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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

Hawkins, Melissa T. R., Helgen, Kristofer M., Maldonado, Jesus E., Rockwood, Larry L., Tsuchiya, Mirian T. N. and Leonard, Jennifer A. Phylogeny, biogeography and systematic revision of plain long-nosed squirrels (genus Dremomys, Nannosciurinae), Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, . 2015.

He, Kai, Woodman, Neal, Boaglio, Sean, Roberts, Mariel, Supekar, Sunjana and Maldonado, Jesús E. Molecular Phylogeny Supports Repeated Adaptation to Burrowing within Small-Eared Shrews Genus of Cryptotis (Eulipotyphla, Soricidae), PloS One, 10 (10) 1-13. 2015.

Yumnam, Bibek, Negi, Tripti, Maldonado, Jesús E., Fleischer, Robert C. and Jhala, Yadvendradev V. Phylogeography of the Golden Jackal (Canis aureus) in India, PloS One, 10 (9) 1-18. 2015.

González, Susana, Cosse, Mariana, Franco, María del Rosario, Emmons, Louise, Vynne, Carly, Duarte, José Maurício Barbanti, Beccacesi, Marcelo D. and Maldonado, Jesús E. Population Structure of mtDNA Variation due to Pleistocene Fluctuations in the South American Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus, Illiger, 1815): Management Units for Conservation, Journal of Heredity, 106 459-468. 2015.

Gutiérrez, Eliécer E., Maldonado, Jesús E., Radosavljevic, Aleksandar, Molinari, Jesús, Patterson, Bruce D., Martínez-C, Juan M., Rutter, Amy R., Hawkins, Melissa T. R., Garcia, Franger J. and Helgen, Kristofer M. The Taxonomic Status of Mazama bricenii and the Significance of the Táchira Depression for Mammalian Endemism in the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela, PloS One, 10 (6) 1-24. 2015.

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