Lanfear Group - Mutation, molecular evolution and phylogenetics

Our work is motivated by the desire to understand molecular evolution, from the origin of mutations in individuals to their fixation in evolving lineages. To achieve this, we combine genome sequencing, phylogenetics, comparative methods, evolutionary theory, and bioinformatics.

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Robert Lanfear

Rob Lanfear
I grew up in England. My BSc and honors were in Ecology, my MSc was in Artificial Intelligence, and my PhD (at the University...


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Rob Lanfear

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