(2019-09-05) – News report on our recent study on linked selection

There is a nice writeup on our recent paper on linked selection (Mattila et al. 2019) here. The piece is also included in the latest SciLifeLab newsletter.

(2019-07-03) – Paper accepted!

Our paper “Impact of demography on linked selection in two outcrossing Brassicaceae species” resulting from a collaboration with Outi Savolainen’s group, is now accepted in Ecology & Evolution. Congratulations to all coauthors!

Mattila TM*, Laenen B, Horvath R, Hämälä T, Savolainen O, Slotte T*. 2019. Impact of demography on linked selection in two outcrossing Brassicaceae species. Ecology and Evolution, in press. * Corresponding authors

(2019-06-20) – Capsella S-locus paper accepted in New Phytologist

Our paper on the loss of self-incompatibility in the crucifer species Capsella orientalis has now been accepted for publication in New Phytologist. Many thanks to all coauthors for all your work on this!

Bachmann JA, Tedder A, Laenen B, Fracassetti M, Désamoré A, Lafon-Placette C, Steige KA, Callot C, Marande W, Neuffer B, Bérgès H, Köhler C, Castric V, Slotte T. 2019. Genetic basis and timing of a major mating system shift in CapsellaNew Phytologist, In press. 

(2019-06-17) – Welcome Sara Mehrabi, our new lab manager!

Today Sara Mehrabi started her position as a lab manager in our group. Welcome Sara!

(2019-05-15) – Three openings for postdocs

We currently have three openings in the Slotte lab. Two of the positions are associated with the ERC project SuperGenE and one is funded by a Carl Tryggers postdoctoral fellowship. More information here!

(2019-04-23) – Visit by Dr. Matthew Hartfield

This Thursday and Friday Dr. Matthew Hartfield from University of Edinburgh will be visiting our lab. On Friday April 26th at 1 pm Dr. Hartfield will give an Open Lecture in Evolutionary Biology on “Adaptation and self-fertilisation”, in lecture hall P216 at DEEP, Stockholm University.

(2019-02-26) – Two new papers out

Two papers that we have been involved in are now out, one in Nature Ecology and Evolution, and one in eLife. Congratulations to all coauthors!