Functional and evolutionary genomics lab

Dr Araxi Urrutia, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath

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Araxi Urrutia

Principal investigator

Lecturer University of Bath

Atahualpa Castillo

PhD student

Funding: CONACyT scholarship

Topic: Mammalian comparative genomics

Selected for CPIB Modelling Summer School; Genetics Society Junior Scientist travel grant; SMBE travel grant; Departmental travel grant; Korner Award; Popgroup47 conference media manager.

Masters project co-advisor: James Wallis, Saurav Sinha, Agnieszka Ziolek

Final year project co-advisor: Ewen Trafford, Nicholas Shirbini, Emily Bissett, Lucy Skinner, Timothy de la Haye, Jamie Graham, Thadeus VingoeFrancesca Brown, Jessica Steven

Jimena Monzon

PhD student

Funding: CONACyT scholarship

Topic: Mammalian comparative genomics

Masters project co-advisor: James Wallis, Saurav Sinha, Agnieszka Ziolek, Claire Armstrong

Final year project co-advisor: Ewen Trafford, Nicholas Shirbini

Alexandra de Souza (PhD)

Postdoctoral research fellow

Project student supervisor

Interests: Evolution of the mammalian brain

Xia Bing

PhD student

Funding: University of Bath fee scholarship

Topic: Alternative splicing and genome evolution

Alin Acua Alonzo

PhD student

Funding: CONACyT scholarship

Topic: Protein rates of evolution in mammals

 

Abduljalil Al-Zadjali

PhD student

Funding: Omani Government

Topic: Maternal diet and brain development

Kathryn Maher

PhD student (from September 2014)

Funding: DTP NERC studentship

Topic: Behavioural comparative transcriptomics

Humberto Gutierrez

Visiting academic based at University of Lincoln

PhD student external supervisor

Interests: Comparative mammalian neurogenomics

PhD students

Visiting and final year / masters project students

Wencheng Yin

PhD student (based at the University of Lincoln)

Main supervisor: Dr Humberto Gutierrez

Topic: Mammalian transcriptomics