• Grado académico: Ph.D. in Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • Correo electrónico: fernanda.oyarzun@ucsc.cl

Líneas de Investigación:

  • Ecología Larval
  • Evolución del cuidado parental
  • Historia de vida de invertebrados marinos

Otros intereses

Proyectos interdisciplinarios que se centran en la comunicación y visualización de la ciencia y proyectos “arte & ciencia”, divulgación de investigación marina, elaboración de materiales pedagógicos e instancias que estimulan el aprendizaje  e incrementen la interacción de científicos, artistas, educadores y el público en general.

 

Publicaciones

 

Moreano-Arrobo L, OD Pérez , FD Brown, FX Oyarzún and CB Canales-Aguirre. 2020. Mexican dancer in Ecuador: molecular confirmation, embryology and evidence of planktotrophy in the sea slug Elysia diomedea (accepted in the International Journal of Developmental Biology)

Doherty-Weason D, FX Oyarzun, L Vera, M Bascur, F Guzmán, F Silva, A Urzúa and A Brante. 2020. Bioenergetics of parental investment in two polychaete species with contrasting reproductive strategies: The planktotrophic Boccardia chilensis and the poecilogonic Boccardia wellingtonensis (Spionidae). Marine Ecology. DOI:10.1111/-maec.12574.

Figueroa A, A Brante, L Cardenas, M Caicedo, FX Oyarzun and D Doherty-Weason. 2019. Characterization of the expression of microRNAs in the poecilogonous polychaete Boccardia wellingtonensis. Marine Genomics. https://-doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2019.100736.

Strathmann, RR, A Brante and FX Oyarzún.  2019. Contrasting metatrochal behavior of mollusk and annelid larvae and the regulation of feeding while swimming. Biological Bulletin. 236: 130-143.

Doherty-Weason D, FX Oyarzún, L Vera, M Bascur, F Guzmán, F Silva, A Urrutia and A Brante. 2019. Larval Feeding morphology and digestive enzyme activity of the polychaete Boccardia wellingtonensis: determining factors of marine larval development modes. Peer J.

Cristian B. Canales-Aguirre, Sandra Ferrada-Fuentes, Ricardo Galleguillos, FX. Oyarzun and Cristián E. Hernández. 2018. Population genetic structure of Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) in the Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Peer J. DOI 10.7717/peerj.4173

Cristian B. Canales-Aguirre, Sandra Ferrada-Fuentes,Ricardo Galleguillos, FX. Oyarzun, Claudio C. Buratti and Cristián E. Hernández. 2018. High genetic diversity and low-population differentiation in the Patagonian sprat (Sprattus fuegensis) based on mitochondrial DNA. Peer J. Pages 1-8 | Received 05 Jun 2017, Accepted 03 Jan 2018, Published online: 15 Jan 2018. https://peerj.com/articles/4173/.

Vargas, HA, Oyarzun FX and Parra LE. 2017. Egg and first instar of the Neotropical geometrid moth Pero obtusaria Prout (Geometridae: Ennominae: Azelinini). Journal of the Lepidopterists’s Society (accepted).

Oyarzun FX and Brante A. 2015. A new case of poecilogony from South America and the implications of nurse eggs, capsule structure and maternal brooding behavior on the development of different larval types. Biological Bulletin. 228: 85-97.

Oyarzun FX and Brante A. 2014. The effects of nurse eggs and sibling interactions on the larval development of the poecilogonous annelid Boccardia proboscidea (Spionidae)Invertebrate Biology. 133 (4): 340-353

Oyarzun FX, Swalla BJ, Mahon AR and Halanych KM. 2011. Phylogeography and maternal effects of the poecilogonous polychaete Boccardia proboscidea (Annelida: Spionidae) along the West Coast of North America. Evolution & Development. 13 (6): 489-503.

Oyarzun FX and Strathmann RR. 2011. Plasticity of hatching and the duration of planktonic development in marine invertebrates. Integrative Comparative Biology. 51 (1): 81-90.

Oyarzun FX. 2010. Brooding mothers, sibling rivals, and population structure in Boccardia proboscidea, a polychaete with alternative reproductive modes. PhD thesis, UW, Washington. Pp 141.

Kamel K, Oyarzun FX and Grosberg R. 2010. Reproductive Biology, Family Conflict, and Size of Offspring in Marine invertebrates. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 50(4): 619-629.

Simon C, Thornhill DJ, Oyarzun FX and Halanych KM. 2009. Genetic Similarity between Boccardia proboscidea from Western North America and cultured abalone, Haliotis midae, in South Africa. Aquaculture: 18-24

Oyarzun, F. 2006.. Crepidula fornicata and Hydrilla verticillata. En: Invasive Species in the Pacific Northwest. Eds: P. D. Boersma, S. H. Reichard, and A. N. Van Buren. UW Press. 276 pp.

Griffiths, J, Dethier M, Newsome A, Byers JE, Meyer JJ, Oyarzun F and Leninhan H. 2006. Invertebrate community responses to clam digging. Marine Biology 149, 1489-1497.

Proyectos

2020. Fondart Regional de Creación Artística 2020. Folio 545142. Simbiosis: Mujeres Creadoras de Cordillera a Mar. Co-investigadora/artista.

2017-2020. Fondecyt Regular “Genetic, biochemical and reproductive behavioral mechanisms determining the evolution of life history strategies in marine invertebrates: Poecilogony species as study models”. Co-investigadora.

2017-2018 Public Diplomacy Programs, U.S. Embassy Chile. DS-1909 (17-GR-0051) ASK XXI: Arts+Science Knowledge- Building and Sharing in the XXI Century. Co-Investigadora Principal.

2011-2012 Postdoctorado Fondecyt  (N° 3120202) “Brooding behavior, hatching plasticity and intrafamilial conflict in the poecilogonous polychaete Boccardia wellingtonensis“. Investigadora Principal.

2007-2010. “Predator-Induced defenses of marine planktonic animals”. National Science Foundation grant OCE (N° 0623102). Asistente de investigación.

2002-2007. “Swimming and Vulnerability in Pelagic Development”. National Science Foundation grant OCE (N° 0217304). Asistente de investigación.