Dr Lewis presenting a lecture in Japan

Dr Lewis presenting a lecture in Japan

Zenobia Lewis
Research Technician


I am an evolutionary biologist interested in the evolutionary ecology of sex. Here at the University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus) I work as a post-doctoral researcher/research technician. My main role is research; I am currently interested in how genitalia evolve in Drosophila flies.


2005 PhD University of Leeds, UK
2001 BSc University of Leeds, UK


2009-present NERC funded postdoc, University of Exeter, UK, “The rapid evolution of male genitalia”, with Dr David Hosken
2008-2009 JSPS funded postdoctoral fellowship, University of Okayama, Japan, “Genomic conflict and the evolution of reproductive strategies in the Lepidoptera”, with Professor Takahisa Miyatake
2005-2008 Leverhulme Trust funded postdoc, University of Exeter, UK, “Parasitic bacteria, sexual selection and population dynamics”, with Professor Nina Wedell
2001-2005 BBSRC funded PhD, University of Leeds, UK, “Sexual selection and sexual conflict in the Lepidoptera”

Contact details

Tel+44(0)1326 371872
AddressDaphne du Maurier Building
University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
TR10 9FE

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