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Dr. Eric A. Lewallen

  • ELewallen

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
    Hampton University (HU)

    Phone: (757) 727 5914 | Email: erick.lewallen@hamptonu.edu 


    Curriculum Vitae 


    EDUCATION


    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2012)
    Ph.D., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
    San Diego State University (2006)
    M.S. Ecology
    University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado, USA (2002)
    B.S. Biology

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    1. Population genetics
    2. Phylogenetic systematics
    3. Trophic ecology
    4. Habitat modeling
       

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    1. Bonin CA, van Wijnen AJ, Lewallen EA: MicroRNA applications in marine biology. Current Molecular Biology Reports 2019. 5: 167. DOI:10.1007/s40610-019-00124-w.
    2. Bonin CA, Lewallen EA, van Wijnen AJ, Cremer MJ, Simões-Lopes PC: Habitat preference and behavior of the Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis) in a well-preserved estuary off southern Brazil. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 49:2235-2242, 2017. DOI:10.17582/journal.pjz/2017.49.6. 2235.2242.
    3. Lewallen EA, van Wijnen AJ, Bonin CA, Lovejoy NR: Flyingfish (Exocoetidae) species diversity and habitats in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. Marine Biodiversity, 2017. DOI:10.1007/s12526-017-0666-7.
    4. Lewallen EA, Bohonak AJ, Bonin CA, van Wijnen AJ, Pitman RL, Lovejoy NR: Phylogenetics and biogeography of the two-wing flyingfishes (Exocoetidae: Exocoetus). Ecology & Evolution, 2017.  DOI:10.1002/ece3.2786.
    5. Lewallen EA, Bohonak AJ, Bonin CA, van Wijnen AJ, Pitman RL, Lovejoy NR: Population genetic  structure of the tropical two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans). PLOS ONE 11:e0163198, 2016. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0163198.
    6. Barker AM, Nosal AP, Lewallen EA, Burton RS: Genetic Structure of leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata)  populations along the Pacific coast of North America. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 472:151-157, 2015. DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2015.06.020.
    7. Van Noord JE, Lewallen EA, Pitman RL: Flyingfish feeding ecology in the eastern Pacific: Prey partitioning within a speciose epipelagic community. Journal of Fish Biology 83: 326-342, 2013. DOI:10.1111/jfb.12173.
    8. Nosal AP, Lewallen EA, Burton RS: Multiple paternity in leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) litters sampled from a predominantly female aggregation in La Jolla, California, USA. Journal of  Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 446:110-114, 2013. DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2013.05.002.
    9. Lewallen EA, Pitman RL, Kjartanson SK, Lovejoy NR: Molecular systematics of flyingfishes (Exocoetidae): an epipelagic fish clade. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102: 161-174, 2011.   DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01550.x.
    10. Vandergast AG, Lewallen EA, Deas J, Bohonak AJ, Weissman DB, Fisher RN: Loss of genetic connectivity and diversity in urban microreserves in a southern California endemic Jerusalem  cricket (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae: Stenopelmatus n.sp. “Santa Monica”). Journal of Insect Conservation 13: 329-345, 2009. DOI:10.1007/s10841-008-9176-z.
    11. Lewallen EA, Anderson TW, Bohonak AJ: Genetic structure of leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata)  populations in California waters. Marine Biology 152: 599-609, 2007. DOI:10.1007/s00227-007-  0714-0. 

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    University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Lead Institution)
    (410) 651-7870
    Award numbers: FY 2016 Award #NA16SEC4810007 
    Funding Agency: NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI)
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