Brandon Invergo

Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae

This is a brief excerpt of my academic Curriculum Vitae. For a copy of my full CV, please contact me.

Research Interests

The influences of the structure and the dynamics of complex systems on natural selection: molecular evolution, systems biology, protein networks, deterministic and stochastic system modeling, epistasis, visual phototransduction, cell signaling networks, natural computing

Professional Experience

ESPOD Fellow
December 2013–Present
EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Hinxton, UK

Research Technician
June 2004–July 2007
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, USA


PhD, Biomedicine
November 2013
Institute of Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC)
Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, ES

MSc, Biology
August 2009
Leiden University, Leiden, NL

  • Thesis Topic: The nature of seasonal polyphenism in the tropical butterfly Bicyclus anynana
  • Advisor: Prof. Bas Zwaan
  • Area of Study: Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences

BSc, Computer Science and Software Engineering
August 2004
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, USA

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Conference Talks

  • Exploring the rate-limiting steps in visual phototransduction recovery by bottom-up kinetic modeling. In: European Meeting on Phototransduction, June 19-22, 2013.

  • A system-level, molecular evolutionary analysis of mammalian phototransduction. In: EMBO Workshop: Frontiers In Sensory Development, May 3–6, 2011

  • The influence of network topology on recent rates of molecular evolution in the mammalian phototransduction signaling cascade. In: Evolution: Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting, June 25–29, 2010.

Conference Posters

  • Invergo BM, Montanucci L, Laayouni H, Bertranpetit J. A system-level, molecular evolutionary analysis of mammalian phototransduction. In: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Annual Meeting, June 23–26, 2012. Poster abstract.

Other Publications