Projects

Ecological Traits driving adaptive polymorphism in the Trinidadian guppy (Poecilia reticulata)

In collaboration with Dr Bonnie Fraser (University of Exeter, UK), Prof. Kim Hughes (Florida State University, USA) and Prof. Helen Rodd (University of Toronto, Canada)

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The relative roles of acclimation and adaptation in metal-tolerance of Brown trout (Salmo trutta L)

In collaboration with Dr Jamie Stevens (University of Exeter, UK) and Dr Eduarda Santos (University of Exeter, UK). Using physiology experiments, transcriptomics and genomics to understand acclimation vs adaptation in metal-tolerant brown trout populations in Southwest England, UK

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Adaptive polymorphism and rapid adaptation in King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus)

In collaboration with Prof. Emiliano Trucchi (Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy) and Céline Le Bohec (CNRS/Université de Strasbourg, France). Using genomics to explore the role of adaptive polymorphism in rapid adaptation of King Penguins in the Crozet Archipelego. 

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Speciation and migration in Calonectris shearwaters

In collaboration with Dr Joan Ferrer Obiol (University of Milan, Italy) and Dr Raül Ramos (Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain). Using genomics to understand speciation and migration between Cory's shearwater (Calonectris borealis) and Scopoli's shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)

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