People

 

Aida Andrés — PI

Joshua Schmidt — Postdoc

David Reher — PhD student (with Janet Kelso), at the MPI-EVA in Leipzig.

Sojung Han — PhD student (with Tomas Marques-Bonet), at the IBE in Barcelona.

Harvinder Pawar — UCL MSci Genetics student.

Simran Rai — UCL MSci Genetics student.

Derron Abdulla — UCL MSc Genetics of Human Disease student.

Anna Wiecek — MRC rotating PhD student.

Alfie Gleeson — LIDo rotating PhD student (with Aida Gomez-Robles).

 

ALUMMI
The wonderful people in the group at UCL

or while we were part of the Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig

  • Joshua Schmidt, postdoc, with Sergi Castellano, working on local adaptation in chimpanzees. Now postdoc in the group at UCL, London, UK.
  • Bárbara Bitarello, visiting PhD student and postdoc, developing methods to identify the signatures of balancing selection in genomes. Now postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
  • João Teixeira, PhD student, studying the conservation of balancing selection across species. Now postdoc at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Felix-M. Key, PhD student studying local adaptation in human populations. Now postdoc at the MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  • Philip Kleinert, Masters’ student studying local adaptation on balanced standing variation. Now PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany.
  • Muslih Abdul-Aziz, graduate student studying local adaptation in the TRPM8 cold receptor. Now a PhD student at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Katalina Bobowik, graduate student investigating local adaptation on nonsense changes. Now a PhD student at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Romain Laurent, postdoc studying conservation of selective pressures across primates. Now research engineer at the Musee de l’Homme in Paris, France.
  • Cesare de Filippo, postdoc working on local adaptation on previously balanced alleles. Now researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.
  • Àngel Belmonte Aguirre, Masters’ student. Now scientific editor at Clarivate Analytics, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Homa Papoli, student. Now PhD student at the University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Juan Ramón Meneu, programmer. Now school teacher back in his natal town in Castello, Spain.
  • Genís Parra, senior programmer, bioinformatician, and more. Now data analyst at CNAG/CRG, Barcelona, Spain.