Sergio Villagrán

Student Journalist

Sergio Villagrán

“I want to climb the shoulders of giants and see farther.”


Sergio Villagrán is pursuing his MSc. degree in biological sciences, with a minor in microbiology, at the University of Concepción, Chile. His research focuses on photodynamic therapy as applied to industry, human health and farming. Sergio is founder and director of the science communication production “Divulgociencia” (, which develops new strategies to reach nonspecialists. He also leads "Ink in the Flask,” the first literary contest based on short science stories written by science students and Chilean scientists.

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Climate Change and California: A State Where Scientists Have the Ears of Policymakers