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Viktoria E. Bogantes

 

Education:

B. A. Biology 2012 University of Costa Rica

Licenciate in Biology with emphasis in Zoology 2014 University of Costa Rica

Ph.D. Candidate

Halanych Lab

Auburn University

Research Interests:

Systematic and evolution of annelids

veb0007@auburn.edu

(334) 844-3223

Publications

Bogantes, V.E. & Halanych, K.M. & Meißner, K. 2018. Diversity and phylogenetic relationships of North Atlantic Laonice Malmgren 1867 (Spionidae, Annelida) including description of a novel species. Marine Biodiversity https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-018-0859-8

Research Presentations

2018: Bogantes, V.E., Halanych, K.M. & Boyle, M.J. Larval development of Pseudopolydora sp. (Spionidae, Annelida) from Florida. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, San Francisco, United States.

2016: Bogantes, V.E. & Halanych, K.M. Unrecognized diversity within the scale worm Polyeunoa laevis (Annelida: Polynoidae). International Polychaete meeting, Cardiff, Wales.

2016: Bogantes, V.E., Mahon, A.R. & Halanych K.M. Genetic structure of Polyeunoa laevis (Annelida: Polynoidae) between Southeastern Argentinean waters and the Southern Ocean. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, United States.

2015: Bogantes, V.E., Sibaja-Cordero, J.A. & Cortés J. Some polychaetes of Cahuita National Park, Caribbean of Costa Rica. IV Latin-American symposium of polychaetes, Monterrey, Mexico.

2015: Sibaja-Cordero, J.A., Bogantes, V.E., J.A. Sibaja-Cordero & J. Cortés. Some polychaetes of Cahuita National Park, Caribbean of Costa Rica. IV Latin-American symposium of polychaetes, Monterrey, Mexico.

2009: Bogantes, V.E., Sancho-Mejía, T. & Hernández, A.B. Abundance and distribution of intertidal equinoderms, Punta Morales, Costa Rica. XIII Latin American Symposium of Marine Science, La Habana, Cuba.

Awards and Fellowships

2017: Link Fellowship, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce.

2016: COSAM travel award, Auburn University.

2015, 2016: Summer research grant, Museum of Natural History, Auburn University

2013: Student travel grant, University of Costa Rica.

2013: Student research grant, University of Costa Rica.

Research Cruises

2014: Monitoring of coral reefs ecosystems in Cocos Island. Undersea Hunter, University of Costa Rica, Pacific, Costa Rica

2010: Short-term colonization processes at Costa Rica methane seeps, Atlantis N 15-59. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Pacific, Costa Rica