Congrats to Ben Hopkins for passing his viva!
Hot of the press, our Mol Cell Proteomics paper, lead by Irem Sepil, uses a novel quantitative proteomics method to identify new Drosophila seminal proteins.
Our Nat Comms paper shows how polyandry affects sexual selection on males – great work from Ju Morimoto & the team!
Our new paper in Proc B, on fly nervous system-sex effects on behaviour & lifespan, is the work of two terrific undergrad project students, Ewan & Tomoyo!
Read this article in the Mirror explaining the similarities between Love Island and our research on fly sex
Check out Sally Le Page’s new (and first) paper, on male relatedness and familiarity, and sexual conflict in fruit flies (open access)!
Welcome to Dani Edmunds, who started her DPhil studies in the fly lab today, supervised by Jen Perry and Stu Wigby.
Check out our new quick guide to seminal fluid, out now in Current Biology
Our new Nature Ecology & Evolution paper shows that sperm and sex peptide increase aggression in female flies!
Check out our new fly-sex karaoke podcast!
New paper from lab alumni Cedric Tan, on his PhD work on relatedness and sexual selection in the red junglefowl
Many congrats to Ju Morimoto, who successfully completed his DPhil viva and now takes up a post-doc position in Australia
New paper on how insulin signalling buffers against male-induced harm published in Scientific Reports
Congrats to Sally Le Page for winning impact and public engagement awards from the Doctoral Training Program at Oxford!
Welcome to grad student Lizzie Sandham, who joins the lab for a rotation project as part of the Oxford Biosciences Doctoral Training Partnership
Interested in doing a PhD with us? Check out the application guide on the Zoology website, and get in touch!
New paper (open access) in Functional Ecology – Developmental environment mediates male seminal protein investment in Drosophila melanogaster
Congrats to Ellie Bath for winning the Oxford round of the Three Minute Thesis competition!
Nice new blog post by the BBSRC about our research – read it here.
Nearly or recently finished PhD? Want a post doc fellowship at Oxford? Deadline 28th Nov 2014 http://www.merton.ox.ac.uk/jrfs
Congratulations to Ju Morimoto on passing his transfer of status viva to become a full DPhil student!
Welcome to Irem Sepil, who joins the lab as a BBSRC funded post-doc.
New paper in Nature! Within group relatedness reduces harm to female Drosophila
5 year post-doc available from 31/03/14 on Ageing and seminal protein-mediated sexual selection: http://ow.ly/pyQlA
Stuart Wigby published a new review in Trends in Ecology and Evolution – “The Seminal Symphony: how to compose an ejaculate”
Stuart Wigby has been awarded a BBSRC David Phillips fellowship (worth £1.35m) to study male reproductive ageing and sexual selection.
Paper on ageing and inbreeding published in Evolution by Cedric Tan and Stuart Wigby
Congratulations to Juliano Morimoto who has been awarded a Brazian CNPq scholarship to begin DPhil studies in October 2013
Stuart Wigby has been awarded £7500 from the John Fell Fund to study quantitative proteomics of fruit fly seminal fluid.
Congratulations to Cedric Tan for passing his DPhil viva starting a postdoc with Tom Pizzari.
Welcome to Rhodes Scholar Ellie Bath, who beings a DPhil with Nat Seddon, Joe Tobias and Stuart Wigby