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Kathy Darragh

Kathy Darragh

PhD Candidate

Room F8
Office Phone: 01223 (3)36644

Research Interests

I am interested in the genetic and ecological factors underlying adaptation and speciation. In particular, I work with species of the genus Heliconius, mimetic neotropical butterflies with a huge diversity in wing patterns. I study the role of pheromones in species recognition and sexual communication though a combination of behavioural and genetic experiments.