Genetics?

When asked what genetics is, people often answer about DNA, genetically modified organisms, disease, and what makes us what we are. Genetics has to do with all of these points, but they are just aspects, and the bigger picture is much more exciting. In this post, I want to outline the scope of genetics and … Continue reading Genetics?

What this is going to be about…

Hello world! This is Hannes Becher writing. I am a geneticist who is enthusiastic about bryophytes and evolution and you shall soon hear more about these topics! Currently, I am a postdoc in Alex Twyford's plant evolution and genomics lab at the University of Edinburgh, where I work on eyebrights. These are parasitic flowering plants, which you may also hear about in the future. During my … Continue reading What this is going to be about…