Yang Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow


(1) POPCAN project (Genetic improvement of black cottonwood and Balsam poplar);

(2) Resilient Forests (RES-FOR): Climate, Pests & Policy – Genomic Applications project (Human-oriented selection and GWAS using genomic signatures in conifers).



Research Classification

Molecular evolution

Research Interests

Adaptive Evolution
evolutionary ecology
Landscape Genetics
Eco-evolutionary Dynamics
Theoretical and Empirical Modeling
Quantitative Genomics and Epigenomics

Research Methodology

Selection Analysis
Extensive Numerical Simulation
Adaptive Dynamics
Genome-Wide Association Studies
R, Unix, Python

Research Options

I am available and interested in collaborations (e.g. clusters, grants).
I am interested in and conduct interdisciplinary research.
I am interested in working with undergraduate students on research projects.



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