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Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology (2004), School of Biology, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica 
  • Master of Science in Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity (2007-2009), Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Ph.D. in Parasitology (2011-2015), Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway

Doctoral Thesis: Factors influencing pathogenicity in the interaction between Gyrodactylus salaris and its salmonid hosts

Professional Background

  • 06/2015 - 01/2018 Deputy Head, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
  • 01/2011 - 03/2015 Ph.D. Fellow in Parasitology & Curator of Herpetology, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway
  • 09/2009 - 12/2010 Curator of Coleoptera, Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, University of Bergen, Norway
  • 09/2007 - 07/2009 Research Assistant in project: "Preventive and direct management of the invasive Iberian slug (Arion lusitanicus) in Norway", Department of Biology, University of Bergen/NIBIO, Ås, Norway 
  • 02/2001 - 07/2007 Curator of Phthiraptera & Thysanoptera, Insect Museum, School of Biology, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

 

    Scientific publications

    • Ramirez, Raul; Bakke, Tor A.; Harris, Philip David (2015). Population regulation in Gyrodactylus salaris-Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) interactions: Testing the paradigm. Parasites & Vectors. ISSN: 1756-3305. 8doi:10.1186/s13071-015-0981-4.
    • Ramirez, Raul; Bakke, Tor A.; Harris, Philip David (2014). Same barcode, different biology: differential patterns of infectivity, specificity and pathogenicity in two almost identical parasite strains. International Journal of Parasitology. ISSN: 0020-7519. 44 (8). s 543 - 549. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.04.003.
    • Ramirez, Raul; Harris, Philip David; Bakke, Tor A. (2012). An agent-based modelling approach to estimate error in gyrodactylid population growth. International Journal of Parasitology. ISSN: 0020-7519. 42s 809 - 817. doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2012.05.012.
    • Ramirez, Raul; Lislevand, Terje; Retana, Axel; Solhøy, Torstein; Roth, Steffen (2012). Ectoparasite loads of the Central American Whiptail Lizard Ameiva festiva (Squamata: Teiidae). Herpetological Journal. ISSN: 0268-0130. 22 (3). s 151 - 155.
    • Ramirez, Raul; Pedersen, A.Ø.; Bakke, Tor A.; Harris, Philip David (2013). Disentangling density dependence and time dependence in infections of G. salaris on salmon.
    • Bakke, Tor A.; Ramirez, Raul; Harris, Philip David (2013). Comparative performance of two G. salaris strains on salmon and charr under comparable common garden. Published:.
    • Ramirez, Raul; Pedersen, Audun Ø.; Harris, P.D.; Bakke, Tor A. (2012). Density- and time-dependent processes in the population growth of Gyrodactylus salaris on Atlantic salmon stocks.
    • Ramirez, Raul (2012). Host specificity and speciation in an evolving fish parasite.

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