I am an evolutionary biologist. My main interest is to study evolutionary dynamics of structural variants such as repetitive DNA and their impact at different levels of generality and over varying time-scales, bringing together computational and experimental approaches.
My current research focus on the study of the population dynamics and evolution of the Transposable Elements (TEs), one type of repeats. For this purpose I designed a computational tool called T-lex to annotate TEs in individuals using Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.
I am currently a Research Associate in the Dmitri Petrov Lab at Stanford University and have just accepted an offer for a tenured Assistant Professor position at the Institute of Evolution in Montpellier (ISEM). I will join the Genomic Adaptation team led by Mylene Weill in the Genome Department led by Nicolas Galtier.