Monday, 31 March 2014

New paper: Genetic basis of benthic-limnetic cichlids

New paper out
Franchini, P., C. Fruciano, M.-L. Spreitzer, J. C. Jones, K. R. Elmer, F. Henning, and A. Meyer, 2014 Genomic architecture of ecologically divergent body shape in a pair of sympatric crater lake cichlid fishes. Mol Ecol 23: 1828-1845.  

(years of raising those fishies comes to fruition!)

and the topic of the issue's Perspective by Sean Rogers & Heather Jamniczky

Lord Kelvin Adam Smith funding success for Kathryn Elmer with co-Is from Geography

Kathryn Elmer (PI), Nick Kamenos and Zhenhong Li (Geography, co-Is) have been awarded a well-funded Lord Kelvin Adam Smith studentship (2014/2015 for 4 yrs) for their project "Trees through time: Biodiversity on the landscape".

Friday, 7 March 2014

congrats to Hans for Heredity Fieldwork Grant!

Congratulations to Hans Recknagel on being awarded a Hereditary Fieldwork grant by the Genetics Society! This will be a great help with his PhD research this summer in the Alps (tough, but someone has to do it ...)