Dr. Owen S. Wangensteen

 

 Peel Building Room 115, University of Salford, Manchester, UK

owenwangensteen@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Professional Preparation

 

 

Postdoctoral research assistant at Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford (UK). 2016-present

 

Postdoctoral research assistant, Centre for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), Blanes, Spain. 2014-2015.

 

Associate professor and research assistant, Dpt. of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona,Spain. 2013-2014.

 

PhD student, Dpt. of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain. 2008-2013.

 

 

Specialist in clinical chemistry, Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain. 2006-2011.

 

 

Resident in clinical chemistry, Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain. 2002-2006.

 

 

Resident in clinical analysis, Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain. 2001-2002.

 

 

Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Irvine. 2000-2001.

 

 

PhD student, Zaidín Experimental Station (EEZ-CSIC), Granada, Spain. 1996-2000. 

 

 

 

Selected Publications

 

 

Wangensteen OS, Guardiola M, Palacín C, Turon X (2016) Metabarcoding shallow marine hard-bottom communities: unexpected diversity and database gaps revealed by two molecular markers. In preparation.

 

Turon X, Wangensteen OS, Cebrian E, Palacín C (2016) Community-wide effects of invasive seaweeds in marine protected areas revealed by metabarcoding. In preparation.

 

Wangensteen OS, Turon X (2016) Metabarcoding techniques for assessing biodiversity of marine animal forests. In: Rossi S, Bramanti L, Gori A, Orejas C (eds.) Marine animal forests, the ecology of benthic biodiversity hotspots. Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-17001-5, in press.

 

Wangensteen OS, Turon X, Palacin C (2016) Reproductive strategies in marine invertebrates and the structuring of marine animal forests. In: Rossi S, Bramanti L, Gori A, Orejas C (eds.) Marine animal forests, the ecology of benthic biodiversity hotspots. ISBN: 978-3-319-17001-5, in press.

 

Guardiola M, Wangensteen OS, Taberlet P, Coissac E, Uriz MJ, Turon X (2016) Spatio-temporal monitoring of deep-sea sediment communities using metabarcoding. PeerJ, in press.

 

García-Cisneros A, Pérez-Portela R, Wangensteen OS, Campos-Canet M, Palacín C (2016) Hope springs eternal in the starfish gonad: preserved potential for sexual reproduction in a single-clone population of a fissiparous starfish. Hydrobiologia, in press.

 

Rodríguez-Barreras R, Wangensteen OS (2016) Assessing the reliability of two tagging techniques in the echinoid Echinometra lucunter. Regional Studies in Marine Science 5:51– 54.

 

Balsalobre M, Wangensteen OS, Palacín C, Clemente S, Hernández JC (2016) Efficiency of artificial collectors for quantitative assessment of settlement rates of sea urchins. Scientia Marina 80(2):207–216.

 

Wangensteen OS, Guardiola M, Palacin C, Turon X (2015) DNA metabarcoding of marine hard-bottom communities using 18S and COI. Genome 58(5):294-294.

 

 Guardiola M, Uriz MJ, Taberlet P, Coissac E, Wangensteen OS, Turon X (2015) Deepsea, deep-sequencing: metabarcoding extracellular DNA from sediments of marine canyons. PLoS ONE 10:e0139633.

 

Hazan Y, Wangensteen OS, Fine M (2014) Tough as a rock-boring urchin: adult Echinometra sp. EE from the Red Sea show high resistance to ocean acidification over longterm exposures. Marine Biology 161:2531–2545.

 

Wangensteen OS, Dupont S, Casties I, Turon X, Palacín C (2013) Some like it hot: temperature and pH modulate larval development and settlement of the sea urchin Arbacia lixula. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 449:304–311.

 

Wangensteen OS, Turon X, Casso M, Palacín C (2013) The reproductive cycle of the sea urchin Arbacia lixula in Northwest Mediterranean: potential influence of temperature and photoperiod. Marine Biology 160:3157–3168.

 

Wangensteen OS, Turon X, Pérez-Portela R, Palacín C (2012) Natural or naturalized? Phylogeography suggests that the abundant sea urchin Arbacia lixula is a recent colonizer of the Mediterranean. PLoS ONE 7:e45067.

 

Wangensteen OS, Turon X, García-Cisneros A, Recasens M, Romero J, Palacín C (2011) A wolf in sheep’s clothing: carnivory in dominant sea urchins in the Mediterranean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 441:117-128.