Francisco Díaz

Doctorate Student @ IMO
Doctorate in Biological Sciences, mention Ecology @ PUC



Doctorate Student @ IMO


Doctorate in Biological Sciences, mention Ecology @ PUC


PhD student in Biological Sciences m/ Ecology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

His thesis is titled: Environmental and biotic controls on coccolithophores assemblages and Emiliania huxleyi populations: integrating cell traits, population dynamics and community structure.
Advisor: Dr. Peter von Dassow.
Co-Advisor: Dra. Carmen Morales.


Estudios de comunidades de cocolitofóridos y morfotipos de Emiliania huxleyi en relación a parámetros físico-químicos y otros grupos funcionales planctónicos en el Pacífico Sur-Oriental.

Doctorate in Biological Sciences, mention Ecology

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

ComitionVon Dassow, P.Morales, C.E.


Impacts of reduced inorganic N:P ratio on three distinct plankton communities in the Humboldt upwelling system

Marine Biology | Volume 166, Pages 1-17

doi:10.1007/s00227-019-3561-xSeptember, 2019

Spilling, K.Camarena-Gómez, M-TLipsewers, T.Martínez-Varela, A.Díaz-Rosas, F.Von Dassow, P....

Overcalcified forms of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi in high CO2 waters are not pre-adapted to ocean acidification

Biogeosciences | Volume 15, Pages 1515-1534

doi:10.5194/bg-15-1515-2018March, 2018

Von Dassow, P.Díaz-Rosas, F.Bendif, E.M.Gaitán-Espitia, J.Mella-Flores, D.Rokkita, S.John, U.Torres, R.

Recent reticulate evolution in the ecologically dominant lineage of coccolithophores

Frontiers in Microbiology | Volume 7, Page 784

doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.00784May, 2016

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