Weghorn Lab

Evolutionary Processes Modeling

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Research

The Weghorn Lab is part of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain. Our research focuses on analyzing evolving systems, particularly cancer tumors and the human population. We analyze sequencing and other biological datasets and develop mathematical and computational approaches to estimate selection. An important aspect of this effort is to investigate mutational processes and the heterogeneity of mutation rate. Ultimately, the information we are able to glean about the impact of genetic changes could aid in the description of novel biological mechanisms and with the treatment of cancer and other diseases.

Lab news

October 2019 We congratulate Miguel Rodriguez Galindo on his 'la Caixa' PhD fellowship.
April 2019 The lab celebrates receiving the Plan Estatal funding from the Spanish government.
February 2019 We are happy to welcome David Castellano to the lab, joining with an INTREPiD post-doctoral fellowship co-funded by the H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND program.