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Christina Bergey

Post Doctoral Scholar

514 Carpenter Building
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-3869

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. 2016 Post-doctoral Researcher, Perry Lab, Penn State University
  2. 2015-2016 Post-doctoral Researcher, Besansky Lab, University of Notre Dame
  3. 2009-2015 Ph.D. Physical Anthropology, New York University
  4. 2005-2009 B.A. Anthropology, New York University


Dr. Bergey's previous experience included training in both anthropology and computational biology; she uses genomic-scale data to study interactions among gene flow, admixture, natural selection, and behavioral ecology in human and non-human primate populations. She is currently leading an NIH-funded rainforest hunter-gatherer functional and evolutionary genomics projects.


Population genomics of a baboon hybrid zone

Dissertation Chair(s)

Dr. Todd Disotell, Dr. Clifford Jolly

Research Interests

Evolutionary genomics, Population and comparative genomics, Rainforest hunter-gatherers, Hybridization, Old World monkey phylogenetics, Mosquito population genomics