While under quarantine we will be presenting bi-weekly Zoom seminars featuring Heliconius researchers. Please contact Joana Meier (email@example.com) or Luca Livraghi (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to be added to the email list for the talk announcements.
Talks start at 10AM Panama time unless noted otherwise.
|11 May 2020||Luca Livraghi (U Cambridge, UK)||The gene cortex controls scale colour identity in Heliconius
|25 May 2020||Joe Hanly (George Washington U, USA)||Investigation of wing pattern mutants in a domesticated population of Heliconius melpomene
|8 June 2020||Kelsey Byers (U Cambridge, UK)||QTL for potential wing and genital pheromone compounds show clustering across the genome|
|June 22, 2020||Chris Kozak (STRI)||Population genomics of large mimetic radiations
|July 6th, 2020||Melanie Brien (U Sheffield / U Cambridge)||The genetics and evolution of structural colour in Heliconius butterflies
|July 20th, 2020||Nate Edelman (Harvard, US)||The molecular basis of hybrid female sterility in Heliconius pardalinus subspecies|
|August 3rd, 2020||Nicol Rueda (Un del Rosario, Colombia)||Importance of environmental variables in the distribution and natural hybridization of Heliconius butterflies.
|September 7th, 2020||Wyatt Toure (McGill U, USA / STRI, Panama)||Heliconiini butterflies can learn time-dependent reward associations.|
|September 21st, 2020||Erika Pinheiro-de-|
Castro (U. Cambridge, UK)
|Phenotypic plasticity in chemical defence allows butterflies to diversify host use strategies|
|October 5th, 2020||Matteo Rossi (LMU, Munich)||Genetics of visual mate preference in Heliconius butterflies|
|October 19th, 2020||Gabriela Montejo-Kovacevich (U. Cambridge, UK)||Local adaptation in Heliconius butterflies (beyond mimicry)|
|November 2nd, 2020||Alexander Hausmann (LMU, Munich)||Heliconius mating behaviours affected by light environment during early stages of divergence|
|November 16th, 2020||Francesco Cicconardi (U. Bristol)||A Flock of Genomes: New and revised genomic resources for 58 species of Heliconiini|
|November 30th, 2020||Lucie Quest (U York, UK / LMU, Munich, Germany)||Flight and wing shape in the Heliconiini|
|December 14th, 2020||James Lewis (U Cornell, US)||Adaptive diversification of red wing color patterns in Heliconius erato|
|January 25th, 2021||Camille Le Roy (Institute of Systematic, Evolution and Biodiversity, France)||Convergent morphology and divergent phenology: unravelling the coexistence of mimetic Morpho butterfly species|
|February 8th, 2021||Paul Jay (CNRS, Montpellier, France)||The evolution of supergenes: insight from mimicry polymorphism in Heliconius numata|