Drew R. Schield, Ph.D.

NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow CV

The Safran Lab, University of Colorado

Previously The Castoe Lab, University of Texas Arlington


B.A. – Biology, University of Minnesota, Morris, 2012
Ph.D. – Quantitative Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, 2018

Research Interests

  • Roles of selection, gene flow, and recombination in genome evolution and speciation
  • Sex chromosome evolution (especially ZW systems)
  • Evolution of recombination landscapes in snakes and birds
  • Comparative genomic structure and function in vertebrates

Crater and profile photographs on main pages courtesy of Blair Perry.