Peer-reviewed publications

Steige KA*, Laenen B*, Reimegård J, Scofield DG, Slotte T. 2017. Genomic analysis reveals major determinants of cis-regulatory variation in Capsella grandiflora. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 114:1087-1092. *These authors contributed equally.

Hatorangan MR, Laenen B, Steige KA, Slotte T, Köhler C. 2016. Rapid evolution of genomic imprinting in two species of the Brassicaceae. The Plant Cell. 28:1815-1827

Steige KA, Slotte T. 2016. Genomic legacies of the progenitors and the evolutionary consequences of allopolyploidy. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 30:88-93

Rebernig CA, Lafon-Placette C, Hatorangan MR, Slotte T, Köhler C. 2015. Non-reciprocal Interspecies Hybridization Barriers in the Capsella Genus are Established in the Endosperm. PLoS Genetics 11: e1005295.

Steige KA, Reimegård J, Koenig D, Scofield DG, Slotte T. 2015. Cis-regulatory changes associated with a recent mating system shift and floral adaptation in Capsella. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32:2501-2514. BioRxiv preprint.

Douglas GM*, Gos G*, Steige KA*, Salcedo A, Holm K, Josephs EB, Arunkumar R, Ågren JA, Hazzouri K, Wang W, Platts AE, Williamson RJ, Neuffer B, Lascoux M**, Slotte T**, Wright SI**. 2015. Hybrid origins and the earliest stages of diploidization in the highly successful recent polyploid Capsella bursa-pastoris. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 112:2806-2811  BioRxiv preprint.
*These authors contributed equally
**Corresponding authors

Slotte T. 2014. The impact of linked selection on plant genomic variation. Briefings in Functional Genomics. 13:268-275.

Brandvain Y, Slotte T, Hazzouri K, Wright SI, Coop G. 2013. Genomic identification of founding haplotypes reveals the history of the selfing species Capsella rubella. PLoS Genetics. 9:e1003754.

Slotte T, Hazzouri KM, Ågren JA, Koenig D, Maumus F,  Guo Y, Steige K, Platts AE, Escobar JS, Newman LK, Wang W, Mandakova T, Vello E, Smith SM, Steffen J, Takuno S, Brandvain Y, Coop G, Andolfatto P, Hu TT, Blanchette M, Clark RM, Quesneville H, Nordborg M, Gaut BS, Lysak MA, Jenkins J, Grimwood J, Prochnick S, Shu S, Rokhsar D, Schmutz J, Weigel D, Wright SI. 2013. The Capsella rubella genome and the genomic consequences of rapid mating system evolution. Nature Genetics. 45:831-835.

Wright SI, Kalisz S, Slotte T. 2013. Evolutionary consequences of self-fertilization in plants. Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Sciences Series B Biological Sciences. 280:20130133. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0133

Gos G, Slotte T, Wright SI. Signatures of balancing selection are maintained at disease resistance loci following mating system evolution and a population bottleneck in the genus Capsella. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:152.

St. Onge KR*, Foxe JP*, Li J, Li H, Holm K, Corcoran P, Slotte T, Lascoux M, Wright SI. 2012. Coalescent-based analysis distinguishes between allo- and autopolyploid origin in Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris). Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:1721-1733.

Slotte T*, Hazzouri KM*, Stern DL, Andolfatto P, Wright SI. 2012. Genetic architecture and adaptive significance of the selfing syndrome in CapsellaEvolution 66:1360-1374.

Slotte T*, Bataillon T*, Hansen TT, St. Onge KR, Wright SI, Schierup MH. 2011. Genomic determinants of protein evolution and polymorphism in Arabidopsis.Genome Biology and Evolution 3:1210-1219

Qiu S*, Zeng K*, Slotte T*, Wright SI, Charlesworth D. 2011. Reduced efficacy of natural selection on codon usage bias in selfing Arabidopsis and Capsella species.Genome Biology and Evolution 3:868-880

St. Onge KR, Källman T, Slotte T, Lascoux M, Palmé AE. 2011. Contrasting demographic history and population structure in Capsella rubella and Capsella grandiflora, two closely related species with different mating systems. Molecular Ecology 20(16):3306-3320 doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05189.x

Slotte T, Foxe JP, Hazzouri KH, Wright SI. 2010. Genome-wide evidence for efficient positive and purifying selection in Capsella grandiflora, a plant species with a large effective population size. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(8): 1813-1821 doi:10.1093/molbev/msq062

Slotte T, Huang H-R, Holm K, Ceplitis A, St. Onge K, Chen J, Lagercrantz U, Lascoux M. 2009. Splicing variation at a FLOWERING LOCUS C homoeolog is associated with flowering time variation in the tetraploid Capsella bursa-pastorisGenetics 183: 337-345 doi: 10.1534/genetics.109.103705

Foxe JP*, Slotte T*, Stahl EA, Neuffer B, Hurka H, Wright SI. 2009. Recent speciation associated with the evolution of selfing in Capsella. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106(13): 5241-5245 *Joint first authorship.Evaluated in Faculty of 1000

Guo Y-L*, Bechsgaard JS*, Slotte T, Neuffer B, Lascoux M, Weigel D, Schierup MH. 2009. Recent speciation of Capsella rubella from Capsella grandiflora, associated with loss of self-incompatibility and an extreme bottleneck. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106(13): 5246-5251 *Joint first authorship.Evaluated in Faculty of 1000

Slotte T, Huang H, Lascoux M, Ceplitis A. 2008. Polyploid speciation did not confer instant reproductive isolation in Capsella. Molecular Biology and Evolution25(7): 1478-1481

Slotte T, Holm K, McIntyre LM, Lagercrantz U, Lascoux M. 2007. Differential expression of genes important for adaptation in Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae). Plant Physiology 145(1): 160-173

Slotte T, Ceplitis A, Neuffer B, Hurka H, Lascoux M. 2006. Intrageneric phylogeny of Capsella (Brassicaceae) and the origin of the tetraploid C. bursa-pastoris based on chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences. American Journal of Botany 93(11): 1714-1724

*These authors contributed equally.


Laenen B*, Tedder A*, Nowak MD, Toräng P, Wunder J, Wötzel S, Steige KA, Kourmpetis Y, Odong T, Drouzas AD, Bink M, Ågren J, Coupland G and Slotte T. 2017. Demography and mating system shape the genome-wide impact of purifying selection in Arabis alpina. bioRxiv doi:

*These authors contributed equally.

Steige KA, Reimegård J, Rebernig CA, Köhler C, Scofield DG, Slotte T. 2016. The role of transposable elements for gene expression in Capsella hybrids and allopolyploids. BioRxiv doi: