The first Bicyclus butterflies have just been released into the greenhouses in Madingley!
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We published a review article on the genetics of adaptation, which featured a picture of Heliconius ismenius on the cover of Trends in Genetics.. We argued that mutations of large effect play a major role in controlling evolutionary change in the wild.
Its a bit late, I know, but congratulations are due to Anna and Rod on the birth of their son Rory.
Richard has just published a paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society showing that genes for traits that characterise species are tightly linked in the genome – so hybrids with red wing bands also have genes for preferring red mates, and the yellow band patterning gene is linked to genes for female mate choice. Speciation […]