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Class of 2006
Name
Bradic, Martina
Nationality
Croatian
E-Mail
mb3188@gmail.com
1st Degree
Molecular Biology
University (1st Degree)
Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Master Degree
Animal Science, Animal genetics
University (Master Degree)
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, Croatia
About the PhD
Field of Research
Evolutionary biology and Population genetics
Thesis Title
THE GENETIC BASIS OF MORPHOLOGICAL CHANGE IN CONVERGENT EVOLUTION OF NATURAL POPULATIONS: IDENTIFYING CANDIDATE GENES BEHIND CONVERGENT EVOLUTION IN BLIND CAVEFISH ASTYANAX MEXICANUS
Abstract
Understanding the genetic basis of adaptive phenotypic variation is central to our understanding of the origins and maintenance of biological diversity. Repeated occurrence of the same phenotypes in closely or distantly related...
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Supervisor(s)
Dr. Richard Borowsky, New York University
Co-Supervisor(s)
Dr. Henrique Teotónio, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
University
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal
Laboratory
The Cave Biology Research Group at New York University & Evolutionary genetcs group Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia Lisbon
City
Lisbon
Country
Portugal
Date of Thesis Defence
2011-09-19
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Postdoc
Project
Comparative genomics and evolution of Trichomonas parasite
Institution
New York University
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City
New York City
Country
New York

Relevant Publications
Bradic M, Beerli P, García-de León FJ, Esquivel-Bobadilla S, Borowsky RL.
Gene flow and population structure in the Mexican blind cavefish complex (Astyanax mexicanus). BMC Evol Biol. 2012 Jan 23;12:9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-12-9.
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Martina Bradic, Henrique Teotonio and Richard Borowsky
The population genomics of repeated evolution in the blind cavefish A. mexicanus, Molecular Biology and Evolution, August 8, 2013 doi:10.1093/molbev/mst13.

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Publications
Teotónio H, Chelo IM, Bradić M, Rose MR, Long AD.
Experimental evolution reveals natural selection on standing genetic variation. Nat Genet. 2009 Feb;41(2):251-7. doi: 10.1038/ng.289. .
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Bradic, M., Costa J. and Chelo I. (2011). Genotyping with Sequenom. (Book chapter) Methods Mol Biol. 2011;772:193-210. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-228-1_11.
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Conrad MD, Bradic M, Warring SD, Gorman AW, Carlton JM.
Getting trichy: tools and approaches to interrogating Trichomonas vaginalis in a post-genome world. Trends Parasitol. 2013 Jan;29(1):17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2012.10.004.
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The Tc1/mariner transposable element family shapes genetic variation and gene expression in the protist Trichomonas vaginalis
Martina Bradic, Sally D Warring, Vivien Low and Jane M Carlton
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The impact of genomics on population genetics of parasitic diseases
Daniel N. Hupalo, Martina Bradic, and Jane M. Carlton
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2014-04-09 18:37:03

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