What we do

We study evolution. Topics include genotype-phenotype maps, adaptive landscapes, mutation bias, and the genetic code. We carry out our research using both modeling and data-driven approaches, as well as via collaboration with experimentalists.

Read "The hills and valleys of evolution” - an interview with Joshua L. Payne about his SIB Virtual seminar

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Main publications 2021

  • Rozhonova H and Payne J L
    Little evidence the standard genetic code is optimized for resource conservation
    Molecular Biology & Evolution, 10.1093/molbev/msab236