Ecological and Evolutionary Modeling

Faculty
 
Cole, James
The Ribosomal Database Project (RDP) provides ribosome related data services to the scientific community
 
Analysis of evolutionary changes in higher primate cytochrome c and cytochrome oxidase
 
Evolution of signaling, social behavior and life history strategies
 
The Genetic Algorithms Research and Applications Group (GARAGe) studies and advances evolutionary computation, building on principles abstracted from nature
 
Host-parasite systems in mathematical ecology: statistical issues in data analysis of microarray experiments; genetic association for complex traits; biological networks
 
Gene and protein sequence in evolution
 
Theoretical population, community, ecosystem and evolutionary ecology
 
Relating structural and conformational changes in proteins to amino acid mutations
 
Experimental evolution, Escherichia coli and Digital organisms in the Avida system

Liu, Kevin J.
Development of new computational methodologies to analyze large-scale comparative genomic data in the context of complex evolutionary processes
 
Experimental evolution with digital organisms; applied evolution for solving computational problems
 
Comparative and evolutionary genomics, gene family evolution and duplicate gene fate
 
Evaluating and developing algorithms for phylogeny reconstruction
 
Changing enzyme substrate and cofactor specificities, changing enzyme stability to temperature and pH
 
Molecular evolutionary and population genetic simulations with digital organisms