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Supervision

Dr. Rosaleen Hynes - Experimental Officer : - Responsible for training & Research support.

 


Posdoctoral Reasearchers:

 

Dr. Deborah Bailie - supported by the Beaufort Marine Award in Fish Population Genetics

Dr. Caroline Bradley - supported by the Beaufort Marine Award in Fish Population Genetics

 


PhD students (current & past) based in Paulo Prodöhl’s Lab

Current students :

    • Kevin Michael Keenan - (with Walter Crozier and Rosaleen Hynes) - funded by the Beafort Marine Award in Fish Population Genetics - Brown trout (Salmo trutta) population genetics
    • Cathy Johnston – (with Walter Crozier and Rosaleen Hynes) – funded by the Beaufort Marine Award in Fish Population Genetics – Population genetics of salmonid fish
    • Jamie Magee – (with Rosaleen Hynes) – funded by the EPA – Population genetic structure, mixed stock analysis, and fisheries conservation management of brown trout complex of Lough Derg, Ireland
    • Nicola Todd – (with Rosaleen Hynes and Hugh Fletcher) – funded by DEL – Phylogeography and population structure of the arctic char ( Salvelinus alpinus ) and brown trout ( Salmo trutta ) in Ireland
    • Aodan Farren - (with Pete Laming) - funded by DENI – Conservation and biogeography of the common lizard / population genetic structure and genealogy of nine banded armadillos

 


Past Students :

  • David Scott – (with Ian Montgomery) – PhD awarded in 2012 – funded by the NPWS – Phylogeography and conservation of the Natterer’s bat (Myotis nattereri) in Ireland.
  • Mark Ravinet - (with Chris Harrod) – PhD awarded in 2011 – funded by DEL - The evolutionary biology of the three-spined stickleback (Gastrorosteus aculeatus L.) in Ireland
  • Séan Fitzpatrick – (with Rosaleen Hynes and Dai Roberts) – PhD awarded in 2011 – funded by DEL – Global population genetic structure of the blue shark ( Prionace glauca ). Project advisor – Prof Mahmood Shivji – Guy Harvey Research Institute, Nova Southeastern University
  • Caitriona McInerney - (with Louise Allcock and Mark Johnson) – PhD awarded in 2009 - funded by the NSRP/HEA - Comparative population structure and genetic diversity of gastropods species, characterized as direct and indirect developers, inside and outside marine reserves
  • Caroline Bradley – (with Rosaleen Hynes and Andy Ferguson) – PhD awarded in 2008 – funded by Quercus/EHS – Population structure and conservation genetics of Irish pollan Coregonus autumnalis
  • Deborah Bailie – (with Dai Roberts) – PhD awarded in 2008 – funded by DARD – Phylogeny, population genetics and mating strategies of the squat lobster species Munida rugosa and M. sarsi (Crustacea, Decapoda, Galatheidae)
  • Emma Boston – (with Ian Montgomery) – PhD awarded in 2007 – funded by DEL – Molecular ecology and conservation genetics of the Leisler’s bat ( Nyctalus leisleri ) in Ireland
  • Warren Booth – (with Ian Montgomery) – PhD awarded in 2005 – funded by DARD – DNA profiling in the wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus): a biological model system for the understanding of rapid changes in population genetic structure and dynamics
  • Niall McKeown – ( with Andy Ferguson) – PhD awarded in 2005 – funded by the Armstrong PhD fellowship - Phylogeography and population genetics of brown trout ( Salmo trutta ) in Ireland and Britain, with emphasis on the sympatric ecotypes in Lough Melvin, Ireland
  • David Booth – (with Walter Crozier) – PhD awarded in 2003 – DARD funded - Biodiversity of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Northern Ireland
  • Maria Hughes – (with Andy Ferguson) – PhD awarded in 2003 – A comparative microsatellite study of the population genetic structure and mating system of the European lobster ( Homarus gammarus ) and of the Norway lobster ( Nephrops norvegicus )
  • Alistair Duguid – (with Andy Ferguson) - PhD awarded in 2002 – funded by The Fishery Society for the British Islands – Population genetics and phylogeographyof brown trout ( Salmo trutta )
  • Samantha Bremner – (with Bob Elwood) - PhD awarded in 2002 – funded by DEL – Behavioural and molecular ecology of a captive-bred colony of the endangered swift fox, Vulpes velox

     


Research Assistants

  • Natalie Baker – (with Andy Ferguson and Rosaleen Hynes) – funded by NERC and the Marine Institute – Finished January 2002 – Genetic impact of hybridisation between wild and farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) on native populations: performance of second generation hybrid and back-cross juveniles.