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Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Gdańsk, Wita Stwosza 59, Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: animal parasitology; taxonomy; diversity and ecology of parasites; alien and invasive parasites; applied parasitology
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Laboratório de Ecologia Comportamental e de Interações, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Cx. P. 593, Uberlândia CEP 38400-920, MG, Brazil
Interests: animal behavior; arthropod–plant interactions; behavioral ecology; plant–animal interactions
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Dr. Ri-Qing Yu
Department of Biology, Center for Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX 75799, USA
Interests: environmental microbiology; microbial metagenomics and bioinformatics
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LEAF—Linking Landscape, Environment, Agriculture and Food, School of Agriculture,University of Lisbon, 1349-017 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: fungi; plant protection; pathogens; fungal biology
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Dr. Thomas K. Pool
Department of Biology, Seattle University, 901 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122, USA
Interests: aquatic ecosystems; ecology and evolution; freshwater; biodiversity; conservation; rivers; fauna; marine biology
1. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DISAT), University of Milano-Bicocca, 20126 Milan, Italy
2. Marine Research and High Education (MaRHE) Center, University of Milano-Bicocca, Magoodhoo 12030, Maldives
Interests: coral reefs; phylogenetics; Hydrozoa; biodiversity; species delimitation; integrative taxonomy; symbiosis
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The Arctic University Museum of Norway, Lars Thørings veg 10, 9006 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: palaeoecology; biodiversity; sediments; ecology; botany; environment
1. Department of Organisms and Ecosystems Research, National Institute of Biology, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
2. Marine Biology Station Piran, National Institute of Biology, 6330 Piran, Slovenia
Interests: DNA metabarcoding; environmental DNA; molecular taxonomy; ichthyology; herpetology; zooplankton; freshwater biology; marine biology
1. Pacific Salmons Department, Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, Moscow, Russia
2. Departmant of Invertebrate Zoology, Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Interests: parasitology; marine biology; ichthyology; zoology; fisheries
Dr. Volodimir Sarabeev
Department of Biology, Zaporizhzhia National University, Zhukovskogo 66, 69063 Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Interests: monogeneans; invasive species; co-introduced parasites; the ecology of parasites; phylogeny; systematics
Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393, USA
Interests: evolutionary ecology; adaptive radiation; ecological speciation; eco-evolutionary dynamics; population genetics; tropical Ecology; biodiversity; population genomics
Joint Directorate of the Mordovia State Nature Reserve and National Park “Smolny”, 30 Krasnaya Str., 430005 Saransk, Republic of Mordovia, Russia
Interests: biodiversity conservation; insects; reptiles; amphibia; protected areas; nature conservation
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Dr. Jorge García-Girón
Freswater Centre, Finnish Environment Institute, P.O. Box 413, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland
Interests: aquatic plants; biogeography; community ecology; ecogeographical mechanisms; lake ecology; large-scale patterns; macroecology
1. National Institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences, Bucharest, Romania
2. Research Institute for Agriculture Economy and Rural Development, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: agriculture economy; rural development; bioeconomy; sustainable business models; waste management microbiology; biotechnology
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Coimbra Polytechnic Institute, Agricultural College, 3045-093 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: forest health; forest entomology; beekeeping; ecosystems dynamic; pesticides effect
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: illegal wildlife trade; species distribution modeling; biodiversity monitoring; conservation biology
Laboratory of Zoology and Aquatic Ecology, University of los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Interests: functional ecology; ecosystem services; fragmentation; connectivity; biogeographic patterns; invasive species; diversity spatial-temporal patterns; tropics; dung beetles; Coleoptera; insects
Laboratory of Mammalian Ecology, Nature Research Centre, Akademijos 2, 08412 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: hoofed, semi-aquatic, carnivore and small mammal ecology; threatened and invasive mammal species; large carnivores; spatial distribution; population management and computer modeling; biodiversity and ecological diversity
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Department of Microbiology, Medical School Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: molecular epidemiology; clostridium infections; infectious diseases
Dr. Fredric R. Govedich
Biology Department, Southern Utah University, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, UT 84720, USA
Interests: invertebrate zoology; systematics; aquatic ecology
Institute of Microbiology, Universität Innsbruck, Technikerstraße 25d, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: microbial biogeography; anaerobic fungi; biogas-process optimisation; environmental extracellular DNA
Department of Ecology and Multidisciplinary Institute for Environmental Studies “Ramon Margalef”, University of Alicante, P.O. Box 99, E-03080 Alicante, Spain
Interests: marine ecology; jellyfish ecology; sustainable management of marine living resources; population and ecosystem modeling; system dynamics
1. Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via G. Campi 213/D, 41125 Modena, Italy
2. Department of Biology, University of Padua, Via U. Bassi 58/B, 35121 Padua, Italy
Interests: taxonomy and ecology of meiobenthic organisms; meiofauna in environmental monitoring; European and Central America vertebrate fauna (avifauna, theriofauna and herpetofauna)
Dr. Zitong Li
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: statistical genetics and bioinformatics; Bayesian modelling and computation; machine learning, genetics and genomics; high dimensional linear regression; varying coefficient models; longitudinal data analysis; gaussian process models; population genomics; ecology and evolution; plant and animal
Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
Interests: microbial taxonomy; microbial genomics; metagenomics and microbial ecology study, analysis and interpretation
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Dr. Hannah E. Marx
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Interests: alpine plant diversity; community phylogenetics; biogeography; functional traits; comparative transcriptomics
Department of Plant Physiology, Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10719 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: seed storage and gene banking; factors affecting seed quality and deterioration; epigenetic modifications in seeds and seedlings; cryobiology
Dr. Mingming Zhang
School of Geographical Sciences, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024, China
Interests: wetland and lake volution; ecology; climatic changes; volcanic activity
Sustainable Forest Management Research Institute (iuFOR), Universidad de Valladolid & INIA, 34004 Palencia, Spain
Interests: agroecosystems; animal behaviour; biodiversity conservation; biotic interactions; movement ecology; ornithology; population dynamics; wildlife management
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Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1, Canada
Interests: mammalogy; ecology and evolution; wildlife management; biological conservation; large mammals; small mammals, bats; boreal forest
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