Evolutionary Genomics and Bioinformatics (EG&B)
Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadísitica. Universitat de Barcelona

Alejandro Sánchez-Gracia

Co-Principal Investigator

Research interests:

Origin and evolution of chemosensory system genes in animals. Molecular adaptation and convergent evolution of the odorant and gustatory receptor gene families in Arthropods.

Research organisms:

Arthropods, including Drosophilaand other insects, myriapods and chelicerates.

Experimental expertise:

Population genetics and genomics and comparative genomics and transcriptomics in Arthropod species (in model and non-model organisms). NGS data analysis. Bioinformatics. Software development.