to initiatives in public health, inclusion in STEM, and science communication. But she is always interested in new collaborations.