We had two papers that came out this weekend – first a paper led by Richard Wallbank showing how recombination between enhancer elements can lead to novelty and diversity in wing patterns, published in PLoS Biology. This was covered by a press release on the university website and elsewhere on the web. And second a […]
Richard Merrill represented the lab at the Pop Group conference, and gave a talk outlining our first results on the genetic basis for mate preference in melpomene x cydno crosses. These show some exciting results which suggest a modularity in mate preference. Look out for next years Pop Group which will be organised by us […]
Joe has been annoying us all week by boldly stating that he was going to win the Department graduate poster prize. Just to rub it in he has actually gone and done it! Well done JJ Hanly.
We are seeking a research intern to work at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama from ~mid March 2016 for a period of at least one year. The internship will focus on speciation in Heliconius butterflies (for more information please see http://heliconius.zoo.cam.ac.uk/). The intern will join a vibrant community of scientists studying the origins and maintenance of […]