Welcome to the Cook lab


We study the origins, diversification and distributions of organisms, especially plants and insects in Australia.  We mostly take a comparative approach and use molecular phylogenies to test hypotheses about ecological and evolutionary processes. 

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What do we do?


School of Biological Sciences

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus

Brisbane, Australia

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Where are we?

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