Judith Wexler
Graduate Student
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA United States

Areas of Expertise:
Evolutionary Biology, Developmental Biology, Phylogenetics, Sex Determination

Research Organisms:
German cockroach


Research Focus:

I'm interested in the evolution of insect sexual differentiation pathways. Specifically, I'm researching how a system of sex determination via alternative splicing arose in holometabolous insects by studying sex differentiation in hemimetabolous insects.