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Geneticist , researcher

Joan Balanya, Spanish geneticist, researcher. Achievements include research in genetic characteristics of American colonizing populations of Drosophila subobscura; research in chromosomal inversion polymorphism of Drosophila subobscura as a biological genetic marker of the global warming.

Background

Balanya, Joan was born on December 7, 1956 in Reus, Spain. Son of Juan Balaña and Ana Maymo.

Education

Degree in biology, University Barcelona, Spain, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University Barcelona, Spain, 1989.

Career

Assistant professor University Barcelona, since 1983. Visiting research assistant University California, Irvine, 1991, University Washington, Seattle, 1994. Ens. Spanish Army, 1980.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in genetic characteristics of American colonizing populations of Drosophila subobscura. Research in chromosomal inversion polymorphism of Drosophila subobscura as a biological genetic marker of the global warming.

Membership

Member of Claustre Drs. University Barcelona (associate), European Society Evolutionary Biology (associate), Spanish Society Genetics (associate), Society Study Evolution (associate), Catalana Society Biology (associate), Amics Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (associate), Amics Centre Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona (associate), Centre Lectura Reus (associate).

Connections

father:
Juan Balaña

mother:
Ana Maymo