• Cargo: Investigador Postdoctoral CIBAS
  • Grado académico: PhD in Biology, Dalhousie University. Canadá
  • Correo electrónico: ivera@ucsc.cl



Vera-Escalona I, Delgado ML, Habit E, Ruzzante DE. Historical and Contemporary Diversity of Galaxiids in South America: Biogeographic and Phylogenetic Perspectives. Diversity, 12(8), 304.

 Victoriano PF, Muñoz-Ramírez CP, Canales-Aguirre CB, Jara A, Vera-Escalona I, Burgos-Careaga T, Muñoz-Mendoza C, Habit EM. Contrasting evolutionary responses in two co-distributed species of Galaxias (Pisces, Galaxiidae) in a river from the glaciated range in Southern Chile. Royal Society Open Science, 7(7), 200632.


Brante A, Guzmán-Rendón G, Barría EM, Guillemin ML, Vera-Escalona I  Hernández CE. Post-Disturbance Genetic changes: The Impact of the 2010 Mega-earthquake and tsunami on chilean Sandy Beach fauna. Scientific reports 9 (1), 1-12.

Vera-Escalona I, Habit E, Ruzzante DE. Invasive species and postglacial colonization: their effects on the genetic diversity of a Patagonian fish.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286 (1897), 20182567.


Inostroza P, Vera-Escalona I, Wild R, Norf H, Brauns M. Tandem action of natural and chemical stressors in stream ecosystems: insights from a population genetic perspective. Environmental Science & Technology 52 (14): 7962-7971.

Vera-Escalona I, Senthivasan S, Habit E, Ruzzante DE. Past, present, and future of a freshwater fish metapopulation in a threatened landscape. Conservation Biology 32 (4): 849-859.


Inostroza PA, Vera-Escalona I, Wicht AJ, Krauss M, Brack W & H Norf. Anthropogenic Stressors Shape Genetic Structure: Insights from a Model Freshwater Population along a Land Use Gradient. Environmental Science & Technology 50 (20): 11346-11356.


Vera-Escalona I, Habit E, Ruzzante DE. The complete mitochondrial genome of the freshwater fish Galaxias platei and a comparison with other species of the genus Galaxias (Faraway, so close?). Mitochondrial DNA 28 (2): 176-177.

Vera-Escalona I, Habit E, Ruzzante DE. Echoes of a distant time: effects of historical processes on contemporary genetic patterns in Galaxias platei in Patagonia. Molecular Ecology 24 (16): 4112-4128.


Vera-Escalona I, Patterson IG, Habit E, Ruzzante DE (2014). Development and characterization of 15 novel microsatellite markers for the freshwater fish Galaxias platei. Conservation Genetics Resources 6(4): 899-901.

Vera-Escalona I, Anthes L, Paterson IG, Ruzzante DE (2014). Seventeen novel microsatellite markers for the southern hemisphere fish Galaxias maculatus. Conservation Genetics Resources 6(4): 925-927.


Vera-Escalona, I.M., D’Elía, G., Gouin, G., Fontanella, F.M., Muñoz-Mendoza, C., Sites, J.W. & Victoriano, P. 2012. Lizards on ice: evidence for multiple refugia in Liolaemus pictus (Liolaemidae) during the LGM in the Southern Andean Beech Forests. PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048358.

Victoriano, P.F., Vera, I, Olmos, V., Dib, M., Muñoz Ramírez, C., Montoya, R., Jara, A., Habit, E. Idiosyncratic patterns of genetic diversity of native fishes from Río San Pedro (Valdivia River Basin, Región de los Ríos, Chile): a system from glaciated region in southern Chile. Gayana 75(2): 71-85.


Vera-Escalona, I.M, Coronado, T., Muñoz-Mendoza, C. & Victoriano, P.F. Historical and current distribution of the lizard Liolaemus pictus (Dumeril & Bibron 1837) (Liolaemidae) and new continental southern limit of distribution. Gayana 74 (2).