SRF 2016/17 Results

The SRF received a total of 190 eligible applications for the 2016/17 round. Thirty three of the applications were funded at a total cost of £35,184.

List of successful applicants for the 2016/17 SRF round

Lara Shepherd (New Zealand) Systematics of Alseuosmia, a New Zealand plant genus of Batesian mimics
Stephan Koblmüller (Austria) Phylogeny and biogeography of the African lates perches and their monogenean gill-parasites
Simon Coppard (U.S.A.) Evolution of venome genes in sea urchin pedicellariae revealed through transcriptomic analysis
Roberta Graboski Mendes (Brazil) Molecular Phylogeny and the Evolution of Head Shape using Geometric Morphometrics in Amphisbaenia (Reptilia, Squamata)
Marko Lukic (Croatia) Systematics and biogeography of the troglobiotic genus Verhoeffiella (Collembola: Entomobryidae)
Van Wishingrad (U.S.A.) Latitude, elevation, and population genetic structure in Sceloporus occidentalislizards
Natalia Fraija (Spain) Assessing the systematic relationships of the Brachycladiidae using new molecular data
Marie Louis (U.K.) Carbon-dating of sub-fossil samples to improve mutation rate estimates of dolphin phylogenies
Daniel Stec (Poland) Unmasking cryptic diversity within Macrobiotus hufelandi species complex (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Parachela: Macrobiotidae).
Serjoscha Evers (U.K.) A new fossil dermochelyid indicates slow rates of morphological evolution in leatherback sea turtles
Harry Smith (U.K.) The Justicia extensa-laxa Complex in West Central Africa: Taxonomy, Biogeography & Conservation
Filipa Sampaio (U.K.) Systematics and morphology of indian uropeltid snakes
Ana Gonçalves (Portugal) Taxonomy, ecology and biodiversity of South African sea turtle associated diatoms
Roksana Majewska (South Africa) Evolutionary history of the desert lizard Mesalina watsonana in the Iranian Plateau
Caroline Andrino (Brazil) Systematics of Paepalanthus Mart. (Eriocaulaceae)
Adrià Bellvert (Spain) An integrative taxonomic revision of an adaptive radiation: the cobweb spider genus Theridion (Araneae, Theridiidae) in the Hawaiian Archipelago
Susumu Tomiya (U.S.A.) Evolutionary morphology of deciduous dentition and application to systematics of fossil carnivorans
Ryan Garrick (U.S.A.) The evolution of chromosome number variation in the Cryptocercus punctulatuswood-roach complex
Jesus Lozano-Fernandez (U.K.) Pinning down the origins of an island adaptive radiation using transcriptomic data
Jane Younger (U.S.A.) Cryptic speciation and morphological diversification within gentoo penguins
David John (U.K.) Ascension, South Atlantic: first investigation of the diversity, ecology and biogeographical affinities of the non-marine algae of this very isolated volcanic island
Probst (U.S.A.) A phylogenomic approach to unveil the evolution of ant-plant associations in Myrmelachista
Pozzi (U.S.A.) Phylogenomics and Systemtatics of Lorisiform primates
Pagan (Portugal) Systematics and identification of the coral reef parasite community in the Caribbean
Cornille (France) Phylogeny, taxonomy and phylogeography of the worldwide apple aphid pest, the Rosy Apple Aphid
Welt (U.S.A.) Uncovering cryptic species of Madagascar’s endemic iguanas
Andres (U.S.A.) Evolution on the wing: 3D systematics of the pterosaurs
Kohli (U.S.A.) Systematics of Hawker dragonflies (Odonata: Aeshnidae: Aeshna) using molecular data
Kuhn (U.S.A.) Drivers of speciation in advanced tropical snakes on the island of Madagascar
Rutschmann (Spain) Diversification of aquatic insects (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) on the Canary Islands
Rivero Davis (Switzerland) Host-defense skin peptide compositions in Gymnophiona: unveiling phylogenetically informative markers for systematics
Ramos (Brazil) Taxonomy and phylogenetic positioning of Agaricus specimens from the Atlantic Forest remnants in metropolitan region of the city of São Paulo