People

Nicola Nadeau

PhD Students

Emma Curran – The evolution and genetics of iridescent structural colour in Heliconius butterflies (NERC ACCE)

Melanie Brien – The genetic control of iridescence and structural colour in Heliconius butterflies (NERC ACCE)

Gabriela Montejo-Kovacevich – The genetic basis for altitudinal adaptation in Heliconius butterflies (Based in Cambridge, primary supervisor, Chris Jiggins)

Visitors

Dirleane Ottonelli Rossato, PhD student at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilĀ  – Do agricultural practices affect butterfly dispersal and genetic diversity?

Masters Students

Jennifer Smith – MBiolSci

Technician

Heather Rigg

Lab Alumni

Anna Puttick – MBiolSci 2017, Sexual dimorphism in structural and pigmentary colour in the co-mimetic butterflies Heliconius erato and Heliconius melpomene.

Thomas Gomersall – MBiolSci 2017, Are Heliconius butterflies capable of social learning?

Amruta Tendolkar – Genes and Development Summer Studentship 2016, Expression of the novel colour patterning gene Cortex

Gracie Adams – Summer Internship 2016, Morphological and genetic diversity in populations of the butterfly Heliconius sara

Adam Gillis – MBiolSci 2016, Assortative mating and sexual dichromatism in Heliconius erato cyrbia

James Bradford – NERC ACCE research experience placement 2015, The Diversity of wing scale structure responsible for structural colour in Heliconius

Current Collaborators

Carolina Pardo-Diaz – Universidad del Rosario

Camilo Salazar – Universidad del Rosario

Mauricio Linares – Universidad del Rosario

Andrew Parnell – Department of Physics and Astronomy

Caroline Bacquet – IKIAM

Carlos Morochz – Mashpi Reserve

Pete Vukusic – University of Exeter

Chris Jiggins – University of Cambridge

Kanchon Dasmahapatra – University of York

Owen McMillan – Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute