Dr.Laura is currently working at EMBL-EBI Hinxton. Laura completed her undergraduate degree in Genetics (BSc first class hons) at the University of Nottingham.Laura completed her PhD in Evolutionary Genetics at the University of Edinburgh’s Institute of Evolutionary Biology. She is specialized in Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Evolution, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Genomics, DNA, Computational Biology.
Her publications are as follows:
Protein Phylogenetic Analysis of Ca(2+)/cation Antiporters and Insights into their Evolution in Plants. Emery L, Whelan S, Hirschi KD, Pittman JK. Front Plant Sci Volume 3 (2012) p.1 DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00001.
Impact of translational selection on codon usage bias in the archaeon Methanococcus maripaludis. Emery LR, Sharp PM. Biol Lett Volume 7 (2011) p.131-135 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0620.
Forces that influence the evolution of codon bias. Sharp PM, Emery LR, Zeng K. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci Volume 365 (2010) p.1203-1212 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2009.0305.