The LBGA group is part of the first aquaculture excellency research center “Interdisciplinary Center for Acuaculture Research (INCAR)”, centre recently awarded by FONDAP-CONICYT.

It's composed by preceder and postergó students of careers and programs linked to aquicultural biotechnology, biochemistry and bioinformatics, as well as marine organisms biodiversity studies. In addition it possesses the collaboration of biotechnology professionals, who carry diverse research on projects financed by national agencies like FONDEF, CORFO-INNOVA and FONDECYT.