Lounès Chikhi is a population geneticist working at the CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) in Toulouse, France. He is also the Principal Investigator of the Population and Conservation Genetics group, at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, in Oeiras, Portugal. He is interested in understanding how genetic data can be used to reconstruct the recent history of populations.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the first annual prize for the best student-led paper in Heredity. The quality of papers was in general very high but the award for this year goes to Donald McKnight, from James Cook University. We would like to thank all of the authors for submitting their research to Heredity and congratulate those contributing to the long- and short-listed papers.
- Why's that fish transparent?
- Red sea bream are an important fish in Japan, for both culinary and cultural reasons. But there’s a problem: transparent fish are appearing in fish farms! Join Dr Eitaro Sawayama (Nihon University) and find out how he uncovered the causative gene for this deformity, and what his work means for red sea bream aquaculture.
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