Dr Ellie Adamson

Dr Eleanor Adamson

Scientific Associate

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Vertebrates Division

Summary

I'm interested in the population genetics, phylogeny, biogeography and evolutionary history of freshwater fishes, with a special focus on Southern and Southeast Asian fauna.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Honours Degree (First Class), Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Bachelor of Applied Science (Ecology and Biodoversity), Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Employment history

Academic

Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum, London, Life Sciences, United Kingdom, 2016 - ongoing

Visiting Lecturer & Researcher, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 2016 - 2016

Marie Curie Fellow, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom, 2013 - 2015

Visiting Researcher, Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute (IFReDI), Cambodian Department of Fisheries & Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia, 2013 - 2013

Australian Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2011 - 2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Natural History Museums (London & Bern), United Kingdom, Switzerland, 2011 - 2013

Publications

Adamson E, Hurwood DA (2015) Molecular ecology and stock identification, In: Freshwater Fisheries Ecology, Craig JF (Eds). Wiley :

Adamson ELEANORAS, Hurwood DAVIDA, Mather PETERB (2012) Insights into historical drainage evolution based on the phylogeography of the chevron snakehead fish ( Channa striata ) in the Mekong Basin. Freshwater Biology, 57 (11) : 2211 - 2229. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02864.x

Adamson E (null) Influence of historical landscapes, drainage evolution and ecological traits on patterns of genetic diversity in Southeast Asian freshwater snakehead fishes. PhD Thesis.

Omar H, Adamson EAS, Bhassu S, Goodman SM, Soarimalala V, Hashim R, Ruedi M (2011) Phylogenetic relationships of Malayan and Malagasy pygmy shrews of the genus Suncus (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial Cytochrome b gene sequences. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2) : 237 - 243.

Adamson EAS, Hurwood DA, Mather PB (2010) A reappraisal of the evolution of Asian snakehead fishes (Pisces, Channidae) using molecular data from multiple genes and fossil calibration. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56 (2) : 707 - 717. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.03.027

Adamson EAS, Hurwood DA, Baker AM, Mather PB (2009) Population subdivision in Siamese mud carp Henicorhynchus siamensis in the Mekong River basin: implications for management. Journal of Fish Biology, 75 (6) : 1371 - 1392. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02369.x

Hurwood DA, Adamson EAS, Mather PB (2008) Evidence for strong genetic structure in a regionally important, highly vagile cyprinid (Henicorhynchus lobatus) in the Mekong River Basin. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 17 (2) : 273 - 283. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2007.00278.x

Adamson EAS, Saha A, Maddock ST, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ, Streicher JW (2016) Microsatellite discovery in an insular amphibian (Grandisonia alternans) with comments on cross-species utility and the accuracy of locus identification from unassembled Illumina data. Conservation Genetics Resources, 8 (4) : 541 - 551. doi: 10.1007/s12686-016-0580-5

Introduction

Summary

I'm interested in the population genetics, phylogeny, biogeography and evolutionary history of freshwater fishes, with a special focus on Southern and Southeast Asian fauna.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Honours Degree (First Class), Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Bachelor of Applied Science (Ecology and Biodoversity), Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Employment history

Academic

Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum, London, Life Sciences, United Kingdom, 2016 - ongoing

Visiting Lecturer & Researcher, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 2016 - 2016

Marie Curie Fellow, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom, 2013 - 2015

Visiting Researcher, Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute (IFReDI), Cambodian Department of Fisheries & Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia, 2013 - 2013

Australian Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2011 - 2011

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Natural History Museums (London & Bern), United Kingdom, Switzerland, 2011 - 2013

Publications

Publications

Adamson E, Hurwood DA (2015) Molecular ecology and stock identification, In: Freshwater Fisheries Ecology, Craig JF (Eds). Wiley :

Adamson ELEANORAS, Hurwood DAVIDA, Mather PETERB (2012) Insights into historical drainage evolution based on the phylogeography of the chevron snakehead fish ( Channa striata ) in the Mekong Basin. Freshwater Biology, 57 (11) : 2211 - 2229. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02864.x

Adamson E (null) Influence of historical landscapes, drainage evolution and ecological traits on patterns of genetic diversity in Southeast Asian freshwater snakehead fishes. PhD Thesis.

Omar H, Adamson EAS, Bhassu S, Goodman SM, Soarimalala V, Hashim R, Ruedi M (2011) Phylogenetic relationships of Malayan and Malagasy pygmy shrews of the genus Suncus (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial Cytochrome b gene sequences. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2) : 237 - 243.

Adamson EAS, Hurwood DA, Mather PB (2010) A reappraisal of the evolution of Asian snakehead fishes (Pisces, Channidae) using molecular data from multiple genes and fossil calibration. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56 (2) : 707 - 717. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.03.027

Adamson EAS, Hurwood DA, Baker AM, Mather PB (2009) Population subdivision in Siamese mud carp Henicorhynchus siamensis in the Mekong River basin: implications for management. Journal of Fish Biology, 75 (6) : 1371 - 1392. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02369.x

Hurwood DA, Adamson EAS, Mather PB (2008) Evidence for strong genetic structure in a regionally important, highly vagile cyprinid (Henicorhynchus lobatus) in the Mekong River Basin. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 17 (2) : 273 - 283. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2007.00278.x

Adamson EAS, Saha A, Maddock ST, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ, Streicher JW (2016) Microsatellite discovery in an insular amphibian (Grandisonia alternans) with comments on cross-species utility and the accuracy of locus identification from unassembled Illumina data. Conservation Genetics Resources, 8 (4) : 541 - 551. doi: 10.1007/s12686-016-0580-5