Antibiotics are generally used to both increase and accelerate the growth of livestock. However, a new publication by three members of our group – Juan Galarza, Liam Murphy and Johanna Mappes – finds that the growth benefits gained by antibiotic use may come costly. In this study, moth larvae that were treated with growth-inducing antibioticsContinue reading “New publication sheds light on the downsides of antibiotic use”
Eetu Selenius and Jenna Lommi have completed their Master’s Degrees. Eetu’s thesis: The effects of sex pheromone on female attractiveness and its role in maintaining color polymorphism in Arctia plantaginis. Jenna’s thesis: Influence of colour, smell and taste on the survival of the wood tiger moth (Arctia plantaginis) adults during predation event.
Our lab joins with those of Chris Jiggins and Frank Chan to understand the genetic control of a complex polymorphism.