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Biogeographical Ecology and Evolution

Group leaders
João Neiva
Gareth Anthony Pearson
Ester Serrao
marine evolution
marine ecology
marine biogeography
reproductive biology
climate and ocean
ocean processes

The team BEE (Biogeographical Ecology and Evolution) studies patterns and processes mediating population biology from ecological to evolutionary scales. Topics include phylogeography, population dispersal/connectivity, abiotic stress-driven evolution, reproductive ecology and roles of mating systems in population divergence and speciation. Biological models include algae, marine plants, invertebrates and vertebrates, using a variety of approaches, from population genetics and phylogeny to experimental ecology and environmental genomics.