Postdoc wanted

We are looking for a postdoctoral scholar to join us on a two-year fully funded position. We use bioinformatics and genomics to understand the evolution of parasitism and host-parasite interactions. We have several large genomic datasets ready for immediate analysis and other emerging projects that require the skills and leadership of a talented postdoc.The appropriate … Continue reading Postdoc wanted


This evening members of the Wasmuth lab are off on a new adventure. Kaylee, Stephen and I heading to Addis Ababa, where we will delivering a five-day bioinformatics workshop at the Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute. We're building on the successful workshops run by Guido van Marle. Guido's been running workshops in molecular biology and bioinformatics since … Continue reading Ethiopia-bound

Belated welcome!

It's been far too long since I last posted. The Wasmuth lab has gained wonderful new people. As a group, we will endeavour to post more frequently about what we've been up to. A big trip to Ethiopia in a couple of days. More on that, soon...  

Exploring the Riches of the East

A great benefit to studying bioinformatics is the ability to conduct your research anywhere and anytime. Gone are the days of being tethered to a shared laboratory, forcing face-to-face interactions with colleagues on a daily basis. Even collaborations can be carried out exclusively through e-mail. For scientific research, bioinformatics is a hermit’s dream. Donning archaic … Continue reading Exploring the Riches of the East