Paper of the week: lost in the map

This week’s paper of the week is by Michael Travisano and Ruth Shaw and provides a critique of current explorations of the “genotype-phenotype map”. In particular, the authors question how much we are really learning from the recent enthusiasms for high-throughput molecular genetic studies in evolutionary biology. Hopefully some of our work at the moment will help us answer what we can learn from a detailed molecular genetic analysis of adaptive, whole-organism phenotypes.

Travisano & Shaw (2013) Lost in the map. Evolution 67: 305-314.

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