By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Dayton has netted funding from the National Science Foundation for research into genetic networks, particularly studies of how they interact, evolve, and affect evolution.

The $450,000 grant will fund research that focuses on differences in abdominal pigmentation between male and female fruit flies of different species, with the aim of deciphering how evolution affected the same sets of genes differently to create diversity.

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