Rocio Perez Portela

Post-Doctoral Scientist

Ph.D.,  University of Barcelona, 2006

Email: rperez-portela@rsmas.miami.edu

I am intersted in a variety of topics such as: Conservation genetics and connectivity

Applying Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to assess the effect of human impacts on marine species, Genetics of introduced species, Effect of life history, climatic events and dispersal on genetic structure, Life cycles, reproduction and ecology of marine invertebrates, Taxonomy, systematics, cryptic speciation and phylogeny of marine invertebrate, and Molecular bases of adaptation: population genomics.

My current project investigates Population genomics in coral reefs- adaptation of corals to deep waters.

More information avalable at my site: http://perezportela.wix.com/rperez-portela