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Professor P. A. Prodöhl

Professor Paulo A. Prodöhl
BSc. 1986; MSc. (Distinction) 1989,
Biological Oceanography,
Foundation University of Rio Grande, Brazil;
PhD. Population and Evolutionary Genetics, 1993,
Queen's University Belfast.


Contact Information
Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 2267 (Direct line)
Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 5877
Room: Medical Biology Centre - 506

Administrative Responsibilities
Convener of the Genetics Degree Board / Coordinator of Level 2 Molecular Ecology & Evolutionary Genetics / Coordinator of the Quercus Molecular Facility.

Research Interests
My research interests centre on the areas of biodiversity, population and conservation genetics, and aquaculture.  I am particularly interested in the development and application of modern molecular methodologies such as microsatellite DNA profiling, AFLP, in addition to RFLP and sequencing analysis of both mtDNA and nuclear genes, to gain further understanding on population genetic structure, evolutionary patterns and life history variation of organisms.  More...

Contributes to teaching in population and evolutionary genetics

Other Information
Associate Editor for the Journal of Fish Biology / Member of the NERC Science Advisory Committee (Directed Programmes - Sustainable Marine Bioresources) / UK Member of ICES (Working Group on the Application of Genetics in Fisheries and Mariculture) /Member of the Genetics Society / Member of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles.