Avatar

Connor French

PhD Student

City University of New York

About Me

I am a PhD student in the Mike Hickerson and Ana Carnaval labs at the City University of New York, City College campus, supported as a Graduate Center Digital Fellow. I’m working to understand population genetic patterns and processes at different spatial scales.

Interests

  • Population genetics
  • Speciation
  • Macroecology
  • Data visualization

Education

  • PhD in Biology- Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, 2018-present

    City University of New York

  • MS in Zoology, 2018

    Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

  • BSc in Biology- Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, 2015

    University of Texas at Austin

Research

*

Polyploid evolution

Whole genome duplications (WGD) have contributed significantly to the diversification of major plant and animal lineages. How WGD …

Skills

R

Python

SLiM, msprime

QGIS, ArcGIS

Recent Posts

Interactively explore geographic data in R using leaflet

Why leaflet? Making a data visualization interactive opens up a host of opportunities for new insights. This is especially true for …

PDIG Training Grant Spotlight: Connor French

There are a lot of insects in the world. Like a lot a lot. Recent estimates put the number of insect speciesat a whopping 5.5 million. …

Contact

  • 160 Convent Ave, New York City, NY, 10031, United States