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Juan L. Cantalapiedra

Juan L. Cantalapiedra instructor for Transmitting Science

Dr. Juan L. Cantalapiedra

Postdoctoral Researcher
Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity
Berlin, Germany

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My research mainly focuses on mammalian paleobiology and paleoecology, usually applying phylogenetic methods, but also through the analysis of large fossil datasets. I am particularly interested in the multiple factors that shape diversification rates through time (e.g. phenotypic innovations, competition, diversity limits,etc). More recently, I am also using bayesian methods that combine morphological and genomic data to estimate evolutionary trees.


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