Guillaume Achaz Professor

Course and current status

Current situation

Where and when

  • 2019-now : professor (Univ de Paris).
  • 2009-2010: delegation CNRS (sabbatical at Kyoto Univ).
  • 2005-2019 : maître de conférences (UPMC / Sorbonne Université).
  • 2005         : bioinformatics engineering (Modul-Bio, Marseille).
  • 2002-2005: postdoc with John Wakeley (Harvard University).
  • 1999-2002: PhD with Eric Coissac & Pierre Netter (UPMC ; IJM).

Scientific summary

Keywords

   Theoretical Biology, Molecular Evolution, Bioinformatics

Mindset

   I am interested in caracterizing the evolutionary process at work that molds the current (genetic) diversity. To do so, I use a mix of mathematical modeling, computer simulations and genomic data analysis to confront models to the real biological world. I have developped interest in Population Genetics, Comparative Genomics and more Generaly any type of Molecular Evolution. I also love teaching these subjects among others. Finally I am fond of historical and philosophical perspectives on the field of evolutionary biology.

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