Jack Da Silva

Dr Jack Da Silva

Senior Lecturer

School of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology


My research and teaching are focused on evolutionary genetics. Current topics of interest are:

evolution of sex and recombination
evolution of sexes (anisogamy)
evolution of senescence (ageing)
evolution of eusociality

  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2009 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Chloroplast DNAs Diversify Nuclear and Mitochondrial Genomes in Plants Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Dong Wang
    2008 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Comprehensive Identification and Annotation of Non-Protein-Coding Transcriptomes from Vertebrates Indicates Most ncRNAs are Regulatory Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Zhipeng Qu
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83137009
  • Email: jack.dasilva@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134362
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Molecular Life Sciences, floor 2
  • Org Unit: School of Biological Sciences

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