Molecular Ecology, Evolution, and Phylogenetics


We supervise research into insect/arthropod molecular ecology, molecular evolution, molecular biology, genoomics, and phylogenetics


Dr Nathan Lo, Professor Simon Ho

Research Location

School of Biological Sciences

Program Type



Research in the “Molecular Ecology, Evolution, and Phylogenetics” group spans a range of topics and type of organism, including projects focusing on empirical (including lab- and field-based) investigations as well as theoretical work. We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds, including biologists and computer scientists. Our facilities include a new sequencing laboratory and high-performance computing resources. We use a variety of molecular and entomological techniques. 

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Projects can be undertaken at the Honours or PhD level.
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Evolution, genomics, Phylogenetics, molecular ecology, eusociality, intracellular symbiosis, insects, arthropods

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1339