WormNet Announcement - Annelid evolution and development

Geoff Read g.read at niwa.cri.nz
Thu Oct 4 20:47:26 EST 2001


> This project will examine the evolution of segmentation through studying
> annelid phylogeny and using an "Evo-Devo" (evolution of developmental
> mechanisms) approach. 

There is an enthusiastic review by Axel Meyer in this week's  (04 October) 
Nature of:  

"From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal 
Design" by Sean B. Carroll, Jennifer K. Grenier & Scott D. Weatherbee 
[Blackwell: 2001. 214 pp. £29.95, $44.95]

"... it is a joy to read. Using striking examples, the authors brilliantly 
summarize the current state of thinking on the interconnectedness between 
developmental genetics and evolutionary diversification."


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  Geoff Read <g.read at niwa.cri.nz>
  http://www.annelida.net/


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