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Genomic and developmental drivers of color pattern diversification

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Coloration plays key roles in fundamental physiological, ecological, and evolutionary processes. In my research, I study coloration phenotypes to gain an integrative understanding of how genetic, developmental, and cellular changes lead to evolutionary diversification. Cichlid fishes, as a famous example of explosive adaptive radiation, are an excellent model system for understanding the genetic and molecular underpinning of this process. Specifically, I will discuss the role of genomic architecture and regulatory evolution for diversifying and convergent evolution, as well as how genomic features affect speciation.

This talk is part of the Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series series.

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