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Alice K. Burridge

PhD candidate - Marine Biodiversity

Contact

Email: alice.burridge@naturalis.nl
Phone: +31 (0)71-75 17 329
Room number: C02.13, Darwinweg 2

Career

Education

2012-2016

  • PhD position: Evolution in marine planktonic gastropods (Pteropoda), Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden.

2010-2012

  • MSc in Limnology & Oceanography, University of Amsterdam. MSc obtained Cum Laude and with 130 ECTS.

2007-2010

  • BSc in Earth Sciences, minor Earth and Nature, University of Amsterdam. BSc obtained Cum Laude and with 186 ECTS.

Research

Research interest

  • Biodiversity and evolution of pteropods, planktic gastropods

Keywords

geometric morphometrics, phylogenetics, biogeography, biodiversity

Current research topics

  • Molecular phylogeny of pteropods
  • Biodiversity and abundance of pteropods in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Protoconch shell morphology of pteropods

Collaborations

  • University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, USA
  • University of Oslo, Norway

Teaching

Courses

2014 – 2015

  • Teaching assistant in BSc practical Evolutionary Biology, University of Amsterdam

2015

  • Remy van der Hulst, MSc student, University of Leiden: Global biogeography and evolution of Diacavolinia pteropods. Co-supervisor: Dr. K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg.

2015

  • Serena L. Le Double, BSc student, University of Amsterdam: Epipelagic distribution of pteropods (planktonic gastropods) and protoconch morphology along a meridional transect in the Atlantic Ocean. Co-supervisor: Dr. K.T.C.A. Peijnenburg.
Available student projects

Public outreach

2015

  • Colloquium committee, Naturalis Biodiversity Center.

2015     

  • Science Talks to communicate science to the general public, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands (January 25th; April 26th).

2014     

2014

Publications