Thomas Brazier

PhD Student in Genomic and Evolution

University of Rennes 1 - ECOBIO Lab

Biography

I have a background in bioinformatics and population genetics with a strong curiosity for computing science and data science (I regularly complete MOOCs on these topics). With an academic formation in modelling in ecology and evolution, I currently study evolution, genomics and population genetics.

I aim to develop and apply machine learning and deep learning skills to the field of population genomics in order to study the processes at the origin of genetic diversity in species and populations. Amongst these processes, my current academic research is focused on meiotic recombination with a genomic comparative approach. I am finishing my PhD with Sylvain Glémin (ECOBIO lab) at Rennes 1 University (France).

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Interests
  • Bioinformatics
  • Population Genomics
  • Statistics
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
Education
  • PhD in Ecology & Evolution, 2022

    University of Rennes 1

  • Master's Degree in Ecology & Evolution with a major in Modelling, with honors, first of the year, 2019

    University of Rennes 1

  • BSc in Life Sciences and Biology of Organisms, with honors, first of the year, 2017

    Pierre and Marie Curie Paris 6 University and Aix-Marseille University

Skills

R

Advanced

Statistics

Advanced

Python

Regular

Linux

Regular

Docker

Initiated

Emacs

Initiated

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
PhD Student
University of Rennes 1
Oct 2019 – Oct 2022 Rennes, France

Responsibilities include:

  • Data Analysis
  • Bioinformatics
  • Scientific Writing
 
 
 
 
 
Master Student
INRAE
Jan 2019 – Jun 2019 Rennes
A population genetic approach to study the biological invasion by the topmouth gudgeon fish.
 
 
 
 
 
Master Student
INRAE
Apr 2018 – Jul 2018 Rennes
Genetic-based dispersal distances in a small flying mammal, the lesser horseshoe bat.
 
 
 
 
 
Grip & Key Grip
Movies and TV Shows
Jun 2010 – Dec 2017 France
Making movies.
 
 
 
 
 
Master of Cinema - Specialization in Image Shooting
Sep 2007 – Jul 2010 France
A great public school dedicated to cinema, photography and sound.
 
 
 
 
 
Bachelor Degree of Art and Cinema
Sep 2004 – Jul 2007 France
This degree provides theoretical, historical, and practical instruction as an introduction to the history of the performing arts, particularly theater and other performing arts, cinema, and audiovisual arts, as well as to current artistic approaches in these two fields.
 
 
 
 
 
High School Diploma in Science - option Physics and Informatics
Lycée Prieur de la Côte d’Or - Auxonne
Jul 2001 – Jul 2004 France

Accomplish­ments

99% of success
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Research Ethics
96% of success
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Recent Publications

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(2022). Diversity and determinants of recombination landscapes in flowering plants. PLOS Genetics.

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(2022). The influence of native populations’ genetic history on the reconstruction of invasion routes: the case of a highly invasive aquatic species. Biological Invasions.

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(2020). Drivers of longitudinal telomere dynamics in the long‐lived bat species, Myotis myotis. Molecular Ecology.

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

Evolution 2021
The 2021 Evolution Conference.

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