Field work in the Alps

Abhijeet Shah

PhD student in the Population Ecology Group with a focus on bioinformatic analysis of grasshopper genomes.
Field work in the Alps
Image: Ilka Wolf
Abhijeet Shah
Abhijeet Shah
+49 3641 9-49407
+49 3641 9-49402
Room 414.1
Dornburger Straße 159
07743 Jena
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October 2012
Master of Science, Ludwig -Maximilians University, Munich Graduate School for Evolution, Ecology and Systematics, Munich, Germany

August 2009
Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa, USA Major: Genetics Minor: Applied Statistics

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Shah, A., Hoffman, J.I. & Schielzeth, H. (2020). Comparative analysis of genomic repeat content in gomphocerine grasshoppers reveals expansion of satellite DNA and helitrons in species with unusually large genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 12: 1180–1193. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evaa119

Shah, A., Hoffman, J.I. & Schielzeth, H. (2019). Transcriptome assembly for a colour-polymorphic grasshopper (Gomphocerus sibiricus) with a very large genome size. BMC Genomics 20: 370. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5756-4

Wollenberg Valero, K.C., Garcia-Porta, J., Rodríguez, A., Arias, M., Shah, A., Randrianiaina, R.D., Brown, J.L., Glaw, F., Amat, F., Künzel, S., Metzler, D., Isokpehi, R.D. & Vences, M. (2017). Transcriptomic and macroevolutionary evidence for phenotypic uncoupling between frog life history phases. Nature Communications 8: 15213. doi:10.1038/ncomms15213

Shah, A.B., Schielzeth, H., Albersmeier, A., Kalinowski, J. & Hoffman, J. (2016). High throughput sequencing and graph-based cluster analysis facilitate microsatellite development from a highly complex genome. Ecology and Evolution doi:10.1002/ece3.2305

Vendrami, D.L.J., Shah, A., Telesca, L. & Hoffman, J.I. (2016). Mining the transcriptomes of four commercially important shellfish species for single nucleotide polymorphisms within biomineralization genes. Marine genomics 27: 17-23. doi:10.1016/j.margen.2015.12.009

Hossain, A.S.M.M., Blackburne, B.P., Shah, A. & Whelan, S. (2015). Evidence of statistical inconsistency of phylogenetic methods in the presence of multiple sequence alignment uncertainty. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 2102-2116. doi:10.1093/gbe/evv127

Huber, B., Whibley, A., Poul, Y.L., Navarro, N., Martin, A., Baxter, S., Shah, A., Gilles, B., Wirth, T., McMillan, W.O. & Joron, M. (2015). Conservatism and novelty in the genetic architecture of adaptation in Heliconius butterflies. Heredity 114: 515-524. doi:10.1038/hdy.2015.22

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