Population Genetics and Cytogenetics

General information

Coordinator
Register date
01/01/1998
Department assignation codes
D00c03
Center assignation codes
302
Code
XB2

Contact

Address
Facultade de bioloxía (campus de Vigo, Lagoas-Marcosende).
Phone
986 812 568
Website
http://genxb2.webs.uvigo.es/

Research areas

Research lines
Development of models to understand the genetic basis of quantitative traits and the applications of genetics to the conservation of biodiversity
Evolutionary molecular genetics
Speciation and adaptation among intertidal gastropods, including the genera Littorina and Nucella
Development of new statistics to estimate sexual selection and sexual isolation effects
Hybridization and reproductive isolation mechanisms in marine organisms
Application of concepts and models of information theory to the study of 1) Sexual and natural selection 2) Detection of evolutionary genomic patterns in viruses
Analysis of the chromosomal changes that accompany speciation in different families of bivalves and study the phenomena of hybridization between mussel species and between clam species
Genetic conservation of salmonids
Methods for multiple testing correction: FWER, FDR and permutation-based methods.
Keywords
Population and quantitative genetics
molecular genetics
cytogenetics
evolution
conservation genetics
fish and shellfish
Drosophila
viruses

Technological offer

Services offered
Genetic analysis of marine species (identification, sexing, etc.).
Statistical analysis of genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, etc.
Consulting in modeling and simulation of biological problems.
Development of Java applications for virtual teaching in genetics and evolution.

Group members

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Research results