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|Coordinator Country||Denmark [DK]|
|Total cost||200˙194 €|
|EC max contribution||200˙194 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2015-07-01 to 2017-06-30|
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|1||KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET||DK (KOBENHAVN)||coordinator||200˙194.00|
The process of species formation is responsible for the global distribution of biodiversity, from the generation of species in habitats as extreme as the arctic or deep-sea thermal vents, to the generations of crop varieties that are locally adapted to different water regimes. Yet, we still understand very little about which genes drive the formation of new species, and what the nature is of selection acting on these genes. Evolutionary genetic studies have traditionally used either experimental hybrids from species that rarely meet in nature, or hybrid zones in uncontrolled conditions, often leading to conflicting conclusions. Here, we integrate both approaches in a single biological system: two grasshopper subspecies that maintain ecomorphologic differentiation despite ongoing hybridization since the end of the last glaciation. First, we will use experimental hybrids to test which genes are associated with reproductive dysfunction. We then use a hybrid zone as a natural laboratory to test if those phenotypes and genes contribute for stable boundaries between the two species in nature. Finally, we use samples distributed over a time series, to test whether those genetic boundaries are stable over evolutionary time. Rooted sound in my background of field- and lab-based methods, this project brings together state of the art genomic methods championed by the Center for GeoGenetics (Denmark), and the multidisciplinary knowledge on this species accumulated by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). By moving from lab to nature and through time, this integrative framework will not only provide unique insights on the field of speciation, but will provide a transferable framework that is applicable to emergent challenges of the modern society, such as identifying genes associated with human diseases and genes underlying adaptation of crop to stringent environments.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Jessika M. M. Neves, Sergio M. Q. Lima, Liana F. Mendes, Rodrigo A. Torres, Ricardo J. Pereira, TamÃ Mott
Population Structure of the Rockpool Blenny Entomacrodus vomerinus Shows Source-Sink Dynamics among Ecoregions in the Tropical Southwestern Atlantic
published pages: e0157472, ISSN: 1932-6203, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157472
|PLOS ONE 11/6||2019-07-24|
Ricardo J. Pereira, IÃ±igo MartÃnez-Solano, David Buckley
Hybridization during altitudinal range shifts: nuclear introgression leads to extensive cyto-nuclear discordance in the fire salamander
published pages: 1551-1565, ISSN: 0962-1083, DOI: 10.1111/mec.13575
|Molecular Ecology 25/7||2019-07-24|
Ricardo J. Pereira, Matthew C. Sasaki, Ronald S. Burton
Adaptation to a latitudinal thermal gradient within a widespread copepod species: the contributions of genetic divergence and phenotypic plasticity
published pages: 20170236, ISSN: 0962-8452, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0236
|Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284/1853||2019-07-24|
Ricardo J. Pereira, David B. Wake
Ring species as demonstrations of the continuum of species formation
published pages: 5312-5314, ISSN: 0962-1083, DOI: 10.1111/mec.13412
|Molecular Ecology 24/21||2019-07-24|
Rute R. da Fonseca, Anders Albrechtsen, GonÃ§alo Espregueira Themudo, JazmÃn Ramos-Madrigal, Jonas Andreas Sibbesen, Lasse Maretty, M. Lisandra Zepeda-Mendoza, Paula F. Campos, Rasmus Heller, Ricardo J. Pereira
Next-generation biology: Sequencing and data analysis approaches for non-model organisms
published pages: 3-13, ISSN: 1874-7787, DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2016.04.012
|Marine Genomics 30||2019-07-24|
Ricardo J. Pereira, Felipe S. Barreto, N. Tessa Pierce, Miguel Carneiro, Ronald S. Burton
Transcriptome-wide patterns of divergence during allopatric evolution
published pages: 1478-1493, ISSN: 0962-1083, DOI: 10.1111/mec.13579
|Molecular Ecology 25/7||2019-07-24|
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