Papers to discuss Spring 2017

Edit: this Spring’s series has been canceled, but I’m leaving the article list up for the record.

For this Spring, the students will need to chose 3 of these 4 series of articles to discuss:

Evo-Devo genomics:

Lin et al 2016 The seahorse genome and the evolution of its specialized morphology. Nature 540: 395–399

Van Belleghem et al 2017 Complex modular architecture around a simple toolkit of wing pattern genes. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 0052

Human populations:

Pagani et al 2016 Genomic analyses inform on migration events during the peopling of Eurasia. Nature 538: 238–242

Mallick et al. 2016 The Simons Genome Diversity Project: 300 genomes from 142 diverse populations. Nature 538: 201–206

Malaspinas et al 2016 A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia. Nature 538: 207–214

Convergent evolution:

Yeaman et al 2016 Convergent local adaptation to climate in distantly related conifers. Science 353: 1431-1433

Fukushima et al 2016 Genome of the pitcher plant Cephalotus reveals genetic changes associated with carnivory. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 0059

Reid et al 2017 The genomic landscape of rapid repeated evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution in wild fish. Science 354: 1305-1308


de Manuel et al 2016 Chimpanzee genomic diversity reveals ancient admixture with bonobos. Science 354: 477-481

Roux et al 2016 Shedding Light on the Grey Zone of Speciation along a Continuum of Genomic Divergence. PLoS Biol 14: e2000234