Darwin Lecture



Darwin Lecture
Speaker: Prof. Jerry Coyne
Date: 26th December 2017 at 2.30 PM
Title of the talk: Two flies on an island: Speciation in African Drosophila


Abstract from the Speaker:

Two sister species of Drosophila, D. yakuba and D. santomea, are sympatric on the island of São Tomé off the west coast of Africa. In this talk I describe a number of studies that investigate the biogeography, genetics, and evolutionary dynamics of these species, comparing our findings to other species in the genus in an attempt to discover if there are generalizations to be found about how new species form.

 

Posted By Academic @ 20-12-2017
20-Dec-2017-10-51-03-40917nov darwin poster 02(1).pdf

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