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S18: Does ploidy matter? Ploidy impacts on evolutionary process
Tuesday 10th June, 10th June 09.30 - 11.00
Los Gran Rosales C
O-98 Balancing selection and maintenance of variation as a natural consequence of adaptation in diploids
Dmitri Petrov*, Diamantis Sellis, Sandeep Venkataram, Zoe Assaf, Jamie Blundell, Philipp Messer
Stanford University, USA
O-99 Confronting theory with data: The role of ploidy in evolution
Sarah Otto*1, Aleeza Gerstein2, Jasmine Ono1
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2University of Minnesota, USA
O-100 Staggered sweeps: The obstruction of adaptation in diploids by recessive, strongly deleterious alleles
Zoe June Assaf*, Jamie Blundell, Dmitri Petrov
Stanford University, USA
O-101 Polyploidy drives rapid adaptation in yeast.
Anna Selmecki1, Yosef E. Maruvka*1,2, Phillip A. Richmond3, Marie Guillet1, Noam Shoresh4, Roy Kishony4, Franziska Michor1,2, Robin Dowell3, David Pellman1
1Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA, 2Harvard School of Public health, USA, 3University of Colorado, USA, 4Harvard Medical School, USA
O-102 Pollen-specific, but not sperm-specific genes show stronger purifying selection and higher rates of positive selection than sporophytic genes in Capsella grandiflora
Ramesh Arunkumar*, Emily Josephs, Robert Williamson, Stephen Wright
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Canada
O-103 Non-stochastic homeolog-specific gene regulation and the evolution of self-compatibility in the allopolyploid Arabidopsis kamchatica
Kentaro K. Shimizu*1, Satoru Akama2, Jun Sese2, Rie Shimizu-Inatsugi1, Chow-lih Yew1, Takashi Tsuchimatsu1,3, Tim Paape1, Masaomi Hatakeyama1
1University of Zurich, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, Switzerland, 2Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Japan, 3Gregor Mendel Institute, Austria