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Rasmus Heller

I use population and evolutionary genetics to answer questions about animal biology, particularly in large mammals. Most of my work has been on large (mainlyAfrican) mammals. My research addresses a range of topics in these species, including the historical drivers of population dynamics, how variation emerges and is retained, speciation, adaptive evolution and the relationship between phenotypic and genomic variation. I am also interested in topics of a more immediate interest in species conservation such as landscape genetics, the effect of habitat fragmentation, population connectivity etc.


Check out these exciting front cover papers from my group.

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