Ana Catarina A. Silva
Main Research Interests
Phylogeography, population and landscape genetics in vertebrates. Also interested in evolutionary genetics, conservation genetics, adaptation to climate change and next-generation sequencing technologies.
- 2011: MSc in Evolutionary Biology and Development, University of Lisbon- 2009: BSc in Evolutionary Biology and Development, University of Lisbon
2013 - PhD research: “Adaptive capacity and distribution responses of species with different thermal ranges under climate change: an investigation using two sister species of Australian skinks” (Supervisors: Maria Manuela Coelho, Craig Moritz and Carlos Fernandes - SFRH/BD/88740/2012).
2010-2013 - Effects of habitat fragmentation on the population structure and connectivity of forest-dwelling species: a comparative landscape genetics approach (PTDC/BIA-BEC/101511/2008).