Current group


Emma Bredan(University of Gothenburg, Sweden). Other advisors: Kerstin Johannesson and Roger Butlin. Topic: Chromosomes on shuffle: disentangling the relative contributions of natural selection, sexual selection, and drift on the evolution of a chromosomal inversion in the swedish seaweed fly.

Claire Mérot (University of Laval, Canada). Other advisor: Louis Bernatchez. Topic: Chromosome inversions and adaptation to heterogeneous environments.

Pallavi Chauhan (Lund University, Sweden). Other advisor: Bengt Hansson. Topic: Genomic differentiation and gene expression in the trimorphic damselfy Ischnura elegans. Webpage

Matthew Wylie (Plant and Food Research, New Zealand)

Peter Morisson-Whittle (Plant and Food Research, New Zealand)

PhD students

David Ashton (Plant and Food Research, New Zealand). Other supervsior: Peter Ricthie. Topic: Identification of Quantitatve Trait Loci (QTLs) in New Zealand Snapper (Pagrus auratus). Webpage

Noemie Valenza Troubat (Plant and Food Research, New Zealand) other supervisor: Peter Ritchie

Tom Oosting (Victoria University of Welington, New Zealand) other supervisor: Peter Ritchie

Mehedi Hasan (University of Otago, New Zealand) other supervisor: Neil Gemmell

MSc students

Kate Irving (Victoria University of Welington, New Zealand) other supervisor: Peter Ritchie


Bengt Hansson (Lund University, Sweden), Webpage
Rosa Ana Sánchez Guillén (INECOL; Mexico), Webpage
Louis Bernatchez (Laval University, Canada), Webpage
Alex Cordoba Aguilar (UNAM University, Mexico) Webpage
Seth Bybee (Brigham Young University, USA) Webpage
Adolfo Codero (Vigo University, Spain) Webpage
Phill Watts (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) Webapge
Andre Gilburn (University of Stirling, UK) Webpage
Lesley Lancaster (University of Liverpool, UK) Webpage
Rachael Dudaniec (Macquarie University, Australia) Webpage
Neil Gemmell (Otago University, New Zealand) Webpage
Peter Ritchie (Victoria University, New Zealand) Webpage
Mikkel Brydegaard Sørensen (Lund University, Sweden) Webpage



“Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution” Dobzhansky (1973)