Prof Jiggins

Chris has been promoted to a Personal Chair in Evolutionary Biology, from October 2014

Summer Science this week!

We are all manning the stand at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibit – come and visit if you are in London and see live Heliconius in the Royal Society!

Papilio dardanus genetics

Martijn Timmermans has just published a paper in Proc Roy Soc on the amazingly polymorphic Papilio dardanus, using association mapping and BAC walks to identify the engrailed gene as the best candidate for the locus controlling the wing pattern switch. The paper was also covered by Science Daily.