Failure to account for genetic variation can result in overestimating extinction risk

New research led by the University of Southampton has shown that the threat of range losses for some species as a result of climate change

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PhD Studentship, University of Southampton, Sep 2017

How will greening the desert affect bats and the ecosystem services they provide? Supervisors:  Dr Orly Razgour (University of Southampton) Dr Kelvin Peh (University of Southampton)

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ConGenomics Conference, CIBIO/InBio, Portugal, May 2016

ConGenomics conference photo

Our work has been presented at the ConGenomics Conference at CIBIO/InBio, Portugal. It was great to hear about all the amazing research currently being carried out in

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We made it to the cover of Molecular Ecology!

Molecular Ecology cover image_photo Antton Alberdi

Our recent paper ‘Unravelling the evolutionary history and future prospects of endemic species restricted to former glacial refugia’ has made it to the cover of Molecular Ecology.

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Adaptations to environmental change

Razgour et al. Climatic adaptations bats

Using genomic data and ecological analysis to identify signatures of climate-driven local adaptations in species of conservation concern.

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Integrated Framework

What is an integrated approach? Integrating different drivers of change: climate change and anthropogenic habitat loss. Integrating different levels of biodiversity from genes, through individuals

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Phylogeography and evolutionary history

Myotis escalerai in flight, photo: Antton Alberdi

Combining genetic and environmental data with spatial modelling and inference of evolutionary history to show how past climatic changes shaped patterns of genetic variation.

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