Beatriz VicosoAustria

    Beatriz Vicoso is a professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria, where her group addresses various questions on the evolutionary genomics of model and non-model organisms. Some key areas of interest include the evolution of sex chromosomes, such as the X and Y of mammals and fruit flies, the role of sex-specific selection in shaping sequence and gene expression evolution, and the evolutionary dynamics of selfish genetic elements. Dr. Vicoso has been granted an ERC starting grant, and is a member of the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Science.