Faculty Profile: Emerson, J.J

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Emerson, J.J
Lab Contact:
J.J Emerson
jje@uci.edu
(949) 824-9527
A EVOLUTION & GENOMES
Department: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
McGaugh Hall 5230

Research Description

Research in the Emerson lab involves evolutionary genetics and genomics. Methods and techniques involved in research in the Emerson lab include genome sequencing of DNA and RNA, statistical inference on large biological datasets, bioinformatics, and computer simulation. Current projects available for undergraduate research include comparative genomics and comparative population genetics in Drosophila species and working on theory of the evolution of phenotype.

Requirements to Participate

COURSE COMPLETION: Bio 97.

Time Commitment per Week

10 hrs/wk