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Daven C. Presgraves

Assistant Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Biology

Areas of expertise: Evolutionary genetics

Press contact:
Peter Iglinski

Related Links:
Presgraves Lab

In the News

Modern human genomes reveal our inner Neanderthal
January 29, 2014

The Scientist
Splitting two birds with one gene
June 17, 2009

Philadelphia Inquirer
Carnal Knowledge: How no sex = a new species
October 15, 2007

Democrat and Chronicle
‘Science’ notes UR research
February 08, 2007

News Releases

X-Effect: Female Chromosome Confirmed a Prime Driver of Speciation
October 10, 2007

Rochester Biologists Make Science's Top 10 Breakthroughs of 2006
February 07, 2007

Natural Selection's Fingerprint Identified on Fruit Fly Evolution
October 30, 2003

Professor Presgraves' research focuses on speciation genetics, molecular population genetics, genome evolution, recombination and natural selection, and selfish genes.