Giacomo BernardiWorking on phylogeography, speciation and molecular ecology of fishes. Particularly interested in fishes lacking a pelagic larval phase, in Sea of Cortez/Pacific disjunct species, and in surfperches (Embiotocidae)
Email: bernardi (at) ucsc.eduGiacomo's website
Post Docs
Filip Huyghe"Population genomics of Indian Ocean Clownfishes"
Email: Filip.Huyghe (at)
Graduate students
May Roberts
Email: mabrober (at) ucsc.eduMay's Website
Dr. Remy Gatins !!!!
Cerise Chen
(co-advised by Luiz Rocha, California Academy of Science)
"Molecular evolution of Ogcocephalidae (batfishes)"
Email: jchen263(at)ucsc.eduCerise's Website
Dan Wright"Genetic basis of adaptation to the intertidal for fishes in California and South Africa"
Jason Toy
(co-advised by Kristy Kroeker, UCSC)
"Evolutionary responses of populations to rapid environmental change"
Jacob Winnikoff
(co-advised by Steve Haddock, MBARI
"Signatures of Deep-Sea Adaptation in Ctenophores"
Allyson Salazar Sawkins
Visiting grad students
Visiting scientists
Past Post Doctoral Researchers
Ricardo BeldadeGenetic structure of natural fish populations and otolith elemental fingerprinting
Past Members (but we still love them):
Eric Garcia, Ph.D."Phylogenomics of Pacific and Baja California disjunct fishes"
Email: egarci36 (at) ucsc.eduEric's Website
Gary Longo, PhD"Molecular Genomics of surfperches"
Gary's website
Eva Salas, PhD"Evolutionary history of Dascyllus trimaculatus"
Eva's website
Hudson Pinheiro, PhD"Biogeography and evolution of reef fishes of Brazilian Oceanic Islands" (co-sponsored with Luiz Rocha California Academy of Sciences)
Hudson's website
Jimmy O'Donnell, Ph. D.Post.Doc. University of Washington, Seattle
Kimberly Tenggardjaja, Ph.D."Comparative phylogeography of endemic and non-endemic damselfishes throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago"
Kim's website
Alexis Jackson, Ph.D.Fisheries Project Director: The Nature Conservancy
Email: jackson(at)biology.ucsc.eduAlexis' website
Kord M Kober, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, UCSF
Yvette Alva-Campbell, Ph.D.Post. Doc. SFSU
Email: yvettealva(at)
Marina Ramon, Ph.D.Post. Doc. USC.
Martha Burford, Ph. D.Research Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Academic Programs: Department of Applied Ecology, North Carolina State University
Amanda JensenPhylogeny and population genetics of mullet species in the Northern Gulf of CA
Jonna Engel, Ph. D.Coastal Commission, Ventura
Email: jengel(at)
Karen Crow-Sanchez, Ph. D.Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University
Email: crow(at)
Joe Jones, Ph. D.Director, Environmental Genomics Core Facility, U. South Carolina
Email: engencore(at)
Gregorio BenavidesSerranid population genetics
Astrid Terry, M.Sc.Project Manager, ENIGMA, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Email: AYTerry(at)
Stian Alesandrini, M.Sc.Marine Ops, Moss Landing Marine Labs
Email: stian.alesandrini(at)
Nicole Inokuchi
David HuangResearch Associate, UCSB, SONGS.
Past Visiting Scientists
Giuseppe BucciarelliGenetic structure of fishes / Entertainer and Moviemaker extraordinaire
Giuseppe's website
Past Visiting students (but we still love them too!):
Mathilde Nourigatpopulation genomics of Lessepsian fishes
email: nourigat.mathilde at
Laura GajdzikGenomics and functional morphology of damselfishes
email:laura.gajdzik at
Juliette TarielBrood parasitism in Altrichthys.
email:juliettetariel at
Laura Dufranc, EPHE, France"Microsatellite analysis of shrimp from Moorea, French Polynesia"
Email: laura.dufranc at
Ana Liedke, Florianopolis, Brazil"Population genetics of three-banded butterflyfish"
Email: amrubini(at)
Marloes Poortvliet, Groningen, The NetherlandsPopulation genetics of Mobulid rays
Jose Tavera, CIBNOR, La Paz, MexicoPhylogenetics of Haemulidae
Email: surfjota(at)
Ana Maria Millan, CIBNOR, La Paz, MexicoPopulation genetics of Humboldt squid
Email: amillan(at)cibnor.mex
Matthieu Leray, Perpignan, FrancePopulation genetics of Dascyllus trimaculatus
Vera Domingues, ISPA, Portugal, Ph.D.Evolution, speciation and phylogeographical patterns of marine organisms
Jen Rupnow, Arizona State UniversitySea of Cortez groupers, fisheries, management, and genetics
Celine Reisser, COM, Marseilles, FranceEvolutionary consequences of multiple paternity in surfperches
Marloes Poortvliet, Groningen, The NetherlandsPopulation genetics of California Sheephead


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