(2015-01-28) – Paper on polyploid origin and evolution accepted in PNAS

Our paper “Hybrid origins and the earliest stages of diploidization in the highly successful recent polyploid Capsella bursa-pastoris.” has been accepted for publication in PNAS.  The paper is the result of a collaboration with the groups of Stephen Wright, University of Toronto, Martin Lascoux, Uppsala University, and Barbara Neuffer, Osnabrück University. Congratulations Kim Steige, PhD student in the Slotte lab and joint first author!