Research Interest

–Molecular biology of plant viruses;

–Vector-borne plant viruses

–Tropical and subtropical plant viruses and virus-like diseases

Professional Preparation

–Ph.D. Biology; Molecular Biology/ Bioinformatics.  University of Puerto Rico–Rio Piedra. Started in August 2012.

–M.Sc. Biology: Ecology and Evolution. University of Puerto Rico–Rio Piedra. August. 2012.

–B.S. Major: Biology: Botanic specialization, University of Panamá, Panamá, 2007.

Publications

–Adam Smith, Isis J. López Quintero, William Wcislo, 2012. Pollen use and foraging distances of the sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in relation to resource availability in a tropical forest. En revisión.

–Ingrid M. Parker, Isis Lopez, Jennifer J. Petersen, Natalia Anaya, Luis Cubilla-Rios, Daniel Potter, 2009. Fruit and seed characteristics associated with cultivation in the proto-domesticated tropical tree, Chrysophyllum cainito L. (Sapotaceae).

Presentations

  1. Isis J. López-Quintero; Linda Wessel-Beaver; Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues, 2011. Spatial distribution and genetic diversity of potyviruses occurring in naturalized cucurbits in Puerto Rico. Poster presentado en el congreso de la Sociedad de Entomología de America (ESA), Reno Nevada del 13-16 de Noviembre del 2011.
  2. Isis J. López Quintero, Linda Wessel Beaver, James Ackerman and Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues, 2011. Potyvirus in wild plants of the Cucurbitaceae family in Puerto Rico. Poster presentado en la Sociedad de Fitopatología de America (APS), San Juan Puerto Rico del 19-22 de Marzo 2011.
  3. Lopez I, Smith AD, Wcislo WT.  2008.  Pollen use and foraging distances of the Neotropical bee Megalopta genalis.  Poster, meetings of the Ecological Society of America.
  4. Parker, I.M., I. López, J.J. Petersen, and D. Potter. 2008.  Evolutionary effects and ecological consequences of proto-domestication in Chrysophyllum cainito, a tropical tree. Harlan II International Symposium on Biodiversity in Agriculture.  Davis, California.
  5. Parker, I.M., I. López, J.J. Petersen, and D. Potter. 2008. Evolutionary effects and ecological consequences of proto-domestication in a tropical tree.  Ecological Society of America, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. EEUU.
  6. Parker, I.M., I. López, N. Anaya, L. Cubilla, J.J. Petersen, and D. Potter. 2006. Effects and ecological consequences of proto-domestication: Chrysophyllum cainito in Panamá. Botanical Society of America, Chico, California. EEUU.

 

 

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