Dave Denlinger Finds Antarctic Insect’s Genome Smallest to Date

August 21, 2014

David Denlinger, Distinguished University Professor; Professor of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, is senior author of research published in the journal Nature Communications. Denlinger’s team, who sequenced the genome of the Antarctic midge, suspect the genome’s small size – the smallest in insects described to date – probably can be explained by the midge’s adaptation to its extreme living environment. Read more here.