Thomas Merkling

Profile

Biography

Thomas did his Masters and PhD at the University of Toulouse (France) looking at sex allocation and sibling competition in black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) in Alaska, USA. He is now doing a postdoc on a totally different taxa, the iconic frillneck lizard – and in particular looking at temperature-dependent sex determination, as well as the function and evolution of different colour forms of the lizards in tropical Australia.

Research

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