Craig Millar is Co-director of the Centre for Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics at the University of Auckland and is an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences. He obtained his PhD from Auckland University in 1993, at which time he joined the staff as a postdoctoral fellow. Craig has also worked for Massey University, and for two years as a forensic scientist at the New Zealand Institute of Environmental Science and Research.
In addition to genetics, Craig has a strong interest in ecology and evolution. He has worked on a range of bird species including skua, the extinct moa and Adélie penguins. Craig’s current research focuses on the use of massively parallel sequencing technologies for the recovery and analysis of ancient genomes.