Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (126)

Dr. Anne-Claire Fabre
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The Natural History Museum, London, UK
Interests: functional morphology; shape evolution; ecomorphology; diversification; functional and behavioural inference
Prof. Dr. Sabrina Lo Brutto
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Dept. STeBiCeF, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Mediterranean marine biology;marine biodiversity;population genetics; barcoding; systematics and taxonomy of amphipoda; non-indigenous species
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Dr. Federica Semprucci
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Universita degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
Interests: meiofauna; nematoda; benthic biodiversity; marine pollution; ecological quality assessment
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Dr. Adriano Stinca
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Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Caserta, Italy
Interests: floristics; plant taxonomy; vegetation science; community ecology; plant biology; biogeography; fire ecology; biodeteriogenic plants on monuments and archaeological sites; plant biodiversity assessment and conservation
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Dr. Simone Montano

1. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DISAT), University of Milano, Bicocca, Italy
2. MaRHE (Marine Research and High Education Center), Magoodhoo, Maldives
Interests: coral diseases; coral reef ecology; coral restoration; biodiversity; symbiosis; hydrozoans taxonomy
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Dr. Michela Marignani
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Department of Environment and Life Sciences, Università di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: use of floristic and vegetation data to prioritize sites for the conservation of botanical diversity multitaxa approach; landscape scale analyses, studies on the effects of fragmentation on biodiversity; definition of ecological networks at different scale; conservation social sciences and Invasive Alien Species
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Prof. Dr. Michel-Pierre Faucon
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Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle, AGHYLE, Beauvais, France
Interests: functional ecology of plant-soil interactions; plant functional traits; agroecology; ecological engineering; nutrients; trace metals; sustainable soil management
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Dr. Alexey Potekhin
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Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Interests: ciliates; Parameciu; protists; symbiosis; bacterial symbionts; microbiomes; mating types; speciation mechanisms; the species concept
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Prof. Dr. Igor Dovgal
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A. O. Kovalevsky Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas of RAS, Sevastopol, Russia
Interests: protists; ciliates; systematics; phylogeny; evolution; ecology
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Dr. Martina Schrallhammer
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Department of Biology, Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Interests: prokaryotic and eukaryotic symbionts of ciliates; microbial ecology; adaptation; evolution; intracellular bacteria; Paramecium; Rickettsia; Holospora; Caedibacter; Megaira
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Prof. Dr. Federica Costantini
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University of Bologna, Via Sant'Alberto 163, 48123 Ravenna, Italy
Interests: marine biodiversity conservation; population genetic and genomics; marine invertebrates ecology; environmental DNA
Prof. Dr. Andre Ganswindt
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Universiteit van Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Interests: wildlife/behavioural endocrinology; non-invasive hormone monitoring; reproductive endocrine function; stress-associated hormone alterations
Dr. Katrine Worsaae
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Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: evolution; meiofauna; Annelida; nervous system; extreme habitats; morphology; transcriptomics
Dr. Pille Gerhold
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Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Interests: phylogenetic diversity; macroecology; biogeography; plant community ecology; plant-insect interactions; biodiversity; eco-evolutionary approaches evolutionary; ecology
Dr. Flor Edith Acevedo
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Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, 651 Cemetery Rd, North East, PA 16428, USA
Interests: molecular and chemical ecology of insect plant interactions and associated symbionts; basic and applied chemical ecology; insect biology and ecology; insect sensory biology and host plant selection mechanisms; enhancement of host plant resistance to biotic stresses; biological control and insect pest management
Dr. Erik Caroselli
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Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: biometry, morphology, sclerochronology, demography, growth strategies, skeletal crystallography, mechanical properties, reproduction, zooxanthellae photosynthesis, population dynamics, and microbiome ecology in temperate and subtropical corals and their relationships with environmental factors; growth and population dynamics multiscale modeling; effect of global climate change on temperate and tropical coral reef communities
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Dr. Katarzyna Grzelak
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Marine Ecology Department, Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 81-712 Sopot, Poland
Interests: ecology of meiofauna; taxonomy, ecology and biogeography of free-living marine Nematoda and Arctic Kinorhyncha
Dr. Helena Adão
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MARE-Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, School of Sciences and Technology, University of Évora, c/o NemaLab, Apartado 94, 7002-554 Évora, Portugal
Interests: estuarine and marine ecology; ecology of meiobenthos and nematodes assemblages of the estuarine and deep sea sediments; ecological indicators and food webs
Dr. Evert Thomas
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Bioversity International, Rome, Italy
Interests: forest and landscape restoration; Theobroma cacao genetic resources; Bertholletia excelsa ecology; GIS; species suitability modeling; inter- and intra-specific spatial diversity analysis; ethnobotany
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Dr. Benny Kwok Kan Chan
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Academia Sinica, Biodiversity Research Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: marine and intertidal ecology; barnacle ecology and biodiversity; coral reef symbiosis; larval biology
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