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We are computational biologists using a combination of bioinformatics, phylogenetics, and protein structure & function analysis to elucidate general mechanisms of protein evolution and specifically of protein functional divergence.


By studying the intricate interplay of biophysical factors within and between biomolecules in real-time and on evolutionary time-scales, we contribute to an improved understanding of

genotype-proteotype-phenotype relationships with applications in agriculture, engineering, and

health care.


Jessica Siltberg-Liberles, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

Biomolecular Sciences Institute

Florida International University

Miami, USA

e-mail: jliberle {AT}

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