Jannick Eugeen E Van Cauwenberghe

Genómica Evolutiva Posdoctoral



Jannick Eugeen E. Van Cauwenberghe studied biology at Ghent university (Universiteit Gent) in Belgium. His Master’s thesis was entitled ” Reproductive isolation between the centauries: Centaurium pulchellum, C. littorale and C. erythraea “. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in 2015 under the supervision of Olivier Honnay and Jan Michiels. In his PhD project, titled “Selection mosaics in a plant-bacteria mutualism: The genetic structure of Rhizobium leguminosarum nodulating Vicia cracca in different nitrogen environments” he studied how distance, abiotic factors and eco-evolutionary processes influence the genetic diversity and biogeography of rhizobia. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the Center For Genomics Sciences (CCG) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) funded by the DGAPA program. Along with Victor Manuel González Zuñiga, he explores the genetic diversity, biogeography and local adaptation of bacteriophages infecting with common bean associated rhizobia across the Americas. For this project they use a combination of whole genome sequencing, Sanger sequencing and host range assessments. Other projects he collaborates on focus on bacterial and phage biogeography, co-evolutionary interactions, and the importance of phages in various ecological and agricultural issues.

Teléfono: (777) 3133881
Correo: jannick@ccg.unam.mx