We study microbial population dynamics and evolution, using mathematical modelling and experiments.
We are based in the Institute of Evolutionary Biology. We are also affiliated with the Centre for Synthetic & Systems Biology, Centre for Adapting to Changing Environments, and Edinburgh Infectious Diseases network.
Our research is funded by the Royal Society, the University of Edinburgh, and individual PhD scholarships.
- Nov. 2021: Now advertising one PhD project for fall 2022 start. (Update Jan. 2022: applications now closed.)
- Oct. 2021: A warm welcome to Kiran Wadhawan! Kiran is starting a PhD with us, co-supervised by Dr. Pedro Vale.
- Sept. 2021: Helen is speaking (in person!) at the SEEM seminar series in Montpellier.
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