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Dr Josephine Paris

Dr Josephine Paris

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 Geoffrey Pope 


Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter , Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK

 Office hours:

My working days are Tuesday and Wednesday


I am an evolutionary biologist using analytical approaches at the forefront of ecological genomics in order to integrate knowledge of adaptation into understanding the dynamics and conservation of wild animal populations.

Outside of my main postdoctoral work, I'm also the Director of the Workshop on Genomics (

I am currently a part-time Research Fellow with Professor Jamie Stevens.



2017 PhD Molecular Ecology and Evolution, University of Exeter

2012 BSc Ecology and Conservation, University of Sussex


2023 - present. Research Fellow, University of Exeter 

2022 - 2023. Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of L'Aquila (Italy)

2021 - 2022. BBSRC Postdoctoral Research Associate (AquaLeap), University of Exeter

2018 - 2021. NERC Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Exeter

2017 - 2018 2021. NERC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Universiy of Sussex

2017. CEFAS / The Leverhulme Trust. Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Exeter



Research group links



2020            Co-director, Workshop on Genomics, evomics

2019            Co-director, Workshop on Genomics, evomics

2013 – 2017 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Exeter BIO2081: Bahamas Coral Reef Field Trip

2013 – 2017 Co-organiser, Population Variation Genetics, Earlham Institute (formerly The Genome Analysis Centre), Norwich, UK

2014 – 2018 Teaching Assistant, Workshop on Genomics, evomics, Czech Republic

2017 Co-organiser, RADseq Data Analysis, Physalia, Berlin, Germany

2016 Co-organiser, RAD-Sequencing analysis workshop, NTNU University Museum, Trondheim, Norway

2015 Co-organiser, Advanced course in RADSeq analyses and data interpretation, Lund University, GENECO, Sweden

2015 Teaching Assistant, Wellcome Trust Short Read Genomics Workshop, Exeter, Devon, UK

2014 Teaching Assistant, NERC Population Genomics and Metagenomics Workshop, Devon, UK

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