Has been part of 13 CREAF projects Projects involved in SPONFOREST APCIN-2016-174 Unraveling the potential of SPONtaneous FORest ESTablishment for improving ecosystem functions and services in dynamic landscapes POREXPAN Local adaptation of plant POpulations during Range EXPANsions: the effect on life-history traits and genetic variability View projects Research groups this member belongs to BEEMed Biodiversitat i Evolució en Ecosistemes Mediterranis email@example.comOffice: C5/1130orcid profile I am interested in many aspects of evolution and conservation of plant diversity in the Mediterranean Basin. Ongoing research in our group focuses on understanding how the high plant diversity is of this area has generated, and try to evaluate the relative contribution of evolutionary processes (selection, drift, gene flow) to population divergence and speciation. To address this topics we investigate a variety of species with different life cycles and areas of distribution, including long-lived Tertiary relicts and narrow-range endemics. Methodological approaches integrate studies of molecular variation in neutral markers to determine demographical processes, the study of the genetic basis in functional and life-history traits combining genomic tools and quantitative genetic methods, and demographic analyses to identify the main ecological factors affecting the performance of species under study. Interests Evolution of dispersal, Interactions between gene flow and natural selection, Relationship between microevolutionary processes and speciationInteractions between demographic and evolutionary dynamics in plant populations and metapopulations, Assessing the importance of historical and ecological processes upon plant diversification in the Mediterrnean Basin, Consequences of population spatial structure and environmental gradients on local adaptation extinction and speciation.