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I am a computational biologist who develops bioinformatic and genomic approaches to answer fundamental questions about evolutionary change. I am particularly interested in analysing functional genomic data in an evolutionary context. Applying the principals of evolutionary biology to functional data allows me to answer questions about the genomic basis of adaptation and the origin and maintenance of functional diversity within populations.
Development of scientific sofware
Field of research codes
Biological Sciences (060000): Evolutionary Biology (060300): Genetics (060400): Genome Structure and Regulation (060407): Genomics (060408): Molecular Evolution (060409): Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics (060411): Quantitative Genetics (incl. Disease and Trait Mapping Genetics) (060412)
Project Title: Treasure from the junk pile. Do transposable elements drive the evolution of gene expression?
Date Range: 2019 - 2022
Funding Body: Royal Society of New Zealand