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Paper on phases of speciation accepted at Nature EE

Ok. Many rounds of review and revision later, our article entitled “Transitions between phases of genomic differentiation during stick-insect speciation” is now accepted at Nature Ecology and Evolution. Thanks for the patience of all involved.

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Tim’s paper on gene flow and patch occupancy accepted in Evolution

Tim’s paper is accepted in Evolution. It shows how maladaptive gene flow can reduce patch occupancy, thus contributing to extinction-colonisation dynamics in meta-populations.

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Aaron’s paper on colour polymorphism accepted in Evolution

Long time between posts; I’ve been slacking on this front. Some recent good news is that our paper (led by Aaron) examining the genetics of colour-polymorphism in two species of stick-insect is accepted for publication in Evolution. Congratulations Aaron.

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Aaron’s paper is published in print at Current Biology

Congratulations one final time Aaron. Find the article about how selection and genetic architecture can constrain speciation here: PDF

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Ecology Letters and Current Biology papers out online!

Constraints on speciation in Current Biology.   preprint Experimental evidence for genome wide evolution in Ecology Letters.   preprint

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Dark morph paper accepted at Current Biology

nuff said. congrats all, especially Aaron.

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New experimental genomics paper accepted in Ecology Letters

A paper in the Rhagoletis system that I am author on (Egan et al. 2015 Ecology Letters), showing correspondence of within-generation experimental selection responses to divergence of natural populations, is accepted at Ecology Letters. This paper mirrors the one in … Continue reading

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Update

I’ve been poor at posting news. Aaron successfully completed his PhD – congratulations Aaron – and Rudy has moved to his new position in London – congratulations Rudy. We are working on writing and revising manuscripts, and plans have already … Continue reading

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Moe’s paper in cichlid radiation is published

Moe’s paper on stages (or lack thereof) of radiation in cichlids is now published in Proceedings B. Congratulations Moe.

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New post-docs and NERC grant

Romain and Doro join the lab soon as new post-doctoral researchers. Welcome both to the team! In other news, NERC recently funded our grant on using genomic tools to study the evolution of C3 and C4 photosynthesis in grasses. Pascal-Antoine … Continue reading

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