This is the place to learn about my research into two of the most confounding events in Earth’s history: the origins of the cell from non-living chemical compounds, and the origins of eukaryotes from simpler cellular precursors. Click on a red circle on the tree of life below to learn more about my work in each of these areas.


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Collaboration Network

I’m fortunate enough to have worked with colleagues and institutions from around the world. Click on a slice of the planet below to learn more about my collaboration network.