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Ben Ward

  • PhD
  • Scientific Programmer
  • The Earlham Institute
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Research interests

Population GeneticsGenomicsSoftware DevelopmentBioinformaticsEvolution and Molecular Microbiology.


Evolutionary Biologist and Bioinformatician working on genome assembly and variation analysis

Co-authors (62)

  • Janina  Kypke

Publications (5)

  • Evolutionary genetics of immunological supertypes reveals two faces of the Red Queen

    • Lighten J
    • Papadopulos A
    • Mohammed R
    • et al.
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  • Evolutionary genomics of the cold-Adapted diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus

    • Mock T
    • Otillar R
    • Strauss J
    • et al.
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  • Adaptive phenotypic response to climate enabled by epigenetics in a K-strategy species, the fish Leucoraja ocellata (Rajidae)

    • Lighten J
    • Incarnato D
    • Ward B
    • et al.
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  • Hybridcheck: Software for the rapid detection, visualization and dating of recombinant regions in genome sequence data

    • Ward B
    • van Oosterhout C
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  • Evidence for suppression of immunity as a driver for genomic introgressions and host range expansion in races of Albugo candida, a generalist parasite

    • McMullan M
    • Gardiner A
    • Bailey K
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Scientific Programmer

The Earlham Institute

December 2017 - Present

Software Developer

The Genome Analysis Centre

September 2015 - June 2016(9 months)

Education history


University of East Anglia

October 2012 - Present

MSc Molecular Microbiology

University of Bath

September 2011 - October 2013(2 years)

BSc Biology

Bath Spa University

August 2008 - May 2011(3 years)