This week we are very sorry to be saying goodbye to John Davey, who has been in Cambridge for over three years. He is moving on to a lectureship-level job as a bioinformatician in York. Best of luck – we will miss you!
We are looking to recruit a technician for the lab – to make genomic libraries, organise our databases and generally run the show – more details here: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11446/
Several years ago we had a visitor from China, Quanyou, who carried out a study of transcriptomic responses of Heliconius melpomene midguts to feeding on two different host plant species. This work has just been published in Molecular Ecology. Importantly, Quanyou has very carefully annotated the detoxification genes in the melpomene genome, which will be […]
Not only is Denise Dell’Aglio about to submit her thesis, but she has also just published two of her chapters. One of these demonstrates learnt avoidance of brightly coloured butterfly models in a rainforest. The second shows how butterflies can learn shape cues, which they use to find flowers and host plants. Passiflora vines have […]