Doctoral Programme on Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation
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Rita Castilho

Personal details

Institute:University of Algarve

Summary of CV:

Areas of interest
Phylogeny, phylogeography, molecular systematics, population genetics, gene flow, spatially structured populations, application of molecular markers to genetic assessment.
Experience Higher education:
  • Disciplines taught between 1990 and 2007, as coordinator of the subject
    • Undergraduate courses: Biological Diversity, General Genetics, Genes Populations and Evolution
    • Graduate courses: Population Genetics

      Participation in Projects:

      • 2009-2012: Marine phylogeographic structuring during climate change: the signature of leading and rear edge of range shifting populations. MarinERA 189570: Facilitating the coordination of national and regional marine RTD programs in Europe.


        • Maggs, C.A., Castilho, R., Foltz, D., Henzler, C., Jolly, T., Kelly, J., Olsen, J., Perez, K.E., Stam, W., Vainola, R., Viard, F. and Wares, J. (2008). Evaluating signatures of glacial refugia for North Atlantic Marine Organims. Ecology, 89

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