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List of PhD Theses defended at the Institute for Game and Wildlife Research (IREC – CSIC, UCLM, JCCM), or in whose supervision has participated scientific staff of the IREC. In most cases, these are doctoral theses from the PhD Program in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM).


Author Lopez Quintanilla, Maria

Title: Maternal-child behavior of the Iberian deer in captivity.

Directors: Landete Castillejos, Tomás; Garcia Diaz, Andres Jose; Gallego Martinez, Laureano.

Date: 25/03/2022




Author Descalzo Sánchez, Esther

Title: Situation of the Egyptian mongoose (Ichneumon herpes) in Castilla-La Mancha, effects on its prey and social perception.

Directors: Ferreras de Andrés, Pablo; Delibes Mateos, Miguel.

Date: 04/11/2022




Author Dominguez Villasenor, Julio Cesar

Title: The movement of genes in cyclical voles across space, over generations and in deep time.

Directors: Garcia Gonzalez, Jesus.

Date: 16/13/2022




Author Jimenez Ruiz, Saul

Title: Epidemiology of shared pathogens at the domestic-wild hoof interface.

Directors: Vicente Banos, Joaquin; Garcia Bocanegra, Ignacio; Risalde.

Date: 03/06/2022




Author Laguna Fernandez, Eduardo

Title: Effect of management on the spatial ecology of wild ungulates.

Directors: Acevedo Lavandera, Pelayo; Carpio Camargo, Antonio Jose.

Date: 04/03/2022




Author Lizana Martin, Victor

Title: Main zoonotic parasites of wild boar (sus scrofa) in the Valencian community. A One Health perspective.

Directors: Gortázar Schmidt; Cardells Peris, Jesus.

Date: 11/11/2022




Author Pacheco Carrillo, Ivan

Title: Characterization of the immune response to alpha-gal antigen and possibilities for the control of infectious diseases.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Villar Rayo, Margarita Maria; Cabezas Cruz, Alejandro.

Date: 30/06/2022





Artigas Jerome, Sara

Title: Multi-omics approaches to the study of cellular biological processes and vaccine development.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Villar Rayo, Margarita.

Date: 19/11/2021




Author Barroso Seano, Patricia

Title: Determinants of the transmission and persistence of shared diseases of wild ungulates: time series analysis.

Directors: Vicente Banos, Joaquin; Montoro Angulo, Vidal.

Date: 26/11/2021




Author Cabodevilla Bravo, Xabier

Title: Multidisciplinary approach to elucidate aspects involved in the decline of farmland birds.

Directors: Arroyo Lopez, Beatriz; Gomez Moliner, Benjamin.

Date: 17/09/2021




Author Gonçalves Teixeira Couto, Joana Manuel

Title: Vector-Pathogen interactomics: connecting the dots.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Sundays, Ana Isabel.

Date: 20/09/2021




Author Mateo Moriones, Ainhoa

Title: Influence of predation on the red partridge (Alectoris rufa) in Navarre.

Directors: Ferreras de Andrés, Pablo; Villafuerte Fernandez, Rafael.

Date: 12/02/2021




Author Moreno Zarate, Lara

Title: The status and hunting of European Turtle-dove (Streptopelia turtur) in Spain.

Directors: Arroyo Lopez, Beatriz; Peach, Will.

Date: 23/04/2021




Author Palencia Butler, Pablo

Title: Developing and harmonizing camera trap methods to estimate population density and movement parameters of unmarked populations: the random encounter model.

Directors: Acevedo Lavandera, Pelayo; Vicente Banos, Joaquin.

Date: 17/12/2021




Author Paz Luna, Alfonso

Title: Applications of biological control through birds of prey as a tool to prevent agricultural pests of peasant vole (Microtus arvalis).

Directors: Vinuela Madera, Javier; Fargallo, Juan Antonio.

Date: 29/10/2021




Author Pineda Pampliega, Javier

Title: Eating in the garbage: physiological and microbiological effects of using landfills as a food source in the white stork (Ciconia ciconia).

Director: Hofle Hansen, Ursula.

Date: 26/01/2021




Author Ross, Deon

Title: Population ecology and dynamics of an irruptive small mammal pest species.

Directors: Lambín, Xavier; Mougeot, Francois; Arroyo Lopez, Beatriz.

Date: 25/08/2021




Author Sanchez-Rubio, Francisca

Title: Antioxidant strategy for sperm protection against oxidative stress.

Directors: Garde López-Brea, Julián; Fernández Santos, Mª del Rocío.

Date: 09/04/2021





Iniesta Cord, Maria

Title: Study and optimization of the in vitro capacitation of Iberian deer spermatozoa (Cervus elaphus hispanicus).

Directors: Soler Valls, Ana Josefa; Garde Lopez-Brea, Julian.

Date: 10/12/2020




Author Martinez Guijosa, Jordi

Title: Integrated control of tuberculosis at the wildlife-livestock interface.

Director: Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Vicente Banos, Joaquin.

Date: 04/12/2020




Author Ortiz Moya, Jose Antonio

Title: Study of the effect of melatonin implants on reproductive parameters in primal female Iberian deer (Cervus elaphus hispanicus).

Director: Garde López-Brea, Julián; Garcia Alvarez, Olga.

Date: 27/06/2020




Author Peris Frau, Patricia

Title: Impact of ram sperm cryopreservation on the dynamic changes associated with vitro training over time.

Director: Soler Valls, Ana Josefa; Villar Rayo, Margarita.

Date: 04/09/2020




Author Amalia Segura

Title: Drivers and threats of Mediterranean spur-thighed tortoise population dynamics in the core of the distribution range.

Director: Acevedo Lavandera, Pelayo.

Date: 25/09/2020





Camacho Sanchez-Camacho, Maria Cruz

Title: Eco-Epidemiology, Surveillance and control of co-circulating flaviviruses in avian hosts.

Director: Hofle Hansen, Ursula.

Date: 13/12/2019




Author Cappelli, Jamil

Title: Quality of trophies in hunting ruminants: from the study of mechanical and structural properties to the mineral composition and characterization of the trophy.

Directors: Landete Castillejos, Tomás; Garcia Diaz, Andres Jose; Gallego Martinez, Laureano.

Date: 04/11/2019




Author Espinosa Prados, Pedro Jose

Title: Characterization of tick metabolism in response to pathogen infection.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Alberdi Vélez, Mª Pilar; Cabezas Cruz, Alejandro.

Date: 23/04/2019




Author Hernandez Jarguin, Angelica

Title: Microbiome composition and pathogen genetic diversity in arthropod vectors.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Diaz Sanchez, Sandra.

Date: 23/04/2019




Author Lima Barbero, Jose Francisco

Title: Identification of vaccine candidates for the control of Dermanyssus gallinae: A one health issue.

Directors: Hofle Hansen, Ursula; Villar Rayo, Margaria; Boadella Caminal, Mariana.

Date: 19/12/2019




Author Romairone López-Villar, Juan Agustín

Title: Spatial capture-recapture models for the ecological study of common voles (Microtus arvalis) in NW Spain.

Directors: Luque Larena, Juan Jose; Mougeot, Francois.

Date: 15/10/2019




Author Thomas, Jobin

Title: Tuberculosis in wildlife: new diagnostic tests and host response to vaccination in red deer.

Directors: Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Risalde Moya, Mª Angeles.

Date: 15/11/2019




Author Tobajas Gonzalez, Jorge

Title: Conditioned aversion as a tool to reduce predation by wild canids.

Directors: Ferreras de Andrés, Pablo; Mateo Soria, Raphael.

Date: 04/10/2019




Author Triguero Ocaña, Roxana

Title: Study of the interaction between domestic livestock and wildlife as basic information for the control of shared diseases.

Directors: Acevedo Lavandera, Pelayo; Vicente Banos, Joaquin.

Date: 19/12/2019





Gambin, Pablo

Title: Mineral supplementation in key periods of red deer: antler growth, gestation and lactation.

Directors: Landete Castillejos, Tomás; Garcia Diaz, Andres Jose; Gallego Martinez, Laureano.

Date: 24/09/2018




Author Lopez Perea, John Jairo

Title: Development of biomonitoring methods in birds for the study of ecological traps associated with environmental pollutants.

Director: Mateo Soria, Rafael

Date: 28/06/2018




Author Rodriguez Pastor, Ruth

Title: Ecology of rodent outbreaks and zoonotic diseases: common voles in the farmland of northwest Spain.

Director: Luque Larena, Juan Jose; Mougeot, Francois.

Date: 25/10/2018




Author Sánchez Sánchez-Ajofrín, Irene

Title: Factors that influence the efficiency of the in vitro embryo production technique in small ruminants.

Director: Soler Valls, Ana Josefa

Date: 09/011/2018





Alfonso Iniguez, Sergio

Title: Early bird development modulators: the role of steroids and oxidative stress on aging.

Directors: Perez Rodriguez, Lorenzo; Gil Perez, Diego.

Date: 18/09/2017




Author Carpio Camargo, Antonio

Title: Effect on biodiversity of different managements in a gradient of uses and habitats.

Director: Joaquin Vicente Baños.

Date: 21/07/2017




Author Che Amat, Azlam Bin

Title: Tuberculosis in wild boar and red deer: diagnosis and control intensive management systems.

Directors: Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Risalde Moya, Mª Angeles.

Date: 21/12/2017




Author Contreras Rojo, Marinela

Title: Tick-host-pathogen interactions and vaccine development for the control of tick borne diseases.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; García Fernández de Mera, Mª Isabel; Alberdi Vélez, Mª Pilar.

Date: 17/11/2017




Author Garcia-Heras, Marie-Sophie

Title: Environmental factors influencing the breeding and health condition of a scarce avian top-predator endemic to southern Africa: the case of the Endangered Black Harrier circus maurus.

Directors: Simmons, Rob; Mougeot, Francois; Arroyo Lopez, Beatriz; Love, Arjun.

Date: 03/07/2017




Author Jimenez Garcia-Herrera, Jose

Title: Bayesian hierarchical models applied to wildlife monitoring.

Directors: Mougeot, Francois; Vicente López-Bao, José; Arroyo Lopez, Beatriz.

Date: 09/06/2017




Author Lopez Aispuro, Carlos Vladimir

Title: Host immune response to intracellular bacteria of the genera Anaplasma et Mycobacterium.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Villar Rayo, Margarita; Alberdi Vélez, Mª Pilar.

Date: 17/11/2017




Author López Arrabe, Jimena

Title: Physiological adaptations in the pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca): oxidative stress, reproduction and development.

Directors: Perez Rodriguez, Lorenzo; Moreno Klemming, Juan.

Date: 11/09/2017




Author Mateos Hernandez, Lourdes

Title: Immune response in human neurological and allergic diseases.

Directors: de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus; Villar Rayo, Margarita.

Date: 17/11/2017




Author Noguerales Rodríguez, Victor

Title: Understanding the processes of diversification along the speciation continuum in a recent evolutionary radiation of grasshopper.

Directors: Cordero Tapia, Pedro J.; Ortego Lozano, Joaquin.

Date: 07/07/2017




Author Teixeira de Queiros, Joao Luis

Title: Host-pathogen interactions: the role of host genetics and co-infection in natural populations.

Directors: Pereira Martin-Alves, Paulo Celio; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; de la Fuente Garcia, Jose de Jesus.

Date: 07/03/2017




Author Torrontegui Vega, Olalla

Title: Pathogen dynamics in wild bird species: circulation of avian influenza viruses in natural vs. anthropogenic ecosystems and concurrent infections with other agents in wild water birds.

Directors: Barral, Marta; Hofle Hansen, Ursula.

Date: 14/07/2017





Luis Anel Lopez

Title: Evaluation of the effect of the sexing process on Iberian red deer spermatozoa and study of complementary tools for its improvement.

Director: Julian Garde Lopez-Brea

Date: 22/02/2016




Author Javier Bueno Enciso

Title: Effect of the environment on the reproductive biology of two species of forest insectivorous birds in the Montes de Toledo.

Director: Juan Jose Sanz Cid

Date: 05/02/2016




Author Adriana Cabal Rosel

Title: Distribution, quantification and characterization of Escherichia coli genes in animal, human and environmental reservoirs.

Directors: Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Dominguez Rodriguez, Lucas; Alvarez Sanchez, Julio.

Date: 29/07/2016




Author Maria Calero Riestra

Title: Reproduction Ecology of the Field Pipit Anthus campestris in the Iberian moors.

Director: Jesus Garcia Gonzalez.

Date: 12/02/2016




Author Ricardo Carrasco Garcia de Leon

Title: Risk factors for disease transmission in hunting ungulates in central and southern Spain.

Directors: Vicente Banos, Joaquin; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian.

Date: 11/02/2016




Author Carvalho Caroços dos Santos, Nuno Goncalo

Title: Tuberculosis in wild ungulates in the Iberian Peninsula: applying new methods for the epidemiological analysis of intra and interspecies transmission.

Directors: Correia-Neves, Margarida; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian.

Date: 30/03/2016




Author Enrique del Olmo De Medina

Title: Use of flow cytometry as a tool for the study of spermatic characteristics of sheep from La Mancha during fertilization processes vitro: Relationship with fertility in vivo.

Directors: Garde López-Brea, Julián; Fernández-Santos, Mª del Rocío.

Date: 21/01/2016




AuthorFerrero Sánchez-Bermejo, Maria Ester

Title: Development and application of genetic markers for the study and management of the red partridge (Alectoris rufa).

Directors: Davila Garcia, Jose Antonio; Blanco Aguiar, Jose Antonio.

Date: 10/02/2016




Author Martha Munoz Mendoza

Title: Animal tuberculosis in Atlantic Spain: description of the disease in certain domestic and wild hosts that participate in the epidemiology of the infection.

Directors: Gortázar Schmidt, Christian; Balseiro, Ana.

Date: 25/01/2016




Author Pinheiro Rombert Pinhao, Ana Maria

Title: Evolution of immunoglobulins in Leporids: inferences of genetic resistance against pathogens.

Directors: Pereira Martin-Alves, Paulo Celio; Gortázar Schmidt, Christian.

Date: 17/06/2016




Author Esther Ramirez Rodriguez

Title: Genetics and Epidemiology of wild rabbit populations (Oryctolagus cuniculus cuniculus y Oryctolagus cuniculus algirus) In the Iberic Peninsule.

Directors: Villafuerte Fernandez, Rafael; Castro Notario, Francisca; Parra Fernandez, Francisco.

Date: 22/01/2016




Author Manuel Reglero Alvarez

Title: Heavy metal contamination in deer and wild boar from the mining area of ​​Valle de Alcudia and Sierra Madrona and its effects on oxidative stress and semen quality in deer.

Directors: Taggart, Mark; Mateo Soria, Raphael.

Date: 04/02/2016




Author Nuria Vallverdu Coll

Title: Immunotoxic and reproductive effects of lead on avifauna affected by shot ingestion.

Directors: Mateo Soria, Rafael; Ortiz Santaliestra, Manuel E.; Mougeot, Francois.

Date: 01/02/2016





Barasona Garcia-Arevalo, Jose Angel

Title: Epidemiology and prevention in the sanitary interaction between domestic and wild ungulates

Directors: Joaquín Vicente, Christian Gortázar and Pelayo Acevedo

Date: 26/06/2015




gonzalez-barrio-davidAuthor Gonzalez Barrio, David

Title: Epidemiology and control of Q fever (Coxiella burnetii) in Iberian wildlife

Managers: José Francisco Ruiz Fons, María Isabel García Fernández de Mera and Christian Gortázar

Date: 18 / 12 / 2015




lopez-antia-anaAuthor López Antía, Ana

Title: Risk assessment of seed treatment with pesticides for wild birds in agricultural ecosystems: the case of the red partridge

Managers: Rafael Mateo Soria, Manuel E. Ortiz Santaliestra

Date: 20 / 03 / 2015




oleaga-ruiz-de-escudero-alvaroAuthor Oleaga Ruiz de Escudero, Alvaro

Degree: Epidemiology of sarcoptic mange in wildlife of the Principality of Asturias

Directors: Christian Gortázar, Rosa Casais and Joaquín Vicente

Date: 22/06/2015




Author Valente e Santos, Joao Pedro

Degree: Ecology and physical condition of red deer in the Iberian Peninsula: Implications for management

Directors: Carlos Fonseca, Christian Gortázar and Joaquín Vicente

Date: 14/10/2015




rosemary-haro-ana-angelaAuthor Romero Haro, Ana

Degree: The role of developmental oxidative stress in life history commitments: a study in mandarin diamondback (Taeniopygiaguttata)

Director: Carlos Alonso

Date: 11/12/2015




Author Romero Palomo, Fernando

Degree: Study of the effects caused by BVDV and BHV-1-on antigen-presenting-cells by means of in vivo and in vitro experimental models

Directors: Maria de los Angeles Risalde Moya

Date: 20/02/2015







anza gomez iboneAuthor Anza Gomez, Ibone

Degree: Ecology of botulism in Manchego wetlands

Directors: Rafael Mateo Soria, Mª Dolors Vidal Roig

Date: 04/12/2014




ayllon-pena-m-nievesAuthor: Ayllón Peña, Maria de las Nieves.

Title: Characterization of the tick-pathogen interface by functional genomics and proteomics.

Managers: José de Jesús de la Fuente and Margarita Villar Rayo

Date: 10 / 10 / 2014




benitez-lopez-anaAuthor: Benitez Lopez, Ana

Title: Ecology and conservation of Iberian Pteroclids: a multiscale approach

Managers: Javier Vinuela and Jesus Garcia

Date: 19/12/2014.




heads-cross-alexanderAuthor Cabezas Cruz, Alexander

Title: Evolution and Molecular characterization oftick-borne. Anaplasmataceae and implications for pathogen diagnosis and control

Director: Jose de Jesus de la Fuente

Date: 10/10/2014




castellanos-exposito-pilarAuthor: Castellanos Exposito, Pilar

Title: Effects on deer sperm quality of exposure to lead and other heavy metals: application to in vitro sperm exposure models

Director: Rafael Mateo Soria

Date: 19 / 09 / 2014




diaz-ruiz-franciscoAuthor: Diaz Ruiz, Francisco.

Title: Ecology and management of generalist predators: the case of the fox (Vulpesvulpes) and the magpie (Pica pica)

Managers: Pablo Ferreras de Andrés and Miguel Delibes-Mateos

Date: 21 / 11 / 2014




garcia-de-blas-sheriff-estherAuthor: Garcia de Blas Bailiff, Esther

Title: Metabolism of carotenoid pigments and expression of associated colored characters: the case of the red partridge (Alectoris rufa)

Managers: Carlos Alonso Alvarez, Rafael Mateo Soria

Date: 16/09/2014.




jareno gomez danielAuthor: Jareno Gomez, Daniel

Title: Peasant vole (Microtusarvalis) pests in Castilla y León: effects of climate, changes in land use, and impact on the global ecosystem

Managers: Javier Viñuela, François Mougeot, Juan Jose Luque Larena

Date: 14 / 02 / 2014




Author: Peña Hernandez, Antonia Elena.

Degree: Objective evaluation of epididymal sperm motility of Iberian deer (cervuselaphushispanicus). Relationships with freezability and semen quality

Director: Jose Julian Garde and Felipe Martinez Pastor

Date: 12 / 05 / 2014







beltran-beck-beatrizAuthor: Beltran-Beck, Beatriz

Title: Oral vaccines against tuberculosis in swine

Director: Christian Gortazar

Date: 16 / 10 / 2013




falconi-caterinaAuthor: Falconi, Caterina

Title: Bluetongue infection in red deer

Managers: Christian Gortázar and Jorge Ramón Lopez Olvera

Date: 28 / 11 / 2013




fernandez-de-simon-romero-javierAuthor: Fernandez de Simon Romero, Javier

Title: Predation and the recovery of European rabbit populations in central–southern Iberian Peninsula. An assessment of the predator pit hypothesis

Director: Pablo Ferreras de Andres

Date: 23 / 05 / 2013




Author: Guzman Garcia, Jose Luis

Title: Factors that modulate the winter abundance of woodcock (Scolopaxrusticola): implications for its management and conservation

Managers: Beatriz Arroyo

Date: 31 / 01 / 2013




Author: Jimenez Rabadan, Maria del Pilar

Title: Advances in sperm cryopreservation of samples collected by artificial vaginal and electroejaculation from Blanca-Celtiberica goat breed

Managers: Ana Josefa Soler Valls, Manuel Ramón Fernández and María Dolores Perez-Guzmán Palomares

Date: 11 / 11 / 2013




Author: Merino Charrez, Jose Octavio

Title: Translating molecular events at the tick-pathogen interface into novel vaccines for the control of vector infestations and pathogen infection

Managers: José de la Fuente García and José Manuel Perez de la Lastra

Date: 18 / 10 / 2013




Author: Monterroso, Pedro Seabra

Title: Ecological interactions and species coexistence in Iberian mesocarnivore communities

Managers: Paulo Célio Alves, Pablo Ferreras de Andrés

Date: 17/12/2013.



moreno-cid-mora-juan-antonioAuthor: Moreno-Cid Mora, Juan Antonio

Title: Akirin/Subolesin: Expression of recombinant antigen and testing of different formulations for the control of infestations by hematophagous ectoparasites

Director: Jose de la Fuente Garcia

Date: 18/10/2013.




popara-marinaAuthor: Popara, Marina

Title: Tick proteomics: Understanding tick physiology, evolution and control

Managers: Jose de la Fuente Garcia and Margarita Vidal Rayo

Date: 18 / 10 / 2013




gamino-rodriguez-virginiaAuthor: Gamino Rodriguez, Virginia

Title: Flavivirus infection in game birds in Spain: virus distribution and structural alterations in host tissues

Director: Ursula Höfle

Date: 25 / 07 / 2013








letter-taniaAuthor: Letter, Tanya

Title: Paratuberculosis in Spain: Importance in wild reservoirs

Managers: Christian Gortázar Schmidt, José Manuel Pérez de la Lastra

Date: 26 / 11 / 2012




Author: Diaz Fernandez, Deborah

Title: Relations between hunting management of red partridge, populations of red partridge, and human populations

Managers: Beatriz Arroyo López, Javier Viñuela Madera

Date: 07 / 09 / 2012




diaz-sanchez-sandraAuthor: Diaz Sanchez, Sandra

Title: Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp, and Campylobacter spp. in hunting wildlife of Castilla-La Mancha

Managers: Úrsula Höfle Hansen, María Dolors Vidal Roig, Sergio Sánchez Prieto

Date: 13 / 01 / 2012





duran-martinez-mauricioAuthor: Duran Martinez, Mauricio

Title: Distribution, abundance and composition of the community of hematophagous diptera vectors of diseases of diseases in Castilla-La Mancha: Risk for public health and animal health

Managers: José Francisco Ruiz Fons & Christian Gortázar Schmidt

Date: 26 / 06 / 2012




gutierrez-guzman-ana-valeriaAuthor: Gutierrez Guzman, Ana Valeria

Title: Contributions to the epidemiological knowledge of the West Nile virus and other flaviviruses in Spain

Managers: Ursula Höfle Hansen

Date: 26 / 06 / 2012




Author: Maroto Morales, Alejandro

Title: Objective evaluation of sperm morphometry of Manchego sheep (Ovisaries): Relationship with fertility

Managers: Julián Garde López-Brea, María Dolores Pérez Guzmán

Date: 26 / 01 / 2012









rodriguez-estival-jaimeAuthor: Rodríguez Estival, Jaime

Title: Lead contamination in large game and livestock in the mining area of ​​the Alcudia Valley and Sierra Madrona: use of biomarkers for the study of sublethal effects.

Managers: Rafael Mateo Soria

Date: 08 / 03 / 2012




ros-santaella-jose-luisAuthor: Ros Santaella, Jose Luis

Title: Sperm morphometry in Iberian deer (Cervuselaphushispanicus, Hilzheimer 1999): biological and cryobiological implications

Managers: Julian Garde Lopez-Brea

Date: 27 / 07 / 2012








Author: Andrade de Campos Ferreira, Catarina.

Title: Relationships between predation risk, disease and fitness in the wild rabbit: management implications.

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte, Paulo C. Alves.

Date: 01/12/2011.




boadella-camal-marianaAuthor: Boadella Caminal, Mariana

Title: Factors Modulating Temporal Trends in Diseases Shared with Wildlife

Managers: Christian Gortázar Schmidt, Joaquín Vicente Baños, Pelayo Acevedo Lavandera

Date: 02 / 12 / 2011




Author: Carrion Morenilla, Deborah

Title. Body condition and relationship with production and breeding capacity of the Iberian doe in captivity (Cervuselaphushispanicus)

Managers: Tomas Landete Castillejos, Andrés José García Díaz, Laureano Gallego.

Date: 13 / 05 / 2011



estevez-gonzalez-jose-aAuthor: Estevez Gonzalez, Jose Antonio

Title: Variation factors in the chemical composition, structure and mechanical properties of the antlers of the Iberian deer (Cervuselaphushispanicus)

Managers: Tomás Landete Castillejos, Andrés José García Díaz, Laureano Gallego

Date: 01/04/2011.








Author: Garcia Alvarez, Olga

Title: Study of the characteristics of spermatozoa related to fertility in the ovine species: Techniques for evaluation and processing of spermatic samples

Director:Ana Josefa Soler Valls

Date: 26 / 04 / 2011




olguin-hernandez-cesar-augustoAuthor: Olguin Hernandez, Cesar Augusto.

Title: Effects of hunting management and supplementation on deer antlers and skeletal bones: implications for diet selection.

Managers: Tomas Landete Castillejo, Francisco Ceacero Herrador., José Adres García-Díaz

Date: 21 / 07 / 2011




sicilia-garcia-marisaAuthor: Sicilia Garcia, Marisa

Title. Ecology and behavior of sympathetic ungulates in a Mediterranean environment: interactions between native and exotic species of hunting interest

Director: Jorge Cassinello Roldán

Date: 29 / 04 / 2011






Author: Alzaga Gil, Vanessa

Title: Ecology of the parasitism of hares (LEPUS SP.) of the Iberian Peninsula.

Managers: Pelayo Acevedo, Christian Gortazar, Joaquin Vicente

Date: 19 / 02 / 2010




Author: Ballesteros Hurtado, Cristina

Title: Development and characterization of baits for the oral administration of drugs to wild boars: oral immunization of scratches with the BCG vaccine against bovine tuberculosis

Managers: Jose de la Fuente, Christian Gortazar

Date: 09 / 04 / 2010




dominghez-rebolledo-alvaro-efrenAuthor: Dominguez Rebolledo, Alvaro E.

Title: Study of oxidative stress in cryopreserved epididymal spermatozoa from deer

Managers: MR Fernández-Santos, Felipe Martínez-Pastor, JJ Garde

Date: 13 / 05 / 2010




Author: Catalan Barrio, Isabel Pilar

Title: The rabbit as an agricultural pest in its native distribution range

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte Fernández and Francisco Sánchez Tortosa

Date: 20 / 12 / 2010




ceacero-herrador-franciscoAuthor: Ceacero, Francisco

Title: Mineral supplementation and mineral diet selection in Iberian red deer (Cervuselaphus)

Managers: Tomás Landete-Castillejos, Andrés J. García, José A. Estévez

Date: 12 / 03 / 2010




galindo-ordonez-ruth-ceciliaAuthor: Galindo Ordonez, Ruth Cecilia

Title: Genomics of pathogen-host interaction. Differential gene expression in sheep and wild boar in response to infection with intracellular bacteria of the genera anaplasma, brucella, and mycobacterium

Managers: Jose de la Fuente, Christian Gortazar

Date: 17 / 12 / 2010




martinez-haro-monicaAuthor: Martinez Haro, Monica

Title: Contamination by lead shot in wetlands and evaluation of grit contributions as a measure to reduce lead poisoning in waterfowl

Managers: Rafael Mateo Soria, Andrew J. Green

Date: 26/07/2010.




miranda-garcia-roves-mariaAuthor: Miranda Garcia-Roves, Maria

Title: Trophic behavior of native and exotic ungulates in sympatry in a Mediterranean environment: herbivory strategies and effects on native flora

Director: Jorge Cassinello

Date: 03 / 09 / 2010




elisa-perez-ramirezAuthor: Perez Ramirez, Elisa

Title: Avian influenza in wild birds in Castilla–La Mancha: diagnosis, pathogenesis, and epidemiology

Director: Ursula Höfle

Date: 09 / 09 / 2010




Author: Rios Saldana, Carlos Antonio

Title: Technical hunting plans and their application in the management and conservation of game species

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte, Francisca Castro and Mario Vargas

Date: 26 / 03 / 2010





terraube-julienAuthor: Terraube, Julien

Title: Integrating foraging strategies, spatial movement patterns and reproductive success: implication for the conservation of sympatric avian predators

Managers: Beatriz Arroyo and François Mougeot

Date: 26 / 02 / 2010




Author: Gustau Calabuig I Penades

Title: The role of social information on the breeding habitat selection of the lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni)

Director: Jose Miguel Aparicio, Pedro J. Cordero

Date: 20 / 11 / 2009




Author: Ismael Galvan Macias

Title: Mechanisms of production and adaptive function of the melanic and achromatic characters of the plumage of birds

Managers: JJ Sanz, J. Moreno, C. Alonso-Alvarez

Date: 29 / 5 / 2009





Author: Enrique Gaspar-Lopez Roldan

Title: Factors conditioning the growth of the antlers in the Iberian deer (Cervuselaphushispanicus)

Managers: Andrés José García Díaz, Laureano Gallego Martínez, Tomás Landete Castillejos

Date: 19 / 11 / 2008




Author: Fabian Casas Arenas

Title: Agricultural and hunting management: effects on the red partridge (Alectoris rufa) and protected steppe birds

Director/en: Javier Viñuela, Francois Mougeot

Date: 10 / 06 / 2008




Author: Irene Cotilla Orellana

Title: The decline of European rabbit (Oryctolaguscuniculus) populations: modeling for its management and conservation

Director: Rafael Villafuerte

Date: 17 / 12 / 2008




Author: Carlos Rouco Zufiarre

Title: Restoration of wild rabbit populations and improvement of management for their conservation.

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte, Pablo Ferreras, Francisca Castro

Date: 23 / 05 / 2008




Author: Diego Villanua Inglada

Title: Parasites of the red partridge: implications for its hunting use and conservation

Managers: Christian Gortázar, Ursula Höfle

Date: 18 / 01 / 2008




Author: Raquel Sobrino Menchero

Title: Contribution to the pathology of wild carnivores

Managers: Christian Gortazar, Javier Millan

Date: 28 / 11 / 2008






Author: Lorenzo Perez Rodriguez

Title: Reliable signals in the red partridge (Alectorisrufa): physical condition, testosterone and carotenoids

Managers: Javier Vinuela Madera

Date: 15 / 06 / 2007




Author: Jose Antonio Blanco Aguiar

Title: Spatial variation in the biology of the red partridge (Alectoris rufa): a multidisciplinary approach.

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte and José Antonio Dávila

Date: 20 / 06 / 2007




ortego-lozano-joaquinAuthor: Joaquin Ortego Lozano

Title: Causes and consequences of genetic diversity in the lesser kestrel (Falco naumanni)

Managers: José Miguel Aparicio and Pedro J. Cordero

Date: 19 / 11 / 2007




Author: Mª Victoria Naranjo Aranda

Title: Genomic and proteomic characterization of differential gene expression in wild boars naturally infected with Mycobacteriumbovis: Identification of biomarkers associated with infection and the protective immune response to tuberculosis

Director: Jose de la Fuente Garcia

Date: 14 / 12 / 2007




Author: Isabel Garcia Fernandez de Mera

Title: Factors involved in the immune response in the Iberian deer

Managers: Christian Gortázar Schmidt and José Manuel Pérez de la Lastra Pérez de la Lastra

Date: 14 / 12 / 2007






Author: Francisco Ruiz Fons.

Title: Health risks associated with the hunting production of wild boar: Aujeszky's disease

Managers: Christian Gortázar, Ursula Höfle, Dolors Vidal and Joaquín Vicente

Date: 01 / 12 / 2006




Author: Pelayo Acevedo Laundress

Title: Ecogeography of the ibex (Caprapyrenaica): relationship with other ungulates in sympatry in the center-south of the Iberian Peninsula

Managers: Christian Gortázar, Jorge Cassinello and Joaquín Vicente

Date: 01 / 12 / 2006




Author: Miguel Delibes Mateos

Title: Relationships Between Rabbit Population Changes, Game Management, Habitat, and Predators: Implications for Conservation

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte and Pablo Ferreras

Date: 13 / 12 / 2006




Author: Vicente Piorno Gonzalez

Title: Hunting management and conservation of the wild rabbit

Managers: Rafael Villafuerte and Adolfo Cordero

Date: 15 / 12 / 2006




Author: Rocio Fernandez-Santos

Title: Improvement of the freezability of the spermatic material obtained postmortem in the Iberian deer

Director: J. Julian Garde

Date: 09 / 07 / 2006




Author: Mrs. Milagros Esteso Díez

Title: Objective evaluation of deer sperm morphometry. Relations with other tests for semen evaluation, freezability and fertility of artificial insemination

Director: J. Julian Garde

Date: 14 / 12 / 2006







Author: Jose Carrillo Hidalgo

Title: Determinants of reproductive success of the Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) on the Island of Tenerife

Director: Jose Miguel Aparicio Munera

Date: 17 / 06 / 2005





Author: Jose Angel Gomez Nieto

Title: Body growth and development of the antlers up to two and a half years of life in the Iberian deer. conditioning factors

Managers: Laureano Gallego Martinez and Tomás Landete Castillejos

Date: 15 / 06 / 2004



Author: Javier Millan Gasca

Title: Alterations associated with captive breeding of wild galliformes. Physiological and parasitological studies in the red partridge (alectoris rufa) and common pheasant (phasianus colchicus)

Director: Christian Gortazar Schmidt

Date: 16 / 01 / 2004




Author: Joaquin Vicente Baños

Title: Pathology (tuberculosis and elaphostrongylosis) of the deer (cervuselaphus) in castilla la mancha. Problems associated with its management

Managers: Christian Gortazar Schmidt

Date: 17 / 12 / 2004




Author: Jesus Martinez Padilla

Title: Reproductive ecology of the common kestrel. Ecophysiology, hatching asynchrony and interactions of chicks in the nest according to sex

Managers: Javier Viñuela Madera, Juan Moreno Klemming and Guillermo Blanco Hervás

Date: 15 / 03 / 2004






Author: Ana Josefa Soler Valls

Title: Study of the freezability of Iberian deer sperm samples obtained post-mortem

Director: Jose Julian Garde

Date: 28 / 10 / 2003





Author: Elena Angulo Aguado

Title: Factors that affect the distribution and abundance of the rabbit in Andalusia

Managers: Rafael Fernández Villafuerte and José Manuel Campos Lissen

Date: 28 / 04 / 2003