butterfly with spread wings. photo credit - Jeffery Mitton

Research on biological heredity, the variation of inherited characteristics, and the map from genotype to phenotype.

Faculty expertise in area

Nolan Kane - genomics; bioinformatics; speciation; hybridization
Jingchun Li - biodiversity; evolution and ecology of invertebrates; systematics; genomics
Andrew Martin - population genetics; conservation genetics
Andrew McAdam - quantitative genetics in the wild, phenotypic plasticity
Daniel Meulemans Medeiros - evolutionary developmental biology of vertebrates
Rebecca Safran - sexual selection; speciation; population genetics; genomics
Stacey Smith - evolutionary genetics; molecular phylogenetics; plant-pollinator interactions
David Stock - evolutionary developmental biology; morphological evolution
Scott Taylor - hybridization; speciation; evolutionary ecology; population genetics; genomics
Erin Tripp - macroevolution; plant pigment evolution; lichenology