Raul Ramirez

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Deputy head of department

  • Contact person for issues concerning research projects, assistance with technical and scientific activities, supervision and advice for researchers regarding FOTS projects and applications.
  • Responsible for the planning and implementing of research training and education at the department.
  • Responsible for operations-related tasks such as planning and implementing of health monitoring trials, coordination of cage quotas and importing of animals.
  • Take part in the development of SOP’s relating to activities inside the facility; with special focus on those SOP’s which concern researches.
  •  Substitute for Head of Department when necessary

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology (2004), School of Biology, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Master of Science in Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity (2007-2009), Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Ph.D. in Parasitology (January 2011- March 2015)

  • Thesis: Factors influencing pathogenicity in the interaction between Gyrodactylus salaris and its salmonid hosts, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Research experience

01/2011 – 03/2015  

  • Ph.D. Fellow in Parasitology & Curator for the Reptile Collection, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

09/2009 – 12/2010  

  • Curator of Coleoptera, Department of Entomology, University Museum of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

09/2007 – 07/2009  

  • Research Assistant for project: “Preventive and direct management of the invasive Iberian slug (Arion lusitanicus) in Norway” at the Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway/ NIBIO, Ås, Norway

02/2001 – 07/2007  

  • Assistant Curator of Phthiraptera & Thysanoptera, Insect Museum and School of Biology, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Publications

  • Ramirez, Raul; Bakke, Tor A. & Harris, Philip David (2015). Population regulation in Gyrodactylus salaris-Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) interactions: Testing the paradigm. Parasites & Vectors.  ISSN 1756-3305.  8 . doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0981-4
  • Ramirez, Raul; Bakke, Tor A. & Harris, Philip David (2014). Same barcode, different biology: differential patterns of infectivity, specificity and pathogenicity in two almost identical parasite strains. International Journal of Parasitology.  ISSN 0020-7519.  44(8), s 543- 549 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.04.003
  • Ramirez, Raul; Harris, Philip David & Bakke, Tor A. (2012). An agent-based modelling approach to estimate error in gyrodactylid population growth. International Journal of Parasitology.  ISSN 0020-7519.  42, s 809- 817 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2012.05.012
  • Ramirez, Raul; Lislevand, Terje; Retana, Axel; Solhøy, Torstein & Roth, Steffen (2012). Ectoparasite loads of the Central American Whiptail Lizard Ameiva festiva (Squamata: Teiidae). Herpetological Journal.  ISSN 0268-0130.  22(3), s 151- 155

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  • Bakke, Tor A.; Ramirez, Raul & Harris, Philip David (2013). Comparative performance of two G. salaris strains on salmon and charr under comparable common garden conditions. Tropical medicine & international health.  ISSN 1360-2276.  18(Special Issue), s 103- 103
  • Bakke, Tor A.; Ramirez, Raul & Harris, Philip David (2013). Comparative performance of two G. salaris strains on salmon and charr under comparable common garden. Published:.
  • Ramirez, Raul; Pedersen, A.Ø.; Bakke, Tor A. & Harris, Philip David (2013). Disentangling density dependence and time dependence in infections of G. salaris on salmon.
  • Ramirez, Raul; Pedersen, Are Oppegård; Bakke, Tor A. & Harris, Philip David (2013). Disentangling density dependence and time dependence in infections of G. salaris on salmon. Tropical medicine & international health.  ISSN 1360-2276.  18(Special Issue), s 103- 104
  • Ramirez, Raul (2012). Host specificity and speciation in an evolving fish parasite.
  • Ramirez, Raul; Pedersen, Audun Ø.; Harris, P.D. & Bakke, Tor A. (2012). Density- and time-dependent processes in the population growth of Gyrodactylus salaris on Atlantic salmon stocks.
  • Ramirez, Raul (2011). Manejo de colecciones de historia natural en museos de Noruega. Métodos en Ecología y Sistemática.  ISSN 1659-2182.  6(3), s 33
  • Ramirez, Raul; Bakke, Tor A.; Bachmann, Lutz & Harris, Philip David (2011). Error estimation in gyrodactylid population studies.
  • Ramirez, Raul; Bakke, Tor A.; Bachmann, Lutz & Harris, Philip David (2011). Estimating error in gyrodactylid population studies.

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Published May 23, 2016 10:58 AM - Last modified May 27, 2016 2:58 PM