Cris Ledón-Rettig

Postdoctoral Fellow of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington

I completed my doctoral research on the origins and evolutionary consequences of cryptic genetic variation in Dr. David Pfennig's lab using natural populations of spadefoot toads. Currently I am working in Dr. Armin Moczek's lab studying the genetic, developmental and hormonal mechanisms that mediate interactions between environments and genomes using onthophagine beetles.

With my research, I aim to answer the questions, How do environmental and endogenous signals interact to greate novel phenotypic variation? and What are the ecological and evolutionary consequences of this variation.

Experience

  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington