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Biography

Professor Ezaz’s research focuses on the evolutionary and comparative genomics of sex determining mechanisms and sex chromosome evolution in non traditional vertebrate model species, a discipline primarily devoted to basic research aiming to expand the current knowledge base.

His areas of research interest include development and application of molecular markers, molecular cytogenetics, epigenetic regulation of sex differentiation, plasticity and adaptation. Professor Ezaz uses diverse taxa, ranging from fish to birds, as well as invertebrates including crustaceans and mollusc to answer his research questions.

Professor Ezaz has co-authored papers published in high impact journals including Nature, Science, Current Biology and Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Professor Ezaz’s contributions to his field of expertise have led to a deeper understanding of the mechanisms and evolution of sex determination and sex chromosome evolution, particularly in reptiles. In recognition of his significant contributions he was awarded prestigious ARC Future Fellowship. He holds a very strong track record in the context of his discipline expectations and led the establishment of an international network of cytogeneticists (chromosomics network) which has members form 18 different countries.

Professor Ezaz supervises postgraduate students and also teaches units on Genetics and Genomics and on plants and animals to 2nd and 1st year undergraduates respectively.

External positions

Visiting Professor, Hiroshima University

10 Feb 2017 → …

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Projects 2011 2016

Research Output 2003 2019

Distribution and amplification of interstitial telomeric sequences (ITS) in Australian dragon lizards support frequent chromosome fusions in Iguania

Srikulnath, K., Azad, B., Singchat, W. & EZAZ, T., 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 2, p. 1-11 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lizards
Chromosomes
Amplification
lizards
Squamata

Emerging patterns of genome organization in Notopteridae species (Teleostei, Osteoglossiformes) as revealed by Zoo-FISH and Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH)

Barby, F. F., Bertollo, L., De Oliveira, E. A., Yano, C. F., Hatanaka, T., Ráb, P., Sember, A., EZAZ, T., Artoni, R. F., Liehr, T., Al-Rikabi, A. B. H., Trifonov, V., de Oliveira, E. H. C., Franco Molina, W., Jegede, O. I., Tanomtong, A. & Cioffi, M. D. B., 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-11 11 p., 1112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Osteoglossiformes
comparative genomic hybridization
zoos
karyotyping
genome

Molecular evidence for sex reversal in wild populations of green frogs (Rana clamitans)

Lambert, M., Tran, T., Killian, A., EZAZ, T. & Skelly, D., 8 Feb 2019, In : PEERJ. 7, 2, p. 1-21 21 p., 6449.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rana clamitans
sex reversal
Rana
frogs
Genes

The Molecular Basis of Freshwater Adaptation in Prawns: Insights from Comparative Transcriptomics of Three Macrobrachium Species

Rahi, M. L., Mather, P. B., EZAZ, T. & Hurwood, D. A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 11, 4, p. 1002-1018 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palaemonidae
Macrobrachium
Fresh Water
transcriptomics
shrimp
Reptiles
Genomics
Cytogenetics
Chromosomes
Sex Chromosomes