Dimitris Tsaparis

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Personal InformationDimitris Tsaparis
PositionResearch fellow
Field & DegreeBiology, PhD
E-mail Address tsaparis@hcmr.gr
Phone+30 2810 337825
AddressHCMR Thalassocosmos 71500 Gournes, Crete, Greece
ORCID iD0000-0001-9626-5553

Conservation Genetics, Molecular Ecology, Population Genetics, Phylogeography, Population Ecology

Dr. Tsaparis is a Research Fellow (post doc) in IMBBC/HCMR and holds a PhD in Biology/Zoology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. His main fields of interest are Conservation Genetics/Genomics, Molecular Ecology and Phylogeography.
He has significant experience in contacting field surveys for sample collection and in genetic/genomic data production and analysis. He is skilled in modern molecular biology techniques including nucleic acids extraction/optimization (from various sources) and NGS libraries preparation.
He has participated in more than 13 European and National research projects working on topics relevant to biodiversity (mainly genetic diversity) monitoring and conservation issues. He mostly studies the genetic structure and connectivity of natural populations of vertebrates, exploring the ways that evolutionary, ecological or anthropogenic factors have contributed in shaping current geographical patterns of genetic variation.
Dr. Tsaparis is mostly interested in working with species and populations valuable for conservation and management. During the last years he has focused on alien species and on application of genomics to marine stock identification.

Publication recordNo of ProjectsThesis supervision
H-index (scopus): 7PhD: 1
Articles: 17MSc: 4
Citations-total: 153Project member: 9BSc: 3
Citations-nonself: 149
Year (completed) Degree, Department, University, Town (optional), Country
2012PhD, Department of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
2002BSc, Department of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Year (start) Position – Organization, Town (optional), Country
2012Postdoctoral Researcher - Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
2011Scientific Associate - "Callisto" Environmental Organization for Wildlife and Nature, Thessaloniki, Greece
2003Predoctoral Researcher - Zoological Museum, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Language Basic/Intermediate/Proficient

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