Nunkui Earth Spirit Wakan Research Group (Nunkui WAKAN)

  • Ecuador

Organization profile

Organization profile

The research group called "Nunkui wakan", a name taken from the Shuar language that means "Spirit of the Earth", was formed in July 2015 by gathering research professors from the Salesian Polytechnic University of Ecuador in Quito. The members are involved in studies related to biodiversity, environment and knowledge of the native peoples of Ecuador. On the other hand, Ecuador is home to 10% of the plant species and 8% of the animal species of the entire planet, which offers us a wide range of options for research. The first settlers who arrived in this region 13,000 years ago, began the process for knowledge of the use of resources, this information has been accumulated and transmitted through generations in native populations, our group intends to continue with this work and starting from traditional knowledge we want to develop new applications to the products of nature, especially those elements that improve the quality of human life.

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Ecuador Agriculture & Biology
Epidendrum Agriculture & Biology
milk Earth & Environmental Sciences
Milk Medicine & Life Sciences
Orchidaceae Agriculture & Biology
cheeses Agriculture & Biology
cattle Earth & Environmental Sciences
raw milk Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 2016 2020

Estudio Taxonómico, Propiedades Antibacteriales Y Anticancerígenas De Especies Seleccionadas De Los Géneros Caucaea, Gongora, Bulbophylum, Dichaea, Epidendrum, Huntleya, Maxillaria, Sobralia, Stelis (Orchidaceae).

Cerna Cevallos, M. F., Hirtz, A., Kolanowska, M., Cazar Iza, M. D. L. A., Granda Jativa, G. J., Mogrovejo Herrera, A. L., Molina Sandoval, L. J., Perez Reyes, D. B., Proaño Laiquez, Y. E., Quilachamin Guerrero, T. J., Quinchuela Barahona, C. D., Sanchez Collantes, V. S., Vaca Estrella, I. A. & Fuertes Flores, B. G.

8/03/198/03/20

Project: Research and Development

Efecto De La Toxicidad De Metales Pesados En Chlorella Sp. Proveniente De Fuentes Naturales De Agua Dulce_ Continuidad (Fase 2)

Guevara Segarra, M. F., Alban Fernandez, V. M., Freire Simbaña, J. J., Garrido Valenzuela, J. B. & Beltran Gallardo, N. J.

8/03/198/03/20

Project: Research and Development

Research Output 2014 2019

  • 21 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Chapter

Estudio En El Ecuador De La Curva De Calibración Para El Conteo Total De Bacterias Por Citometría De Flujo De Leche Cruda Bovina

Translated title of the contribution: A study in Ecuador of the calibration curve for total bacterial count by flow cytometry of raw bovine milkContero, R., Aquino, E. L., Simbaña, P. E., Gallardo, C. & Bueno, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Granja. 29, 1, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ecuador
Flow cytometry
Bacterial Load
flow cytometry
raw milk

Fomento A La Producción Agroecológica Y Consumo Saludable En Apoyo A La Asociación Agroecológica La Campesina De Cayambe Asocamcay

Translated title of the contribution: Promotion of Agroecological Production and Healthy Consumption in Support of La Campesina de Cayambe Asocamcay Agroecological AssociationBeltran Gallardo, N. J., 30 Jul 2019, Fomento A La Producción Agroecológica Y Consumo Saludable En Apoyo A La Asociación Agroecológica La Campesina De Cayambe Asocamcay. Sociedad Científica Latinoamericana de Agroecología (SOCLA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cryopreservation of orchid seeds through rapid and step freezing methods

Mátyás, B., Cerna, M., Valdivieso, P., Cella, R. & Aucapiña, C., 1 Jan 2018, In : F1000Research. 7, p. 209 209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryopreservation
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Freezing
Seed
Seeds