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Duarte Nuno Vasconcelos Gonçalves

Duarte Nuno Vasconcelos Gonçalves

Research Assistant

Details
Position
Research Assistant
Member type
Former Members
Degree
PhD
Address
CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto, Campus de Vairão, Rua Monte-Crasto, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal

I’m interested Biodiversity in general, and biogeography and evolutionary biology in particular. During the last few years I have focused on phylogenetics, ecological niche-based models and GIS tools in order to study evolutionary patterns and processes at different time and spatial scales in terrestrial and semiaquatic desert vertebrates (mostly herpetofauna) in the Sahara and Sahel. 

Presently I am expanding my scope to freshwater systems, particularly mussels. I have over 250 days of fieldwork expeditions, mostly in remote regions in North Africa. Other achievements include the successful application to Synthesys and MBZ grants. 

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