Clinal variation in Drosophila; a signature of climatic adaptation and a resource for adaptive gene discovery.
Grant number: DP120100916 | Funding period: 2012 - 2015
Evolutionary changes can occur rapidly within populations and genetic changes in traits along gradients represent an expression of these rapid changes. The east coast of Australia represents an outstanding natural laboratory to understand these changes using drosophila flies as model systems.
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