Address and links

Departamental II – DI. 211
Area of Biodiversity and Conservation
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles

Phone: +34 91 488 8249
E-mail: marcos.mendez at urjc.es
Homepage at URJC
Scopus: 0000-0002-0144-643X
ResearcherID: A-3745-2009
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=pcVSoCYAAAAJ&hl=es

Short CV

2010- Associate professor (senior lecturer) – Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain)
2004-2009 Assistant lecturer – Rey Juan Carlos University (Spain)
2002-2003 Assistant lecturer – Stockholm University (Sweden)
1999-2001 Post-doc fellowship – Uppsala University (Sweden)
1997-1998 Post-doc fellowship – Uppsala University (Sweden)
1996 PhD Thesis – Oviedo University (Spain)

Research interests

My main research topic is evolutionary ecology of plants, including resource allocation to reproduction and its consequences, modification of sexual expression and plant-pollinator interactions. In addition, I conduct research in community ecology, with emphasis in community structure of spiders, dragonflies and saproxylic beetles.

Current position

I teach Evolutionary Biology in the degree of Biology and Scientific Writing at the master level. I have previously lectured about Restoration EcologyAssessment of Environmental ImpactBiogeography and Ecology.