Postdoc position in Evolutionary Biology

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic PhD graduate to work on rates of evolution and models of macroevolutionary change! The successful candidate will be part of the Molecular Ecology, Evolution, and Phylogenetics Lab, led by Professor Simon Ho and Professor Nathan Lo. The position is funded by the Australian Research Council Discovery Project ‚ÄúTesting …

The delicate water lily: A rose by another name?

A new study published in Nature reports the 409-megabase genome sequence of the blue-petal water lily (Nymphaea colorata). The authors conclude that most flowering plants may owe their success, including employing floral scent for attracting pollinators, in part to the genetic innovations observed in the delicate water lily. Water lilies are beloved features in ponds …