ONGOING PROJECTS

Linking demography to climatic oscillations in alpine grasshoppers

Understanding how past environmental changes shaped the demography of natural populations is fundamental to predict their responses to different aspects of ongoing global change. Recently, the importance of studying...

Predicting responses of oak communities to global change

An important challenge in conservation biology is predicting how organisms will respond to different aspects of human-induced global change. The goal of this project is to employ genomic data to infer past demographic...

Genomic divergence along the speciation continnum

The goal of this project is to integrate next generation sequencing techniques, detailed phenotypic information and spatial modelling to unravel the factors promoting recent evolutionary radiations and infer the underlying evolutionary processes...

The objective of this project is to study the factors structuring intra- and inter-specific genetic variation in a scrub oak (genus Quercus) species complex from California. This complex is composed by six closely related taxa...

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Genetic variation in the Californian scrub oak species complex

Since 2006, we have monitored ten populations of the specialist grasshopper Mioscirtus wagneri from La Mancha region (Central Spain). This grasshopper forms highly isolated populations around saline and hyper-saline lagoons...

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Long-term genetic monitoring of highly isolated populations

The main objective of this project is integrating genomic, phenotypic and eco-physiological data to understand the impact of environmental gradients on processes of neutral and adaptive genomic divergence in Mediterranean oaks...

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Genomics of local adaptation in Mediterranean oaks
 
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