Ants, Bees, Genomes & Evolution

@ Queen Mary University London

A subset of invited talks for which there are things to look at.

Additional documents are available in teaching section of this site and on slideshare.

2018 Harnessing FAIR Data.

A very very brief intro to ants (until 4:15) and to my experience of the benefits and costs of FAIR and open approaches in evolutionary genomics. FAIR stands for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. Slides on slideshare.



2014 May: Balti and Bioinformatics @ Birmingham

Nick Loman asked me (with 2 days notice!!) to share some thoughts on challenges and opportunities for computing infrastructure for genomics analysis.


2013 November: A Social Chromosome in the red fire ant @ Sheffield.

Departmental seminar at University of Sheffield on our finding that a social chromosome determines social behavior in the red fire ant.


2013 July: European Society for Evolutionary Biology @ Lisbon

Conference talk on our finding that a social chromosome determines social behavior in the red fire ant.


2013 September: Cream Teas and Bioinformatics Exeter

Some ant stuff, some bioinformatics stuff.


2011 Doctoriales Université de Lausanne - en Franćais

Outreach talk - Génétique et comportement chez les insectes sociaux (in French).