The molecular biology lab (BIOMOL) at Universidad VERITAS is focused on the application of genetic approaches to address applied research questions in population ecology, evolution, and conservation of vertebrates and invertebrates in the Pacific and Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Our research emphasizes on aquatic animal, particularly species of conservation and management concern such as sharks, rays, sea turtles and invertebrates.
The VERITAS Green Lab Biocenter is a rural research center managed by the Center for International Programs and Sustainability Studies located in El Jobo, Guanacaste. It’s rustic setting and closeness to the ocean (4 miles) are perfect for conservation, agro-ecology, entomology, marine biology and other community-based research projects. Used for academic studies, High School programs and camps, international faculty-led programs, Spanish classes, yoga, art, spiritual retreats and other activities.
Veritas is the top Costa Rica academic program where you can study Marketing & Technology, Politics & International Relations and more. You can also get involved in environmental education in Costa Rica, take a look at our Biocenter.
If you would like to learn a second language our Spanish Taught Courses will help you to learn and/or improve your knowledge. If you already know Spanish take a look at our English Learning Courses.
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