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Jesús Martínez-Padilla

Jesus Martinez-Padilla instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Jesús Martínez-Padilla

ARAID – Senior researcher
Pyrenean Institute of Ecology (CSIC)
Jaca, Spain


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I combine ideas and techniques from the fields of evolutionary biology and quantitative genetics to obtain a better understanding of the evolutionary processes responsible for the generation and maintenance of the ubiquitous levels of diversity we see around us, both among individuals and populations. I try to disentangle the relative role of genes and the environment in shaping this variation, as well as to quantify the strength and shape of selection acting upon it.


Genetics and Genomics