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06.10.20 – Günter Wagner (Yale Univ., US)
The evolution of cancer malignancy.

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13.10.20 – Naama Barkai (Weizmann Institute of Science, IL)
How transcription factors find their binding sites: distributed sensing by intrinsically disordered domains.

20.10.20 – Kristi Montooth (Univ. of Nebraska, US)
Mitochondrial-nuclear-environment interactions shape physiology, fitness and genome evolution.

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27.10.20 – Arbel Harpak (Columbia Univ.,US)
Interpreting signals of polygenic adaptation in humans.

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03.11.20 – Amanda Larracuente (Univ. of Rochester, US)
Dynamics of meiotic drive in Drosophila.

10.11.20 – Nandita Garud (Univ. of California, Los Angeles, US)
Rapid adaptation in natural populations: Lessons from Drosophila and the human microbiome.

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17.11.20 – Nicolas Bierne (Univ. de Montpellier, FR)
Anthropogenically admixed mussel genomes support a polygenic architecture of species barriers.

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24.11.20 – Wenyu Zhang (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, DE)
The high primary rate of gene retroposition leads to a high mutational load in house mouse natural populations.

01.12.20 – Jerome Kelleher (Univ. of Oxford, UK)
Inferring the ancestry of everyone.

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15.12.20 – Bertrand Servin (French National Institute for Agricultural Research, INRA, FR)
Estimation of selective effects from population genomics data.

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12.01.21 – Jochen Wolf (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ., DE)
Hybridization in experimental and natural populations.

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19.01.21 – Stephan Greiner (Max Plank Inst. of Mol. Plant Physiol., DE)
Chloroplast genetics in evening primrose (Oenothera) - A driver for selfish evolution and speciation.

26.01.21 – Catherine Peichel (Univ. of Bern, CH)
Genetics of adaptation: the roles of pleiotropy and linkage.

Past seminars

Fond zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
vetmed uni vienna
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien