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Philip Gerrish

Senior Research Scientist
School of Biological Sciences Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Summary:

Gerrish works in collaboration with experimentalists to address: 1) the effects of genetic linkage on a population’s a) genetic variation, b) evolutionary dynamics, c) predisposition to constitutive transitions, and d) long-term fate; 2) why sex and recombination are ubiquitous in nature; 3) the thermodynamics of primordial cooperation and origins of complexity.