Hello, I am Juan Felipe Ortiz

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Education

Ph.D. in biological Sciences

Vanderbilt University. Nashville, TN. USA

Expected to graduate in 2019

Main product: Ortiz, J F, Rokas, A. (2016) CTDGFinder: A Novel Homology-Based Algorithm for Identifying Closely Spaced Clusters of Tandemly Duplicated Genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34(1): 215-229


M.Sc. in Molecular Biology

University of Wyoming. Laramie, WY. USA

Graduated in 2013

Main product: Ortiz, J F, MacDonald, M L, Masterson, P, Uversky, V N, Siltberg-Liberles, J (2013) Rapid Evolutionary Dynamics of Structural Disorder as a Potential Driving Force for Biological Divergence in Flaviviruses. Genome Biology and Evolution 5(3): 504-513


B.Sc. in Biology

National University of Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia

Graduated in 2012

Main product: Ortiz, J F, Gavio, B. (2010) Notes on the marine algae of the International Biosphere Reserve Seaflower, Caribbean Colombia II: diversity of drift algae in San Andres island, Caribbean Colombia. Caribbean Journal of Science 46(2-3): 313-321


Courses and Workshops

Workshop on Molecular Evolution

Marine Biological Laboratory. Boston, MA. USA

July 22 - August 1, 2012


Hands-on workshop on computational biophysics

University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA. USA

June 10 - 14, 2013


Tutorial on evolutionary quantitative genetics

NIMBioS at the University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN. USA

August 10 - 15, 2015


Introduction to the concepts and methods of networks in evolutionary studies

Station biologique de Roscoff. Roscoff, France

July 3 - 9, 2016


Awards

Best 3 minutes thesis presentation

Department of Biological Sciences. Vanderbilt University. 2017

Young investigator travel award

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) conference. 2018


Presentations

Ortiz, J F, Rokas, A. How Chromosome 19 got its Gene Clusters
Poster at the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) meeting. July 8 - 12, 2018. Yokohama, Japan

Ortiz, J F, Rokas, A. CTDGFinder: A Novel Homology-Based Algorithm for Identifying Closely Spaced Clusters of Tandemly Duplicated Genes
Presentation at the meeting Quest for Orthologs 5. June 8 - 10, 2017. Los Angeles, CA. USA

Ortiz, J F, MacDonald, M, Masterson, P, Siltberg-Liberles, J. Evolutionary Dynamics of Conformational Flexibility in Flaviviruses.
Poster at the meeting Mechanisms of Protein Evolution 2013: Thermodynamics, Phylogenetics and Structure. February 7-9, 2013. Denver, CO. USA.

Ortiz, J F, Bayona, A, Vásques, A, Lopez, C. Identificación de genes de inmunidad en yuca.
Oral presentation at the meeting XXX Congreso Colombiano y XIV Latinoamericano de Fitopatología. August 17 - 19, 2011. Bogotá, Colombia.

Ortiz, J F, Gavio, B. Diversity of drift algae in San Andrés Island, Caribbean Colombia.
Oral Presentation at the meeting XIV Seminario Nacional de Ciencias y Tecnología del Mar. October 19 – 22, 2010. Cali, Colombia.

Skills

Programming and markup languages

Computational Biology