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Ciaran Gilchrist


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Works at Department of Zoology
Visiting address Svante Arrheniusväg 18b
Room D 544
Postal address Zoologiska institutionen: Populationsgenetik 106 91 Stockholm

About me

My Research

Currently, my research is focussed on comparing the risks and benefits of hybridization for adaptation to changing and stressful environments. In order to model this process, I am utilising Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Baker's yeast). I hope to gain understanding of not only the process of adaptation to environmental change itself, but also investigate the genomic changes which underlie this adaptation process. In addition to this, I also hope this system will provide a comparable model with which to investigate the effects of hybridization in the face of rapid environmental change, such as will occur with the advent of Climate Change.

Last updated: September 18, 2018

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