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Department of Plant Sciences



Research Associate, Imperial College London PhD in Biology, University of Barcelona BsC in Biology, Autonomous University of Barcelona


Key publications: 

Igea, J., & Tanentzap, A. J. (2019). Multiple macroevolutionary routes to becoming a biodiversity hotspot. Science Advances5(2), eaau8067.

Igea, J., Miller, E. F., Papadopulos, A. S., & Tanentzap, A. J. (2017). Seed size and its rate of evolution correlate with species diversification across angiosperms. PLoS biology15(7), e2002792.

Igea, J., Bogarín, D., Papadopulos, A.S.T., and Savolainen, V. (2015). A comparative analysis of island floras challenges taxonomy-based biogeographical models of speciation. Evolution 69 (2), 482-491.

Igea, J., Aymerich, P., Fernández-González, A., González-Esteban, J., Gómez, A., Alonso, R., Gosálbez, J., and Castresana, J. (2013). Phylogeography and postglacial expansion of the endangered semi-aquatic mammal Galemys pyrenaicus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 115.

Igea, J., Juste, J., and Castresana, J. (2010). Novel intron markers to study the phylogeny of closely related mammalian species. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 369. 


Other publications: 
Dr Javier  Igea

Contact Details

Email address: 
Department of Plant Sciences,
Downing Street,
01223 748982