Dirección

Departamental II – DII. 252
Área de Biodiversdad y Conservación
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles (Madrid)
España

Tfno: +34 91 488 8287
Fax:    +34 91 664 7490
Correo electrónico: sergio.aortega at urjc.es

Historial breve

2007 – Licenciado en Biología, Universidad de Jaén
2012 – Doctor en Biología, Universidad de Jaén

Puesto actual

Profesor ayudante doctor

Docencia

Fisiología y Ecofisiología Animal, 2º curso de Grado de Biología (asignatura obligatoria, 2º cuatrimestre)

Biología, 1º curso de Grado de Ingeniería Ambiental (asignatura obligatoria, 2º cuatrimestre)

Líneas de investigación

Diversidad del Orden Dorylaimida.
Identificación morfológica y molecular de nematodos de vida libre y fitoparásitos.
Sistemática, evolución y filogenia de nematodos de vida libre y fitoparásitos.

Publicaciones

Aliramaji, F.; Pourham, E.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Afshar, F. J.; Pedram, M. (2018). Description of Aphelenchoides giblindavisi n. sp. (Nematoda: Aphelenchoididae), and proposal for a new combination. Journal of Nematology 50: 437-452.

Konani, E.; Panahandeh, Y.; Pourjam, E.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Pedram, M. (2018). Two rare species of tylenchids, Discotylenchus biannulatus n. sp. and Labrys chinensis Qing & Bert, 2018 (Nematoda: Tylenchidae) from western Iran. Zootaxa 4413: 260-270.

Asghari, R.; Eskandari, A.; Tanha Maafi, Z.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Zhao, Q. Z. (2017). Morphological and molecular characterisation of new and known species of Tripyla Bastian, 1865 (Triplonchida: Tripylidae) from northern Iran, with phylogenetic relationships, compendium and identification key. Nematology 19: 21-56.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2016). Aporcella charidemiensis sp. n. (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae) from southern Iberian Peninsula, with comments on the phylogeny of the genus. Nematology 18: 811-821.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Nguyen, T. A. D.; Abolafia, J.; Bonkowski, M.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2016). Sectonema caobangense sp. n. from Vietnam (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Journal of Nematology 48: 95-103.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Nguyen, T. A. D.; Abolafia, J.; Vu, T. T. T.; Bonkowski, M.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2016). Three new species of the genus Sectonema Thorne, 1930 (Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae) from Vietnam. Nematology 18: 517-536.

Golhasan, B.; Heydari, R.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Meckes, O.; Pedram, M.; Atighi, M. R. (2016). Rotylenchus sardashtensis n. sp., a monosexual species from Iran with note on identity of Rotylenchus cypriensis Antoniou, 1980 (Rhabditida, Hoplolaimidae). Systematics Parasitology 93: 395-411.

Golhasan, B.; Heydari, R.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Esmaeili, M.; Castillo, P.; Palomares-Rius, J. E. (2016). Aphelenchoides iranicus n. sp. (Nematoda: Aphelenchoididae) from West Azerbaijan province, Iran. Nematology 18: 973-985.

Nguyen, T. A. D.; Abolafia, J.; Bonkowski, M.; Peña-Santiago, R.; Álvarez-Ortega, S. (2016). Two atypical new species of the genus Sectonema Thorne, 1930 (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae) from Vietnam. European Journal of Taxonomy 171: 1-20.

Soleymanzadeh, M.; Pedram, M.; Pourjam, E.; Álvarez-Ortega, S. (2016). Description of Lelenchus brevislitus n. sp. (Nematoda: Tylenchidae) from Iran and its phylogenetic relations with other species in the family. Nematology 18: 987-998.

Yaghoubi, A.; Pourjam, E.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Liébanas, G.; Atighi, M. R.; Pedram, M. (2016). Discopersicus iranicus (Ghaemi, Pourjam, Atighi, Pedram & Karssen, 2012) n. gen., n. comb., a new member of the family Tylenchidae Örley, 1880 with detailed morphological study on two known species of Discotylenchus Siddiqi, 1980 (Nematoda; Tylenchidae) from Iran. Journal of Nematology 48: 214-221.

Aliramaji, F.; Pourjam, E.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Pedram, M.; Atighi, M. R. (2015). Rotylenchus dalikhaniensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Hoplolaimidae), a mono-sexual species recovered from the rhizosphere of Ruscus hyrcanus Woronow in Mazandaran province, northern Iran. Nematology 17: 67-77.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Nguyen, T. A. D.; Abolafia, J.; Vu, T. T. T.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2015). Three new species of the genus Aporcelaimoides Heyns, 1965 from Vietnam (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae), with an updated taxonomy of the genus. ZooKeys 516: 1-26.

Asghari, R.; Eskandari, A.; Tanha Maafi, Z.; Zhao, Z. Q.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Nadirkhanloo, M. (2015). Description of Trischistoma abharensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Trischistomatidae) and first record of Tripylella intermedia (Bütschli, 1873) Brzeski & Winiszewska-Ślipinska, 1993 (Nematoda: Tripylidae) from Iran. Zootaxa 3986: 357-372.

Ghaemi, R.; Pourjam, E.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Pedram, M.; Atighi, M. R. (2015). A curious nematode, Diploscapteroides persicus n. sp. (Nematoda: Rhabditida: Rhabditomorpha), from Iran with a note on the status of the male genital papillae. Nematology 17: 1045-1056.

Miraeiz, E.; Heydari, R.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Pedram, M.; Atighi, M. R. (2015). Molecular and morphological characterization of Veleshkinema iranicum n. gen., n. sp. (Nematoda: Hexatylina, Sphaerularioidea) from Iran. Zootaxa 4000: 531-546.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Álvarez-Ortega S. (2015). Description of Sectonema septentrionale sp. n. (Nematoda: Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae) from Northern Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 3947: 573-580.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2014). Redescription of Pungentus pungens Thorne & Swanger, 1936 (Dorylaimida, Nordiidae), with a revised taxonomy of the genus. Nematology 16: 387-401.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Álvarez-Ortega, S. (2014). Re-description of three species of the genus Sectonema Thorne, 1930 (Nematoda: Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae) originally studied by E. Altherr. Zootaxa 3881: 63-74.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Álvarez-Ortega, S. (2014). Studies on the genus Sectonema Thorne, 1930 (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae). Re-description of S. ventrale, the type species of the genus. Nematology 16: 1097-1104.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Álvarez-Ortega S. (2014). An integrative approach to assess the phylogeny and the systematics of rounded-tailed genera of the subfamily Qudsianematinae (Nematoda, Dorylaimida). Zoologica Scripta 43: 418-428.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Abolafia, J.; Álvarez-Ortega, S. (2014). New proposal for a detailed description of the dorylaim spicule (Nematoda, Dorylaimida). Nematology 16: 1091-1095.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Niknam, G.; Álvarez-Ortega S.; Jabbari, H. (2014). Metaxonchium persicum sp. n. from Iran (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Belondiridae), with an updated taxonomy of the genus. Zootaxa 3785: 501-517.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). The postembryonic development of Nevadanema nevadense (Dorylaimida, Qudsianematidae) reveals more relevant changes than expected. Journal of Nematode Morphology and Systematics 16: 167-172.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Characterization of European populations of Aporcella vitrinus (Thorne & Swanger, 1936) with SEM observations and first report of its male (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Annales Zoologici 63: 163-170.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Taxonomy of the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Zootaxa 3669: 243-260.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Abolafia, J.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Four typical species with simple uterus from Southern Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 3613: 36-60.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Abolafia, J.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Four atypical species with simple uterus from Southern Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 3630: 401-423.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Subbotin, S. A.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Morphological and molecular characterization of Aporcelaimellus simplex (Thorne & Swanger, 1936) Loof & Coomans, 1970 and a new concept for the genus Aporcella Andrássy, 2002 (Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Nematology 15: 165-178.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Subbotin, S. A.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Morphological and molecular characterization of Californian species of the genus Metaporcelaimus Lordello, 1965 (Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae), with a new concept of the genus. Nematology 15: 251-278.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Subbotin, S. A.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2013). Morphological and molecular study of Californian species of the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Nematology 15: 431-449.

Peña-Santiago, R.; Abolafia, J.; Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Ye, W.; Robbins, R. T. (2013). Axonchoides smokyensis sp. n. (Dorylaimida, Belondiridae) from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the second species of a very rare genus. Nematology 15: 679-693.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2012). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Morphological and molecular characterization of Iberian A. obtusicaudatus (Bastian, 1865) Altherr, 1968, with an updated diagnosis of the species. Journal of Nematode Morphology and Systematics 15: 103-126.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2012). Nematodes of the order Dorylaimida from Andalucía Oriental, Spain. Nevadanema nevadense gen. n., sp. n. (Qudsianematidae) from Sierra Nevada National Park. Nematology 14: 249-264.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Abolafia, J.; Liébanas, G.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2012). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Aporcelaimidae). Four new species with complex uterus from Southeastern Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 3551: 1-24.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2011). Re-description of two atypical species of Pungentus Thorne & Swanger, 1936, with proposal of Stenodorylaimus gen. n. (Nematoda, Dorylaimida, Nordiidae). Zootaxa 2799: 49-62.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2011). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae). Species from Sri Lanka originally studied by Loos. Nematology 13: 193-209.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Ahmad, W.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2011). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae). An interesting new species from Western Africa. Nematology 13: 911-917.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2010). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae) – Redescription of six species studied by Thorne in 1974. Journal of Nematode Morphology and Systematics 13: 67-89.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2010). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae) – material studied by Thorne and Swanger in 1936 but not named. Russian Journal of Nematology 18: 69-84.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2010). Studies on the genus Aporcelaimellus Heyns, 1965 (Dorylaimida: Aporcelaimidae). Four species originally described by Thorne and Swanger in 1936. Nematology 12: 587-607.

Álvarez-Ortega, S.; Vu, T.; Peña-Santiago, R. (2010). Studies on four atypical species of the genus Labronema Thorne, 1939 (Dorylaimida, Qudsianematidae). Journal of Nematode Morphology and Systematics 13: 107-122.