CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

RICARDO T. PEREYRA, PhD.

 

Born 14th January 1974, Mexico City, Married to Olga

 

 

Qualifications:

 

PhD (Biology) (2004) University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom. Thesis: ÔGeographic distribution of genetic diversity, genetic structure and dispersal of cichlid fishes from Lake MalawiŐ.

 

BSc (Marine Biology - First Class) (1997) Universidad Aut—noma de Baja California Sur (UABCS), La Paz, Mexico. Thesis: Systematics and biogeography of decapod crustaceans associated with corals from La Paz, Mexico.

 

Academic/ Professional Experience:

 

Named Postdoctoral Researcher (FORMAS project funded), (October 2006-Present), Dept Marine Ecology, TjŠrnš Marine Biological Laboratory, Gšteborg University, Stršmstad, Sweden. 

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate, (February 2005-October 2006), Dept Marine Ecology, TjŠrnš Marine Biological Laboratory, Gšteborg University, Stršmstad, Sweden. 

 

Research Visiting Fellow, (June 2004-January 2005), Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 

 

Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher, (April 2004-May 2004), Center for Biosystematics and Biodiversity, Texas A&M University, USA.

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate, (October 2003-February 04), Centro de Estudios Cient’ficos y de Educaci—n Superior de Ensenada (CICESE), Baja California, MŽxico.

 

Postdoctoral Research Assisstant, (April 2003-September 2003), Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

 

Graduate Research Assistant, (January 1998-July 1999), Universidad Aut—noma de Baja California Sur, Dept. of Marine Biology, La Paz, Mexico.

 

Teaching Assistant, (August 1997- July 1999), Universidad Aut—noma de Baja California Sur (UABCS), La Paz, MŽxico.

 

 

Publications:

 

Martin J, S‡nchez C, & Pereyra R. 1997. Notes on the distribution of two lithodid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from off the coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico.  Bulletin of southern California Academy of Sciences. 96: 78-86.

 

Pereyra R, S‡nchez C. 2000. New geographical records of nine species of crustaceans from Southern Baja California, MŽxico. Bulletin of southern California Academy of Sciences. 99: 171-173

 

Pereyra R. 2004. Population structure, genetic diversity and dispersal of cichlid fishes from Lake Malawi. PhD Dissertation. University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 177 pp.

 

Pereyra R, Taylor MI, Turner GF, Rico C. 2004. Variation in habitat preference and population structure among three species of the Lake Malawi cichlid genus Protomelas. Molecular Ecology. 13: 2691-2697.

 

Pereyra R, Saillant E, Pruett C, Rexroad III C, Rocha-Olivares A, Gold J. 2004. Characterisation of eleven microsatellite DNA markers in the Pacific sardine, Sardinops sagax sagax (Clupeidae, Teleostei). Molecular Ecology Notes, 4: 739-741.

 

Fox CJ*, Taylor MI*, Pereyra R, Villasana MI, Rico C. 2005. TaqMan DNA technology confirms previous over-estimation of cod (Gadus morhua L.) egg abundance in the Irish Sea: implications for the assessment of the cod stock and mapping spawning areas using egg based methods. Molecular Ecology. 14: 879-884. *joint first authors

 

Debout, GDG, Pereyra R, Emerson B, Yu DW. 2006. Characterisation of polymorphic microsatellites in the castration parasite plant-ant Allomerus octoarticulatus cf. demerarae (Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Molecular Ecology Notes. 6: 182-184.

 

Manuscripts:

 

Pereyra RT, Bergstršm L, Kautsky L & Johannesson K. Local endemism after a rapid speciation event in a postglacial marine marginal ecosystem. Manuscript

 

Pereyra RT, Bergstršm L, Kautsky L & Johannesson K. Contrasting patterns of genetic and morphological differentiation of two sympatric Fucus species in the Baltic Sea. In preparation

 

Pereyra RT, Dahl M, Jšnsson B, Ring AK, Johannesson K & Andre C. Characterisation of polymorphic microsatellites in the commercially exploited shrimp Pandalus borealis. In preparation

 

Pereyra RT, Ring AK, Dahl M, Jonsson P & Andre C. Characterisation of polymorphic microsatellites in the barnacle Balanus improvisus. In preparation

 

 

Conference presentations:

 

Martin, J., S‡nchez, C. & Pereyra, R. Deep Sea crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from the coast of Baja California, Mexico. XI Marine Biology International Symposium La Paz, Mexico. May 15-20, 1996.

 

Pereyra, R., C. Rico & G. Turner.  Genetic population structure of the Non-mbuna rock dweller Protomelas taeniolatus in Lake Malawi. 81st Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Symposium: Ecology and Behaviour of cichlid fishes of Great Lakes of Africa. Pennsylvania, USA July 5-10, 2001.