Key Info

  • Position Title
    Principal Research Scientist
  • Section
    Mammalogy Collection
    Branch
    Research
    Division
    Australian Museum Research Institute

Email Dr Mark Eldridge

Profile:

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Marsupial evolution, phylogeny and taxonomy.

  • Molecular ecology of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates (including dispersal, population structure, gene flow, effects of habitat fragmentation, mate choice, phylogeography).

  • Conservation biology of Australasian terrestrial vertebrates (including effects of isolation and population reductions, inbreeding, population fitness, adaptation to island environments, neutral and adaptive genetic diversity, MHC, population management).

  • Chromosome structure and evolution, genome organization.

  • Speciation patterns and mechanisms; inter-species hybridization and hybrid zones.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed articles 2005-2015

Book sections 2005-2015

Edited volumes 1997-2015

Professional_Memberships:

Australian Mammal Society (AMS)
Australasian Wildlife Management Society (AWMS)
 

Genetics Society of Australasia (GSA)
Royal Zoological Society of NSW (RZS)
Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

 

Qualifications:

B.Sc. (Hons) 1986. Ph.D. 1992

Awards:

Australian Museum Research Institute Medal, 2015.

ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship, 1999-2004.


ARC Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1991-1993.


The Bolliger Award of the Australian Mammal Society, 1990.


The Robert Menzies College Award, 1990.


Australian Postgraduate Research Award,  1990-1991.


Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award,  1987-1989.


The Robert Menzies College Academic Award, 1986.