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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

Bozarth, Christine A., Gardner, Beth, Rockwood, Larry L. and Maldonado, Jesús E. Using Fecal DNA and Spatial Capture-Recapture to Characterize a Recent Coyote Colonization, Northeastern Naturalist, 22 (1) 144-162. 2015.

Hofman, Courtney A., Rick, Torben C., Hawkins, Melissa T. R., Funk, W. C., Ralls, Katherine, Boser, Christina L., Collins, Paul W., Coonan, Tim, King, Julie L., Morrison, Scott A., Newsome, Seth D., Sillett, T. S., Fleischer, Robert C. and Maldonado, Jesus E. Mitochondrial Genomes Suggest Rapid Evolution of Dwarf California Channel Islands Foxes (Urocyon littoralis), PloS One, 10 (2) 1-15. 2015.

Leonard, Jennifer A., den Tex, Robert-Jan, Hawkins, Melissa T. R., Muñoz-Fuentes, Violeta, Thorington, Richard and Maldonado, Jesus E. Phylogeography of vertebrates on the Sunda Shelf: a multi-species comparison, Journal of Biogeography, 42 (5) 871-879. 2015.

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.

Montiel-Reyes, F., Maldonado, Je, del Real-Monroy, M., Martínez-Méndez, N. and Ortega, J. Non-invasive sampling reveals fine-scale genetic structure in black bear Ursus americanus populations from northeastern Mexico, Endangered Species Research, 26 (2) 179-188. 2014.

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