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Institut de Ciències del Mar, CSIC [1]

Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49

08003 Barcelona


Post-Doc fellow, funded by Marie-Curie IEF


ramiro.logares at


  • 2007, PhD, Lund University, Sweden [2]
  • 2003, MSc, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina

Previous positions

Evolutionary Biology Centre [3], Limnology, Uppsala University [4], Uppsala, Sweden. Post-Doc fellow, funded by MICROBIOMICS [5]

Research interests

  1. Microbial Ecology and Evolution
  2. Population genetics and phylogenetics
  3. Environmental transitions
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. Genomics


Logares, R., Bråte, J., Heinrich, F., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Bertilsson, S. 2010. Infrequent transitions between saline and fresh waters in one of the most abundant microbial lineages (SAR11). Molecular Biology and Evolution. 27:347-357. [6]

Logares, R., Bråte, J., Bertilsson, S., Clasen, J.L., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K., Rengefors, K. 2009. Infrequent marine-freshwater transitions in the microbial world. Trends in Microbiology. 17:414-422. [7]

Bråte, J., Logares, R., Berney, C., Klaveness, D., Jakobsen, K., Shalchian-Tabrizi, K. 2010. Freshwater Perkinsea and marine-freshwater colonizations revealed by pyrosequencing and phylogeny of environmental rDNA. ISME journal 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.

Szabo, K., Kiss, K., Logares, R., Eiler, A., Acs, E., Toth, B., Bertilsson, S. 2010. Composition and dynamics of microeukaryote communities in the River Danube. Fottea. In press.

Logares, R., Boltovskoy, A., Bensch, S., Laybourn-Parry, J., Rengefors, K. 2009. Genetic diversity within five protist species. Protist. 160:301-317. [8]

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. 2008. Environmental Microbiology, 10: 1231–1243. [9]

Logares, R.,Daugbjerg, N.,Boltovskoy, A., Kremp, A. Laybourn-Parry, J. Rengefors, K. 2008. Recent evolutionary diversification of a protist lineage. Environmental Microbiology. 10: 1231–1243. [10]

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. [11]

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. 44: 592-604

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. [12]

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.

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 [13]


BioMarKs [14]

MERG [15]

Limnology Dept., Uppsala University [16]

Limnology Dept., Lund University [17]

Antarctic videos [18]

AAD [19]

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