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CV E. Rashkovetsky

Research Interests

  • Population and evolutionary genetics of Drosophila
  • Genetics of speciation: sexual selection and sexual isolation
  • Genetics of local adaptation
  • Evolutionary adaptation to stressful environments using Drosophila as a model
  • Genetic bases of heat adaptation in Drosophila natural populations
  • Molecular evolution

Model organism:  Drosophila

Educational Background

Years

Institution and Location

Area of Specialization

Degree

1975 -1978

Department of Biochemistry, Tadjic State University (Dushanbe, USSR)

Biochemistry

B.S.

1978 -1980

Department of Cotton Genetics (Tadjic Academy of Sciences) and Tadjic State University (Dushanbe, USSR)

Genetics

M.Sc.

1988 -1991

Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Belarusian Academy of Sciences (Minsk, Belarus, USSR)

Genetics

Ph.D.

1991 -1992

Institute of Biophysics, Tadjic Academy of Sciences (Dushanbe, USSR)

Genetics

Postdoc

Positions and Employment

1992-1993

Senior Researcher, Lab of Genetics and Selection, Institute of Biophysics, Tadjic Academy of Sciences, Dushanbe, USSR

1994 - 2000

Researcher, Laboratory of Drosophila Genetics, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel

2000 - present

Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Population Genetics, Institute of Evolution and Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology (Faculty of Science and Science Education), University of Haifa, Israel

 

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