Employment and Education
August 2011-present. Senior Lecturer. School of Biological Sciences, Bangor University.
Sept 2010-August 2011. Lecturer. School of Biological Sciences, Bangor University.
Sept. 2005-Sept. 2010: RC-UK Research Fellow in Fisheries Genetics and Conservation. Bangor University, Bangor.
March 2004-Sept 2005: Group leader/Teaching Fellow. University of East Anglia.
October 2000 – March 2004: Postdoctoral researcher. University of East Anglia.
March 2000-October 2000: Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp, Belgium (based at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels).
March 1999 – March 2000: Postdoctoral research assistant. Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium.
1993 - 1996: University of Aberdeen / Southampton - PhD research student investigating speciation mechanisms, sexual selection and taxonomy in African cichlid fishes.
1990-1993: University of Leeds. BSc (hons) Animal and Plant Biology – 2i
Aquagen. EU funded. 2010-2012.
Interreg. Celtic Sea Trout Project. 2009-2013;
Fisheries Society of the British Isles. 2008-2010. P.I. Taylor, M. I. Investigating predation on settling flatfish using molecular probes;
NERC Stable Isotope Facility access grant. 2008-2010. P.I. Taylor M. I;
NERC Sustainable Marine Bioresources. 2008-2011. Population structure of cod around the UK: scale, mechanisms and dynamics. Carvalho, G & Taylor, M. I;
Mersnip. EU finded. 2009-2010.
EU Framework 7. 2008-2011. FishPopTrace. Carvalho, G & Taylor, M. I. Co-investigator in leading organization;
DEFRA-March 2006-December 2006. Carvalho, G. & Taylor, M. I. Population structure of cod (Gadus morhua) in UK waters;
DEFRA-September 2005-March 2009. PI Taylor, M. I. PREDATE - Detecting predation of fish eggs and larvae. Subcontract with CEFAS Lowestoft;
NERC. March 2005-March 2006. Taylor, M. I. & Emerson, B. Investigating the importance of hybridisation and genome duplication in the evolution of the South American catfish genus Corydoras;.
National Board of Fisheries, Sweden. December 2004-June 2005. Taylor, M. I. Genetic analysis of ‘cod-like’ eggs from Swedish North Sea;
DEFRA - April 2004-April 2006. Taylor, M. I. & Emerson, B. ‘Genetic analysis of gadoid eggs from North Sea Ichthyoplankton surveys’. Collaborative project with CEFAS Lowestoft;
DEFRA – Jan 2003 - May 2004. Taylor, M. I. & Emerson, B. - ‘A field trial of genetic probes for the identification of gadoid eggs’. Collaborative project with CEFAS Lowestoft.