News

May 2021

I have accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Biology in the Center for Biological Data Science at Virginia Commonwealth University, starting Fall 2021.

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April 2020

My latest paper is out in Conservation Genetics, investigating the genetics of two Plethodon salamanders:

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ece3.6653

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July 2019

I have begun a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Washington and Lee University. I will be teaching courses in biostatistics, evolutionary medicine, bioinformatics, and data science during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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January 2019

Our latest paper has been posted early online at Genetics. It explores patterns of pleiotropy and the rate of adaptation in viruses adapting to simple vs. complex environments:

http://www.genetics.org/content/early/2019/01/16/genetics.118.301684

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December 2018

Our latest paper, “On the Unfounded Enthusiasm for Soft Selective Sweeps II: Examining Recent Evidence From Humans, Flies, and Viruses,” was published online at PLOS Genetics.

https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1007859

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July 2018

I recently attended the annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution in Yokohama, Japan, where I gave a talk entitled “MMC-ABC: Inference of Population Genetic Parameters from Time-Sampled Polymorphism Data Under Sweepstakes Reproduction.”IMG_5992