Congratulations to Laura on her success in getting a Research Fellowship at Christchurch College in Oxford. She plans to continue her work on Heliconius pigmentation and pigment gene evolution, based in Peter Holland’s lab.
Archives for February 2010
Laura Ferguson (with almost everyone else in the lab as co-authors) has just published a paper in a special edition of Molecular Ecology dealing with the application of next-gen high-throughput sequencing methods to ecological problems. Our paper uses linkage mapping and genome sequencing to identify the Yb region controlling major wing pattern differences between races […]
We published two papers in PLoS Genetics today, showing population genetic patterns across hybrid zones in the co-mimics Heliconius melpomene and H. erato. Arnaud Martin and co-authors wrote a perspective piece in the same journal outlining the results – see here. The publication was covered as a news item on the front page of the […]
Here are links to high resolution files of some images to go with the press release of 3 Feb 2010. All images should be marked ‘Copyright Chris Jiggins, University of Cambridge’. Heliconius melpomene aglaope from lowland amazonian Peru Heliconius melpomene aglaope from lowland amazonian Peru image 2 Heliconius melpomene amaryllis from the Andes of north […]