Postdoc, Marie Manceau, and Hopi Hoekstra Discover Agouti Gene Tied to Patterns in Vertebrates

February 24, 2011
Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Research from the Hoekstra Lab, lead by postdoc Marie Manceau, probes the question of how animal color patterns form and evolve. Manceau and Hoekstra found the agouti gene governs color patterns in deer mice, the most widespread mammal in North America. Full story.