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Parul Johri

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Parul is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in the Department of Biology and the Department of Genetics. Before that she was a postdoc at Arizona State University, advised by Jeffrey D. Jensen, and frequently collaborated with Brian Charlesworth from the University of Edinburgh. She earned my PhD in the Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior program at Indiana University, Bloomington, under the supervision of Michael Lynch. Prior to that, she obtained a Masters in Biology from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, and a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Delhi, India.


Jacob earned his PhD at the University of Western Australia, Perth, advised by Dave Edwards where he focused on analyzing patterns of linkage disequilibrium in local regions of the genome. He will be joining the Johri Lab in May and will be working on the inference of demography and selection.

Jacob Marsh

The Johri Lab is recruiting postdocs. For more information, please check here.

Graduate students

The Johri Lab is recruiting graduate students. For more information, please check here.

Rotation students

Austin Daigle

Austin earned his bachelor’s degree in Genetics from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he worked in Dr. Vaishali Katju’s laboratory studying the mutation rate and selfish genetic elements of C. elegans. He is currently a rotation student in the lab (January 31 - April 7th, 2023) and is working on methods to estimate the distribution of fitness effects of new mutations.

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