Yang Liu

Project Description

(1) POPCAN project (Genetic improvement of black cottonwood and Balsam poplar);
(2) Resilient Forests (RES-FOR): Climate, Pests & Policy – Genomic Applications project (Human-oriented selection and GWAS using genomic signatures in conifers).

Research Interests

Adaptation and Speciation
Molecular Ecology
Landscape Genetics
Eco-evolutionary Dynamics
Theoretical and Empirical Modeling
Computational Genomics and Epigenomics

Research Methodology

Extensive Numerical Simulation
Adaptive Dynamics
Genome-wide Association Analysis
R, Unix, Python