Thursday, November 24, 2011

What the hell is Ceratium Ranipes?

As not all readers are familiar with the fascinating diversity of  microorganisms (my being the less familiar of them...), here's a short explanation of what this creature is.

 Ceratium is a genus part of  dinoflagellates, microscopic planktonic plants. Famous for them typical shape, they are found in freshwater and marine environments. They are mixotrophs. That means they indulge in both the pleasure of predation and light feeding. Their "arms" serve them to float but are rather awkard to swim. They are not toxic and that's rather pleasant for a dinoflagellate, as they are well-known for having a tendency to bloom and create red tides. If you want to know more about them, check out the links below!




Sources: http://skepticwonder.fieldofscience.com
              http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=52173
              http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Ceratium
              Pizay et al. 2009 Protist

Mikro-dialoge #12 english


Mikro-Dialoge #12 !


Sunday, September 4, 2011






Hi everyone!  In the following days, I will post some drawings from different congress and workshops I've been to during my golden years as a biology student... 
I wish you all the best! 

Friday, August 19, 2011









Drawings from the presentation of Mikro-dialoge in the ECOP congress of Berlin....

Friday, August 12, 2011

Max's back from Berlin!!!




Max’s back from Berlin!
Between the 24th and 29th of July was held the fourth European congress of protistology in Berlin, Germany. Prof. Jan Pawlowski sponsored Max to participate and present his work through a poster and a presentation.  




The real prof.Osman and some of Max's friends are somewhere on this picture... try to find them, if you've got nothing better to do!

 It was a wonderful experience, with a lot of nice feedback.  I came back filled with motivation and ideas to continue Max’s adventures. 




The poster exposed during the five days of the congress...

In the coming months, other drawings, caricatures and small comics dealing with Science will be published here in order to keep you waiting between each MKG... 

All the best! 






Sunday, March 6, 2011

MKG 7 Deutsch

MKG 7 English

MKG 6 English

MKG 6 Deutsh

MKG 5 Deutsch

MKG 5 English

MKG 4 Deutsch

MKG 4 English

MKG 3 english


MKG 3 Deutsch

MKG 2 Deutsch

MKG 2 English

MKG 1 English

MKG 1 Deutsch