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David A. Weese

Ph.D. Student - Graduated 2012

Postdoctoral at University of Michigan

Department of Biological Sciences

Auburn University,  Auburn, AL 36849

weeseda[at]gmail[dot]com

Tel: (334) 844-9280

David A. Weese's CV (PDF)

  2006

Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, M.S., Thesis: "Molecular population genetics of the Atlantic Sand Fiddler Crab, Uca pugilator, along the Atlantic coast."

  2002

Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, B.S. Biology (major) & Chemistry (minor).

 

Ecology and evolution of endemic anchialine organisms in the Pacific Ocean Basin.

  2011

Recipient - Biological Sciences' Departmental Service Award, Auburn University.

  2010

Recipient - National Science Foundation (NSF) AASD in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship.

  2010

Recipient - Margaret McNeal Arant Memorial Award in Zoology, Auburn University.

  2009

Recipient Summer Fellowship - 2009 East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) for U.S. Graduate Students Program [awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)]. Project Title: "Population Structure and Evolutionary History of Anchialine Shrimp Across the Southern Ryukyu Islands." (Sponsors: M. Hidaka/Y. Fujita).

  2006

Recipient Doctoral Fellowship - Cellular and Molecular Biosciences Program, Auburn University.

  2011

"Uncovering hidden diversity in a unique island ecosystem: Phylogeography and conservation of anchialine shrimp in the Pacific Basin." Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Washington, D.C. (Poster presentation).

  2010

"Two Unusual Caridinan Shrimp Collected from Anchialine Caves of Miyako-jima Island, The Ryukyu Islands." Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology, Tokyo, Japan.

  2010

"Phylogeography of Anchialine Shrimp Across the Southern Ryukyu Islands and its Role in Pacific Ecosystem Management." Hawai'i Conservation Conference: Pacific Ecosystem Management and Restoration, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  2010

"Population structure and evolutionary history of anchialine shrimp across the Southern Ryukyu Islands." - Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

  2009

"Rocks and Clocks: linking geologic history and rates of genetic differentiation in island endemics." - Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Gainesville, Florida.

  2008

"Genetic identification of source populations for an invertebrate in the aquarium trade." - Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Tallahassee, Florida.

  2008

"Genetic identification of source populations for an invertebrate in the aquarium trade." - Auburn University Graduate Student Forum, Auburn, Alabama.

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Weese, D.A., Y. Fujita, S.R. Santos. 2013. Multiple colonizations lead to cryptic biodiversity in an island ecosystem: comparative phylogeography of anchialine shrimp species in the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan. The Biological Bulletin 225:24-41. (Featured Cover Article) Editor's Pick Sept. 2013: Free Download from Biol. Bull.

 6

Weese, D.A., Y. Fujita, M. Hidaka, S.R. Santos. 2012. The long and short of it: Genetic variation and population structure of the anchialine atyid shrimp Caridina rubella on Miyako-jima, Japan. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32:109-117. Request Reprint

 5

Santos, S.R., D.A. Weese. 2011. Invited Contribution: Rocks and Clocks: Linking geologic history and rates of genetic differentiation in anchialine organisms. Hydrobiologia. 677:54-63. Request Reprint

 4

He, L., A. Zhang, C. Zhu, D.A. Weese, Z. Qiao. 2011. Phylogeography of the mud crab (Scylla serrata) in the Indo-West Pacific reappraised from mitochondrial molecular and oceanographic clues: Transoceanic dispersal and coastal sequential colonization. Marine Ecology 32:52-64. Request Reprint

 3

He, L., A. Zhang, D.A. Weese, Z. Chaodong, J. Chaojun, Z. Qiao. 2010. Late Pleistocene population expansion of Scylla paramamosain along the coast of China: a population dynamic response to the Last Interglacial sea level highstand. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology 385:20-28. Request Reprint

 2

Weese, D.A., S.R. Santos. 2009. Genetic identification of source populations for an aquarium-traded invertebrate. Animal Conservation 12:13-19. (featured cover article) Request Reprint

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Weese, D.A., D.K. Mclain, A.E. Pratt, Q.Q. Fang. 2009. Molecular population genetics of the Atlantic Sand Fiddler Crab, Uca pugilator, along the Atlantic coast. Current Zoology 55:151-158. (featured cover article) PDF


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