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|Coordinator Country||Finland [FI]|
|Total cost||191˙325 €|
|EC max contribution||191˙325 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2018-09-01 to 2021-09-01|
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|1||HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO||FI (HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO)||coordinator||191˙325.00|
The enormous amount of diversity that surrounds us raises one of the key questions in evolutionary biology: How do new species originate? Speciation depends on the evolution of reproductive isolation but, with few exceptions, the genes underlying reproductive isolation and their modes of action are unknown. The novelty of this project lies in testing if, in addition to mutations in genes, epigenetics and gene expression are mechanisms that contribute to the process of speciation. For these aims I will use wood ants and their hybrids combining large-scale data sets on genomes, gene expression and genome-wide methylation. These approaches will be complemented with protein modeling of candidate genes resulting in a multidisciplinary project. Further aims are to develop an outreach programme on evolution for high schools and in collaboration with the Finnish Environment Institute to investigate the role of hybrids in forest ecosystems. Together these objectives yield a project that has high scientific standing and societal importance.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Temperature fluctuations between years predict temporal allele frequency variation in a hybrid ant population
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
|Under review in Evolution||2020-02-27|
Kulmuni J, Nouhaud P, Pluckrose L, Satokangas I, Dhaygude K, Butlin R.
Hybridizing wood ants reveal barrier instability and natural selection at candidate loci underlying speciation
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
|Submitted to Nature Ecology and Evolution||2020-02-27|
Nouhaud P, Blackaert A, Bank C, Kulmuni J.
Understanding Admixture: haplodiploids to the rescue
published pages: , ISSN: 0169-5347, DOI:
|Trends in Ecology and Evolution in press||2020-02-27|
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