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Research Group in Invertebrate Diversity and Phylogenetics


Current members
fuDr Lucian Fusu, lecturer

Research interests:

Taxonomy and systematics of parasitic wasps, especially Eupelmidae (Chalcidoidea).

Molecular phylogenetics and cytogenetics.
Email: lucfusu[at]hotmail.com

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Dr Mircea-Dan Mitroiu, reader

Research interests:

Taxonomy of parasitic wasps, especially Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae.

Email: mirmitro[at]yahoo.com
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Dr Ovidiu-Alin Popovici, lecturer

Research interests:

Taxonomy and systematics of Platygastroidea and Proctotrupoidea

Email: popovici.ovidiu[at]yahoo.com

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Past members

 
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Dr Maria-Magdalena Dascălu, researcher

Research interests:

Taxonomy and systematics of longhorn beetles, especially those in the tribe Dorcadionini.

Use of molecular tools in taxonomy
Email: dascalumm[at]yahoo.com


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mariana

Dr Mariana Popovici, researcher

Research interests:

Taxonomy of egg parasitoids and their use in biological control.


Email: sorexmin[at]yahoo.com

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PhD, MSc and undergraduate students

 
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Dr Daniel Adrian Ciobanu

Research interests:

Morphology, taxonomy, ecology and diversity of water bears (Phylum Tardigrada)

Email: danieladrian.ciobanu[at]gmail.com





MSc student Vlad-Stefan Dorin

Research interests:

Phylogeography in scorpions and beetles

Email: vladdorin[at]ymail.com






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PhD student Alexandru Pintilioaie

Research interests:

Taxonomy of bean weevils and relationship with the host plants

Email: alexaandru2009[at]gmail.com




andreea

Student Andreea Georgiana Spiridon

Research interests:

Taxonomy of parasitic wasps (genus Sparasion)

Email: andreeagsspiridon[at]gmail.com





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MSc  Mădălina Viciriuc

Research interests:

Gall wasps and parasitic wasps.

DNA barcoding and interspecific hybridization.

Email: viciriucionelamadalina[at]yahoo.com







Contact

Address:

Faculty of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Carol I B-vd., No. 20A,

Iaşi, 700505

Romania

Phone: 40(0)232201072

Fax: 40(0)232201472