Navajas-Pérez, PhD [rnavajas
at ugr dot es]
in Biological Sciences (2001), European PhD with distinction, both at the Universtiy
of Granada. Fulbright Postdoc Researcher at the University of Georgia in Athens,
USA (2006-2008). Postdoc and Ramón y Cajal Researcher (tenure track position) at
the University of Granada (2009-present). Research stays at the University of Leicester
and at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid.
main research line seeks to develop molecular markers to improve plant crops (papaya,
pistachio) and flatfishes aquaculture improvement (turbot and sole). As a whole,
I'm interested in the evolution of repeated DNA and, in particular, in its role on
sex-chromosomes evolution, another main line of my research. I teach in the degrees
of Biology and Biochemistry, and in the master's degree in Genetics and Evolution.
I like talking about science popularization. I study languages and I'm a translator