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
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
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
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.
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