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Genetics Unzipped – 004 – Witness the fitness

Posted by , on 17 January 2019

Heliconius Butterflies
Icons of evolution: Heliconius butterflies,  Meyer A, PLoS Biology, Vol. 4/10/2006, e341 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040341 CC-BY 4.0

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney is reporting back from the Genetics Society’s Autumn meeting – Genotype to Phenotype to Fitness – asking whether street smart city-dwelling birds are genetically different from their country bumpkin relatives, how butterflies got their brightly patterned wings, and if today’s genetic research would have blown Darwin’s mind.


Plus, we have an interview with the new president of The Genetics Society, Professor Laurence Hurst, about his vision for the coming centenary year and beyond.

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