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K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35
9000 Gent
Email
Koenraad.Martens@UGent.be
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Bio (via ORCID)
Koen Martens is Head of Research (since 2015) and member of the Scientific Council (since 2011) of RBINS. His research interest are in aquatic biology and evolutionary biology, especially in the field of speciation in Ancient Lakes and the Evolution of Asexual Reproduction and in Aquatic Biology. Koen is author of c 180 ISI rated papers and of more than 400 additional titles. He is author or (co-) editor of 18 books. Koen has been (co-) PI of about 50 national and international projects, including several large EU projects such as the Marie Curie RTN network SEXASEX and the network project BIOFRESH. He is a senior scientist at RBINS, guest professor at the University of Ghent (since 2001) and Deputy Honorary Professor at Shanxi University, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China (since 2014). Koen is Editor in Chief of the international journal Hydrobiologia (since 2003) for which he has seen more than 1000 manuscripts annually for more than a decade. He is co-founder and Editor in Chief of the diamond Open Access journal European Journal of Taxonomy (since 2011), which received an ISI impact factor of 1.312 in 2015.