Jose Andres Ph.D., BA

Thorvaldson G77.3

Research Area(s)

  • Long beak evolution of Australian soapberry bugs (Leptocoris tagalicus) and how it may serve as an evolving indigenous biological control mechanism for invasive vines
  • Molecular genetics bases of beak length of the soapberry bug in Florida using a combination of whole genome and candidate gene approaches
  • Exploring the origins, maintenance and evolutionary consequences of poison dart frogs
  • Role of seminal fluid proteins in the origins and maintenance of reproductive isolation between hybridizing species of field crickets
  • Genetic basis of reproductive isolation and adaption


adaption evolution field crickets genetics origin poison dart frogs reproduction soapberry bug