Great news! I have been awarded a grant from the Johnston Post-Doctoral Development Fund to study colour variation in different species of phasmids.
More specifically, I will measure the amount of plasticity for colour in 11 distant species of phasmids to see if the evolution of cryptic colouration in phasmids is a good model to study genetic accommodation and test its theoretical assumptions.
This award will allow me to buy equipment to conduct this project: rearing boxes, camera equipment, forceps…
Many thanks to the committee!