Research at GEE

GEE is a vibrant research department comprising more than thirty members of staff and research fellows. Our research is supported by extensive external funding from research councils and charities.

Research Themes

Research in the Department falls under a number of overlapping themes. Please click on the headings below to explore our work and the research interests of individual staff members.

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Jürg Bähler:genome regulation, yeast, gene expression, genetic variability and networks

Francois Balloux: computational biology, systems biology

David Balding: Statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, forensic DNA profiles, population genetics

Helen Chatterjee: mammalian evolution, phylogenetics, morphometrics, biogeography, conservation, niche modelling

Oliver Davis:

Nic Luscombe: Bioinformatics, computational biology, gene expression profiling, genomics

Nikolas Maniatis: human genetics, linkage disequilibrium in human diseases

Judith Mank:  Systems Biology; Evolutionary Genetics

David Murrell: biodiversity, ecology, plants

Vincent Plagnol: statistical genetics, human disease

Andrew Pomiankowski: sexual selection; genomic imprinting; gene networks; evolutionary genomics

Max Reuter: phenotypic and genomic evolution; gene expression; fruit fly

Mark Thomas: human evolution, cultural evolution, human genetics, population genetics, lactase persistence, evolutionary genetics

Ziheng Yang: statistical genetics; molecular evolution; population genetics; phylogenetics

See also CoMPLEX

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Research Facilities

In their work, GEE researchers can rely on the services of a number of in-house facilities, both within GEE and within UCL. These comprise state-of the art omics analyses centres and high-performance computing, as well as a field station.

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Research Centres

GEE is home to and member of a number of intra- and inter-institutional research institutes and centres. These organisations regroup researchers with shared interests in ageing, human genetics, mathematical modelling or ecology and evolution within GEE, UCL and the wider London academic landscape.

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