Section Editors

Section Board for 'Population and Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics' (49)

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Prof. Dr. Nico M. Van Straalen
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Ecological Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: evolution; molecular ecology; ecological genomics; zoology; toxicology
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Prof. Dr. Laszlo Patthy
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Institute of Enzymology, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: molecular biology; protein science; genomics; evolutionary biology; protein evolution; genome evolution
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Dr. Petr Kotlík
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Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Czech Academy of Sciences, 27721 Liběchov, Czech Republic
Interests: phylogeography; population genomics; phylogenetics; molecular systematics
Prof. Dr. Federica Di Palma
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School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Interests: data science; evolutionary genomics; health genomics
Prof. Dr. Christian Roos
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Gene Bank of Primates and Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
Interests: primates; evolution; phylogeny; phylogeography; genomics; conservation
Dr. David Alvarez-Ponce
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Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: molecular evolution; comparative genomics; natural selection; rates of protein evolution
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Dr. Michail T Rovatsos
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Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, 12800 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: comparative genomics; cytogenetics; karyotype evolution; molecular genetics; repetitive DNA; sex chromosome evolution; sex determination
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Dr. Courtney C. Babbitt
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Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Interests: transcriptomics; gene regulation; comparative genomics; next generation sequencing; differential gene expression; evolutionary genomics
Prof. Dr. Snæbjörn Pálsson
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Institute of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, 102 Reykjavík, Iceland
Interests: population genetics; molecular ecology; evolution; phylogeography
Prof. Dr. Margarida Matos
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Faculty of Sciences, the University of Lisbon, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: experimental evolution; predictability of evolution; laboratory adaptation; thermal adaptation; genomic and transcriptomic basis of local adaptation; historical contingencies
Prof. Dr. Wei-Jen Chen
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Institute of Oceanography/Department of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei City 10617, Taiwan
Interests: population genetics; conservation genetics; phylogenomics; phylogenetics; marine fishes
Prof. Dr. Neil S. Greenspan
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Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Interests: evolutionary medicine; HLA genes; somatic mutation; extended phenotype; heritability
Dr. Francisco Garcia-Gonzalez
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Evolution and Ecology of Sexual Interactions group, Doñana Biological Station-CSIC, Calle Americo Vespucio 26, Isla de la Cartuja, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: evolutionary ecology; genetic variance; sexual selection; sexual conflict; transgenerational effects
Dr. Simon Blanchet
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Station d’Ecologie Théorique et Expérimentale, UMR 5321, Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Université Paul Sabatier, 09200 Moulis, France
Interests: freshwater biology; evolutionary ecology; host–parasite interactions; non-genetic inheritance; community and ecosystem ecology; eco-evolutionary dynamics
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Dr. Delphine Legrand
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Station d’Ecologie Théorique et Expérimentale, UMR 5321, Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Université Paul Sabatier, 09200 Moulis, France
Interests: evolutionary ecology; genomics; dispersal; freshwater microbiology; experimental evolution; metapopulation dynamics
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Dr. Linley Jesson
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Data Science Plant and Food Research, Plant & Food Research, 120 Mt Albert Road, Sandringham, Auckland 1025, New Zealand
Interests: population genetics; evolutionary genetics; polyploidy; plant mating systems; machine and statistical learning
Prof. Dr. Hans A. Hofmann
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Department of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: social behavior; genomics; gene networks; neuroscience; evolution
Dr. Jennifer A. Leonard
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Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics Group, Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC, 41092 Seville, Spain
Interests: mammalogy; evolution; conservation; ancient DNA; phylogeography; biogeography
Prof. Dr. Erich Bornberg-Bauer
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Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, Huefferstrasse 1 D-48149, Germany
Interests: de novo gene evolution; transcription factor evolution; protein evolution; gene famil evolution; social insect genomics
Prof. Dr. Christian Schlötterer
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Institut für Populationsgenetik, Vetmeduni Vienna, Vienna 1210, Austria
Interests: population Genetics; experimental evolution; de novo genes; molecular evolution; polygenic adaptation
Dr. Carlos Fernandes
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CE3C - Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, FCUL, University of Lisbon, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: phylogeography; molecular systematics; conservation genetics; population genetics; landscape genetics
Prof. Dr. Fulvio Cruciani
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Department of Biology and Biotechnology "Charles Darwin", Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: population genetics; Y chromosome diversity; Y-STRs; forensic genetics
Dr. Brian C. Verrelli
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Life Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Interests: population genetics; evolutionary genetics; human evolution; molecular evolution; disease genetics; urban evolution
Prof. Dr. Ingo Ebersberger
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Applied Bioinformatics Group, Institute of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Goethe University, Frankfurt, 60438, Germany
Interests: biosequence analysis; phylogenomics; phylogenetic profiling; functional evolution; metabolic networks; comparative genomics
Prof. Dr. Joong-Ki Park
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Division of EcoScience, Department of Biological Sciences, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, Korea
Interests: population genetics; phylogeography; molecular phylogenetics, genetic diversity; marine invertebrates
Prof. Dr. Antonio Amorim
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i3S—Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Universidade do Porto, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Interests: population genetics; forensic genetics; evolution
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Prof. Dr. Derek Wildman
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Genomics Program, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Interests: evolution; genomics; phylogenetics; health & disease; epigenetics
Dr. Didier Jollivet
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CNRS, Dynamics of the Marine Diversity Lab, UMR 7144 CNRS-SU, Station Biologique de Roscoff, Place Georges Teissier, 29680 Roscoff, France
Interests: population genomics; speciation, adaptation to temperature; metapopulation; dispersal
Prof. Dr. Riccardo Castiglia
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Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Charles Darwin”, University of Rome "La Sapienza", via Borelli 50, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: comparative cytogenetics; phylogenetics; population genetics; speciation; vertebrates
Prof. Dr. Zissis Mamuris
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Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, 41500 Larissa, Greece
Interests: analysis of population genetics structures of terrestrial and aquatic animals and development of molecular markers for the study; phylogenesis; microevolution and speciation mechanisms and biodiversity conservation
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Dr. Sebastián E. Ramos-Onsins
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Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB, Plant and Animal Genetics Program, Despatx 307, Edifici CRAG, Campus UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: population genetics; bioinformatics; genetic diversity; evolutionary biology; genomics and bioinformatics
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Prof. Dr. Arcadi Navarro Cuartiellas
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Institut de Biologia evolutiva (UPF-CSIC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: speciation; molecular evolution; bioinformatics; genome-phenome studies; GWAS; theoretical biology; evolutionary medicine
Dr. Manuel Irimia
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Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: evolution; transcriptomics; genomics; alternative splicing; intron; microsynteny
Dr. Miguel Arenas
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Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Immunology, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: molecular evolution; protein evolution; substitution model; phylogenetics; selection; population genetics; computer simulations; coalescent simulations; approximate Bayesian computation; human evolution; virus evolution
Prof. Dr. Richard Cordaux
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Laboratoire Ecologie et Biologie des Interactions, Université de Poitiers, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 86073 Poitiers, France
Interests: sex determination; sex chromosomes; reproductive parasites; genomic evolution; horizontal gene transfer; endosymbionts; Wolbachia; terrestrial isopods; crustaceans
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Dr. Mario Cáceres
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ICREA and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina (IBB), Bellaterra 08193 (Barcelona), Spain
Interests: comparative genomics; functional genomics; human evolution; structural variants; inversions; gene expression
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Feder
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290C Galvin Life Science Center, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: speciation; ecological adaptation; genomics
Prof. Dr. Dan Graur
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Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Interests: molecular and genome evolution; population genetics and genomics; phylogenetics; functional and nonfunctional genomics; pseudogenes; genome compositional architecture
Prof. Dr. Christoph Grunau
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Laboratory of Interactions of Hosts, Pathogens and their Environments (IHPE), Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France
Interests: evolution; epigenetics; parasitology; plasticity; systems biology
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Prof. Dr. Michael Hofreiter
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Evolutionary Adaptive Genomics, Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
Interests: adaptation; ancient DNA; bears; DNA extraction; DNA sequencing; genetic diversity; hybridization; phylogenetics; Pleistocene mammals; population genetics; proboscideans; reticulate evolution; speciation
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Dr. Robert Kofler
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Institute of Population Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna, A-1210 Vienna, Austria
Interests: transposable elements; population genetics; bioinformatics; genome evolution; Next Generation Sequencing; forward simulations
Prof. Dr. Lukáš Kratochvíl
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Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: sex determination; sex chromosomes; sexual dimorphism; vertebrates
Dr. Oscar Lao
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Centre Nacional d'Anàlisi Genòmica, Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CNAG-CRG), Parc Científic de Barcelona - Torre R, Baldiri Reixac 4, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: human population genetics; human evolution; bioinformatics; analysis of genetic diversity; population substructure; algorithms
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Prof. Dr. Arne Ludwig
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1. Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, 10315 Berlin, Germany
2. Faculty of Life Sciences, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute, Humboldt University Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Interests: genetic adaptation and selection; conservation and restoration genetics; domestication; wildlife forensics
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Prof. Dr. Juan José Pasantes Ludeña
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Department of Bichemistry, Genetics and Immunology University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Interests: cytogenetics; fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH); rRNA gene clusters; histone gene clusters; chromosome mapping; bivalve
Prof. Dr. Ute Radespiel
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Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Interests: population genetics; speciation; phylogeography; primates; olfaction; fragmentation genetics
Dr. Aurora Ruiz-Herrera
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1. Genome Integrity and Instability Group, Institut de Biotecnologia i Biomedicina, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
2. Departament de Biologia Cellular, Fisiologia i Immunologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Campus UAB, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
Interests: comparative and functional genomics; 3D genomics; chromosome evolution; meiosis; speciation
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Dr. Elena Sarropoulou
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Institute for Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Gournes Pediados, Heraklion, Greece
Interests: functional genomics; transcriptomics; comparative genomics; gene evolution; epigenetics; teleosts; development; paralogs; reproduction
Prof. Dr. Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse
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Université de Rennes I, CNRS UMR 6553, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes, France
Interests: symbiosis evolution; plant microbiome; agriculture; agro-ecology; microorganisms diversity and functions; fungi; environmental genomics; modelling
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