Dr Joel Alves

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2018 - Present: Postdoctoral Researcher. School of Archaeology, University of Oxford

2016 - 2017: Postdoctoral Researcher. Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge & CIBIO-InBIO

2011 - 2015: PhD in Genetics. Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge

2008 - 2010: MSc in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution. University of Porto

2005 - 2008: BSc in Biology. University of Porto

  • Parallel adaptation of rabbit populations to myxoma virus.

    Alves, JM, Carneiro, M, Cheng, JY, Lemos de Matos, A, Rahman, MM, Loog, L, Campos, PF, Wales, N, Eriksson, A, Manica, A, Strive, T, Graham, SC
    et al
  • Celebrating Easter, Christmas and their associated alien fauna

    Lauritsen, M, Allen, R, Alves, JM, Ameen, C, Fowler, T, Irving-Pease, E, Larson, G, Murphy, LJ, Outram, AK, Pilgrim, E, Shaw, PA, Sykes, N
  • Adaptive introgression underlies polymorphic seasonal camouflage in snowshoe hares

    Jones, MR, Mills, LS, Alves, PC, Callahan, CM, Alves, JM, Lafferty, DJR, Jiggins, FM, Jensen, JD, Melo-Ferreira, J, Good, JM
  • Host shifts result in parallel genetic changes when viruses evolve in closely related species

    Longdon, B, Day, JP, Alves, JM, Smith, SCL, Houslay, TM, McGonigle, JE, Tagliaferri, L, Jiggins, FM
  • Population genomics reveals that an anthropophilic population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in West Africa recently gave rise to American and Asian populations of this major disease vector

    Crawford, JE, Alves, JM, Palmer, WJ, Day, JP, Sylla, M, Ramasamy, R, Surendran, SN, Black, WC, Pain, A, Jiggins, FM