Dr Naiara Guimaraes Sales

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

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Current positions


Areas of Research

Molecular ecologist interest in the application of distinct molecular tools to address a wide variety of ecological and evolutionary questions. Research focuses mainly on using novel genetic and genomics techniques for biodiversity assessment, ecosystem monitoring and species conservation.


Supervision of undergraduate, MSc/MRes and PhD students.

Module leader for Study Skills, Animal Evolution and Marine Biotechnology. Contributing lectures to modules: Research Skills, Conservation Genetics, FYP, Practical Ecology and Conservation.

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Molecular Ecology

    2015 - 2019
  • Zoology of Vertebrates

    2013 - 2015
  • Biological Sciences

    2009 - 2012