New people in the lab!

We’d like to welcome Camilla, Christian, Christina, Jeppe, Lisa, Mathias, and Nikolaj to the lab!  Their research will cover a wide range of…

New paper in Biology Letters

The paper “Preservation of potassium balance is strongly associated with insect cold tolerance in the field: a seasonal study of Drosophila subobscura” by…

Paper published in Functional Ecology

The paper: “Tropical to subpolar gradient in phospholipid composition suggests adaptive tuning of biological membrane function in drosophilids” is now published. This paper…

Paper published in Proceedings B

“Concurrent effects of cold and hyperkalaemia cause insect chilling injury” has been published in Proceeding of the Royal Society B. The paper concerns…

Farewells

Both Anders Findsen and Jonas Andersen recently defended their PhD thesis and have been awarded the title. Furthermore Heath MacMillan finished his two-year…

Short communication in JEB

Jonas’ paper on the correlation between the muscle resting membrane potential and the chill coma entry temperature was published in JEB short communications…

Paper in JIP

The paper “Temperate Drosophila preserve cardiac function at low temperature” by Jonas, Heath and Johannes has been accepted for publication in the Journal…

Heath had a new paper accepted in JEB

Today Heath had a new manuscript accepted in The Journal of Experimental Biology on the ionic mechanisms of cold tolerance evolution and phenotypic plasticity in Drosophila….

New Student in the Lab

We are happy to welcome James O’sulivan as an addition to the group. James who is an student from Manchester University will spend…