Welcome to the Masel Lab

We study a range of topics in evolutionary biology (and sometimes epidemiology, ecology and economics), including protein evolution, mutation load, and the nature of fitness. 

Lab retreats

Latest picture taken from our recent retreat in Prescott, Arizona.

Who says a 5-mile hike and science don't go together?

 Lab News

New publication alert

March 2023

Our recent publication titled 'Differential retention of Pfam domains creates long-term evolutionary trends' is now available at MBE!

Congratulations Sawsan!

April 2023

Sawsan just passed her comprehensive exam with flying colors. Onwards!

Welcome Naman, Chirag & Osho

Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Summer 2023

Joining us as undergraduates, Naman, Chirag and Osho will be working on different exciting projects.