Section Editors

Section Board for 'Phylogeny and Evolution' (27)

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Dr. Eric Buffetaut
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UM8 8538, Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University, 75231 Paris CEDEX 05, France
Interests: vertebrate palaeontology
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Prof. Dr. Yiming Li
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Key Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
Interests: genetic diversity; phylogenetic analysis; evolutionary analysis; cyanobacteria; aquatic microbial community
Prof. Dr. Renhui Li
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College of Life and Environmental Science, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou 325035, China
Interests: genetic diversity; phylogenetic analysis; evolutionary analysis; cyanobacteria; aquatic microbial community
Dr. Robert Moyle
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Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Interests: the historical biogeography of pantropical groups; patterns of endemism and drivers of diversification in SE Asia and the tropical Pacific; and the evolution of life history traits within tropical groups
Dr. Spiros Papakostas
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Department of Biology, Vesilinnantie 5, University of Turku, 20500 Turku, Finland
Interests: functional genomics (mainly proteomics and transcriptomics); molecular systematics; population and evolutionary genomics; molecular ecology; eco-evolutionary dynamics
Dr. Liang-Chi Wang
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Department of Earth and Environment Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan
Interests: paleoecology; paleolimnology; vegetation; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Franc Janžekovič
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University of Maribor, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Koroška cesta 160, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: biodiversity; biostatistics; birds; mammals; morphometrics; Zooarchaeology
Prof. Dr. Dimitar Dimitrov
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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Yuri Gagarin Street, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: blood parasites; birds; ecology; evolution; haemosporidian diversity; taxonomy and systematics; molecular identification; phylogeny
Dr. Octávio Mateus
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Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1099-085 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: paleontology; dinosaurs; jurassic; vertebrate paleontology; evolution
Prof. Dr. Daniel G. Blackburn
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Department of Biology, Life Sciences Center, Trinity College, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
Interests: functional morphology of placentas in viviparous reptiles; fetal membrane morphology and development in reptiles; evolution of vertebrate viviparity; history of evolutionary thought; history and demise of concepts of biological “race”
Dr. Elena Kupriyanova
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Australian Museum Research Institute, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
Interests: taxonomy; biodiversity; systematics; phylogeny; life history; reproduction; evolution of marine invertebrates (especially of the polychaete family Serpulidae); benthic ecology; evolution of life histories in marine invertebrates
Prof. Dr. Naoko Takezaki
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Life Science Research Center, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Interests: molecular evolution; phylogeny construction; phylogenomics; divergence time estimation; vertebrate evolution
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Prof. Dr. Ilias Kappas
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Department of Genetics, Development & Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: comparative genomics; phylogenomics; molecular systematics; molecular ecology; phylogeography; extremophiles
Dr. Frank-Thorsten Krell
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Department of Zoology, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205-5798, USA
Interests: Scarabaeoid beetles; taxonomy; systematics; palaeontology; evolution; zoological nomenclature; taxonomic history and practice; community ecology and biodiversity research; chemical ecology; history of natural history
Dr. Nathalie Bardet
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CR2P CNRS-MNHN-UPMC Paris 6, Département Origines et Evolution, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, CP 38, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: systematics; phylogeny; palaeobiogeography; anatomy; marine reptiles; mesozoic era; late cretaceous; Morocco
Prof. Dr. Alexander Averianov
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Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 1, 199034 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Interests: evolution; phylogenetic analysis; mesozoic terrestrial vertebrate faunas; early evolution of mammals
Prof. Dr. Tao Su
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Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
Interests: paleobotany; paleoclimatology; paleoecology; plant fossils; cenozoic floras; plant diversity; Tibetan Plateau
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Zotz
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Functional Ecology of Plants, Universität Oldenburgdisabled, Ammerländer Heerstraße 114-118, 26129 Oldenburg, Germany
Interests: epiphytes; tropical life forms; plants functional ecology
Prof. Dr. Juan J. Morrone
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Museo de Zoología “Alfonso L. Herrera”, Departamento de Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), 04510 Mexico City, Mexico
Interests: phylogenetic systematics; evolutionary biogeography; biodiversity
Dr. Federico Agnolin
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Laboratorio de Anatomía Comparada, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia", Av. Ángel Gallardo 470. CP. C1405DJR, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: vertebrate paleontology; origin and evolution of dinosaurs; South American palaeobiogeography
Dr. J. Alistair Crame
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British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK
Interests: palaeontology; evolutionary history of the polar regions; evolution of latitudinal diversity gradients; K/Pg mass extinction event and Early Cenozoic faunas; Mollusca
Dr. Juan Manuel López-García
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IPHES, Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social, Campus Sescelades URV (Edifici W3), 43007 Tarragona, Spain
Interests: small mammals; paleontology; palaeoenvironment; palaeoclimate; Quaternary
Prof. Dr. Alan Feduccia
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Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3280, USA
Interests: evolutionary biology; vertebrate evolution and systematics; avian evolution and paleontology; conservation biology
Dr. Christophe Destombe
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CNRS, Sorbonne Université, UC, UaCh, UMI 3614, Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Algae, Station Biologique de Roscoff, CS 90074, 29688 Roscoff, France
Interests: evolutionary biology; seaweed reproduction; phycology; reproductive ecology; population genetics; domestication; speciation in algae; hybridisation
Dr. Harilaos Lessios
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado Postal 0843-03092, Balboa, Ancon, Panama
Interests: evolution and the ecology of marine organisms; sea urchins; fishes; crustaceans; corals
Dr. Matt Phillips
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School of Biology and Environmental Science, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane City, QLD 4000, Australia
Interests: evolutionary biology; marsupials; monotremes; phylogenetics
Dr. Paul D. Taylor
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Departments of Earth and Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
Interests: bryozoa; invertebrate palaeontology; biomineralization; fossil symbioses; macroevolution
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