Yiguan Wang

Research Interests

Yiguan Wang

I am currently employed as a post-doctoral researcher within the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IEB) at the University of Edinburgh, working on the genetic diversity and adaptive fixation influenced by evolutionary processes among wild Drosophila species.


When Where What
2020-Present University of Edinburgh Post-Doc, funded by BBSRC
2016-2020 University of Queensland, Australia "The impact of natural selection on genomic variation in natural andexperimental populations of Drosophila serrata", PhD
2013-2016 Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China "Insecticides Resistance Surveillance for Dengue Vector Aedes in China", Master Degree"
2008-2013 Shandong University, China Bachelor of Medicine

Representative Publications

Wang Y, McNeil P, Abdulazeez R, Pascual M, Johnston SE, Keightley PD, Obbard DJ (2023) Variation in mutation, recombination, and transposition rates in Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila simulans Genome Research 33:587-598

Yiguan, W., Jie, T., Qiyong, L., Cannan, S., Wenlong, K., Henglu, D., ... & Fengxia, M. (2016). Influence of bloodmeal host on blood feeding, egg production, and offspring sex ratio of Ctenocephalides felis felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae). Journal of medical entomology, 53(4), 888-893.

Yiguan, W., Xin, L., Chengling, L., Su, T., Jianchao, J., Yuhong, G., ... & Fengxia, M. (2016). A survey of insecticide resistance in Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) during a 2014 dengue fever outbreak in Guangzhou, China. Journal of economic entomology, 110(1), 239-244.

Huai, P., Xun, H., Reilly, K. H., Wang, Y., Ma, W., & Xi, B. (2013). Physical Activity and Risk of Hypertension A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies. Hypertension, 62(6), 1021-1026.

Wang YG., &Yang XR.. (2012). Association of Catechol-O-Methyltransferase polymorphisms (Val108/158Met) with Parkinson's disease: A Meta-analysis. Journal of Motor Behavior. 44, 365-372.

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