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           10:00 - 11:00     Weekly Seminar
Can sex hinder speciation?


What we currently know about how species beget new species is dramatically more comprehensive and in-depth than what Darwin knew when he posed the question in his magnum opus in 1859, yet aspects of this mystery of mysteries remain elusive. The genetics of speciation is one major aspect that has attracted renewed attention in recent years. Our catalogue of genetic incompatibilities - i.e., genetic elements that negatively interact with each other and result in inviable and/or sterile hybrids - has been growing every year, but the search for a general model to explain the patterns of the accumulation of these incompatibilities between diverg ...