Mario Vallejo-Marin

Contact: Biological and Environmental Sciences. University of Stirling.
Stirling, FK9 4LA. Scotland, United Kingdom. Email

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Journal of Evolutionary Biology

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Current students

Ph.D. Students:

     Lucy Nevard

Ecology and Evolution of Buzz Pollination. Funding: NERC: DTP-IAPETUS program.

Karen     Anna Karen Zapata Carbonell

Evolution of anther dimorphism and reproductive ecology of Solanum houstonii (Solanaceae). Funding: Consejo Quintanarroense de Ciencia y Tecnologia/Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACyT), Mexico.

Picture Pauline     Pauline Pantoja

Ecological genomics of introduced Mimulus in the United Kingdom. Funding: Science Without Borders, Brazil

Current Honours Students:
  • Rachel Leonard

Lab Alumni:

Postdoctoral Fellows:

Dr. Sofie Meeus

Genome evolution and fertility restoration during polyploid speciation. Funding: Plant Fellows

Violeta Simon Porcar Dr. Violeta Simon-Porcar

Currently a postdoc at the University of Seville.

Phenotypic variation and local adaptation in clonal vs. sexual populations: a test using introduced populations of monkey flowers. Funding: Plant Fellows

PhD Students:

LSM     Lislie Solis-Montero. Ph.D. (2014)

Currently a CONACyT Researcher at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (Ecosur), Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico.

Reproductive strategies in heterantherous Solanum rostratum. Funding: Horizon PhD Studentship, University of Stirling

Zarah Pattison_photo        Zarah Pattison. Ph.D. (2016)

Currently a NERC postdoc at the University of Stirling.

Effect of changing flow regimes on the distribution and abundance of invasive riparian plants (co-supervised with Nigel Willby). Funding: Scottish Natural Heritage/Scottish Environment Protection Agency

M.Sc. Students:
  • William Smith (2014). Niche modelling of invasive species: A case study with Mimulus guttatus
  • Gilbert Gauci (2016). Pollinator diversity in green roofs in Malta
  • Angel Olivares Espinosa (2016). Shifts in ecological niche following hybridisation
  • Sara Bisset (2017)
  • Aaron Martin (2017)
  • Jack Reid (2017)
Honours Students
  • Philip Friston-Reilly (2009)
  • Stacey Anderson (2009)
  • Kirsty McVean (2010)
  • Stephanie Warren (2010)
  • Catriona Walker (2011). Currently a Graduate Crop pathologist at ADAS, Ltd. UK.
  • Chris Chandler (2011)
  • Daniel Souto (2011). Currently a PhD student at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. Czech republic
  • Darryl Cox (2012). Currently Information Officer at the Bumblebee Conservation Trust
  • Michelle Lee (2012)
  • Stuart Gilmer (2012)
  • Thomas Booker (2012). Currently a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • William Smith (2012). Currently a PhD student at the University of Stirling
  • Kirsten Kellet (2013)
  • Rebecca Pincott (2013)
  • Leanna Murray (2013)
  • Allison Prudlove (2014)
  • Chris McDougall (2014)
  • Tan Morgan (2014). Currently a PhD student at Ben Gurion University of the negev, Israel
  • Alisdair Gordon (2015)
  • Louise Hynd (2015)
  • Rachael Woods (2015)
  • Andrew Laing (2016)
  • Claire Wallace (2016)
  • Emma Clarke (2016)
  • Jane Devlin (2016)
  • Ruby Cumming (2016)
Short-Exchange Students
  • Eudes Jouet-Pastre (2013)
  • Clement Bergounhou (2013)
  • Bertrand Travacca (2013). Currently a PhD student at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Mathieu Quenu (2015)
  • David Real Fernandez (2016)
  • Enrique Maguilla Salado (2016)
  • Blanca Arroyo Correa (2016)
  • Esther Senden (2016)
  • Alba Casillas (2017)
  • Aime Rubini Pisano (2017)


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