Marina Silva-Opps

University of Prince Edward Island

Dr. Marina Silva-Opps received her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the Université de Montréal, Canada in 1996. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada. Over the course of her research career, Dr. Silva-Opps has acquired a rare combination of ecological expertise that she uses to study the patterns of abundance, species richness, movement, and body size of mammals and birds across spatial scales. Dr. Silva-Opps is proficient in statistics, GIS spatial analysis, and manipulation and analysis of large databases for macroecological studies. Since her arrival at the University of Prince Edward Island, Dr. Silva-Opps has published several technical reports, as well as papers in high impact national and international journals.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Marina Silva-Opps

Current Progress in Biological Research presents new insights into key topics from different areas of the biological sciences. Some of the topics covered in the book are antibiotic susceptibility, genomic rearrangement, historical biogeography, biogeographic patterns, endemism and the use of microorganisms for pest control. The book is an interesting collection of 16 original research articles written by respected experts in their fields. It is hoped that readers will be stimulated and challenged by the contents of this book.

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