About The Author

Akito Y Kawahara is the Assistant Curator and Doctor of Philosophy at University of Florida | UF · Department of Natural History.


Current Knowledge Of Lepidoptera Genomes And Future Directions

Science is often advanced with the development of new technologies. Since the sequencing of the first human genome, there has been much progress made in DNA sequencing technologies. We now have the ability to sequence complete genomes for a relatively low cost and much of the analyses can be done within a small research group.