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Professor Steve Paterson

Professor of Genetics Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour


    Personal Statement

    Steve received a degree in Genetics from Edinburgh and a PhD from Cambridge, followed by post-doctoral positions and a lectureship at Stirling before moving to Liverpool in 2003. His research focuses on genetic diversity and evolution in host-parasite interactions using clinical, laboratory and veterinary models. He helped pioneer the evolve and resequence approach to experimental evolution and has worked widely in RNAseq, population genomics, microbiomes and epigenetics. He is a director of the Centre for Genomic Research and director of the Natural Environment Omics Facility (NEOF), which provides expert advice, capability and training to the environmental sciences community.