Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Bashford, JD (Dr James Bashford)

Fields of Research

Other physical sciences
Biological mathematics
Animal physiology - biophysics
Behavioural ecology
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Biological physics
Theoretical and computational chemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Terrestrial biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Base-Pairing Model of Duplex Formation. I. Watson-Crick Pairing Geometries; Biopolymers
An Algebraic Model of RNA Duplex Formation; Biopolymers
Association networks reveal social organization in the sleepy lizard ; Animal Behaviour
Codon and nucleotide assignments in a supersymmetric model of the genetic code; Physics Letters A
Contact networks in a wild Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) population: using social network analysis to reveal seasonal variability in social behaviour and its implications for transmission of devil facial tumour disease; Ecology Letters
Path integral formulation and Feynman rules for phylogenetic branching models; Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Quantum field theory and phylogenetic branching; Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Salerno's Model of DNA Re-Analysed: Could Breather Solitons have Biological Significance?; Journal of Biological Physics
Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks; Journal of Applied Ecology
Spectroscopy of the genetic code; Quantum Aspects Of Life
Supersymmetry in the Genetic Code; XXI International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics
U(1) U(1) U(1) symmetry of the Kimura 3ST model and phylogenetic branching processes; Journal of Physics A-Mathematical and General

Research Projects

Structure and Informatics of the Genetic Code; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Entanglement, Invariants, and Phylogenetics