Prof Richard F. Preziosi
Professor of
Ecological Genetics
Principal investigator

I have two main areas of interest; genetic diversity and conservation. For most areas of my research, these two topics overlap in answering questions about the sustainability of species in ex-situ conservation or the management of wild populations. I am also interested in pure species conservation (especially of amphibians), in the links between conservation and local human communities, and in statistical genetics. I am very interested in experimental design and statistics and the application of novel methods of data analysis.

 

In general, I am interested in how genetic diversity within a species influences its diversity and evolution. Beyond this, diversity within a species can impact other species or even entire communities of species and the ecosystem services they provide.

Graduate students

Applications of next-generation sequencing techniques in conservation and ecology

Influences on fish community structure within atolls

Neotropical amphibian genetics and  biogeography

Community genetics of mangrove ecosystem services

Population genetics of deep sea corals

Connectivity in Colombian bryozoans

Plant - invertebrate - microbial ecological genetics

Ecological genetics of Neotropical mangroves

Shark fishing, ecology and genetics

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Whale shark population genetics

Thomas Hughes

Tackling conservation issues with new technologies

Agnessa Lundy

Ecological genetics of Neotropical mangroves

Postdoctoral researchers

 

Marine biology and population genetics

Dr Giovanni Pastorino

Technical staff and research assistants

 

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Amphibian husbandry technician

Alex Gabb

Socioeconomics of mangrove ecosystems

Associated researchers

 

Dr Laurence Cook

Past members

 

Dr Christina Stanley

Dr Rachael Antwis

Dr Chris Michaels

Dr Nathan Truelove

Dr Johan Oldekop

Dr Victoria Ogilvy

Dr Sharon Zytynska

Dr Everisto Abella

Dr Richard Pearson

Dr Rena Booth

Dr Catherine Tétard-Jones

Dr Daniel Jameson

Dr Rajasekran Palanisamy

Dr Philip Astles

Dr Samuel Partey

Dr Violaine Jourdie-Bodin

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