Our lab is broadly interested in many aspects related with the study of genetic variability in natural populations. Currently, we use different molecular and analytical tools to understand the factors determining genetic variation across space and time and address questions that can be mostly framed within the interconnected fields of population genetics and evolutionary biogeography. Some of our research also has an important applied standpoint and deals with problems that can be considered central to the multidisciplinary field of conservation genetics. Our research has progressively expanded from within-population approaches to studies performed at large spatial scales and aimed to compare genetic patterns across several populations and species. In particular, we are now mostly interested on the study of the historical factors determining the geographic distribution of genetic variability in order to understand the responses of organisms to environmental changes and how these changes have impacted their demographic and evolutionary trajectories.