Dr. Jeremy R Dettman

Research Scientist
  • Evolutionary genomics of microbes
  • Molecular systematics of fungi
  • Comparative and population genomics

Current research and/or projects

  • Development of phylogenomics capability, rapid detection, and identification tools
  • Development of new information on taxonomy, phylogeny, distribution, and biology of plant pathogenic fungi

Education and awards

Research Associate (University of Ottawa)

NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow (University of Toronto)

Postdoctoral Researcher (University of California, Berkeley)

PhD, Microbial Biology (University of California, Berkeley)

MSc, Forest Pathology (University of British Columbia)

BSc, Biology (University of British Columbia)

Key publications

  1. Beaulieu et al. 2022. Phylogenetics of Acari and their cousins reshuffled by ultraconserved elements (UCE’s): can beauty emerge from chaos? Zoosymposia, 22: 104-105

    2022 - View publication details

  2. Douglas HB, Kundrata R, Brunke A, Chapados JT, Richter R, Savard K, McKenna D and Dettman JR (2020) Anchored Phylogenomics of Elateridae: some outgroups did not act as expected! Second International Symposium on Elateroidea (online international symposium). October 11, 2021. Invited oral presentation, 30 minutes.

    2021 - View publication details

  3. Wyka, S.A., Mondo, S.J., Liu, M., Dettman, J., Nalam, V., Broders, K.D. (2021). Whole-Genome Comparisons of Ergot Fungi Reveals the Divergence and Evolution of Species within the Genus Claviceps Are the Result of Varying Mechanisms Driving Genome Evolution and Host Range Expansion. Genome biology and evolution, [online] 13(2), http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evaa267

    2021 - View publication details

  4. Brunke, A., Hansen, A. K., Salnitska, M., Kypke, J. L., Escalona, H., Chapados, J.T., Eyres, J., Richter, R., Smetana, A., Ślipiński, A., Zwick, A., Hájek, J., Leschen, R., Solodovnikov, A. and J.R. Dettman. 2020. StaphBaits: using phylogenomics to densely sample and systematically revise hyperdiverse Quediini (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America. Virtual meeting, [recorded audio]. Invited speaker.

    2020 - View publication details

  5. Nguyen HDT, Grunwald NJ, Abad ZG, Martin FN, Crouch J, Hambleton S, Dettman J, Liu M, Harris LJ, Castlebury L, Salagado-Salazar C, Cowger C, Ellouz O, Mollov D, Fall ML, Ling K, Griffifths J, Mahaffee W, Chen W, Sultata T, Yu Q, Carta LK, Skantar AM, Tambong J, Rogers E, Li S, Dumonceaux TJ, Widmer TL. The 2019 AAFC-USDA meeting on genotyping and monitoring of high-risk plant pathogens.

    2019 - View publication details

Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6


Canadian Phytopathological Society

Mycological Society of America

International Mycological Congress