BETRAN LAB

Evolutionary Biology

EDUCATION AND POSITIONS

 

2009- Present
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
College of Science
University of Texas at Arlington

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2003- 2009
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
College of Science
University of Texas at Arlington

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1999-2003
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Ecology and Evolution
The University of Chicago
(with Prof. Manyuan Long)

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1997-1999
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Genetics
University of Cambridge.UK
(with Prof. Michael Ashburner)

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1992-1996
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Genetics)
Department of Genetics and Microbiology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
(with Prof. Alfredo Ruiz and Dr. Mauro Santos)

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1991-1992
Master in Genetics
Departament de Genètica i de Microbiologia
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
(with Prof. Alfredo Ruiz and Dr. Mauro Santos)

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1985-1990
Degree in Biology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

GRANTS

NIH American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). 2010

NIH Research Project Grant (R01). 2005-2010

Research Enhancement Program of UTA. 2004-2005

FELLOWSHIPS

1997-1999
European Commission Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship Training and Mobility of Researchers (TMR)

1991-1994
Department of Education (Generalitat de Catalunya), Predoctoral Fellowship.

1989
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Collaboration Fellowship. Departament de Genètica i de Microbiologia

EDITORIAL BOARD

Editorial Board Member of The Open Evolution Journal (2007)

Associate Editor of Journal of Molecular Evolution (2008)

AWARDS

2006

Travel/Professional Development Award, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Texas at Arlington

2005

Outstanding Research Achievement. UTA College of Science


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