## David BryantAssociate Professor david.bryant@otago.ac.nz |

#### Background

- Associate Professor of Mathematical Biology, University of Auckland, 2008--10
- Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Biology, University of Auckland, 2005-2007
- Associate Professor, Dept. Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal. 2005
- Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal. 2001-2005
- Postdoc at LIRMM, Montpellier, with Olivier Gascuel, 2000-2001
- Postdoc at CRM, Montreal, with David Sankoff, 1998-2000
- Ph.D. (Mathematics) at University of Canterbury with Mike Steel 1994-1997

#### Affiliations

- Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution (Principal Investigator)
- Genetics Otago
- Computational Evolution Group
- New Zealand Bioinformatics Institute

#### Research Areas

Mathematical, statistical, and computational aspects of evolutionary biology. Much of my work to date has focused on *phylogenetics*, the reconstructon of evolutionary history. I am currently investigating areas of cross-over between phylogenetics, population genetics and geography.