Prof David Lambert is the inaugural Professor of Evolutionary Biology at Griffith University and has a joint appointment in the Griffith School of Environment and the School of Biomolecular and Physical Sciences. His is a former Distinguished Professor at Massey University in New Zealand and a principal investigator in the Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution. In addition he is a foundation professor in the New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study. He graduated from the University of Queensland with BSc and MSc degrees in Zoology and Genetics. Later, he obtained a PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand, working in the laboratory of Prof Hugh Paterson. He is a former James Cook Fellow and his research has focused on aspects of evolutionary theory and evolutionary genetics. His research interests have included ancient DNA and contemporary genomics. He has worked in Antarctica over many years on the genomics of Adélie penguins. This research has focused on the rates of molecular change over serial geological time.
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