Andrew Wheeler

Year entered the Ph.D. Program: Fall 2013

Research Advisor: Joanna Masel

Research Topic: Astrobiology and Molecular Evolution


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Research Interests: I am a 3rd year PhD student in the Masel lab. I am interested in astrobiology and molecular evolution, particularly how proteins have evolved across the tree of life. My research project focuses on improving mathematical models of protein evolution used in molecular phylogenetics.


  • BA in Biology from Carleton College, 2018