Patrick Phillips, Department of Biology; Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Patrick Phillips

Patrick Phillips

pphil@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:
Evolutionary Genetics, Biology of Aging, Molecular Biology, Genetics

Patrick Phillips is an expert in ecology and evolution, the biology of aging, molecular biology, and the genetics of complex traits. He is a a professor in the Department of Biology, member of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution, a member of the NIH Center for excellence in systems biology, META, and the acting executive director of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon. Patrick has helped to pioneer our understanding of how complex genetic interactions shape the way that organisms develop, behave and evolve. He is now applying these approaches toward discovering how to increase people's healthspans and decrease the impacts of environmental stress over the lifetime of an individual.

Contact: 
pphil@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0916



Websites:

http://pages.uoregon.edu/pphil/

http://ie2.uoregon.edu/people/phillips/



Recent Media:
A long journey to reproducible results (Nature, Aug. 22, 2017)
Science talk draws a large crowd to hear about Knight Campus (Around the O, May 15, 2017)
A UO lab digs into worms in the quest to lengthen human life (Around the O, Feb. 21, 2017)
New York worms have 'killer sperm': Females live half as long after mating with males from the city than in other areas (Daily Mail UK, June 2, 2015)
In-depth look at history’s largest genetic twin study (Bioscience Technology, May 27, 2015)

UO study finds New York males are deadly -- in the world of roundworms (Around the O, May 28, 2015)

Presence of Opposite Sex Can Shorten Life Span (Science Magazine, Nov. 29, 2013)

DNA at 60: Still Much to Learn (Scientific American, April 28, 2013)

Biologists turn against worm (Nature, Nov. 12 , 2009)