Academic Editor

Laura M Boykin


Laura Boykin is a Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia. She is interested in using genomic data to answer real-world problems. Specifically she is interested in invasive species, particularly Bemisia tabaci (whiteflies). Other areas of interest are: comparative genomics, phylogenetic analyses (of DNA sequences) and also high performance computing. Combining all of the above to help smallholder famers in Africa is her ultimate goal. She was recently named a TED 2015 and presented her work on cassava whitefly at TED in Vancouver.

Agricultural Science Bioinformatics Climate Change Biology Computational Biology Computational Science Entomology Evolutionary Studies Genomics Taxonomy

Work details

Senior Research Fellow | Senior TED Fellow

The University of Western Australia
School of Molecular Sciences/ARC CoE Plant Energy Biology

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