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Darren Obbard

  • DPhil
  • Wellcome Trust RCD Fellow
  • University of Edinburgh
  • 25PublicationsNumber of items in Darren's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 5Followers

Research interests

Insect viruses / Host-parasite coevolution / Antiviral RNAi / Population genetics / Genome evolution / Drosophila

Followers (5)

  • ASHOK KUMAR DWIVEDI

    ASHOK KUMAR DWIVEDI

  • Pedro Vale

    Pedro ValeUniversity of Edinburgh Institute of Evolutionary Biology

  • Clare Andrews

    Clare AndrewsNewcastle University

  • Simon Babayan

    Simon BabayanUniversity of Glasgow Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

  • Bart A Pannebakker

    Bart A PannebakkerLaboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University

Following (4)

  • Pedro Vale

    Pedro ValeUniversity of Edinburgh Institute of Evolutionary Biology

  • Clare Andrews

    Clare AndrewsNewcastle University

  • Simon Babayan

    Simon BabayanUniversity of Glasgow Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

  • Bart A Pannebakker

    Bart A PannebakkerLaboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University

Publications (5)

  • Estimating divergence dates and substitution rates in the Drosophila phylogeny

    • Obbard D
    • Maclennan J
    • Kim K
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  • Alternative splicing of the Anopheles gambiae Dscam gene in diverse Plasmodium falciparum infections.

    • Smith P
    • Mwangi J
    • Afrane Y
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  • Host phylogeny determines viral persistence and replication in novel hosts.

    • Longdon B
    • Hadfield J
    • Webster C
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  • Recent and recurrent selective sweeps of the antiviral RNAi gene Argonaute-2 in three species of Drosophila.

    • Obbard D
    • Jiggins F
    • Bradshaw N
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  • Rhabdoviruses in two species of Drosophila: vertical transmission and a recent sweep.

    • Longdon B
    • Wilfert L
    • Obbard D
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Professional experience

Wellcome Trust RCD Fellow

University of Edinburgh

August 2008 - Present

Post Doc

University of Edinburgh

August 2004 - May 2008(4 years)

Education

DPhil

University of Oxford

September 2000 - August 2004(4 years)

BA

University of Cambridge

October 1997 - June 2000(3 years)