Reviewer Board (160)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Diversity reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Prof. Dr. Ma Leopoldina Aguirre-Macedo
Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Interests: Helminthology; parasitology; microbiology; marine science
Prof. Dr. Patricia Álvarez-Campos
Departamento Biología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: marine invertebrates; annelida; biodiversity and taxonomy; reproduction; Evolutionary biology; phylogeny; Transcriptomics; gene expression
Dr. Luca Appolloni
Department of Sciences and Technologies, "Parthenope" University of Naples, Centro Direzionale isola C4, 80143, Napoli, Italy
Interests: marine ecology; beta diversity; maritime spatial planning; experimental design; statistical analyses
Dr. Stephanie Archer
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, 8124 LA-56, Chauvin, LA 70344, USA
Interests: Sponges (Porifera); benthic ecology; foundation species; Food webs; species interactions; invertebrates
Dr. Maickel Armenteros
Institute of Ocean Sciences and Limnology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
Interests: meiofauna; nematodes; macrofauna; benthic ecology; taxonomy of nematodes
Dr. Sérgio Ávila
1. CIBIO-Açores, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, InBIO Laboratório Associado, Pólo dos Açores, 9500-321 Azores, Portugal
2. Departamento de Biologia, Universidade dos Açores, 9501-801 Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal
Interests: marine island biogeography; island palaeobiogeography; palaeoecology; oceanic islands; marine molluscs; patterns and processes of marine invertebrates; functional biodiversity; palaeoparks; conservation palaeobiology; Geoheritage
Dr. Jesús A. Ballesteros
Department of Integrative Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: evolutionary genomics; chelicerates; orthology; functional genetics; phylogenetics; speciation, bioinformatics
Dr. Julia Bechteler
Systematic Botany and Mycology, GeoBio-Center, Ludwig Maximilian University, Menzinger Str. 67, 80638 Munich, Germany
Interests: biodiversity; Evolution; molecular phylogenetics; epiphytes; bryophytes; desert plants; Transcriptomics; biogeography; liverworts; divergence time estimates; molecular clock dating
Dr. Ivonne Bejarano
Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, American
University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Interests: marine fish; coral and oyster reefs; mesophotic coral ecosystems; marine biodiversity; coastal and marine biodiversity; Marine Protected Areas; spatial ecology
Professor Roberto Bertolani
Department of Education and Humanities, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Interests: tardigrades; phylogeny; taxonomy; cryptic species; invertebrate reproduction; reproductive strategies; phylogeography; extreme habitats
Dr. Camilla Bertolini
Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, 30123 Venice, Italy
Interests: bivalves; biogenic reefs; Climate Change; ecosystem engineers; ecosystem services
Dr. Jacob Berv
Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: molecular systematics; phylogeny inference; molecular dating; ornithology; neotropical biogeography; population genomics; diversification; sexual selection; cotinga; manakin; suboscine; neoaves; cretaceous-paleogene boundary
Prof. Dr. Joydeep Bhattacharjee
Plant and Restoration Ecology, 221 D Hanna Hall, Biology Program, School of Sciences, University of Louisiana, Monroe, 700 University, Avenue, Monroe, LA 71209-0700, USA
Interests: carbon sequestration and forest carbon budgets; unmanned aerial vehicles; spectral ecology; wetland ecology; Restoration Ecology; riparian corridors; bottomland hardwood ecology; secondary succession; lichens; science education
Dr. Paulo Estefano Dineli Bobrowiec
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia – INPA, Coordenação de Biodiversidade, CP 478, Manaus, AM 69011‐970, Brazil
Interests: neotropical bats; amazonia; forest fragmentation; Forest Loss
Dr. Maya Bode-Dalby
BreMarE – Bremen Marine Ecology, Marine Zoology, University of Bremen, P.O. Box 330440, 28334 Bremen, Germany
Interests: marine ecology and ecophysiology; biogeography; integrative taxonomy; species delimitation; functional biodiversity; pelagic zooplankton; copepoda; trophic interactions; Biological carbon pump; pelagic deep sea
Dr. Hanna Bolibok-Bragoszewka
Department of Plant Genetics, Breeding, and Biotechnology, Institute of Biology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, 02-787 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: genetic diversity; Genetic Resources; germplasm characterization; molecular markers; ssr; dart; GBS; population structure; genetic mapping, cereals
Dr. Dafne Bongiorno
Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences (BIOMETEC)—Medical Molecular Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory (MMARLab), University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: microbial drug resistance; staphyloccocus aureus - MRSA; host-pathogene interaction; phylogenesis population analysis
Dr. Paulo A. V. Borges
cE3c - Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: Macroecology; island biogeography; Community Ecology; Arthropods; islands; biospeleology; Species Abundance Distribution (SAD); Red-Listing (IUCN)
Dr. Valentina A. Bracchi
Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Ambiente e della Terra, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy
Interests: algal reef; rhodolith bed; bioconstruction; coralline algae; mollusks; pleistocene; Quaternary; temperate climate; actuo-paleontology
Professor Pietro Brandmayr
Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences (DiBEST), University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Interests: carabid beetles; taxonomy; functional morphology; ecology; species traits; global change; Community Ecology
Dr. Omri Bronstein
School of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
Interests: phylogenetics; marine invertebrates; biodiversity; invasive species; echinoderms; benthic communities; biogeography; Evolution; echinoderm reproduction
Dr. Nicola Browne
School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Interests: carbonate budget modelling in Exmouth; reef growth and accretion in Borneo and ecological modelling coral physiological response to dredging events
Dr. Marco Caccianiga
Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: Alpine Flora; Climate Change; Community Ecology; plant-arthropod interactions; plant functional types; primary succession; refugia
Dr. Michelle Casey
Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252, USA
Interests: stable isotopic trophic methods; historical ecology; paleoecology; predator-prey interactions; conservation paleobiology; anthropogenic disturbance; extinction; extinction selectivity; geographic range size; paleobiogeography
Dr. Edoardo Casoli
Department of Environmental Biology, “Sapienza” University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: marine ecosystem restoration; marine ecology; benthic communities; Mediterranean Sea; bioconstruction; coastal ecosystems; Human Impacts; monitoring; Mapping
Dr. Carolina Castro Sanguino
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: Coral Reef Ecology; reef population dynamics; coral reef management; marine protected areas; ecological modelling; environmental impacts
Dr. Marcos Cenizo
Centro de Ciencia Naturales, Ambientales y Antropológicas (CCNAA), Fundación de Historia Natural Félix de Azara / Universidad Maimónides, Hidalgo 775, C1405BDB, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: avian evolution; cenozoic paleoenvironments; neotropical biogeography; conservation paleobiology; bird paleoecolgy
Dr. Juan Lucas Cervera
Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y Ambientales/Instituto Universitario de Investigacion Marina (INMAR), Universidad de Cádiz, Campus de Excelencia Internacional del Mar (CEIMAR), Av. República Saharaui,s/n, Ap. 40, 11510 Puerto Real (Cádiz), Spain
Interests: marine invertebrates; mainly marine heterobranchs and polyclads; systematics; taxonomy; phylogeny; marine biodiversity; cryptic species; species complexes; cryptic diversity
Dr. Laima Česonienė
Botanical Garden, Vytautas Magnus University, Ž.E. Žilibero 6, LT-46324 Kaunas, Lithuania
Interests: phenolics; anthocyanins; plant genetic resources; fruit; forest
Dr. Elena Chertoprud
Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russia
Interests: studying the spatial distribution and dynamics of benthic invertebrate communities, primarily in the meiobenthos size group
Dr. Hugo Corbí
Department of Earth Sciences and Environment, University of Alicante, San Vicent del Raspeig, Alicante, Spain
Interests: sedimentology; Micropaleontology; marine sciences,; geomorphology; Geoheritage; coastal deposits; 3-d model; biostratigraphy; paleoenvironments; Foraminifera; Messinian salinity crisis; mediterranean; Stratigraphy
Dr. Zhouqi Cui
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Interests: Bacteriology; plant pathology; plant microbiome
Dr. Tauana Junqueira Cunha
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Naos Island, Panama
Interests: Phylogenomics; Gastropoda; Evolutionary biology; marine invertebrates; marine biogeography; phylogeography; population genomics; Mollusca
Dr. Charalampos Dimitriadis
National Marine Park of Zakynthos, El. Venizelou 1, 29100 Zakynthos, Greece
Interests: marine protected areas; marine functional ecology; Marine Conservation; marine community ecology; fish fauna; benthic communities
Dr. Vladan Djordjević
Faculty of Biology, Institute of Botany and Botanical Garden, University of Belgrade, Takovska 43, Belgrade, 11 000, Serbia
Interests: orchids, Orchidaceae; plant ecology; distribution patterns; biodiversity; abundance; biogeography; species richness; environmental gradients; Nature conservation
Dr. Jorge Doña
Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Interests: symbiont species; dna barcoding; metabarcoding; genome-resolved metagenomics; species delimitation analyses; cophylogenetics; phylogenetic networks; Phylogenomics; genomics and macroecological analyses
Dr. James G. Douglass
Seagrass Science, Florida Gulf Coast University, FL 33965, USA
Interests: benthic ecology; estuarine ecology; seagrass; mesograzers; grazing; Food webs; eutrophication; water quality; ecosystem function
Dr. Giuliana Drava
Dipartimento di Farmacia, Università degli Studi di Genova, Viale Cembrano 4, I-16148 Genova, Italy
Interests: air quality; bioindicator species; biomonitoring; design of experiments; Environmental Chemistry; environmental health; multivariate analysis; trace elements
Dr. Caroline E Dubé
Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes (IBIS), Université Laval, Québec City, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: coral reefs; population genomics; Symbiosis; microbiome; adaptation
Dr. Simon J. Duffield
Natural England, Peterborough PE1 1NG, UK
Interests: Climate Change; adaptation; Nature Based Solutions; resilience; Climate Change Impacts; Climate Change Vulnerability; ecological networks; climate buffers; ecological restoration; Ecosystem Based Adaptation; lepidoptera
Dr. László Erdős
Centre for Ecological Research, Vácrátót, Hungary
Interests: spatial heterogeneity; forest edge diversity; edge effect; fine-scale diversity patterns; forest-grassland mosaics; Nature conservation
Dr. Sergey Ermilov
Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO), Tyumen State University, Tyumen 625003, Russia
Interests: oribatid mites; systematics; morphology; biodiversity; zoogeography; ontogeny
Dr. Edy Fantinato
Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, 30123 Venice, Italy
Interests: biodiversity conservation; community assembly; plant diversity; plant ecology; plant interactions; pollination ecology; plant-pollinator network; vegetation ecology
Prof. Dr. Colin Field
Faculty of Science, University of Technology, Sydney, 11 Darnley Street, Gordon, NSW 2072, Australia
Interests: mangrove physiology and ecology, salt marshes, salinity in halophytes, carbon capture and adaptation to climate change in the littoral zone
Dr. Mauro Fois
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: MaxEnt; endemism; SDM; biodiversity; conservation; glm; biogeography; vascular plants; Wetlands; ecology
Dr. Paulo Fontoura
Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
MARE, Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: tardigrada; taxonomy; morphology; biogeography; meiofauna; biodiversity
Dr. Maria Helena Fortunato Martins
Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido 060-0808, Japan
Interests: invertebrate zoology; invertebrate zoology, coastal marine ecosystems, anthropogenic and climate change impacts, ocean acidification; coastal marine ecosystems; anthropogenic and climate change impacts; ocean acidification
Dr. Alexander Frank
Environmental and Hydrogeology,Department for Applied Geology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Interests: biogeochemisty; carbon-Cycle; oxygen-Cycle; microbial ecology; stable isotope ecology; microbial oceanography; Limnology; Hydrology; High-Resolution Mass Spectroscopy; metabolomics
Dr. Atsuko Fukunaga
Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Interests: benthic ecology; coral reefs; ecological statistics; multivariate analysis; structure-from-motion photogrammetry
Dr. Ivana Tlak Gajger
Department for Biology and Pathology of Fish and Bees, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: bees diseases, bees biology, wild bees, pollination, apian products
Dr. Georgios Georgalis
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Torino, Via Valperga Caluso 35, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: vertebrate palaeontology; reptiles; squamata; testudines; taxonomy
Dr. Alan Giraldo
Grupo de Investigación en Ecología Animal, Sección de Zoología, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Exactas, Universidad del Valle, A.A. 25360 Cali, Colombia
Interests: Animal Ecology; coral reef; marine biodiversity; Mammals, turtles Ecology; conservation, birds, alligators
Dr. Andrew G. Gluesenkamp
Department of Conservation and Research San Antonio Zoo, Texas Land Conservancy, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA
Interests: conservation; biospeleology; Herpetology; cavefishes; adaptations to extreme environments; management of wild populations
Dr. Ilya Gordeev
Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, Moscow, Russia
Interests: parasitology; marine biology; fisheries
Dr. John Gould
Conservation Biology Research Group, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, 2308 Callaghan, Australia
Interests: disease; Evolution; Herpetology; invasive species; man-made environments; reproductive strategies; Restoration Ecology; speciation; temporary environments; trophic interactions
Dr. Magdalena Grabowska
Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Biology, University of Białystok, Świerkowa 20B, 15-950 Białystok, Poland
Interests: phytoplankton; freshwater algae and cyanobacteria; plankton; hydrobiology; eutrophication; water blooms; water quality of freshwater ecosystems
Dr. Hyatt Green
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Interests: Molecular microbial ecology; Water quality and microbial source-tracking; eDNA and molecular ecology; forest soil nitrification
Prof. Dr. Jakub Gryz
Forest Research Institute, Sękocin Stary, Braci Leśnej 3, 05-090 Raszyn, Poland
Interests: terrestrial vertebrates; raptors; owls; wildlife management; hunting; Nature conservation
Dr. Maria Guerrina
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra dell’Ambiente e della Vita (DISTAV), University of Genoa, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Interests: phylogeography; endemism; species distribution models; Climate Change; glacial refugia; plants reproductive biology; Alpine Flora; genetic diversity
Dr. Arda Gülay
DTU Environment, Technical University of Denmark, Bygningstorvet B115, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: microbial ecology; microbial evolution; microbial genomics; Phylogenomics; microbial physiology; microbial nitrogen cycle; microbial iron cycle; electromicrobiology; extracellular electron transfer; stable isotope probing
Dr. Amanda Hale
Department of Biology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Interests: behavioral ecology; Bats; birds; wind energy; conservation; population genetics; anthropogenic disturbance; fatality monitoring; wind-wildlife interactions
Dr. Brian Halstead
U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Dixon Field Station, 800 Business Park Drive, Suite D, Dixon, CA 95620, USA
Interests: reptiles; amphibians; Population Ecology; conservation; occupancy modeling; mark-recapture; Bayesian inferenc
Dr. Juan Herrero
Estación Experimental de Aula Dei, CSIC, Ave. Montañana 1005, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: mountain ungulates; wild boar; Protected areas; Mountain Areas; wildlife management; wildlife damages
Dr. Helena Hespanhol
CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto, Campus de Vairão, Rua Padre Armando Quintas, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal
Interests: plant diversity; bryophytes; Community Ecology; ecological modelling; biodiversity conservation; global change
Dr. Thomas Hossie
Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8, Canada
Interests: amphibians; antipredator; caterpillars; Insects; morphology; Phenotypic plasticity; ponds; predator-prey; salamanders; tadpoles
Prof. Dr. George N. Hotos
Department of Animal Production, Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Patras, Messolonghi, Greece
Interests: aquaculture; recirculation culture systems; live food; rotifers; microalgae; hypersalinity biota; Algae Culture
Dr. Marcel P. Huijser
Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
Interests: road ecology; human safety; habitat connectivity; wildlife; mitigation
Dr. Daniel C Huston
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, The University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tas 7005, Australia
Interests: parasites; Trematoda; Platyhelminthes; Acanthocephala
Dr. Marija Ivković
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: biodiversity research of aquatic karst habitats; Dipterology - primarily of aquatic families; changes in emergence patterns and assemblage composition of aquatic insects through time and space and effect of climate change; taxonomy and ecology of aquatic Empididae
Dr. Joanna N. Izdebska
Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: parasitology; acarology; taxonomy; host-parasite interactions; parasites of mammals; parasitic arthropods; ectoparasites; skin parasites
Dr. Marlene Jahnke
Department of Marine Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Kristineberg 566, 45178 Fiskebackskil, Sweden
Interests: Biodiversity and conservation genetics
Dr. Alexis Janosik
Department of Biology, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA
Interests: molecular ecology; Microplastics; environmental DNA
Dr. Carlos Jimenez
Enalia Physis Environmental Research Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: Coral Reef Ecology; natural and anthropogenic disturbances; shipwrecks ecology; environmental history; deep-water coral habitats; invasive marine species
Dr. Patoka Jiří
Department of Zoology and Fisheries, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, 16500 Praha - Suchdol, Czech Republic
Interests: endemic and also invasive crustaceans; ornamental Aquaculture; pet trade; Decapoda; Biological invasions
Dr. Jong-Kook Jung
Division of Forest Insect Pests and Diseases, National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul 02455, Korea
Interests: biodiversity; Community Ecology; Carabid beetles (or Ground beetles); conservation biology; Insect Ecology; bioindicator
Dr. Thomas S. Jung
Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1, Canada
Interests: mammals; Bats; ungulates; Carnivores; small mammals; habitat selection; occupancy models; biodiversity survey; landscape chang; boreal forest
Dr. Jacek Kamczyc
Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Game Management and Forest Protection, Wojska Polskiego 71C, 60-625 Poznań, Poland
Interests: forestry; ecology; zoology; soil biology; invertebrates; acarology; decomposition
Dr. Kevin John Kardynal
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Saskatoon, SK S0E, Canada
Interests: avian community ecology; migration behavior; migratory connectivity; stable isotope ecology; landscape ecology; full life-cycle conservation
Dr. Samantha Karunarathna
CAS Key Laboratory for Plant, Diversity and Biogeography of East Asia, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 65201, China
Interests: mycology
Dr. Anatoliy A. Khapugin
1) Joint Directorate of the Mordovia State Nature Reserve and National Park “Smolny”, Krasnaya Street, 30, Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, 430005, Russia 2) Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO), Tyumen State University, Lenina Street, 25, Tyumen, 625003, Russia
Interests: Plant populations; threatened plants; IUCN Red List; forest ecology; Nature conservation; Protected areas; alien plant species; Biological invasions
Prof. Dr. Pete Koetsier
Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725-1515, USA
Interests: invasive species, predator prey interactions, food webs, trophic dynamics; disturbance, wildfire, canals, lotic ecosystems, community ecology, drift
Dr. Konstantinos Kougioumoutzis
1. Department of Ecology and Systematics, Faculty of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 15701 Athens, Greece
2. Division of Plant Biology, Laboratory of Botany, Department of Biology, University of Patras, 26504 Patras, Greece
3. Laboratory of Systematic Botany, Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece
Interests: biogeography; biodiversity; biodiversity and climate change; conservation; conservation biogeography; conservation biology; island biodiversity; island biogeography; plant diversity; plant systematics; species distribution modelling
Dr. Przemysław Kowal
Department of Sanitary Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland
Interests: 16S rRNA sequencing; activated sludge microbiology; anammox; biodiversity; deammonifiaction; denitrification; molecular phylogenetics; nitrification
Dr. Pavel Ktitorov
Institute of the Biological Problems of the North, FEB RAS, Magadan, Russia
Interests: ornithology; animal distribution; conservation of rare species; landscape ecology
Dr. Elena Kupriyanova
Australian Museum Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
Interests: taxonomy; systematics; life history; marine invertebrates; phylogeny; invasive species
Dr. Juozas Labokas
Nature Research Centre, Institute of Botany, Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: crop wild relatives; wild harvested plants; in situ conservation strategies; Non-wood forest products; applied botany; phenotypic and genetic diversity
Dr. André Eduardo Biscaia Lacerda
EMBRAPA Forestry - Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation, Estrada da Ribeira, km 111, Caixa Postal 319, 83411-000 Colombo, Paraná, Brazil
Interests: plant ecology; forest management; conservation biology; ecological restoration
Dr. Emilio Laguna
Servei de Vida Silvestre /Centre per a la Investigació i Experimentació Forestal, Valencia, Spain
Interests: in situ wild plant conservation; in situ wild plant monitoring; ex situ wild plant conservation; recovery plans of endangered species; conservation of wild crip relatives; relationships between plant conservation and ethnobotany
Dr. Melissa Landell
Universidade Federal de Alagoas - UFAL, Campus A. C. Simões, Av. Lourival Melo Mota, s/n, CEP: 57072-900 Maceió, AL, Brazil
Interests: mycology; yeasts; microorganisms; taxonomy; biodiversity; bromeliads; Mata Atlântica; phylloplane
Dr. Matthew Larcombe
Department of Botany, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Interests: diversification, hybridisation, biogeography and conservation
Dr. Stefano Larsen
Fondazione Edmund Mach - Istituto Agrario San Michele All'Adige, San Michele All'Adige, Italy
Interests: Community Ecology; freshwater ecology; rivers; riparian zones; macroinvertebrates & amp; fish; statistical modelling; spatial statistics; time-series
Dr. Daniela Laurino
Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, 10095 Grugliasco (Turin), Italy
Interests: Honeybee health
Dr. Mateusz Ledwoń
Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
Interests: birds ecology; parental care; migration; movement ecology; behavioral ecology
Dr. Pieter Lemmens
Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, Charles Deberiotstraat 32 - box 2439, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: aquatic ecology; Limnology; (meta)-community ecology; biodiversity; conservation biology; food web ecology; Stable Isotopes
Dr. Jill Leonard-Pingel
School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University at Newark, Newark, OH 43055, USA
Interests: paleobiology; paleoecology; conservation paleobiology; molluscan ecology and taxonomy
Dr. Francisco Omar López Fuerte
Departamento Académico de Ciencias Marinas y Costeras, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Carretera al Sur, km. 5.5, La Paz C.P. 23080, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Interests: benthic diatoms and phytoplankton
Dr. Gabriella De Lorenzis
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Production, Landscape, Agroenergy, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: Molecular markers; snp; ssr; genetic structure; genetic diversity; fingerprinting; heterozygosity; pedigree; QTL; GWAS
Dr. Zachary Loughman
Department of Biological Science, West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV 26074, USA
Interests: Crayfish; astacology; freshwater conservation; conservation biology; Appalachia; natural history; squamate reptiles; Herpetology; herpetological conservation; ex-situ conservation
Dr. Guojia Ma
Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108, USA
Interests: agriculture; plant genetics and breeding; molecular biology; genomics; cytogenetics
Dr. Fabrizio Mafessoni
Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: population genetics; Evolution; theoretical models; ancient DNA; genomics; plant genetics; Anthropology
Dr. Magnus Magnusson
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: population dynamics; Disease Ecology; Conservation Management; land-use change; grassland restoration; butterfly ecology; rodent ecology; ecological census techniques; wood-inhabiting fungi, endangered species
Dr. Ákos Malatinszky
Department of Nature Conservation and Landscape Ecology, Szent István University, Gödöllő, Hungary
Interests: adaptation; floristics; grasslands; landscape history; nature conservation (plants); Environmental Education
Dr. Giacomo Mangini
Italian National Research Council, Institute of Bioscience and BioResources (CNR-IBBR), Via Amendola 165/A, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: cereal; genetic diversity; Molecular markers; population genetics; cultivars identification; quantitative genetics; plant breeding; wheat evolution and domestication
Dr. Ángel Mateo‐Ramírez
Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Centro de Málaga, Spain
Interests: deep-sea; invetebrates; macrophytes; biodiversity conservation, taxonomy, ecology; marine protected areas
Dr. Giacomo Mei
Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, 60121 Ancona, Italy
Interests: forest ecology and dynamics; forestry and forest management; coppice management; applied botany; vegetation science; soil ecology; forest humus forms; soil fauna; vegetation-soil relationships; environmental restoration
Dr. Francesco Mercati
CNR -- Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche,Istituto di Bioscienze e Biorisorse (IBBR) - U.O.S. di Palermo,Corso Calatafimi 414, I-90129 Palermo, Italy
Interests: plant genetics; biodiversity; next generation sequencing; Molecular markers; structure population
Dr. Monika Mioduchowska
Department of Genetics and Biosystematics, University of Gdańsk, 80-308 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: microbiome; bacterial endosymbionts; molecular evolution; genetic diversity; molecular phylogenetics; population genetics; Molecular markers
Dr. Ana Miranda
School of Science, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: ecotoxicology; environmental DNA; environmental health
Dr. Gustavo De Miranda
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: arachnids; phylogenetics; biogeography; phylogeography; genomics; taxonomy; biodiversity and conservation
Dr. Flavia A. Montaño-Centellas
Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: Community Ecology; Functional Diversity; species interactions; coexistence; community assembly; environmental gradients; Avian ecology; Bats
Dr. Antonio T. Monteiro
Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT), Centre for Geographical Studies (CEG), University of Lisbon, 1600-276 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: remote sensing; Anthropogenic change; Socio-ecological modelling; forests; grasslands
Dr. Sunil Mundra
Department of Biology, College of Science, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Interests: plant-microbial interactions from arid, polar and forest environments; microbial ecology and environmental genomics; bacterial and fungal diversity; anti-microbial resistance
Dr. Artem Valerievich Nedoluzhko
Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Nord universitet, 8026 Bodo, Norway
Interests: genomics; Evolution; ancient DNA; phylogeny; gene expression; historical dna; domestication; fish
Dr. Alzbeta Novotna
Department of Ecosystem Biology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branišovská 31, 37005 České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Interests: Ceratobasidiaceae, endophytes, endobacteria, enzymatic activity, mycorrhizal fungi, orchid mycorrhiza, Serendipitaceae, symbiosis, Tulasnellaceae
Dr. Kor Oldenbroek
Animal Breeding and Genomics, Wageningen University & Research, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: Farm Animals; dogs; Genetic Resources; Breeding programmes; genetics; genomics
Dr. Joo Myun Park
Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Busan, South Korea
Interests: marine diversity; coastal fishes; trophic diversity; seagrass diversity; dietary diversity; marine fish ecology; marine ecosystem; Marine Conservation; marine food web
Dr. Marco Pavia
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: fossil birds; neogene; pleistocene; Palaearctic; africa; bird bone morphology
Dr. Diego Pavón-Jordán
Department of Terrestrial Ecology, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), P.O. Box 5685 Torgarden, 7485 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: ornithology, global change, distributions, population dynamics, conservation, powerlines, waterbirds
Prof. Dr. Kurtis Jai-Chyi Pei
Institute of Wildlife Conservation, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan
Interests: Mammalogy; wildlife population ecology; wildlife management; Wildlife Conservation; Endangered Species; human dimension on wildlife; camera trapping; radio tracking; community-based conservation
Dr. Elena L. Peredo
The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, 7 MBL St, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
Interests: adaptations associated with shifts between terrestrial and aquatic lifestyles during plant evolution
Dr. Tiago José Pereira
Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia (UGA), Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: benthic meiofauna and macrofauna; benthic ecology; marine nematodes; phylogenetics; population genetics; eDNA; metabarcoding; marine ecology; temporal and spatial variation; Community Ecology; soil ecology and biology; Plant-parasitic nematodes
Dr. Daniela Pica
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Polytechnic University of Marche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: Stylasteridae; Cnidaria; integrative taxonomy; Mediterranean Sea; animal forest
Dr. Corinne Pomerleau
Institut Maurice Lamontagne, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Mont‐Joli, QC, Canada
Interests: biodiversity; Food webs; Functional Diversity; functional traits; marine mammals; Stable Isotopes; trophic interactions; zooplankton
Dr. Giovanna Potenza
School of Agricultural, Forest, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Interests: lichen; environmental monitoring; Habitat; biodiversity; wild
Prof. Dr. Mathieu E. A. Poulicek
Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Ecotoxicology, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
Interests: mollusks; marine benthic ecology; Mediterranean Sea; coral reefs
Prof. Dr. Antonio Pusceddu
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Via T. Fiorelli 1 - 09126 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: marine ecosystems; sedimentary organic matter; meiofauna; deep sea; invasive species; anthropogenic impacts
Dr. José Raggio
Departamento de Farmacología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: cryptogams ecophysiology; biological soil crusts; Extreme environments; photosynthesis; chlorophyll a fluorescence; astrobiology
Dr. Daniel Raudabaugh
Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Interests: fungal ecology; fungal physiology; taxonomy and phylogenetics; environmental sequencing; Community Ecology; white-nose syndrome; snake fungal disease
Dr. Alison Ritchie
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 6009 Perth, Australia
Interests: seed enhancement technologies; conservation and population genetics; restoration ecology and genetics; pollination ecology and plant-pollinator interactions; weed ecology
Dr. Leszek Rolbiecki
Faculty of Biology, Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, University of Gdańsk, Wita Stwosza 59, 80-308 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: parasitism; diversity and ecology of parasites; helminth parasites; alien and invasive parasites; applied parasitology; fish-borne parasitic zoonoses
Dr. Sonali Saha
Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
Interests: conservation biology; ecology; biodiversity; ecosystem ecology; Climate Change
Dr. Fred C. Schaffner
Departamento de Biología, Universidad Ana G. Méndez, c/o PO Box 362105, San Juan PR 00936-2105, Puerto Rico
Interests: biodiversity conservation, and habitat management, including eutrophication in natural and managed surface waters; ornithology; migration; wildlife ecology; the ecology and reproductive energetics of marine and aquatic birds
Dr. Laura Schejter
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Laboratorio de Bentos, Instituto Nacional de Investigación, y Desarrollo Pesquero (INIDEP), Paseo Victoria Ocampo 1 - 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina
Interests: benthic communities; cold water corals and porifera taxonomy; Epibiosis; scallops
Dr. Kathryn Schoenrock
Department of Zoology, Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway H91 TK33, Ireland
Interests: marine ecology; ecophysiology; Chemical ecology; phycology; Climate Change; mesocosm; natural history; Population Ecology; microbiome
Prof. Dr. Anja Schulze
Department of Marine Biology, Texas A&M University – Galveston Campus, 200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77553, USA
Interests: marine invertebrates; annelida; larvae; polychaete; coral reefs; microbiome; transcriptome; gene expression; hypoxia
Dr. Peter Seeber
Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz, 78464 Konstanz, Germany
Interests: mammal ecophysiology; Equids; ungulates; herbivores; molecular ecology; environmental DNA; behaviour
Dr. Mani Shrestha
School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: plant-pollination; Community Ecology; visual ecology; insect vision; Agroecology; ecosystem; urban ecology
Prof. Dr. Piotr Skubała
Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Silesia, Bankowa 9, 40-007 Katowice, Poland
Interests: acarology; ecology of oribatid mites; soil mesofauna; heavy metals in mites
Dr. Barbara Sladonja
Institute of Agriculture and Tourism, Porec, Croatia
Interests: invasive species; ecosystem service; monitoring; inventarisation; impact assessment; competition; integrated coastal zone management (iczm)
Dr. Marzena Stańska
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences Institute of Biological Sciences B. Prusa 14 08-110 Siedlce, Poland
Interests: biodiversity; conservation biology; Spider ecology; Human Impacts; Community Ecology
Dr. Nir Stern
Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research Ltd., Haifa, Israel
Interests: ichthyology; ichthyoplankton; fish taxonomy and systematics; biodiversity and biogeography; invasive species; phylogenetic
Dr. Andrea Tabi
Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems (CSIC-UIB), Campus Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122 Palma, Spain
Interests: theoretical ecology; aquatic ecology; diversity; Ecosystem Stability; Ecological modeling; Community Ecology
Dr. Spyros Tsiftsis
Department of Forest and Natural Environment Sciences, International Hellenic University, 66100 Drama, Greece
Interests: orchids; conservation biology; Macroecology; biogeography; ecology
Dr. Jaime Uria-Diez
Department of Forest Resource Management, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE-901 83 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: plant ecology; forest ecology; spatial point pattern; understory vegetation; dendroecology; Forestall streams; micro and macroclimatic variations
Dr. Han Van Dobben
Wageningen Environmental Research, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Netherlands
Interests: plant ecology; Nature conservation; forest ecology; Coastal Ecology; fertilisation experiments; nitrogen deposition; Multivariate Statistics; ecological modelling; lichens
Prof. Dr. Este Van Marle-Köster
Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Interests: Applied genomcis beef and dairy cattle breeding
Dr. Inés G. Viana
Department of Ecology and Animal Biology, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: marine ecology; anthropogenic impacts; eutrophication; Stable Isotopes; bioindicators; macroalgae; seagrass meadows; ecophysiology
Dr. Nuria Viladrich
1. School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Box 355020 Seattle, WA 98195-5020, USA
2. Departament Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: coral reproduction; coral larvae; energy reserves; coral ecophysiology; Coral Restoration; coral ecology
Dr. Nina Vukovic
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: flora; macrophytes; aquatic invasions; invasive plants; plant ecology; orchids
Dr. Kevin Wakeman
Institute for International Collaboration, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0808, Japan
Interests: marine biology; phylogeny; genetics; morphology; speciation; parasitology; microbiology; protists; Eukaryotes
Prof. Fayuan Wang
College of Environment and Safety Engineering, Qingdao University of Science & Technology, Qingdao, China
Interests: mycorrhizal diversity and applications; fungal ecology; Restoration Ecology
Dr. Oskar Wasielewski
niwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu, Poznan, Poland
Interests: insect physiology; insect reproduction; diapause; hormonal regulation; solitary bee; toxicology of insecticides
Dr. Michał Węgrzyn
Department of Polar Research and Documentation, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Krakow, Poland
Interests: Arctic; ecology; cryptogams; lichens; climate changes; trace elements; contamination; bioindicators; pine forests; Nature 2000
Dr. Jerzy Wielbo
Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
Interests: rhizobia; biological nitrogen fixation; bacterial-legume symbiosis; biofertilizers; bacterial populations; genetic and metabolic diversity
Dr. Paulina Wietrzyk-Pełka
Department of Polar Research and Documentation, Jagiellonian University, PL-30-387 Krakow, Poland
Interests: biological soil crusts; plant ecology; primary succession; soil formation; plant-soil interactions; lichens; polar and alpine vegetation
Dr. Sheree Yau
Integrative Biology of Marine Organisms (BIOM), CNRS, Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls, Sorbonne University, 66650 Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
Interests: genomics; microbial and viral genomics, microbial ecology, genome evolution; metagenomics; evolutionary genomics; viral ecology; algal viruses; prasinoviruses
Prof. Dr. Lawrence W. Zettler
Department of Biology, Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
Interests: orchids (Orchidaceae); mycorrhizal fungi; conservation; natural history; mycology; entomology; orchid propagation (seed germination); orchid pollination
Dr. Krešimir Žganec
Department of Teacher Education in Gospic, University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
Interests: aquatic ecology; Freshwater Macroinvertebrates; crustacea; invasive species; anthropogenic impacts; Climate Change; biodiversity conservation
Dr. Li Zitong
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Acton ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: statistical genetics and bioinformatics; Bayesian modelling and computation; machine learning, Genetics and genomics; high dimensional linear regression; varying coefficient models; longitudinal data analysis; gaussian process models; population genomics; Ecology and Evolution; Plant and animal
Dr. Anna Źróbek-Sokolnik
Department of Botany and Nature Protection, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Plac Lodzki 1, 10-754 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: protected species; biodiversity protection and conservation; ecosystem services; private and state forests; forest policy; morphometric tests; reproduction of woody species; reproduction of herbaceous species and perennials; transformation of forest areas; afforestation and deforestation
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