Name: Jorge Ortega

Country: United States

Affiliation:

Genetics Program, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

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Address:

Genetics Program, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 3001 Connecticut Ave., Washington, DC 20008, USA

Research Interests:

Biodiversity, Conservation Biology, Molecular Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Conservation, Ecology, Genetics, Evolution, Biodiversity & Conservation, Systematics, Phylogenetic Analysis, Population Genetics, Mammals, Genetic Diversity, Evolutionary Biology, Phylogenetics, Molecular Ecology, Molecular Phylogenetics, Phylogeography and Phylogenetic, Biogeography, Phylogeography, Speciation, Conservation Genetics, Molecular Evolution, Animal Genetics, Microsatellites, DNA Barcoding, Fauna, Hybridization, Tissue, Bats, Inbreeding, Standardization, Landscape Genetics, Chiroptera, AMOVA, Microsatellite Repeats.

Biography:

Scholarships And Fellowships/Grants:
(1) Scholarship from the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) for graduate study at the Centro de Ecología (1994-1998).
(2) Member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores, category Candidate (1997-2000); titular level I (2001-to 2016); titular level II (2017-to date).
(3) Fellowship grant from the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) to Postdoctoral visit at the University of Maryland and Smithsonian Institution (2001-2002).
(4) Grant from Abbott Foundation for Postdoctoral visit at the University of Maryland and Smithsonian Institution (2002-2003).
(5) Grant from DGAPA (UNAM) to project IN 208407 to perform field work during the PhD work.
(6) Grant from the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) for two years (2001/2002) to work at the Molecular Genetics Lab.
(7) Grant from DGAPA (UNAM) to project IN207607 from 2007-2009.
(8) Grant Instituto Politécnico Nacional (SIP projects) 2008-2017.
(9) Grant from the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) for two years (2009/2011) to work in the project: The use of DNA BarCode to assess the genetic diversity of the phyllostomids of the state of Campeche.
(10) Grant from the Mexican Council of Science and Technology (COANCyT-Ciencia Básica) for three years (2012/2016) to the project:  Geographic variation pattern of the MHC for Artibeus jamaicensis in Mexico.
(11) Grant for a Research Exchange with the Southampton University in England (2018).