Abstracts (first author)

Poster 

The effect of recombination on population differentiation

Author(s): Azevedo RBR

Summary:

Evolution can be viewed as the movement of populations through a space of genotypes. This space can be modeled as a network connecting genotypes accessible through mutation. Here I investigate the evolutionary dynamics in the simplest version of the genotype network model, where all genotypes in the network have the same fitness (the neutral network model), combined with a finite island model of population subdivision. I find that the structure of the genotype network determines whether there is a positive or negative correlation between recombination rate and population differentiation at equilibrium.



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XIV Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology

Organization Team
Department of Animal Biology (DBA)
Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon
P-1749-016 Lisbon
Portugal

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