Identifying loci under positive selection in complex population histories

Alba Refoyo-Martínez, Rute R. da Fonseca, Katrín Halldórsdóttir, Einar Árnason, Thomas Mailund, Fernando Racimo https://doi.org/10.1101/453092 Abstract Detailed modeling of a species' history is of prime importance for understanding how natural selection operates over time. Most methods designed to detect positive selection along sequenced genomes, however, use simplified representations of past histories as null models of […]

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In Search of the Causes of Evolution: Darwin’s finches in Galápagos

The population genetics and evolutionary biology lab at the Institute of Biology  University of Iceland holds a symposium in the Nordic House May 22, 2017, at 13--15: In Search of the Causes of Evolution: Darwin’s finches in Galápagos B. Rosemary Grant & Peter R. Grant   http://english.hi.is/events/search_causes_evolution_darwins_finches_galapagos

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Genomic genealogies of high fecundity

Rannsóknastofa í þróunar- og stofnerfðafræði við Líffræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands boðar til málþings í stofu 204 í Lögbergi þann 20. september kl 13:15–15:30 Seminar Lögberg room 204 September 20, 13:15–15:30. Genomic genealogies of high fecundity   http://lifvisindi.hi.is/node/1420

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