Graduate Student

Alexis Rojas

Alexis Rojas

Ph.D. student
Invertebrate Paleontology
288 Dickinson Hall
1659 Museum Road
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 273 1947
Email: arojas@flmnh.ufl.edu


B.S. Geology, 2008, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Research Interests

Biogeographical history of Neotropical brachiopods; application of spatial data analysis techniques in paleontological research.

Research Grants

Research Fellow, Drs. Emily H. and Harold E. Vokes Grants-in-Aid for Invertebrate Paleontology Collection-based Research. $500. 2011.

Research Fellow, Charles Schuchert and Carl O. Dunbar Grants-in-Aid Program for Invertebrate Paleontological Research, Yale University. $1000. 2010.

Recent Publications

Schemm-Gregory, M., Rojas, A., Patarroyo, P., and Jaramillo, C., 2012. First report of Hadrosia Cooper, 1983 in South America and its biostratigraphical and paleobiogeographical implications. Cretaceous Research 34: 257-267.

Vega, F.J., Nyborg, T., Kovalchuk, G., Etayo, F., Luque, J., Rojas, A., Patarroyo, P., Porras-Múzquiz, H., Armstrong, A., Bermúdez, H., and Garibay, L., 2010. On some panamerican Cretaceous crabs (Decapoda: Podotremata: Raninoidea). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 62 (2): 263-279.

Rojas, A., and Patarroyo, P., 2009. Occurrence of Sellithyris sella (Brachiopoda) in the Rosablanca Formation, Boyacá-Colombia. Boletín de Geología 31 (2): 129-132.

Pedro, P., and Rojas, A., 2008. La sucesión y la fauna del Turoniano de la Formación San Rafael en Pesca y su comparación con la sección tipo en Samacá (Boyacá-Colombia). Geología Colombiana 32: 89-96.

Vega, F.J., Nyborg, T., Rojas, A., Patarroyo, P., Luque, J., Porras-Múzquiz, H., and Stinnesbeck, W., 2007. Upper Cretaceous Crustacea from Mexico and Colombia: common faunas and evironments during Turonian times. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 24 (3): 403-422.