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EXEB Lund · 2d ago

Epistasis and pleiotropy affecting modularity

Recently we have discussed modularity a few times. For those who can't get enough of it: here is another paper. For those who are starting to get fed up with it: focus on the cool results an...
EXEB Lund · 1W ago

Guest seminar by Thomas Madsen

Some of you might have heard about Sweden's southernmost adder population in Smygehuk and the spectacular rescue action in the 90s that even made it into Nature. The man behind the story, Th...
EXEB Lund · 2W ago

Marvin's master's thesis

Macrostomum lignano. Picture courtesy of Lukas Schärer.Marvin Moosmann will present his master's thesis next week on Tuesday April 11th at 10.00 in Darwin. The opponent will be Charlie Cor...
EXEB Lund · 3W ago

Research presentation by Hanna Bensch on "the monoculture effect" on April 4

For next week's EXEB-meeting, I am pleased to welcome one of our most beloved and loyal co-workers: Hanna Bensch. Hanna has been working for many summers now with us in the damselfly project...
EXEB Lund · 4W ago

Optimal initial and adult size in animals

A few weeks ago, Erik picked a classical and highly-cited American Naturalist paper to celebrate the journal’s 150th anniversary. For this week’s meeting, we will read a less classical, and ...
EXEB Lund · 1M ago

Modularity: Genes, Development, and Evolution

Inspired by the discussion last week, I thought it would be nice to read a conceptual paper about the importance of modularity for evolutionary processes. If you are interested in how geneti...
EXEB Lund · 1M ago

The Evolutionary Origins of Hierarchy, or how networks organize themselves

A few adaptationist arguments assume that organization is always a result of direct selection, so I thought it would be interesting to discuss a paper on how a few simple constraints can cau...
EXEB Lund · 1M ago

Extinction can be estimated from moderately sized molecular phylogenies

There has been some debate as to whether extinction rates can be estimated from phylogenies alone. This paper claims that it is still possible with some caveats. Even though this paper seems...
EXEB Lund · 1M ago

Tipping points in the dynamics of speciation

Hej everyone,sorry for the late announcement, but here it comes. Let's discuss the perspective'Tipping points in the dynamics of speciation'in our next EXEB meeting!As usually, Tuesday 10 am...
EXEB Lund · 2M ago

High evolutionary constraints limited adaptive responses to past climate changes in toad skulls

Next week we will read the following paper in Tuesday's EXEB meeting:High evolutionary constraints limited adaptive responses to past climate changes in toad skullsTime: 10.00 to 11.00- Anto...