Horizons in evolutionary genomics: an interview with David Ferrier

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David Ferrier is a Reader at the University of St Andrews and Deputy Director of the Scottish Oceans Institute, where his lab studies how the diversity of form in the animal kingdom evolved, with an emphasis on using comparative genomics. In this interview, David shares his thoughts on how to escape the ‘straitjacket’ of traditional model systems, transparency in peer review, and the past and future of genome sequencing.
Original languageEnglish
Article number124
Number of pages3
JournalBMC Biology
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018


  • Evolution
  • Devleopment
  • Genomics
  • Homeobox
  • Genome organization


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