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Class of 2009
Name
Alves, João
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
jmf_alves@yahoo.com
1st Degree
Applied Biology
University (1st Degree)
Uni. Minho, Portugal
About the PhD
Field of Research
Evolutionary Biology; Human Population Genetics
Thesis Title
The causes and consequences of a common inversion polymorphism on the evolution of the human genome
Supervisor(s)
António Amorim
Co-Supervisor(s)
Lounés Chikhi, Peter Heutink
University
ICBAS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar
Laboratory
Population Genetics Group (IPATIMUP) / Population and Conservation Genetics Group (IGC) // Department of Medical Genomics (VUMC)
City
Porto / Oeiras // Amsterdam
Country
Portugal // Netherlands
Date of Thesis Defence
2014-12-15

Relevant Publications
Alves, J. M., A. Caliman, R. D. Guariento, M. P. Figueiredo-Barros, L. S. Carneiro, V. F. Farjalla, R. L. Bozelli & F. A. Esteves, 2010. Stoichiometry of benthic invertebrate nutrient recycling: interspecific variation and the role of body mass. Aquatic Ecology 44: 421–430.
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Alves, J. M., Lopes, A. M., Chikhi, L. & Amorim, A. 2012. On the structural plasticity of the human genome: Chromosomal inversions revisited. Current Genomics, 13,
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Alves, J.M. & Lopes A.M. Population Genomics/Macro vs Microevolution. Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics (Second Edition). 2013. Pages 412–414
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