The Ingvarsson research group is focused on understanding what factors govern the distribution of genetic variation across plant genomes, and how this drives phenotypic variation in traits that are of adaptive or economic importance. We mainly rely on computational analyses of large-scale DNA sequencing data sets but also use data on gene expression and traditional genetic mapping in combination with field and greenhouse experiments. We are especially interested in understanding the genetic architecture of local adaptation in phenology and the relative importance of genetic drift, recombination and natural selection in driving genome-wide patterns of genetic diversity.

The Ingvarsson research group is located at the Department of Plant Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden, although a few people remain at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University where we were located from 2002 to 2016.