CHRIS JIGGINS- A constructive role for introgression in generating novelty in butterfly wing patterns 2016

Tuesday, the 21st June 2016. Chris Jiggins, from the University of Cambridge, “A constructive role for introgression in generating novelty in butterfly wing patterns”. Abstract:  We are increasingly able to study evolutionary processes such as adaptation and speciation on a genomic scale. I will outline our work to assemble chromosomal-level assemblies of butterfly genomes using…

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CAMILLA POWER- The Revolutionary Sex: can sexual conflict theory help explain the emergence of language and culture? 2016

Speaker: Dr. Camilla Power (University of East London) Title: The Revolutionary Sex: can sexual conflict theory help explain the emergence of language and culture? Where: UCL (South Wing 9 Garwood LT) When: 12th October, 18:00 Abstract: Across species, sexual selection and sexual conflict – where the evolutionary interests of the sexes differ – provide the arena…

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