Journal Club

Summer Term 2006

The Journal Club takes place every Tuesday during term, from 11:15 a.m. till noon, in the seminar room of the Zoological Institute (Vesalgasse 1, first floor).

Date Paper to be read and discussed presented by
11 April initiation meeting  
18 April Blockkurs Zoologie; no journal club  
25 April Blockkurs Zoologie; no journal club  
2 May TBA Thomas Z.
9 May Rokyta et al. An empirical test of the mutation landscape model of adaptation using a single-stranded DNA-virus. Nature Genetics 34: 441-444. Sabrina
16 May Fuller et al. 2005. How and when selection experiments might actually be useful. Integr. Comp. Biol. 445: 391-404. Mathias
23 May Fine et al. 2005. Tolerance of endolithic algae to elevated temperature and light in the coral Montipora monasteriata from the sourthern Great Barrier Reef. J. Exp. Biol. 208: 75-81. Claudine
30 May Paland and Lynch 2006. Transitions to asexuality result in excess amino acid substitutions. Science 311: 990-992. Daniela
8 Jun Special journal club session (Thursday); Gavrilets 2003. Models of speciation: what have we learned in 40 years? Evolution 57: 2197-2215. Including a comment by Doebeli et al. and a reply by Gavrilets. Sergey Gavrilets
13 Jun no journal club (infectious disease workshop at EAWAG)  
20 Jun Frey 2003. Publishing as prostitution? - Choosing between one's own ideas and academic success. Public Choice 116: 205-223. Adrian
27 Jun no journal club  
4 Jul Wolf et al. 1998. Evolutionary consequences of indirect genetic effects. Trends Ecol. Evol. 13(2): 64-69. Flore