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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.

Ahlering, Marissa A., Maldonado, Jésus 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.

Dutta, Trishna, Sharma, Sandeep, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, H. S. and Seidensticker, John. Fine-scale population genetic structure in a wide-ranging carnivore, the leopard (Panthera pardus fusca) in central India, Diversity and Distributions, 19 (7) 760-771. 2013.

Dutta, Trishna, Sharma, Sandeep, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra S. and Seidensticker, John. Gene flow and demographic history of leopards (Panthera pardus) in the central Indian highlands, Evolutionary Applications, 6 (6) 949-959. 2013.

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