Tag : Population genetics

Biology

Selective sweeps on novel and introgressed variation shape mimicry loci in a butterfly adaptive radiation

Newsemia
by Markus Moest, Steven M. Van Belleghem, Jennifer E. James, Camilo Salazar, Simon H. Martin, Sarah L. Barker, Gilson R. P. Moreira, Claire Mérot, Mathieu...
Biology

The role of selection and evolution in changing parturition date in a red deer population

Newsemia
by Timothée Bonnet, Michael B. Morrissey, Alison Morris, Sean Morris, Tim H. Clutton-Brock, Josephine M. Pemberton, Loeske E. B. Kruuk Changing environmental conditions cause changes...
Biology

Dynamic evolution in the key honey bee pathogen deformed wing virus: Novel insights into virulence and competition using reverse genetics

Newsemia
by Eugene V. Ryabov, Anna K. Childers, Dawn Lopez, Kyle Grubbs, Francisco Posada-Florez, Daniel Weaver, William Girten, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Yanping Chen, Jay D. Evans The...
Biology

Competition for hosts modulates vast antigenic diversity to generate persistent strain structure in <i>Plasmodium falciparum</i>

Newsemia
by Shai Pilosof, Qixin He, Kathryn E. Tiedje, Shazia Ruybal-Pesántez, Karen P. Day, Mercedes Pascual In their competition for hosts, parasites with antigens that are...
Biology

Evolutionary change in the human gut microbiome: From a static to a dynamic view

Newsemia
by Isabel Gordo Our intestine is a melting pot of interactions between microbial and human cells. This gene-rich ecosystem modulates our health, but questions remain...
Biology

Pathogen diversity drives the evolution of generalist MHC-II alleles in human populations

Newsemia
by Máté Manczinger, Gábor Boross, Lajos Kemény, Viktor Müller, Tobias L. Lenz, Balázs Papp, Csaba Pál Central players of the adaptive immune system are the...
Biology

Dominance reversals and the maintenance of genetic variation for fitness

Newsemia
by Tim Connallon, Stephen F. Chenoweth Antagonistic selection between different fitness components (e.g., survival versus fertility) or different types of individuals in a population (e.g.,...
Biology

Harnessing positive species interactions as a tool against climate-driven loss of coastal biodiversity

Newsemia
by Fabio Bulleri, Britas Klemens Eriksson, Ana Queirós, Laura Airoldi, Francisco Arenas, Christos Arvanitidis, Tjeerd J. Bouma, Tasman P. Crowe, Dominique Davoult, Katell Guizien, Ljiljana...

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