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Jordi de Raad

Research Interests
As a molecular ecologist, I have always been amazed by the rapid-evolving fields of genomics and genetics and its underlying potential. I am mainly interested in applying genomic and genetic methods to elucidate evolutionary uncertainties and to contribute to the conservation of our biodiversity. 

During my Msc thesis, I have worked on the genetics of the endangered Eurasian Black Vulture, resulting in a general interest in the (highly conserved) genome of birds.

Currently, I am working on evolutionary genomics and geneticsin passerine birds. The aim is to resolve phylogenies, examine evolutionaryhistories and to link this data with varying ecological and morphologicaltraits.

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2018 – present PhD student at the Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Working group of Prof. Dr. Axel Janke

2015 – 2017 Msc Environmental Biology at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Thesis topic: “First insights in the reintroduction of the Eurasian Black Vulture (Aegypius monachus) in Southern-France - evaluating individual contribution, genetic diversity and population genetic structure”. Supervised by dr. Peter Galbusera and Philippe Helsen

2014 – 2015 Student assistant at the department of Biology and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

2009 – 2013 Bsc Biology at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Contact
Phone: +49 (0)69 7542 1828
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