The Centre's members combine expertise in population, evolutionary, and molecular genetics, with phenotypic studies of selection.
We adopt a multidisciplinary approach to explore selective processes acting on the morphological and life history traits of whole organisms and their gametes. We have particular expertise in acoustic signalling, predator-prey interactions, visual ecology, sperm competition, chemical ecology, and the genetic mapping of complex traits.
Centre staff have independent yet complementary research programs addressing evolutionary questions in diverse organisms, from plants to insects, fishes, frogs, and humans. We have extensive collaborations with centres in Europe and the United States. Our research programs are supported by state-of-the-art technologies, from molecular biology to biochemistry and proteomics.