Conor Meehan

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Conor Meehan

Postdoctoral fellow at Dalhousie University working on human gut microbiome analysis focusing on lateral gene transfer, habitat adaptation and interaction networks.

Time at course

I will be here from July 20th until August 1st (the entire course).

Contacting me

Twitter: @otogishu Instagram: otogishu

I will be at the course for the entire time

Current projects

  • Evidence of lateral gene transfer within the community
  • Levels of integration and reliance between bacteria
  • Identifying functions and organisms present in and between habitats

Other work-related interests

  • Species concepts in prokaryotes and units of diversity
  • Protein structure variation and effect on function
  • HIV coreceptor usage and envelope structure

My Lab's Web Page

Lecture and Lab files

Lectures given at MolEvol 2012
HIV lecture slides and references
Microbiome lecture slides

Clemens Lakner in 2011 gave a tutorial on Mr. Bayes which showed basic use of the program for tree inference
This can be downloaded here

A tutorial I wrote for the Molecular Evolution course in Cesky Krumlov on BLAST+ can be found here

Other interests

Besting fellow TA Emily_Jane_McTavish at leg wrestling at MolEvol11