Daniel Barker


August 2018+    Reader in Bioinformatics, University of Edinburgh

January 2016 - July 2018    Lecturer in Bioinformatics, University of Edinburgh

2010-2015    Lecturer in Biology, University of St Andrews

2005-2010    Research Councils UK Academic Fellow in Evolutionary and Functional Genomics, University of St Andrews

2002-2005    Research Fellow, University of Reading

2001-2002    Developer, Ensembl project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

1999-2001    Software Engineer and Software Engineer II, Analog Devices Inc

Postgraduate teaching

PGBI11117 Introduction to Bioinformatics for Life Scientists. Course Organiser.

PGBI11115 Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics. Course Organiser.

PGBI11003 Statistics and Data Analysis. Lecturer.

MSc Bioinformatics programme. Examination Board member.

MSc Bioinformatics programme. Personal Tutor.

Current PhD students supervised

Maria Mantas

Joe Guscott

Research summary

Bioinformatics education, phylogeny reconstruction and philosophy of science.

4273π - Software for Teaching and Learning Computational Biology. https://4273pi.org

LVB - Reconstructing Evolution with Parsimony and Simulated Annealing. http://lvb.bio.ed.ac.uk

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