Lise Meitner GroupEvolutionary Diversification and Innovation

Lise Meitner Group
Evolutionary Diversification and Innovation

There is an extraordinary diversity of life on earth. Yet, a closer look reveals that some traits readily evolve time and again, while others seem difficult if not impossible to evolve. Nathalie Feiner and her team aim to unravel what makes biological systems evolvable. Using lizards as study systems, they take an integrative approach to decipher the developmental rules that underpin evolutionary diversification and the emergence of novel colours, patterns and shapes.

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