We’ve published a new preprint about aristaless1, aristaless2, and the development of Heliconius butterflies. Please check it out!

We’ve published a new preprint about aristaless1, aristaless2, and the development of Heliconius butterflies. Please check it out!

Please see our new preprint about how doublesex and its interactions generate color pattern mimicry in swallowtail butterflies.

Please see our new preprint about how doublesex and its interactions generate color pattern mimicry in swallowtail butterflies.

South Side Science Festival

The Kronforst Lab was happy to participate in the first annual South Side Science Festival. The festival (including our butterfly tent!) was featured in the Chicago Tribune.

Congratulations to Paula Fernandez-Begne for receiving an R. C. Lewontin Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution!

Congratulations to Paula Fernandez-Begne for receiving an R. C. Lewontin Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution!

We’ve posted two new bioRxiv preprints related to our research on Heliconius vision and mate preference. Please check them out!

We’ve posted two new bioRxiv preprints related to our research on Heliconius vision and mate preference. Please check them out!

Welcome to Rachel Moran

The lab is happy to welcome Rachel Moran, a Chicago Fellow studying genomics and speciation of darter fish.

Congratulations to Erick Bayala on his successful Ph.D. thesisdefense!

Congratulations to Erick Bayala on his successful Ph.D. thesis defense! His dissertation is entitled “How to paint a butterfly? Developmental insights into Heliconius embryology, color patterning, and pigmentation.”