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.

right_arrow.gif Biodiversity and Environmental Biology
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Jürg Bähler:genome regulation, yeast, gene expression, genetic variability and networks

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

Julia Day: systematics, molecular phylogenetics, speciation, African Great lakes, fish

Kevin Fowler: evolution, quantitative genetics, insect systems, stalk-eyed flies

Duncan Greig: evolutionary genetics, cooperation, sexual selection, yeast

Steve Jones: evolution, evolutionary genetics, snail genetics, thermal ecology

Nick Lane: mitochondria evolutionary biochemistry, bioenergetics, cell biology, mitochondria

Linda Partridge: evolutionary genomics, genetics of ageing, Drosophila

Vincent Plagnol: human genetics, high throughput DNA sequencing, autoimmunity

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

Max Reuter: phenotypic and genomic evolution, gene expression, fruitfly

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

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

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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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