Simón P. Castillo

PhD Student

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Research interests

Simon’s research interests are centered in Ecology, chiefly theoretical development through diverse theories (e.g., Adaptive Dynamic, Evolutionary Game Theory, Complex Adaptive Systems) aiming to understand how an invasive strategy (life history) could reach and sustain a population in a host environment.

Personal Links


  • Castillo SP. 2016. Intentional introduction of exotic fauna and future invaders: are we tripping on the same rock once again? Bosque 37(2):237-241. DOI: 10.4067/S0717-92002016000200002 Link
  • Rojas JM, SB Castillo, G Folguera, S Abades, & F Bozinovic. 2014. Coping with daily thermal variability: behavioral performance of an ectotherm in a warming world. PlosOne 9(9): E106897. DOI:10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0106897 Link
  • Rojas JM, SB Castillo, JB Escobar, JL Shinen, & F Bozinovic. 2013. Huddling up in a dry environment: the physiological benefits of aggregation in an intertidal gastropod. Marine Biology 160(5):1119-1126 Link