Staff profile: Dr Mark Eldridge

Position title:
Senior Research Scientist
Section:
Mammalogy Collection
Phone:
+612 9320 6320
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RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Marsupial evolution, phylogeny and taxonomy.

  • Molecular ecology of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates (including dispersal, population structure, gene flow, effects of habitat fragmentation, mate choice, phylogeography).

  • Conservation biology of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates (including effects of isolation and population reductions, inbreeding, population fitness, adaptation to island environments, neutral and adaptive genetic diversity, MHC, population management).

  • Chromosome structure and evolution, genome organization.

  • Speciation patterns and mechanisms; inter-species hybridization and hybrid zones.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed articles 2005-2010

Book sections 2005-2010

Edited volumes 1997-2010

Qualifications

B.Sc. (Hons) 1986. Ph.D. 1992

Awards

ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship, 1999-2004
ARC Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1991-1993.
The Bolliger Award of the Australian Mammal Society, 1990.
The Robert Menzies College Award, 1990.
Australian Postgraduate Research Award,  1990-1991.
Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award,  1987-1989.
The Robert Menzies College Academic Award, 1986.
 

Professional Memberships

Australian Mammal Society (AMS)
Australasian Wildlife Management Society (AWMS)
Genetics Society of Australasia (GSA)
Royal Zoological Society of NSW (RZS)
Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

 

Research Projects