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Masato Yamamichi: Modeling eco-evolutionary dynamics in predator-prey systems

  • Date: Jul 20, 2015
  • Time: 15:00 - 16:00
  • Speaker: Masato Yamamichi from Kyoto University
  • Location: MPI Plön
  • Room: Lecture hall
  • Host: Lutz Becks
Recent studies have increasingly recognized feedbacks between ecological and evolutionary processes as an important factor to predict future dynamics. Previous studies on eco-evolutionary dynamics have tended to focus on the effects of the presence/absence of phenotypic variation on ecological dynamics. I discuss the importance of considering the details of trait variation, introducing my recent studies about phenotypic plasticity, introduction timing of genetic variation, and genetic bases of ecological traits in predator-prey models.
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