Bielawski, Joseph

  Associate Professor
  PhD - Texas A&M University
  MA - Texas A&M University

  Mail: Address
  Office: Bio 7058
  Tel: (902)494-7844
  Fax: (902)494-5130
  Homepage: Dr. Joseph Bielawski's Website

  • Research Interests:

    • Molecular evolution
    • Phylogenomics
    • Metagenomics
    • Statistical methods to detect adaptive evolution

  • Selected Recent Publications:

    • Bielawski, J. P. and Z. Yang. 2005. Likelihood methods for detecting
      adaptive evolution. In: Statistical methods in Molecular Evolution,
      Springer Verlag Series in Statistics in Health and Medicine. New York,
      New York. In Press.

    • Bielawski JP, Dunn KA, Sabehi G, Beja O. 2004. Darwinian adaptation
      of proteorhodopsin to different light intensities in the marine environment.
      Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 101:14824-9.

    • Bielawski JP, Yang Z. 2004. A maximum likelihood method for detecting
      functional divergence at individual codon sites, with application to gene
      family evolution. J Mol Evol. 59:121-32.

    • Yang W, Bielawski JP, Yang Z. 2003. Widespread adaptive evolution in
      the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 genome. J Mol Evol. 57:212-21.

    • Bielawski JP, Yang Z. 2003. Maximum likelihood methods for detecting
      adaptive evolution after gene duplication. J Struct Funct Genomics.
      3:201-12. Review.

  • Research Group: Statistical Genetics

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