© JP Bollback 2018

MEET THE GROUP

    UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL TEAM    

Hande Acar, Dr. (Postdoctoral Research Associate; University of liverpool)

Working on understanding the selective barriers to horizontal gene transfer using a novel experimental approach.

Rama Bhatia (PhD Student; University of liverpool)

Working on horizontal gene transfer and the role of the environment in determining selective barriers.

Jonathan P. Bollback, Dr. (PI; University of liverpool)

Working on horizontal gene transfer, bacterial immunity, gene regulation, and phylogenomics.

Jack Fitzpatrick (PhD Student; University of liverpool)

Working on the role of epistasis within bacterial operons as a barrier to horizontal gene transfer.

Pavel Payne, Dr. (Postdoctoral Research Associate; University of liverpool)

I am interested in understanding the role of Cas/CRISPR in bacterial evolution.

    IST AUSTRIA TEAM    

Claudia Igler (PhD candidate, IST Austria)

Working on gene regulation, specifically cross-talk, tuneability, evolvability, and robustness in transcription factors.

Isabella Tomanek (PhD candidate, IST Austria)

Working on genome amplification and fluctuating environments in bacterial adaptation.

   PAST TEAM MEMBERS    

Hande Acar, Dr. (PhD Student, IST Austria, 2011-2016)*
Adam Harris, MRes (MRes Student, University of Liverpool, 2016-2017)*
Fabienne Jesse, Dr. (PhD Student, IST Austria, 2012-2017)*
Anne Kupczok, Dr. (Postdoctoral Fellow, IST Austria, 2010-2013)
Mato Lagator, Dr. (Postdoctoral Fellow; IST Austria, 2013-2017)
Flavia Gama Gomes Leite, Dr. (Research Technician; IST Austria, 2011-2012)
Anaisa Moreno, MSc. (Erasmus MSc Student; University of Porto & IST Austria, 2014)*
Nela Nikolic, Dr. (Postdoctoral Fellow; IST Austria, 2016)
Pavel Payne, Dr. (PhD Student; IST Austria, 2012-2016)*
Katharina Poecher, MSc. (MSc Student; FH Campus Wien & IST Austria, 2016)*
Rodrigo A. F. Redondo, Dr. (Postdoctoral Fellow; IST Austria, 2010-2014)
Xiaoyun Tu, Dr. (Postdoctoral Fellow; IST Austria, 2015-2016)
* Degree awarded.