Wheat Lab
Stockholm University

Christopher W. Wheat

Principal Investigator

Research Interests:

 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.

Research organisms:

Butterflies, primarily Pieris napi, Pararge aegeria, Colias crocea.


Population genomics of local adaptation. RNAseq and Pool-Seq analysis.