Robin Lab
The University of Melbourne

Charles Robin

Teaching and research academic

Natalia Hernández

Research Assistant

Research interests:

How do you control insect pests without damaging biodiversity? What genetic variants underlie variation in insecticide related traits? How important is gene copy number variation in adaptive evolution? How important is paralog exchange in multigene family evolution? What is the function of Ec-kinase (DUF227) genes?

Research organisms:

Drosophila melanogaster, Drosophila suzukii, Helicoverpa armigera, Myzus persicae


Copy number variation analysis. Gene family evolution. Functional genetics.