Address and links

Departamental II – 246
Area of Biodiversity and Conservation
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles

Phone: +34 91 488 7192
E-mail: isabel.lopez.rull at
Homepage at URJC
ORCID: 0000-0002-3255-0459

Short CV

2015, 2017-2018 Post-doc researcher at the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales 2008-2014 Post-doc researcher at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala (Mexico)
2007- Ph D in Biological Sciences, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
2001- Degree in Biology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico)

Research interests

Currently my area of ​​study is focused on Evolutionary Ecology and Animal Ecophysiology. I am interested in understanding the proximal mechanisms and final causes of behavior, particularly the function and evolution of social signals and the physiological mechanisms involved in their production and maintenance. My main lines of research are: Sexual selection, social selection, maternal effects and signaling theory. My study model is birds

Current position

Assistant professor.
I teach two subjects in the degree in Biology: Physiology and Animal Ecophysiology (2nd course) and Impacts of Human Activities on the Biosphere (4th course).