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Alexie Papanicolaou

  • PhD
  • Lecturer in Bioinformatics
  • University of Western Sydney Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
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Research interests

non-model speciesinsectsfunctional genomicsecology & evolutiongeneticsdatabasesInformatics


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Co-authors (467)

Publications (5)

  • Complex modular architecture around a simple toolkit of wing pattern genes

    • Van Belleghem S
    • Rastas P
    • Papanicolaou A
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  • Genomic innovations, transcriptional plasticity and gene loss underlying the evolution and divergence of two highly polyphagous and invasive Helicoverpa pest species

    • Pearce S
    • Clarke D
    • East P
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  • The whole genome sequence of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), reveals insights into the biology and adaptive evolution of a highly invasive pest species

    • Papanicolaou A
    • Schetelig M
    • Arensburger P
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  • Comparative genomics of the mimicry switch in Papilio dardanus.

    • Timmermans M
    • Baxter S
    • Clark R
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  • Transcriptome analysis reveals novel patterning and pigmentation genes underlying Heliconius butterfly wing pattern variation.

    • Hines H
    • Papa R
    • Ruiz M
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Professional experience

Lecturer in Bioinformatics

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney

January 2015 - Present

OCE PostDoctoral Fellow

CSIRO Black Mountain Laboratories

July 2010 - January 2015(5 years)

Research Associate

University of Exeter

November 2008 - May 2010(2 years)

Research Assistant

University of Edinburgh

June 2005 - October 2005(4 months)

Education history


Max-Planck-Institut fur chemische Okologie

January 2006 - December 2010(5 years)

MRes Evolutionary Genetics

University of Edinburgh

October 2004 - October 2005(a year)

BSc Genetics

University of Edinburgh

September 2000 - June 2003(3 years)