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We do research and teaching in molecular evolution and phylogenetics, bioinformatics, microbial genomics, transcriptomics, statistical modelling, evolutionanry genetics and biomedical and biopharmaceutical sciences. You are welcome to join us, either as PhD, MSc or Honors students or visiting scientists

News update

5/28/2021: Created a DAMBE forum to encourage discussion among DAMBE users

3/17/2021: Congratulations to Ali Tehfe and Talia Roseshter (two bright honors students) and Yulong Wei for their publication in Microorganisms:

Tehfe, A.; Roseshter, T.; Wei, Y.; Xia, X. Does Saccharomyces cerevisiae Require Specific Post-Translational Silencing against Leaky Translation of Hac1up? Microorganisms 2021, 9, 620.

3/8/2021: Kruglikov A, Rakesh M, Wei Y, Xia X. 2021. Applications of Protein Secondary Structure Algorithms in SARS-CoV-2 Research. " J Proteome Res 20:1457-1463.

1/18/2021: Wei Y, Aris P, Farookhi H & Xia X. 2021 Predicting mammalian species at risk of being infected by SARS‑CoV‑2 from an ACE2 perspective. Scientific Reports 11:1702

1/15,2021: Xia, X. 2021. Domains and Functions of Spike Protein in SARS-Cov-2 in the Context of Vaccine Design. Viruses 13(1), 109

12/22/2020: Wei Y, Silke J, Aris P & Xia X. Coronavirus genomes carry the signatures of their habitats. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0244025

11/22/2020: First book review of my book A mathematical primer of molecular phylogenetics" in Systematic Biology

5/15/2020: My book "A mathematical primer of molecular phylogenetics" is published. Here is the Preface. Get it from a library near you. Also available from amazon in France and Japan

Everything related to my 2020 MBE paper

If you come to me because of the media reports, please be informed that the paper has little similarity to what was reported by the media.

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