Dr Rob Hammond

Rob Hammond

Lecturer
Leptothorax acervorum queen
Leptothorax acervorum: green, blue and pink painted queens, unpainted workers and developing brood

Adrian Building, Room 228b

Telephone:

internal:  5302
external: +44 (0)116 2525302
fax: 0116 2525330

Email: rh225@le.ac.uk

Teaching

  • BS3073, Molecular Ecology and Evolution (convenor)
  • BS3058, Conservation Biology
  • BS2078, Field Biology: A Field Guide to Evolution (Field trip to Mallorca)
  • BS2077, Neurobiology and Animal Behaviour
  • BS1070, Adaptation and Diversity

Research

  • The evolution of complex traits, such as social organization and sexual mode, and the role of both genes and environment on these traits.
  • The effect of gene expression in diploid and haploid life stages / genders on rates of evolution.
  • The dynamics and resolution of social conflicts within animal societies.

I am interested in the evolution of complex traits, such as social organization and sexual mode, and the role of both genes and environment on these traits.  I am also interested in the dynamics and resolution of social conflicts within animal societies.

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Contact Details

Department of Genetics
University of Leicester

Adrian Building
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 3374
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 3378
E Mail: genetics@le.ac.uk

Head of Department
Professor Alison Goodall

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