Welcome to my website!

I am an evolutionary biologist with an interest in:

  • Genomics / bioinformatics
  • The evolution of sex
  • Sexual selection
  • Sexual conflict
  • Speciation
  • Selfish genetic elements
  • Biogeography





Current address:

Department of Animal Ecology

Institute of Ecological Science

Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

De Boelelaan1085

1081 HV Amsterdam

The Netherlands



Guest researcher at:

Department of Human Genetics /

Leiden Genome Technology Center

Leiden University Medical Center


P.O. Box 9600

2300 RC Leiden

The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)71 526 8559






2013-now    Postdoc Free University Amsterdam

2012-2013   Teacher bioinformatics University of Applied Sciences Leiden

2010-2012   Postdoc Leiden University Medical Center

2006-2010   Veni-funded postdoc Leiden University

2004-2005   Postdoc Leiden University

2002-2004   Postdoc University College London

1998-2001   PhD University of Melbourne

1997-1998   Research assistant UC Berkeley

1997            Research assistant University of Groningen

1991-1997   Msc Free University Amsterdam


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