Secrets Hidden in the Octopus Genome

An international team of scientists, co-led by Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Daniel Rokhsar, and scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and the University of Chicago, have revealed the secrets hidden in the genome of an octopus.


A California two-spot octopus displays its blue eyespot and its long, flexible, sucker-laden arms. (Judit Pungor photo).