Section Editors

Section Board for 'Population and Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics' (27)

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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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Special Issue in Genes: Genes at Ten
Prof. Dr. Derek Wildman
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College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Interests: computational biology; endocrinology; genetics; genomics; molecular evolution; regulation of gene expression; reproductive biology
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
Dr. Anne D. Yoder
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Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: molecular evolution; phylogenomics; speciation genomics; conservation genomics; madagascar; primate evolution
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, 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
Dr. Sebastián E. Ramos-Onsins
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Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics, Despatx 307, Edifici CRAG, Campus UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: population genetics; genomics; bioinformatics; evolutionary biology; statistics and statistical tests to understand patterns of nucleotide variability
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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Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France
Interests: epigenetics; epigenomics; evolution; parasitology
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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, 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. Leonard Nunney
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Department of Biology, University of California,Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: population genetics; evolutionary theory; evolution of cancer suppression; conservation genetics; microbial genomics; Peto's paradox; effective population size; genomics of microbial host adaptation
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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Prof. Dr. Laura Rose
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Institute of Population Genetics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: plant evolution; speciation; evolutionary genetics; population genetics
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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