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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving ways to switch genes on and off

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Kurtulus Kok. “In considering the Origin of Species, it is quite conceivable that a naturalist…might come to the conclusion that each species…had descended, like varieties, from other … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving Complex Traits

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Matthieu Delcourt.  The evolution of complex traits is one of the major enigmas in evolutionary biology. While we know a lot about phenotypic variation within populations, … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Gene-phenotype interactions affect speed of adaptation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Tyler Hether. Evolutionary biology has historically approached the genetics of adaptation from two perspectives. From the genetic perspective, focus has been given to population dynamics … Continue reading

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