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CARLOS E. GUARNIZO

carlosguarnizo-∀-gmail.com

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior. University of Texas at Austin (2011)                   

MS in Biology. Universidad de los Andes (2003)

BS in Biology. Universidad de los Andes (2001)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2015-current. Postdoctoral fellow and Visiting Professor. Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

2012 – 2015 CNPq Postdoctoral fellow. Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

2012 Research Assistant. Andrew Crawford’s lab, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

2006 Research Assistant. Cannatella lab. University of Texas at Austin, USA.

2003 Mellon Fellowship. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama.

2002 Research Assistant. Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015    Lecturer: Organismic Biology. Universidad de los Andes.

2013    Lecturer: Genetics for Veterinary students. Universidade de Brasilia.

2013    Lecturer: Fundamentals of Evolution for Agronomy students. Universidade de Brasilia.

2013    Lecturer: Introduction to Evolution for Biology students. Universidade de Brasilia.

2012    Lecturer: Fundamentals of Ecology for Agronomy students. Universidad de Brasilia.

2012    Lab Instructor: Animal Physiology for Biology students. Universidad de la Salle.

2011    Graduate Student Lab Instructor: Genetics. University of Texas at Austin.

2010    Graduate Student Instructor: Biostatistics.. University of Texas at Austin.

2009    Graduate Student Instructor: Introduction to Biology 2. University of Texas at Austin.

2008    Graduate Student Lab Instructor: General Botany. University of Texas at Austin.

2007    Graduate Student Instructor: Introduction to Biology 1. University of Texas at Austin.

2005    Graduate Student Lab Instructor: Comparative Anatomy. University of Texas at Austin.

2004    Lecturer: Biology for Psychologists. Universidad de los Andes.

2004    Middle-School Teacher: Biology. Gimnasio la Montaña, Bogotá.

2002    Lab Instructor: Animal Physiology. Universidad de los Andes.

2001    Lecturer: Biology for Psychologists. Universidad Católica de Colombia.

PUBLICATIONS (PEER-REVIEWED)

Guarnizo CE, Paz A., Muñoz-Ortiz A, Flechas SV, Méndez-Narváez J, and Crawford AJ. 2015. DNA barcoding survey of anurans across the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia and the impact of the Andes on cryptic diversity. PLoS ONE. In Press.

Muñoz-Ortiz A, Velásquez-Álvarez AA, Guarnizo CE, Crawford AJ. 2014. Of peaks and valleys: testing the roles of orogeny and habitat heterogeneity in driving allopatry in mid-elevation frogs (Aromobatidae) of the northern Andes. Journal of Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography. 42, 193-205.

Guarnizo CE, Cannatella DC. 2014. Geographic Determinants of Gene Flow in Two Sister Species of Tropical Andean Frogs. Journal of Heredity.105: 216-225.

Guarnizo CE, Cannatella DC. 2013. Genetic divergence within frog species is greater in     topographically more complex regions. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 51: 333-340.

Guarnizo CE, Escallón C, Cannatella DC, Amézquita A. 2012. Congruence Between Acoustic Traits and Genealogical History Reveals a New Species of Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae) in the High Andes of Colombia. Herpetologica. 68: 523-540.

Guarnizo CE, Amezquita A, Bermingham E. 2009. The relative roles of vicariance versus elevational gradients in the genetic differentiation of the high Andean tree frog Dendropsophus labialis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 50: 84-92.

Bernal X, Guarnizo C, Lüddecke H. 2005. Geographic variation in advertisement call and genetic structure of Colostethus palmatus (Anura: Dendrobatidae), from the Colombian Andes. Herpetologica. 61: 395-408.

PUBLICATIONS (PUBLIC OUTREACH)

GuarnizoCE., Armesto O., Acevedo A. 2014. Dendropsophus labialis (Peters, 1863). Catálogo de Anfibios y Reptiles de Colombia 2: 56–61.

GuarnizoCE. 2013. Dendropsophus luddeckei (Guarnizo, Escallón, Cannatella, y Amézquita, 2012). Catálogo de Anfibios y Reptiles de Colombia 1: 50–52.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2012 – 2014 Postdoctoral fellowship (Pos-Doutorado Junior) CNPq. Universidade de Brasilia.

2012 – 2014 Postdoctoral fellowship. Universidad de los Andes. Declined.

2010 Graduate Dean’s Prestigious Fellowship Supplement

2010 Carl Gottfried Hartman Graduate Fellowship

2009 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG)

2009 Idea Wild equipment grant

2008 Hamilton Graduate Fellowship, UT Austin

2007 Lorraine I. Stengl fellowship, UT Austin

2006 Lorraine I. Stengl fellowship, UT Austin

2004 Conservation International, Research grant, Colombia

2003 Mellon Fellowship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, (five months).

2003 Fundación para la Promoción de la Investigación del Banco de la República.

2002 Short-term fellowship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, (three months).

2001 Young investigator award. Colciencias, Colombia

PRESENTATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS AND SEMINARS

Muñoz-Ortiz A, Guarnizo CE, Velásquez-Álvarez AA, Crawford AJ. Testing the roles of orogeny and habitat heterogeneity in driving allopatry in mid-elevation frogs (Aromobatidae) of the northern Andes. Evolution Meetings, Raleigh, North Carolina. June 2014.

Guarnizo CE. Geographic determinants of gene flow in two sister species of Andean frogs. Third Meeting for the Network of Neotropical Biogeography (NNB3). Bogotá, Colombia. January 2014.

Guarnizo CE, Muñoz A, Velasquez AA, Crawford AJ. Geografía y divergencia alopátrica en el género de rana andina Rheobates. Congreso Argentino de Herpetología. Puerto Madryn, Argentina. September 2013.

Guarnizo CE, Muñoz A, Velasquez AA, Crawford AJ. Testing the roles of orogeny and habitat heterogeneity in driving allopatry in the genus Rheobates of the northern Colombian Andes. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Albuquerque, New Mexico. July 2013.

Crawford A, Paz A, Muñoz A, Guarnizo CE, Crawford A. DNA barcoding survey across the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. World Congress of Herpetology. Vancouver, Canada, July 2012.

Guarnizo CE. La complejidad topográfica a lo largo de gradientes altitudinales y sus efectos en la variabilidad genética intraspecífica de ranas tropicales.IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Herpetología. Curitiba, Brazil, July 2011.

Guarnizo CE. Effect of Topographic Complexity and Elevational Range on Amphibian Dispersal. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Providence, Rhode Island. July 2010.

Guarnizo CE. Effects of latitude and elevation on dispersal. Testing the Janzen effect on Andean frogs. Graduate Student Symposium. University of Texas at Austin. Texas, May 2009.

Guarnizo CE. Variación geográfica en la estructura genetica poblacional de la rana Andina Hyla labialis. VI Congreso Latinoamericano de Herpetología. Lima Peru, January 2003.

JOURNAL REVIEWER

Molecular Ecology, Journal of Biogeography, Evolutionary Ecology, Zoologica Scripta, Journal of Herpetology, Herpetological Journal, Herpetology Notes, Amphibian & Reptile Conservation.

LANGUAGES

English (Fluent)

Portuguese (Fluent)

Spanish (Native)

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