Dr. Maria Teresa Aguado Molina

Research lines

Biodiversity, systematics, evolution and development of marine invertebrates
Biodiversity science exhibition design

TITLES

1999. BA in Biological Sciences. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). Spain.
2000. MSc in Educational Sciences. UAM
2001. MSc in Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity. UAM
2008. PhD in Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity: Dissertation “Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Systematics of the Family Syllidae (Annelida, Polychaeta)”. UAM. Maximum qualification ¨Sobresaliente Cum Laude”.
2008. Honors award for the best doctorate thesis in 2008. UAM.
2012. Title: Expert in Innovative University Teaching. UAM
2013. Accreditation for full Professorship “Acreditación profesor titular, ANECA”. Equivalent to German habilitation. Spanish Gover¬nment.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2014_2018 Associate Professor “Profesor Contratado Doctor”
Madrid, Spain Biology Department, Zoology. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid,

2008_2014 Assistant Professor “Profesor Ayudante Doctor”
Madrid, Spain Biology Department, Zoology. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

2010_2013 Research Associate
New York, USA American Museum of Natural History of New York
Invertebrates Department.

2008-2009 José Castillejo Postdoctoral Fellowship
New York, US American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Invertebrates department.

2005_2008 Teaching Assistant “Ayudante”
Madrid, Spain Biology Department, Zoology. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

2003_2005 Teaching Associate “Profesor Asociado”
Madrid, Spain Biology Department, Zoology. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

2000-2005 High School Teacher in Biology. “Profesora educación secundaria”.
Madrid, Spain Ministerio de Ciencia y Educación, Spanish Government. “Funcionaria” Civil servant.


RECENT PAPERS


    1. Ponz-Segrelles, G., Glasby, C.J., Helm, C., Beckers, P., Hammel, J.U., Passos Ribeiro, R. & Aguado, M.T. (2021) Integrative anatomical study of the branched annelid Ramisyllis multicaudata (Annelida, Syllidae). Journal of Morphology. doi.org/10.1002/jmor.21356
    2. Martin, D., Aguado, M.T., Fernández Álamo, M.-A., Britayev, T.A., Böggemann, M., Capa, M., Faulwetter, S., Fukuda, M.V., Helm, C., Petti, M.A.V., et al. (2021) On the Diversity of Phyllodocida (Annelida: Errantia), with a Focus on Glyceridae, Goniadidae, Nephtyidae, Polynoidae, Sphaerodoridae, Syllidae, and the Holoplanktonic Families. Diversity 13, 131. https://doi.org /10.3390/d13030131.
    3. Ribeiro, R.P., G., Ponz-Segrelles, G., Helm, C., Egger, B.,Aguado, M.T. 2020. A new species of Syllis Grube, 1850 including transcriptomic data and an updated phylogeny of Syllidae (Annelida:Syllidae). Marine Biodiversity 50(3):31
    4. Ponz-Segrelles, G., Ribeiro, R.P., G., Bleidorn, C., Aguado, M.T. 2020. Sex-specific gene expression di¬fferences in reproducing Syllis prolifera and Nudisyllis pulligera (Annelida, Syllidae). Marine Genomics
    5. Dittman, I.L., Cuadrado, D.,Aguado, M.T., Egger, B. 2019. Polyclad Phylogeny persists to be proble¬matic. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 19: 585-608.
    6. Ribeiro, R.P., Ponz-Segrelles, G., Bleidorn, C., Aguado, M.T. 2019. Comparative transcriptomics in Syllidae (Annelida) indicates that posterior regeneration and regular growth are comparable, while anterior regeneration is a distinct process. BMC Genomics 20(855).
    7. Aguado, M.T., Capa, M., Lago-Barcia, D., Gil, J., Pleijel, F., Nygern, A. 2019. Species delimitation in Amblyosyllis (Annelida, Syllidae). PLOS ONE 14(4): e0214211.
    8. Miura, T., Oguchi,, K., Nakamura, M., Jimi, N., Miura, S., Hayashi, Y., Koshikawa, S., Aguado, M.T. 2019. Life Cycle of the Japanese Green Syllid, Megasyllis nipponica (Annelida: Syllidae): Field Collection and Establishment of Rearing System. Zoological Science 36(5):372.
    9. Ravara, A., Aguado, M.T., Rodrigues, C.F., Genio, L., Cunha, M.R. 2019. Description of a new genus and species of Chrysopetalidae (Annelida:Polychaeta) from the NE Atlantic, with some further records of related species. European Journal of Taxonomy 539:1-21.
    10. Ribeiro, R.P., Bleidorn, C., Aguado, M.T. 2018. Regeneration mechanism in Syllidae (Annelida). Regeneration, 5:26-42.
    11. Brugler, M., Aguado, M.T., Tessler, M., Siddall, M. 2018. The transcriptome of the Bermuda fireworm Odontosyllis enopla (Annelida: Syllidae): A unique luciferase gene family and putative epitoky-related genes. PLoS ONE 13(8):e0200944.
    12. Ponz-Segrelles, G., Bleidorn, C., Aguado, M.T. 2018. Expression of vasa, piwi, and nanos during gametogenesis in Typosyllis antoni (Annelida, Syllidae. Evolution & Development 20: 132-145.
    13. Aguado, M.T., Ravara, A. 2018. Subfamilia Calamyzinae. In: Annelida, Polychaeta V, Fauna Ibérica, vol. 45. Ramos M.A. et al. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC. Madrid: 110-120.
    14. Capa, M.,Aguado, M.T., Bleidorn, C. 2018. Revisión sistemática actuali¬zada: cambios acontecidos entre 2001 y 2017. In: Annelida, Polychaeta V, Fauna Ibérica, vol. 45. Ramos M.A. et al. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC. Madrid: 12-21.
    15. Weidhase, M., Beckers, P., Bleidorn, C., Aguado, M.T. 2017. Nervous system regeneration in Typosyllis antoni (Annelida: Syllidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology 269
    16. Schroeder, P., Aguado, M.T., Malpartida, A., Glasby, C. 2017. New observations on reproduction in the branching polychaetes Ramisyllis multicaudata and Syllis ramosa (Annelida: Syllidae: Syllinae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 97(05): 1167-1175.
    17. Aguado, M.T., Noreña, C., Alcaraz, L., Marquina, D., Brusa, F., Damborenea, C., Almón, B., Bleidorn, C., Grande, C. 2017. Phylogeny of Polycladida (Platyhelminthes) based on mtDNA data. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 17: 767–778.
    18. Capa, M., Aguado, M.T., Bakken, T. 2016. Phylogenetic hypothesis of Sphaerodoridae Malmgren, 1867 (Annelida) and its position within Phyllodocida. Cladistics 32:335-350.
    19. Weidhase, M., Beckers, P., Bleidorn, C.,Aguado, M.T. 2016. On the role of the proventricle region in reproduction and regeneration in Typosyllis antoni (Annelida: Syllidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16(1), p.196.
    20. Aguado, M.T., Richter, S., Sontowski, R. Golombek, A. Struck, T.H., Bleidorn, C. 2016. Syllidae mitochondrial gene order is unusually variable for Annelida. Gene. 594 -1, pp. 89 - 96.
    21. Aguado, M.T. 2016. Family Antonbruunidae. Phyllodocida: Nereidiformia. In: Handbook of Zoology, Annelida. De Gruyter (Eds.). Germany.
    22. Aguado, M.T., Helm, C., Weidhase, M. & Bleidorn, C. 2015. Description of a new syllid species as a model for evolutionary research of reproduction and regeneration in annelids. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 15,1-21.
    23. Aguado, M.T. & Glasby, C. 2015. Indo-pacific Syllidae share an evolutionary history. Systematics and Biodiversity, 13, 369-385.
    24. Aguado, M.T., Murray, A. & Hutchings, P. 2015. Syllidae (Annelida, Phyllodocida) from Lizard Island (Queensland, Australia). Zootaxa, 4019 - 1, 35 - 60.
    25. Marquina, D., Aguado, M.T. & Noreña, C. 2015. New records of Cotylea (Polycladida, Platyhelmin¬thes) and one new species from Lizard Island (Australia), with remarks on the distribution of the Pseudoceros Lang 1884 and Pseudobiceros Faubel, 1984 species of the Indo-Pacific Marine Region. Zootaxa, 4019 - 1, 354 - 377.
    26. Aguado, M.T., Nygren, A., Rouse, G. 2015. Diagnosis of Disponetinae. Cladistics, 32:219-220.
    27. Aguado, M.T., Grande, C., Gerth, M., Bleidorn, C. & Noreña, C. 2015. Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genomes from Polycladida (Platyhelminthes) using next-generation sequencing. Gene. 575(2P1), 199 - 205.
    28. Aguado, M.T., Glasby, C., Schroeder, P., Weigert, A., Bleidorn, C. 2015. The making of a branching annelid: an analysis of complete mitochondrial genome and ribosomal data of Ramisyllis multicaudata. Scientific reports: srep12072.
    29. Bleidorn, C., Helm, C., Weigert, A., Aguado, M.T. 2015. Annelida. In: A. Wanninger, A. (Ed.) Evolu¬tionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates. Springer, Germany.