Our Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition proposal ‘From Jungles to Genomes: The story of butterfly wing pattern evolution’ has been approved! Now the work begins.
We are all looking forward to our lab trip to Snowdonia this coming weekend. The plan is to write a review article on Heliconius biology…just a little ambitious for one weekend?
Nature Reviews Genetics published a research highlights article about Simon Martin’s study of speciation genomics that was published in Genome Research last month. The paper was also highlighted by F1000, with a great review written by Katie Peichel.
With Marianne Elias and her student Nicolas Chazot, we have just published a paper on the structure of communities of mimetic butterflies in Ecuador, in American Naturalist. Across many different sites, the data shows that altitude is the most important force structuring communities, far more important than geographic distance. Furthermore, mimetic butterflies are more likely […]