Prof. Dr.

Andreas Wagner

Professor and Chair, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zürich

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2018

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Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Evolutionary research
  • Systems biology
  • Genomics

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Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organisation

Selected Prizes:

  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Gold medal for Paradoxical Life, best Science books of 2009, Independent Publisher Book Awards
  • J.S. Nicholas Prize for Best Dissertation in Zoology, Yale University

Selected Publications:

  • Aguilar Rodriguez, J.; Payne., J. A.; Wagner, A. (2017) 1000 empirical adaptive landscapes and their navigability. Nature Ecology and Evolution, Bd. 1 (0045).
  • Payne., J. L.; Wagner, A. (2014) The robustness and evolvability of transcription factor binding sites. Science, Bd. 343, S. 875-877.
  • Barve, A.; Wagner, A. (2013) A latent capacity for evolutionary innovation through exaptation in metabolic systems. Nature, Bd. 500, S. 203-206.
  • Hayden, E. J.; Ferrada, E.; Wagner, A. (2011) Cryptic genetic variation promotes rapid evolutionary adaptation in an RNA enzyme. Nature, Bd. 474, S. 92-95.
  • Wagner, Andreas (2008) Robustness and evolvability: A paradox resolved. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, Bd. 275, S. 91-100.