Professor Sasha (Alexander) Mikheyev is a Professor at the ANU Research School of Biology in the Division of Ecology and Evolution.
His major research interests include using historical material to understand how evolution takes place and how complex phenotypes evolve. He is particularly fond of social insects as models, though he has worked on a variety of systems, from fruit flies to snakes, to coral.
His current research interests focus on understanding how organisms co-evolve, particularly focusing on the interaction of hosts with parasites and diseases and also with beneficial microbes.
For anyone with arachnophobia, the only thing worse than finding a lone spider dangling in a doorway or…
25 November 2022
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4 July 2022