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2020: Lecturer in Marine Biology, University of Aberdeen

2019-2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ocean Frontier Institute/Memorial University of Newfoundland

2015-2018: PhD (Marine Biology), University of Western Australia

2010-2013: MSc (Integrative Biology), University of Guelph

2005-2009: BSc (Marine & Freshwater Biology), University of Guelph

Research Interests:

I am a marine biologist using field and museum collections along with genomic tools to investigate biodiversity and evolution in our oceans, with a particular focus on marine invertebrates and salmonids. My research interests span macroevolutionary patterns to microevolutionary processes, incorporating themes from molecular ecology, phylogenomics, systematics, evolutionary biology and conservation genetics. I am particularly interested in investigating the genomic basis of warning colouration and mimicry in marine molluscs, as well as predicting climate-linked biodiversity loss in our oceans.

External positions

Research Associate (Aquatic Zoology), Western Australian Museum


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