Leah Fitzpatrick

Thesis title: Genomics of the only venomous primate - the slow loris (Nycticebus sp.)

Start year: 2021

Contact: 19148055@brookes.ac.uk

Supervisor(s): Dr Ravinder Kanda, Professor Anna Nekaris, Professor Vincent Nijman

Leah Fitzpatrick

Research topic

Key research interests:

  • genomics,
  • bioinformatics,
  • phylogenetics,
  • venom.

Academic School / Department

School of Social Sciences

Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Trustee of the British Arachnological Society 

Further details

Previous education:

  • 2018-2019 MSc Taxonomy, Biodiversity and Evolution (Imperial College London)
    Thesis on the phylogeny and venom evolution of Latrodectinae spiders
  • 2014-2018 BSc Zoology (Extended) (Anglia Ruskin University) 
    Thesis on patterns and relationships between Araneae venom