Doctoral Theses 2013

Biology and phylogeography of the black sea urchin Arbacia lixula (Echinoidea: Arbacioida).

Student: Owen S. Wangensteen.

PhD Co-Advisors: Xavier Turon Barrera & Cruz Palacín Cabañas

Universitat de Barcelona.

 

Differential gene expression along the sponge life cycle.

Student: Alicia R. Pérez-Porro.

PhD Co-Advisors: María Jesús Uriz Lespe & Gonzalo Giribet de Sebastán

Universitat de Barcelona. 

 

Desarrollo de un modelo para el estudio de la dispersión de contaminantes provenientes de una granja de cultivo de camarón en el complejo lagunar Estero de Urías: una laguna costera urbanizada (México).

Student: G. Cardoso.

PhD Co-Advisors: Antonio Cruzado Alorda & Joan Albert Sánchez Cabeza.

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. 

 

Chemical and microbial ecology of the demosponge Aplysina aerophoba.

Student: Oriol Sacristan.

PhD Advisor: Mikel Becerro.

Universitat de Barcelona. 

 

Ecology and evolution of microbial nitrifiers.

Student: Antoni Fernández-Guerra.

PhD Advisor: Emilio O. Casamayor.

Universitat de Barcelona. 

 

Lake macroinvertebrates and the altitudinal gradient in the Pyrenees.

Student: Guillermo de Mendoza.

PhD Advisor: Jordi Catalan.

Universitat de Barcelona.

 

The ecology of colonial phytoplancton.

Student: Tatiana Caraballo.

PhD Advisor: Jordi Catalan.

Universitat de Barcelona.

 

Landscape fragmentation and resilience in seagrass meadows

Student: Gera, Alessandro

PhD Advisor: Teresa Alcoverro

Universitat de Barcelona. 

 

Ecology and genetics of invasive ascidians in the western Mediterranean

Student: Ordoñez, Victor

PhD Advisor: Xavier Turon

Universitat de Barcelona. 

 

The role of herbivores as trophic connectors between marine ecosystems

Student: Pagés, Jordi

PhD Advisor: Teresa Alcoverro

Universitat de Barcelona. 

 

Challenges in marine ecology: genomic investigations of dispersal patterns and phenotypic plasticity in Mediterranean Fishes

Student: Schunter, Celia

PhD Advisor: Enrique Macpherson

Universitat de Barcelona.