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Hi!
I'm an evolutionary biologist and this is my website. I study the historical and adaptive processes shaping species' diversity, distribution and evolution.
I use phylogeographic, biogeographic and phylogenetic frameworks, along with demographic analyses, selection analyses, genomic data, high-thouput computation. I also rely on field sampling and experimental approaches to link environment with traits variations and genetic diversity. I work mainly (but not exclusively) with pest insects, which present the benefit of wide distributions, huge populations sizes, well-described environments and contrasted patterns of adaptation.
I am currently a postdoctoral researcher in Sean Schoville's lab, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Entomology department), where I analyze genome-wide signatures of selection in U.S. populations of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) in order to uncover their evolutionary history.
I hope you'll find what you're looking for. If not, please let me know.
Ben