Derek Houston

Derek D. Houston


I am a biologist who performs integrative research on the ecology and evolution of natural populations. The majority of my research efforts have utilized molecular data to investigate how geological processes and glacial cycles have influenced the evolution of western North American freshwater fishes. I now use genomic data to address important questions in population genetics, co-evolution, and evolutionary ecology in additional taxa, including figs and their associated pollinating and non-pollinating fig wasps.

Biodiversity Biogeography Conservation Biology Ecology Evolutionary Studies Genetics Genomics Zoology

Work details

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Iowa State University
October 2013
Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology/Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Brigham Young University
September 2010 - October 2013

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