Paul Eugene Turner

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Biographical Info


International Activity

  • Evolutionary Medicine
    United Kingdom (2011)
    Program aims to establish the first world-wide research and training program in Evolutionary Medicine and to set the agenda for this rapidly developing field.
  • Evolutionary Medicine
    Denmark (2011)
    Program aims to establish the first world-wide research and training program in Evolutionary Medicine and to set the agenda for this rapidly developing field.
  • Evolutionary Medicine
    Switzerland (2011)
    Program aims to establish the first world-wide research and training program in Evolutionary Medicine and to set the agenda for this rapidly developing field.
  • Ecology and Evolution of Pathogenic RNA Viruses
    Russia (2008)
    Professor Turner works with colleagues at VECTOR (Novosibirsk, Siberian Russia) to study the natural history and evolution of pathogenic RNA viruses such as Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever.
  • RNA viruses and the Evolution of Host Adaptation
    Spain (2008)
    With colleagues at the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Professor Turner is examining the importance of molecular changes to the virus genome in determining the adaptation of RNA viruses to different hosts.
  • Biogeography and virus evolution
    Mexico (2003)
    Professor Turner collaborates with researchers at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM Mexico City), examining the importance of genetic exchange in the evolution of viruses.

Education & Training

B.S.
University of Rochester (1988)
Ph.D.
Michigan State University (1995)
Postdoc
University of Maryland, College Park, Biology (1995 - 1998)
Postdoc
University of Valencia, Spain, Genetics (1999 - 1999)
Postdoc
National Institutes of Health, NIAID (2000 - 2001)

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