Senior researchers

Since June 2022. Ana Elisa Valdés works as senior researcher at the University of Oviedo within the project “Exposure to ionizing radiation in amphibians. Evaluation of international benchmarks of radiological protection”, funded by the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN).

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Postdoctoral researchers

November 2017-October 2019. Pablo Burraco worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Uppsala University within the project “Effects of chronic exposure to radiation in natural populations of amphibians”, funded by Carl Tryggers Stiftelsen.


PhD Students

2006-2011. Emma Dahl (Uppsala University). “Physiological and environmental processes influencing growth strategies in amphibian larvae”, co-supervised with Anssi Laurila and Svante Windberg.

Master Students

2013. Baptiste Pasteur (Uppsala University-University of Burgundy). “Induced immune response and local adaptation to ecological and environmental factors in the moor frog, Rana arvalis“.

2012. Andrea Murillo (MEME Master in Evolutionary Biology). “Developmental plasticity in response to changes in breeding phenology: quantitative genetics and the costs of compensatory strategies”.

Degree Students

2022. Pelayo Barrios Noya. Degree Thesis (TFG). The importance of biological collections: diversity of moths of the Muniellos Integral Reserve (Asturias, Spain). University of Oviedo.

2021. Inés Díaz García. Degree Thesis (TFG) “Effects of ionizing radiation on the morphology of erythrocytes of Chernobyl’s  bank voles (Myodes glareolus)”. University of Oviedo.

2020. Daniel López Fanjul. Degree Thesis (TFG) “Impact of ionizing radiation in the immune responses of Chernobyl’s bank voles. University of Oviedo.

2012. Nora Kolter. Research Training project: “Do competitive interactions affectcompensatory growth strategies in anuran larvae exposed to changes in time-constraints?”. Uppsala University.

2011. Jordi Estefa. Research Training project: “Phenology and life-history strategies in amphibians under climate change”. Uppsala University.

Research Students

2022. Sonia Ariznavarreta. Moths of the Zoological Collection of the University of Oviedo, Spain. University of Oviedo.

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Nick Beresford. Center for Ecology and Hydrology, NERC, England.
Jean-Marc Bonzom. Institute of Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety, France.
David Copplestone. University of Stirling, Scotland.
Javier Edo Varg. Animal Ecology, EBC, Uppsala University, Sweden.
Sergey Gaschak. International Radioecology Laboratory, Chornobyl Centre, Ukraine.

Anssi Laurila. Animal Ecology, EBC, Uppsala University, Sweden.
Alfredo G. Nicieza. University of Oviedo, Spain.
Raquel Sala. Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brasil.
Ana Elisa Valdés.
 IMIB (Univ. Oviedo-CSIC-Princ. Asturias), Spain.
Elin Videvall. Brown University & Smithsonian Institution, USA.
Mike Wood. University of Salford, England.