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Winter Term 2021/22

Schedule:

05.10.21 - Sheng-Kai Hsu (Vetmeduni Vienna, AT)
The role of sex in evolution: sexual conflict and sexual selection.

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12.10.21 - Hunter Fraser (Stanford Univ., US)
Using hybrids to explore the evolution of complex traits.

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19.10.21 - William Ludington (Carnegie Institution for Science, US)
The niche for commensal bacteria in the Drosophila gut: a model for complex host-microbiome relationships.

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02.11.21 - Kerstin Lindblad-Toh (Broad Institute, US / Univ. of Uppsala, SE)
Understanding genome evolution and disease using comparative genetics and genomics.

09.11.21 - Florian Schwarz (Vetmeduni Vienna, AT)
Transposable Element dynamics in space and time.

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16.11.21 - Kathryn Elmer (Univ. of Glasgow, UK)
Evolution, ecology, and genetics of egg-laying vs live-bearing reproduction.

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30.11.21 - Eugene Koonin (National Institutes of Health, US)
Evolution of viruses.

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07.12.12 - Amaury Lambert (Collège de France / Sorbonne Univ., FR)
Neutral models of speciation.

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14.12.21 - Jianzhi "George" Zhang (Univ. of Michigan, US)
Most synonymous mutations in yeast are strongly non-neutral.

21.12.21 - Aglaia Szukala (Univ. of Vienna, AT)
Parallel and adaptive processes during ecotype formation.

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11.01.22 - Torsten Günther (Uppsala Univ., SE)
Genomic ancient DNA in population genomic studies: opportunities and challenges.

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18.01.22 - Bart Nieuwenhuis (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ., DE)
Love-life of a single cell or evolutionary constraints for self-compatibility.

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25.01.22 - John Kelly (Univ. of Kansas, US)
Measuring the genome-wide response to selection in natural plant populations.

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Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien