Computational genomics: Understanding the genome
Research team leader: Professor David Edwards
I am a Professor in Plant Biology, UWA with an interest in understanding the structure, function and evolution of plant genomes and the application of this knowledge to accelerate crop improvement. While my background is in wet lab genomics, my team are now all computational, applying data produced from the latest genomics technologies to better understand plants. We work on diverse crop species such as wheat, canola and chickpea as well as wild crop relatives and non-crop plants such as seagrass.
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