User:Ramiro Logares

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Evolutionary Biology Centre [1]


Uppsala University [2]

Husargatan 3, Box 573

SE-75 123 Uppsala



Ramiro.Logares [at]

Phone: ++46 (0) 18 471 2706 (office)

Fax: ++46 (0) 18 53 11 34

Lab webpage [3]


  • 2007, PhD, Lund University, Sweden
  • 2003, MSc, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina

Research interests

  1. Microbial Ecology and Evolution
  2. Population genetics and phylogenetics
  3. Bioinformatics


Logares, R., Bråte, J., Bertilsson, S., Clasen, J.L., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Rengefors, K. Infrequent marine-freshwater transitions in the microbial world. Trends in Microbiology. In press.

Leblond, J., Lasiter, A., Li, C., Logares, R., Rengefors, K., Evens, T. Applying Clustering and Phylogeny Analysis to Study Dinoflagellates based on Sterol Composition. International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. In press.

Logares, R., Boltovskoy, A., Bensch, S., Laybourn-Parry, J., Rengefors, K. Genetic diversity within five protist species. Protist, accepted

Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Bråte, J., Logares, R., Klaveness, D., Berney, C., Jakobsen, K. Diversification in unicellular eukaryotes: Cryptomonad colonizations of marine and freshwaters inferred from revised 18S rRNA phylogeny. Environmental Microbiology, In press.

Logares, R.,Daugbjerg, N.,Boltovskoy, A., Kremp, A. Laybourn-Parry, J. Rengefors, K. 2008. Recent evolutionary diversification of a protist lineage. Environmental Microbiology, In press.

Logares, R., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Boltovskoy, A., Rengefors, K. 2007. Extensive dinoflagellate phylogenies indicate infrequent marine-freshwater transitions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45: 887-903.

Rengefors, K., Laybourn-Parry, J., Logares, R., Hansen, G. 2008.Marine-derived dinoflagellates in Antarctic saline lakes: annual dynamics and community composition. Journal of Phycology. In press.

Logares, R., Rengefors, K., Kremp, A., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Boltovskoy, A.,Tengs, T. Shurtleff, A. and Klaveness, D. 2007. Phenotypically different microalgal morphospecies with identical ribosomal DNA: A case of rapid adaptive evolution? Microbial Ecology. 53: 549-561.

Leblond,J., Anderson, B., Kofink, D., Logares, R., Rengefors, K. and Kremp, A. 2006. Lipid Composition of Two Cold-Adapted Dinoflagellate (Dinophyceae) Species from Scandinavian Waters: Comparison with Dinoflagellates from Warmer Environments. European Journal of Phycology. 41: 303-311.

Logares, R. 2006. Does the global microbiota consist of a few cosmopolitan species? Ecología Austral. 16:85-90.

Logares, R. and Úbeda, C.A. 2006. First insights into the overwintering biology of Alsodes gargola frogs and tadpoles in harsh Andean-Patagonian alpine environments. Amphibia-Reptilia 27: 263-267.

Logares, R. and Úbeda, C.A. (2004): Alsodes gargola (Rana del Catedral). Overwintering Tadpoles. Herpetological Review 35: 368-369.


Bråte, J., Logares, R., Berney, C., Jakobsen, K., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K. Infrequent marine-freshwater colonisations and novel diversity of parasitic protalveolates revealed by phylogenetic analysis of environmental 18S rRNA

PhD Thesis

Logares , R. E. 2007. Microbial evolution: patterns of diversity in aquatic protists. PhD thesis, Lund University, Sweden ISBN: 978-91-7105-263-6

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