New approaches to modelling microbial genome evolution

New approaches to modelling microbial genome evolution
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Dr Tom Williams for the University of Bristol joins the list of speakers for the SBS Friday research seminar series.

Interested in cell evolution research, Tom obtained a B.A. in Genetics (2007) and a Ph.D. in molecular evolution (2010) from Trinity College Dublin. His Ph.D. work with Mario Fares focused on the evolution of molecular chaperones in Bacteria and Archaea, and on the effect of chaperone-mediated buffering of destabilising mutations on protein evolutionary rates. From 2010-2015, he was a Marie Curie Fellow and then a Research Associate in Martin Embley's group at Newcastle University, working on phylogenomics and eukaryotic genome evolution. In 2015, Tom joined Bristol as a Royal Society University Research Fellow, first in Earth Sciences and now in the School of Biological Sciences. 

 

Speaker
Dr Tom Williams
Hosted by
Dr Cecile Rangin
Venue
Zoology Building - Lecture Theatre
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