Population and quantitative genetics

The Population and Quantitative Genetics Group investigate the causes and consequences of genetic variation in natural populations. A broad range of statistical techniques such as Genome-Wide Association and Genomic Selection methods are used to explore the pattern and effect of molecular variation at the whole genome level. Biological models of interest include humans, plants and insects with an emphasis on biological questions related to human health and agriculture.


Andrew Weeks

Conservation biology

Belinda van Heerwaarden

Climate change adaptation

Charles Robin

Insect population genetics and molecular evolution

Nina Wedell

Evolutionary biology

Perran Stott-Ross

Environmental stress, evolution, entomology and endosymbionts

Qiong Yang

Insect pest and endosymbionts

Kevin Rowe

Integrative mammalogy: taxonomy, evolution, genomics, morphology, conservation biology

Simon Baxter

Applied insect genetics

Joshua Thia

Population genomics, evolutionary biology, and applied science

Vicky Waymouth

Soil microbes and rhizosphere interactions

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