Evolutionary Marine biologist
Ph.D. Student | Ohio State University
My name is Alonso Delgado. I am a Ph.D. student with Dr. Meg Daly at Ohio State University within the Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology Department. For my work, I study the evolutionary relations and the evolution of invasiveness of a ubiquitous family of Sea anemones, Aiptasiidae. Beyond my research, I am passionate about outreach and DEI initiatives. I am also a founding member of Latinx in the Marine Sciences organization. resently I have become a committee member of The Society of Systematic Biologists Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC).
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LATINX IN THE MARINE SCIENCES
I am the Co-founder of Latinx in Marine Science, an organization that helps create a community among Latinx Marine scientists. We hold networking events, workshops, and serve as a job board for many academic positions.
SEA ANEMONE BIODIVERSITY
I am interested in understanding sea anemone biodiversity and adaptation. For my dissertation, I will work on a UCE systematic tree of Aiptasiidae as well as a comparative transcriptome project.
OMZ CEPHALOPOD TRANSCRIPTOMICS
Currently working on understanding cephalopod transcriptomic adaptation to oxygen minimum zones (OMZ)