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  • Cipriano, F. and M. Webber. 2010. Dusky Dolphin Life History and Demography. The Dusky Dolphin.

  • MORIN, P., K. MARTIEN, F. ARCHER, F. CIPRIANO, D. STEEL, J. JACKSON and B. TAYLOR. 2010. Applied Conservation Genetics and the Need for Quality Control and Reporting of Genetic Data Used in Fisheries and Wildlife Management. Journal of Heredity 101: 1-10.

  • Cipriano, F. 2009. Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus acutus. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals.

  • Falcon, L., E. Carpenter, F. Cipriano, B. Bergman and D. Capone. 2004. N2 Fixation by Unicellular Bacterioplankton from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 70: 765-770.

  • Hare, M., F. Cipriano and S. Palumbi. 2002. GENETIC EVIDENCE ON THE DEMOGRAPHY OF SPECIATION IN ALLOPATRIC DOLPHIN SPECIES. Evolution 56: 804-816.

  • Falcon, L., F. Cipriano, A. Chistoserdov and E. Carpenter. 2002. Diversity of Diazotrophic Unicellular Cyanobacteria in the Tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 68: 5760-5764.

  • Palumbi, S., F. Cipriano and M. Hare. 2001. PREDICTING NUCLEAR GENE COALESCENCE FROM MITOCHONDRIAL DATA. Evolution 55: 859-868.

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Educational Background

  • 1992 – Ph.D., University of Arizona (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)

  • 1983 – M.S., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California (Marine Sciences)

  • 1979 – B.A., San Jose State University, San Jose, California (Marine Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2009-present – Fellow, California Academy of Sciences

  • 2007-present – Associate Research Professor, San Francisco State University

  • 1999-present – Director, Conservation Genetics Laboratory, San Francisco State University

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