Alumni

Carlos Bustamante Diaz

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors – Mike Bennet, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Biology, taxonomy and distribution of south-east pacific cartilaginous fishes’
  • Graduated – December 2014. See related post.

Pascal Geraghty

  • Macquarie University, PhD
  • Supervisors – Will Macbeth, Michael Gillings, Jane Williamson, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Life-history and genetic population structure of three commercially-important carcharhinid sharks in Australian waters’
  • Graduated – May 2014

Jenny Giles

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors –  Cynthia Riginos, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Phylogeographic variation in selected Indo-West Pacific shark and ray species, and application to monitoring and enforcement of the international shark fin trade’.
  • Related posts – 6th Dec 201310th Jan 2014 and 30th April 2014.
  • Graduated – April 2014.

Bonnie Holmes

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors – Ian Tibbetts, Mike Bennett, David Neil, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Population structure, habitat utilisation and biology of tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) in southeast Queensland’
  • Website – http://www.seqtigersharks.com/
  • Graduated – Dec 2015

Matthew Hoskin

  • University of Queensland, BSc (Hons)
  • Supervisors –  Andy Barnes, Lisa Pope, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘The use of microsatellites for tracking genetic diversity in captive breeding for conservation biology; an example from Jungle perch (Kuhlia rupestris)’
  • Project details
  • Graduated – December 2013

Andrew Jones

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors –  You-Gan Wang, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Linkage disequilibrium estimates of genetic effective population size’
  • Graduated – July 2017

Tom Kashiwagi

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors –  Mike Bennett, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Conservation biology and genetics of the largest living rays: manta rays’
  • Graduated – December 2014

Malcolm Keag

  • University of Queensland, BSc (Hons)
  • Supervisors –  John Kirkwood, Jessica Morgan, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Extensive introgression in two closely related shark species, Carcharhinus limbatus and C. tilstoni, across northern Australia’
  • Graduated – December 2011

Nils Krück

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors – Ian Tibbetts, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Integrating ecology, oceanography and genetics for spatial fisheries management’
  • Graduated – December 2013
  • Related posts

Michael Macbeth

  • University of Queensland, PhD
  • Supervisors – You Gan Wang, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Improving the utility of genetic markers in fish populations’
  • Graduated – Dec 2015

Safia Maher

  • University of Queensland, BSc (Hons)
  • Supervisors – Jennifer Ovenden, Mike Bennett, Einar Nielsen and Julian Pepperell
  • Thesis title – ‘Project Tiger’
  • Graduated – July 2016

Cathy Nock

  • Southern Cross University, PhD
  • Supervisors – Peter Baverstock, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘The implications of fragmentation for the conservation genetics of the endangered eastern freshwater cod, Maccullochella ikei
  • Graduated – 2009

Lisa Pope

  • University of Queensland
  • Postdoctoral fellow, left December 2014.

Bree Tillett

  • Charles Darwin University, PhD
  • Supervisors – Iain Field, Mark Meekan, Jennifer Ovenden
  • Thesis title – ‘Never judge a book by its cover: comparative life history traits of the bull (Carcharhinus leucas) and pig-eye (C. amboinensis) sharks across northern Australia.
  • Graduated – 2012

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