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Plant Pest Diagnostics Center

Ivonne Garzon

Dr. Ivonne J. Garzón-Orduña

Postdoctoral Scientist

Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food & Agriculture
3294 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832-1448, U.S.A.
916-738-6674 office, 916-262-1190 fax, ivonne.garzon@gmail.com

 

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Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2012 - Ph.D., Conservation Biology, University of New Orleans. Dissertation title: “Phylogenetic relationships and character evolution in Hamadryas butterflies (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae).” Supervisor: Dr. Carla Penz
  • 2004 - B.S., Biology, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia. Thesis title: “New answers for Amazonian relationships based on event biogeography.” Supervisor: Dr. Daniel R. Miranda-Esquivel

Employment

  • Postdoctoral Scientist. 2015 – present
    Plant Pest Diagnostics Lab, California Department of Food & Agriculture, Sacramento, California
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate. 20132014
    Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennesse
  • Laboratory Instructor. 2007 – 2012
    Biodiversity course, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Professional Activities

  • Phylogenomics Symposium and Software School Sponsored by the SSB and the University of Texas Austin, June 19-20, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2014
  • Thematic School on Advanced methods in Neotropical Biogeography, focus on the Guiana Shield. October 10th to 12th, Kourou, French Guiana, 2013
  • Workshop in Cladistics methods, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2009

Publications (peer-reviewed)

  1. Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Benetti-Longhini, J.E., & Brower, A.V.Z. 2015 Competing paradigms of Amazonian diversification and the Pleistocene Refugium Hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography, 42 (7): 1357-1360. Open access
  2. Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Silva-Brandão, K.L., Willmott, K.R., Freitas, A.V.L. & Brower, A.V.Z. 2015 Incompatible ages for clearwing butterflies based on alternative secondary calibrations. Systematic Biology, 64 (5): 752-767. Abstract
  3. Winterton, L.S. & Garzón-Orduña, I.J. 2015 New species of Glenochrysa Esben-Petersen from Australia (Neuroptera:Chrysopidae). ZooKeys, 541: 79-85. Open access
  4. Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Benetti-Longhini, J.E., Brower, A.V.Z. 2014 Timing the diversification of the Amazonian biota: butterfly divergences are consistent with Pleistocene refugia. Journal of Biogeography, 41:1631-1638.
  5. Brower, A.V.Z., Willmott, K.R., Silva-Brandão, K.L., Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Freitas, A.V.L. 2014 Phylogenetic relationships of Ithomiine butterflies (Lepidoptera:  Nymphalidae: Danainae) as implied by combined morphological and molecular data. Systematics and Biodiversity, 12: 133-147.
  6. Cally, S., Lhuillier, E., Iribar, A., Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Coissac, E. & Murienne, J. 2014 Shotgun assembly of the complete mitochondrial genome of the Neotropical cracker butterfly Hamadryas epinome (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Mitochondrial DNA, 1-3. doi:10.3109/19401736.2014.971262
  7. Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Marini-Filho, O., Johnson, S.G., Penz, C.M. 2013 Phylogenetic relationships of Hamadryas (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae) based on the combined analysis of morphological and molecular data. Cladistics, 29: 629-642.
  8. Garzón-Orduña, I.J. 2012 Phylogenetic evidence for loss of sound production and a shift in sexual recognition signals in Hamadryas butterflies (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae). Systematic Entomology, 37, 84-101.
  9. Garzón-Orduña, I.J. & Penz, C.M. 2009 Phylogeny of Dynastor and Brassolis butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): a tough nut to crack. Zootaxa, 2134:1-22.
  10. Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Miranda-Esquivel, D.R., Donato, M. 2008 Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity (PAE) describes but does not explain: an illustrated critique. Journal of Biogeography, 35: 903-913.
  11. Arias, J.S., Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Lopez, F., Parada, E., Miranda-Esquivel, D.R. 2008 What is PACT, really? Cladistics, 24:1-12.

Publications (non peer-reviewed)

  1. Garzón-Orduña, I.J. 2104 Book Review. Systematics: A Course of Lectures. W.C. Wheeler. Wiley- Blackwell, Oxford, 2012. Cladistics, 30: 337-338. doi: 10.1111/cla.12063.
  2. Garzón-Orduña, I.J. 2010 Book Review. Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science. Systematic Biology, 59: 242-243. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syp097.

Grants and Awards

  • 2014 Travel award to attend the Phylogenomics Symposium and Software School (June 19 and 20, 2014) at the Evolution meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina sponsored by the SSB and the University of Texas in Austin ($ 250.00)
  • 2013 Awarded by the CEBA, 1 of 15 travel and expenses grants to the Thematic School on Advanced methods in Neotropical Biogeography in Kourou, French Guiana
  • 2011 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, Graduate School, UNO, ($2985.00)
  • 2010 Graduate Students Research Grant, College of Sciences, UNO ($1792.00)
  • 2010 Departmental Graduate Student Enhancement Research Award, UNO ($ 500.00)
  • 2009 Departmental Graduate Student Enhancement Research Travel Award, UNO ($ 1085.00)
  • 2009 Student Research Grant offered by the Lepidoptera Research Foundation ($1000.00)
  • 2009 O.T.S. Organization for Tropical Studies. Costa Rica. (equivalent to $500.00)
  • 2009 Latin American Studies Travel Grant, UNO ($ 750.00)
  • 2009 Departmental Graduate Student Enhancement Research Award, UNO ($ 250.00)
  • 2007 Departmental Graduate Student Enhancement Research Award, UNO ($ 1000.00)
  • 2005 First place, Graduate Student poster competition. I Encontro sobre Lepidoptera Neotropicais. Campinas, Brasil, April 17-22. Garzón-Orduña I.J. & Miranda-Esquivel D.R. Morphological evidence denies the paraphyly of Heliconius
  • 2003–2005 Ad honorem teaching assistant for the Systematics Class, Universidad Industrial de Santander

Presentations

  • Garzón-Orduña, I.J. Systematics and patterns of diversification in Neotropical butterflies. July 11, 2014. Invited seminar (Hosted by Dr. John Bates), The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.
  • Garzón-Orduña, I.J. Relaciones Filogenéticas y Tiempos de divergencias en Mariposas Neotropicales. November, 13, 2014. Invited seminar (Hosted by Dr. Claudia Szumik and Dr. Pablo Goloboff), Fundación Miguel Lillo, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina.
  • Garzón-Orduña, I.J., Benitti-Longhini, J.E., Brower, A.V.Z. Timing the diversification of Neotropical biota: butterfly divergences are consistent with Pleistocene refugia. Evolution Meeting, June 22, 2014. Raleigh, NC.
  • Garzón-Orduña, I.J. & Brower, A.V.Z. Timing the diversification of Neotropical biota: butterfly divergences are consistent with Pleistocene refugia. Simposium: Assembly and Evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment, May 12, 2014. Manaus, AMZ, Brazil.
  • Garzón-Orduña, I.J. Systematics and patterns of diversification in Neotropical butterflies. February 17, 2014. Invited seminar to the Department of Biology at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.
  • Garzon-Orduña, I.J. Phylogenetic relationships and character evolution of Hamadryas butterflies. In XXVI Willi Hennig Meeting, Hawaii, 2010.
  • Garzón-Orduña, I.J. & Miranda-Esquivel, D.R. The biogeographic origin of Amazonia and how does it fit evidence from Neotropical Butterflies. April 17-22, 2005. I Encontro sobre Lepidoptera Neotropicais, Campinas, Brazil.

Editorial Service

  • Manuscript Reviewer
    • Cladistics
    • Journal of Arid Environments
    • Journal of Biogeography
    • Journal of Insect Science
    • Neotropical Entomology

Professional Societies

  • Willi Hennig Society
  • Society of Systematic Biologists