Evolution discussion group

Welcome to the Evolution Discussion Group (EDG) at the Zoology Department of the University of British Columbia.

To help control the spread of COVID-19 EDG is now meeting virtually via Zoom. For access join the listserv or email natola(at)zoology.ubc.ca

Meetings are Fridays at 12:00 noon. Our purpose is to discuss recent research papers in evolutionary biology.

All graduate students, postdocs, and faculty interested in evolutionary biology are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

For information about subscribing to the mailing list and previous papers discussed please see the bottom of this page

Current schedule

Date Presenter Paper
September 17 TBD TBD
September 24 Libby Natola Dufresnes et al. 2021 Mass of genes rather than master genes underlie the genomic architecture of amphibian speciation
October 1 Stephanie Blain Everson et al. 2021 Geography is more important than life history in the recent diversification of the tiger salamander complex
October 8 Mackenzie Kinney Meier et al. 2021 Haplotype tagging reveals parallel formation of hybrid races in two butterfly species
October 15 Anna Bazzicalupo Yadav et al. 2021 Uniparental nuclear inheritance following bisexual mating in fungi
October 22 Penny Kahn Boyer et al. 2021 Adaptation is influenced by the complexity of environmental change during evolution in a dynamic environment
October 29 Javad Meghrazi Konstantinidis et al. 2021 Adaptive laboratory evolution of microbialco-cultures for improved metabolite secretion
November 5 Lydia Fong TBD TBD
November 12 TBD TBD
November 19 Sally Otto TBD TBD
November 26 TBD TBD TBD
December 3 TBD TBD TBD
December 10 TBD TBD TBD

Suggested Papers

  • Google Doc of Suggested Papers.
  • Mailing list information

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    Questions?

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    Other information

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