Gastropod phylogeny

Resolving gastropod relationships at different levels.

Marine biogeography

Understanding biogeographical patterns, connectivity, and dispersal capacity of marine snails.

Evolution of shell shape

Understanding the evolution of shell shape and changes in morphospace over large geological scales.

Benthic Ecology

Diversity and distribution patterns of marine fauna.


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Click to see my talk at the Population Genetics and Phylogeography session: Population connectivity of an endangered gastropod across …

Click to see my talk (Spanish) at the II Simposio Latinoamericano de Genética de Moluscos: Datos genómicos para la filogenia de …

My departmental seminar at STRI: Gastropod phylogenomics and biogeography across 400 million years


My post in the blog Science in the News about the early divergences in the animal tree of life!

My post in the blog Evo Bites about the evolution of spider groups that produce orb-shaped (circular) webs!

My post in the blog Science in the News about broad relationships in the tree of life!


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