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School of the Biological Sciences



University Professor, Department of Genetics

Richard Durbin's group works on genetic and evolutionary analysis of whole genome sequence data sets, using computational and mathematical approaches. Learn more. 


Research Areas

Computational genomics
Population genetics
Genome assembly
Ancient DNA analysis


Whole genome sequencing
High performance computing 
Probabilistic modelling
Sequence graphs

Areas for Collaboration

Reference genome assembly
Darwin Tree of Life project




Research Theme