Meiotic recombination, chromosome nondisjunction, Drosophila models, mouse models, sequencing analysis, high throughput sequencing, genomic analysis, expression analysis, high throughput approaches for genotyping, population genomics
Relevant Research Projects
Positive and purifying selection on the Drosophila Y Chromosome. Molecular Biology and Evolution., 2014.
Population genomic analysis reveals no evidence for GC-biased gene conversion in Drosophila melanogaster. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2014.
Do males matter? Testing the effects of male genetic background on female meiotic crossover rates in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution, 2014.
Fine-scale heterogeneity in crossover rate in the garnet-scalloped region of the D. melanogaster X chromosome. Genetics, 2013.
- 1 Graduate student
- 1 Postdoctoral researcher
Lab with standard molecular biology capabilities (PCR, gel electrophoresis, etc.)
Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Stanford University, 2006
NIH NRSA Award, 2007
Served as an opponent to a Ph.D. defense in Sweden, 2014