Professor Robert Charles Griffiths FRS

Professor of Mathematical Genetics, Department of Statistics, and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford.

Professor Robert Charles Griffiths is Professor of Mathematical Genetics at University of Oxford and is distinguished for his fundamental contributions to Mathematical Population Genetics in the study of evolutionary stochastic processes, probability distributions of gene frequencies and of genealogical trees. He initiated and developed computational algorithms for full likelihood inference of population genetics parameters from DNA sequences, and ancestral inference, such as finding the time to the most recent common ancestor and ages of mutations in genealogical trees.

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