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  • Villablanca, F.X. and M. Adams. 2001. Adams, M.S. and F.X. Villablanca. Genetic diversity in the endangered California Condor: a mtDNA perspective. In Condors in the 21st Century., edited by . American Ornithological Union.

  • Bohonak, A.J. 2001. Invasions genetics of New World medflies: testing alternative colonization scenarios. Biological Invasions 3: 103-111.

  • Matocq, M. and F. Villablanca. 2001. Low genetic diversity in an endangered species. Biological Conservation: 61-68.

  • Davies, N., F. Villablanca and G. Roderick. 1999. Determining the source of individuals. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

  • Davies, N. and F. Villablanca. 1999. Bioninvasions of the medfly Ceratitis capita. Genetics 153: 351-360.

  • Villablanca, , F.X. 1998. Invasion Genetics of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly: Variation in Multiple Nuclear Introns. Molecular Ecology 7: 351-365..

  • Bohonak, A., N. Davies, G. Roderick and F. Villablanca. 1998. Is population genetics mired in the past? Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

  • Villablanca, F.X. 1994. Evolutionary Analysis: Spatial and Temporal Aspects of Populations Revealed by Mitochondrial DNA. In Ancient DNA, edited by . N.Y.: Springer- Verlag.

  • Hafner, M.e. 1994. Disparate Rates of Molecular Evolution in Cospeciating Hosts and Parasites. Science: 1087-1090.

  • Thomas, W.e. 1990. Spatial and Temporal Continuity of Kangaroo Rat Populations Shown by Sequencing Mitochondrial DNA from Museum Specimens. Journal of Molecular Evolution: 101-112 .

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Educational Background

  • 1993 – Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (Zoology)

  • 1987 – B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Ecology and Systematic Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2008-2011 – Associate Dept. Chair, Biological Sciences, California Poylechnic State University

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