Our research focus on how genomes evolve and how genomic variation is linked to phenotypic variation, adaptation, and evolution of novel traits.

We could not have contributed to new understanding of genome biology without financing from:

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We are hiring!

Postdoc- and phd-fellowships available in the group. Work on the enigmatic topic of adaptive consequences of whole genome duplication together with me, Torgeir Hvidsten, Rori Rohlfs, and Manuel Irimia.


For further info (simen.sandve[at]nmbu.no)

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Link to PhD position

Link to Postdoc position




January 2018

  • First paper from the group in 2018: Lipid metabolism gene regulation associated with life-stage transitions in Molecular Ecology. Congratulations Tom and Gareth!



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