University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Population and Evolutionary Genetics

The research group consists of a collection of population and evolutionary geneticists, employing molecular techniques and bioinformatics to address fundamental evolutionary problems. Research carried out in this section includes: studies on molecular evolution and phylogenetics by computer analysis of DNA and protein sequences; the genetic changes that are associated with speciation; evolution of transposable elements; genome structure; the role of parasites in causing local adaptation and population divergence of their hosts is also studied.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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