An evolutionary & developmental biology lab

Month: April 2013

Evolution of articulated abdominal appendages in Sepsid flies

Articulated abdominal appendages in Sepsidae are one of the most dramatic evolutionary innovations that have occurred relatively recently (in a single dipteran family).  Check out the latest paper on this system.

Judy receives an NSF predoctoral fellowship

Judy’s proposal to work on the origin of the insect sexual differentiation pathway has been funded by the NSF.  Congratulations!!!  This will be a very exciting project.

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