Dr James Whiting
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Newman Lower Ground Floor (The Cave)
Office hours: Monday – Friday 09:00-17:00
Monday – Friday 09:00-17:00
I am interested in evolution within natural systems and the role of the local environment in manipulating evolution at the gene level. More recently this has led me to genomics, in which I am interested in the predictability and convergence of adaptive genomic evolution in response to common selection pressures. I am currently researching these questions as part of the Fraser Lab, investigating the convergent genomic changes in natural populations of Trinidadian guppies that have repeatedly adapted to low-predation environments from high-predation sources. My specialisms include evolutionary genetics and genomics, bioinformatics, statistics and R-coding.
M.BiolSci (University of Sheffield), Ph.D (University of Nottingham)
PhD with Dr Andrew MacColl, University of Nottingham 2013-2017