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Genetic Conflicts: Engines of Evolution?

Thursday 9 December 2010, 13.00-17.00 Bernouilli Borgh, University of Groningen

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This mini symposium has been organised on the occasion of the defence of Laura Ross' thesis "Genetic conflict and sex allocation in scale insects", on Friday, December 10, 2010.

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Time Speaker title
13.00 Opening & welcome
13.05 David Haig (Harvard) The huddler's dilemma
13.35 Andy Gardner (Oxford) A formal theory of the selfish gene
14.05 Leo Beukeboom (Groningen) Genetic conflict & sex determination anno 2010
14.35 Coffee break
14.55 David Shuker (St Andrews) Sex allocation in Nasonia wasps: New challenges & old problems
15.25 Greg Hurst (Liverpool) Evolutionary & ecological consequences of male-killing bacteria
15.55 Laura Ross (Amhurst) Genetic conflict & sex allocation in scale insects
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