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The theme for the next assembly is "Selection" and we have an amazing lineup of invited researchers that will come to our meeting. In order to prepare ourselves as well as possible, we have asked each invited speaker to give us one key paper by him/herself and one important paper by someone else. 


Session 1. Identifying and measuring selection in the wild
Chaired by Lotta Kvarnemo

Papers suggested by: Adam G Jones, Texas A&M university, USA

Jones, AG, Ratterman NL, Paczolt KA. 2012. The adaptive landscape in sexual selection research. In: The Adaptive Landscape in Evolutionary Biology (E. Svensson and R. Calsbeek, eds.) Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Schluter, D. 1988. Estimating the form of natural selection on a quantitative trait. Evolution, 42:849-861.

Papers suggested by: Roger Butlin, Sheffield University, UK, and University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Smadja CM, Butlin RK. A framework for comparing processes of speciation in the presence of gene flow. Mol Ecol. 2011 Dec;20(24):5123-40

Bimova BV, et al. 2011. Reinforcement selection acting on the European house mouse hybrid zone. Mol Ecol. 2011 Jun;20(11):2403-24.


Session 2. How can we detect selection in the wild by looking at DNA sequence?
Chaired by Jonas Warringer

Papers suggested by: Hunter B Fraser, Stanford University, USA

Fraser HB, Gene expression drives local adaptation in humans. Genome Res. 2013. 23: 1089-1096

Hoekstra HE, Coyne JA. 2007. The locus of evolution: Evo Devo and the genetics of adaptation. Evolution 61-5: 995–1016


Session 3. Experimental selection - challenges and possibilities
Chaired by Kerstin Johannesson

Papers suggested by: Silva Uusi-Heikkilä, University of Turku, Finland

Uusi-Heikkilä S, Wolter C, Meinhelt T, Arlinghaus R. Size-dependent reproductive success of wild zebrafish Danio rerio in the laboratory. Journal of Fish Biology (2010) 77, 552-569

Conover DO, Baumann H. The role of experiments in understanding fishery-induced evolution. Evolutionary Applications ISSN 1752-4571

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