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O Norte Somos Nós

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MOUNTAIN
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Júlio César Chávez Galarza

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
E-mail: jchavez@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-8899-2862
Scopus Author ID: 36514271400

Career

  • 2016 - 2016: Research grant integrated in the project BiodivERsA. BiodivERsA/0002/2014, entitled “Honey bee conservation centers in Western Europe: an innovative strategy using sustainable beekeeping to reduce honey bee decline”
  • Since 2016: Consultant for National Institute of Agrarian Innovation (INIA), Perú
  • 2011 - 2016: Ph.D. Scholarship SFRH/BD/68682/2010, Foundation for Science and Technology, entitled “Population genomics and landscape genetics of the Iberian honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis)”
  • 2011 - 2011: Research grant integrated in the project PTDC/BIA-BEC/099640/2008, entitled “Patterns and processes of (neutral and adaptive) variation in the hybrid zone of honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) in Iberian Peninsula: An approach of population genetics integrating population genomics and landscape genetics”
  • 2010 - 2011: Assistant Professor, National University of Santa, Perú
  • 2006 - 2009: M.Sc. Scholarship Nº E06M103915PE, Programme ALBAN, entitled “Phylogenetic relationships of the most common pathogenic Candida species inferred by sequence analysis of nuclear genes”

Qualifications

  • 2016 - PhD Molecular and Environmental Biology with specialization in Evolution, Biodiversity and Ecology, University of Minho, Portugal
  • 2009 - Master in Molecular Genetics, University of Minho, Portugal
  • 2003 - First Degree in Biology, National University of Trujillo, Perú.

Projects:

BEEHAPPY - Bee (Apis mellifera L.) Health in the Azores: comparing ePidemiological Patterns in a unique natural laboratory
Funding body: FCT - SAICT
Reference: 02/SAICT/2017
Principal Investigator:Maria Alice da Silva Pinto
Start: 2018-06-01
End: 2022-05-31

Total results: 16
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Chávez-Galarza J.,López-Montañez R.,Jiménez A.,Ferro-Mauricio R.,Oré J.,Medina S.,Rea R.,Vásquez H.
Mitochondrial DNA variation in Peruvian honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) populations using the tRNAleu-cox2 intergenic region
Insects, 12, , 2021

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Arbizu C.I.,Ferro-Mauricio R.D.,Chávez-Galarza J.C.,Guerrero-Abad J.C.,Vásquez H.V.,Maicelo J.L.
The complete chloroplast genome of the national tree of Peru, quina (Cinchona officinalis L., Rubiaceae)
Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 6, 2781-2783, 2021

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Chávez-Galarza J.C.,Cardenas-Ninasivincha S.,Contreras R.,Ferro-Mauricio R.,Huanca-Mamani W.
Chloroplast genome of Tillandsia marconae till & Vitek (Bromeliaceae), a hyperarid desert endangered species
Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 6, 2562-2564, 2021

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Yañez O.,Chávez-Galarza J.,Tellgren-Roth C.,Pinto M.A.,Neumann P.,de Miranda J.R.
The honeybee (Apis mellifera) developmental state shapes the genetic composition of the deformed wing virus-A quasispecies during serial transmission
Scientific Reports, 10, , 2020

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Henriques D.,Chávez-Galarza J.,Quaresma A.,Neves C.,Lopes A.,Costa C.,Costa F.,Rufino J.,Pinto M.
From the popular tRNAleu-COX2 intergenic region to the mitogenome: insights from diverse honey bee populations of Europe and North Africa
Apidologie, 50, 215-229, 2019

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Henriques D.,Wallberg A.,Chávez-Galarza J.,Johnston J.S.,Webster M.T.,Pinto M.A.
Whole genome SNP-associated signatures of local adaptation in honeybees of the Iberian Peninsula
Scientific Reports, 8, , 2018

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Chávez-Galarza J.,Garnery L.,Henriques D.,Neves C.J.,Loucif-Ayad W.,Jonhston J.S.,Pinto M.A.
Mitochondrial DNA variation of Apis mellifera iberiensis: further insights from a large-scale study using sequence data of the tRNAleu-cox2 intergenic region
Apidologie, 48, 533-544, 2017

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Muñoz I.,Henriques D.,Johnston J.,Chávez-Galarza J.,Kryger P.,Pinto M.
Reduced SNP panels for genetic identification and introgression analysis in the dark honey bee (Apis mellifera mellifera)
PLoS ONE, 10, , 2015

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Chávez-Galarza J.,Henriques D.,Johnston J.,Carneiro M.,Rufino J.,Patton J.,Pinto M.
Revisiting the Iberian honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) contact zone: Maternal and genome-wide nuclear variations provide support for secondary contact from historical refugia
Molecular Ecology, 24, 2973-2992, 2015

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Pinto M.,Henriques D.,Chávez-Galarza J.,Kryger P.,Garnery L.,Van Der Zee R.,Dahle B.,Soland-Reckeweg G.,De La Rúa P.,Dall'Olio R.,Carreck N.,Johnston J.
Genetic integrity of the Dark European honey bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) from protected populations: A genome-wide assessment using SNPs and mtDNA sequence data
Journal of Apicultural Research, 53, 269-278, 2014

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Chávez-Galarza J.,Henriques D.,Johnston J.S.,Azevedo J.C.,Patton J.C.,Muñoz I.,De La Rúa P.,Pinto M.A.
Signatures of selection in the Iberian honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) revealed by a genome scan analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms
Molecular Ecology, 22, 5890-5907, 2013

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Pinto M.,Muñoz I.,Chávez-Galarza J.,De La Rúa P.
The Atlantic side of the Iberian Peninsula: A hot-spot of novel African honey bee maternal diversity
Apidologie, 43, 663-673, 2012

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Sampaio P.,Santos M.,Correia A.,Amaral F.,Chavéz-Galarza J.,Costa-de-Oliveira S.,Castro A.,Pedrosa J.,Pais C.
Virulence attenuation of Candida albicans genetic variants isolated from a patient with a recurrent bloodstream infection
PLoS ONE, 5, , 2010

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Chávez-Galarza J.,Pais C.,Sampaio P.
Microsatellite typing identifies the major clades of the human pathogen Candida albicans
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 10, 697-702, 2010