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Prof Michael Ritchie

Prof Michael Ritchie


Director of Research

Researcher profile

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Research areas

Evolutionary Biology and Speciation


His major research field is the evolutionary genetics of behaviours which influence sexual isolation, and other approaches to the study of speciation. Current research projects involve analyses of the quantitative and molecular genetics of song and pheromones of various species of Drosophila. Other projects include population and phylogenetic analyses of Mexican fish and crickets.

PhD supervision

  • Luke Woodford
  • Leeban Yusuf
  • Thomas Hitchcock

Selected publications


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