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Jesus Maldonado

Research Scientist / Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics

Research Focus

My broad interests lie in the evolutionary biology and population genetics of mammals; specifically using genetic techniques in conservation biology. I am interested in learning about the genetic basis of adaptation, and the importance of these adaptations to the process of speciation in mammals.

Most Recent Publications

Eggert, L. S., Buij, R., Lee, M. E., Campbell, P., Dallmeier, F., Fleischer, Robert C., Alonso, A. and Maldonado, J. E. Using Genetic Profiles of African Forest Elephants to Infer Population Structure, Movements, and Habitat Use in a Conservation and Development Landscape in Gabon, Conservation Biology, 28 (1) 107-118. 2014.

Rick, Torben C., Sillett, T. S., Ghalambor, Cameron K., Hofman, Courtney A., Ralls, Katherine, Anderson, R. S., Boser, Christina L., Braje, Todd J., Cayan, Daniel R., Chesser, R. T., Collins, Paul W., Erlandson, Jon M., Faulkner, Kate R., Fleischer, Robert, Funk, W. C., Galipeau, Russell, Huston, Ann, King, Julie, Laughrin, Lyndal, Maldonado, Jesus, McEachern, Kathryn, Muhs, Daniel R., Newsome, Seth D., Reeder-Myers, Leslie, Still, Christopher, et al. Ecological Change on California's Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene, Bioscience, 64 (8) 680-692. 2014.

Yumnam, Bibek, Jhala, Yadvendradev V., Qureshi, Qamar, Maldonado, Jesus E., Gopal, Rajesh, Saini, Swati, Srinivas, Y. and Fleischer, Robert C. Prioritizing Tiger Conservation through Landscape Genetics and Habitat Linkages, PloS One, 9 (11) 1-28. 2014.

Ahlering, Marissa A., Maldonado, J├ęsus E., Eggert, L. S., Fleischer, Robert C., Western, D. and Brown, Janine L. Conservation outside Protected Areas and the Effect of Human-Dominated Landscapes on Stress Hormones in Savannah Elephants, Conservation Biology, 27 (3) 569-575. 2013.

Cardoni, Daniel A., Greenberg, Russell, Maldonado, Jesus E. and Isacch, Juan P. Morphological adaptation to coastal marshes in spite of limited genetic structure in the Neotropical passerine Spartonoica maluroides (Aves: Furnariidae), Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109 (1) 78-91. 2013.

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