Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.08.57Claire Armstrong (NERC-funded PhD Student)
Claire is using candidate gene and genomic approaches (RAD-seq) to understand pathogen-mediated natural selection in Berthelot’s pipits (Primary supervisory D.S. Richardson). See Claire’s EnvEast profile and on Twitter.

Tribolium Mating

Lucy Friend (UEA-funded Research Technician)
Lucy uses experimental evolution to understand adaptation to temperature in red flour beetles.


Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.14.24Siobhan Hillman (BBSRC-funded PhD Student)
In collaboration with the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) and John Innes Centre, Siobhan is studying the ecology and population genetics of the mangold fly – a leaf mining pest of sugar beet. See Siobhan on Twitter.

Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.17.07Rebecca Lewis (UEA-funded PhD Student)
Becky uses genetic approaches and experimental evolution to understand how population demography and adaptation interact to shape variation in red flour beetle populations subjected to extreme temperatures. See Becky on Twitter.

Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.23.12Claudia Martin (NERC-funded PhD Student)
In collaboration with IPNA-CSIC (Tenerife), Claudia is using whole genome sequencing and ecological field work to study evolutionary adaptation in Berthelot’s pipits.

Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.25.21.pngKelly Morgan (MSc Student)
Kelly is using candidate gene approaches to understand the molecular basis and evolution of bill morphology in island pipit populations.


Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.27.36.pngMichael Pointer (MSc student)
Mike is using genetic approaches and ecological field work to study the ecology and conservation of the critically endangered day gecko Phelsuma antanosy. See Mike’s website.