Jose Avila Cervantes

McGill University
Ph.D. candidate

Supervisor: Hans Larsson
Dr. Enrique Martinez Meyer, UNAM, Mexico
Start: 2013-09-01
End: 2019-06-30
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Evolutionary patterns of a widely distributed species: American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)”
My research project investigates different states of the speciation continuum in Crocodylus acutus populations. It integrates genetics, morphology, climate and geography to detect evolutionary patterns and processes in space and time.


evolution, ecology, genetics, Phylogeography, Ancient DNA, genomics, mitochondrial DNA