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  • Animals
  • Evo-Devo
  • Field Sites

  • Our laboratory uses modern molecular and developmental biology approaches to study the evolution and development of adaptive morphologies in natural populations of vertebrates, therefore we rely heavily on field work to obtain the samples for our experiments. Currently we have ongoing projects in the Galápagos Islands and the Islands of the Lesser Antilles where we study Darwin’s Finches, other closely related lineages of birds and Anole lizards

Field Sites

  • Field site on Trinidad and Tobago
  • Jasmin Camacho in a bat cave
  • Jasmin climbing
  • Galapagos MapMap of the Galápagos
  • Juanka at Genovesa, Galápagos, 2007
  • Genovesa Crater and Lake composite
  • Genovesa field site, Galápagos Islands
  • Land vegetation in Genovesa, Galápagos Islands
  • Arhat and Cliff Tabin viewing a finch's nest in the Galápagos
  • Rosemary Grant pointing out a nest
  • Arhat checking out a nest
  • Ricardo checking a nest
  • Galápagos finch's nest
  • Galápagos finch's nest
  • Filming in the Galápagos
  • Genovesa Crater, Galápagos
  • Santa Cruz Crater, Galápagos Islands
  • Santa Cruz Field Site
  • Barbados Field Site
  • Barbados Field Site
  • Arhat with a sea lion
  • Arhat at the Barbados field site
  • Sean Carroll with NOVA crew