Evolutionary and Functional Genomics
Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF)

Josefa González

Principal Investigator

Laura Aguilera

Laboratory Technician

Sara Guirao-Rico

Post Doctoral Researcher

Gabriel Rech

Post Doctoral Researcher

Miriam Merenciano

PhD Student

María Bogaerts

PhD Student

Research interests:

The role of transposable elements in adaptive evolution. Transposable element dynamics.

Research organisms:

Drosophila melanogaster, Anopheles, Homo sapiens.

Expertise:

NGS data analysis, in silico analyses of transposable element frequencies (Tlex2 software), ChIP-qPCR, qRT-PCR, enhancer assays, in situ hybridization, phenotypic assays.