Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Sergei Drovetski

Avian Microbiome Researcher
Department / Division
  • Ph.D., Zoology. University of Washington, 2001
  • BS, Forestry. Moscow Forestry Academy, April 1988
Research Interests

Evolutionary biology, avain microbiome, molecular and morphological evolution, genetics and ecology of speciation, functional morphology, behavioral ecology, biogeography, systematics, and host-parasite interactions.

  • Hung, Chih-Ming, Drovetski, Sergei V., and Zink, Robert M. 2016. "Matching loci surveyed to questions asked in phylogeography." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283 (1826):20152340.
  • Mata, Vanessa A., da Silva, Luís P., Lopes, Ricardo J., and Drovetski, Sergei V. 2015. "The Strait of Gibraltar poses an effective barrier to host-specialised but not to host-generalised lineages of avian Haemosporidia." International Journal for Parasitology 45 (11):711–719.
  • Dove, Carla J., Dahlan, Nor F., and Drovetski, Sergei V. 2013. "MtDNA ND2 sequence identifies Streaked Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris strigata) from birdstrike to US Air Force F-15 at Portland International Airport, Oregon." Conservation Genetics Resources 5 (2):

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