Christopher W. Wheat
Uncovering the genetic basis of life history strategies.
Understanding the microevolutionary dynamics acting upon the insect innate immune system.
Investigating the micro and macroevolutionary dynamics of the coevolutionary dynamics between butterflies and their hostplants.
Butterflies, primarily Pieris napi, Pararge aegeria, Colias crocea.
Population genomics of local adaptation. RNAseq and Pool-Seq analysis.