Organisation och personal

Elina Immonen

forskare vid Institutionen för ekologi och genetik, Zooekologi

E-post:
Elina.Immonen[AT-tecken]ebc.uu.se
Telefon:
018-471 2627
Besöksadress:
Evolutionsbiologiskt Centrum EBC, Norbyv 18 D
Postadress:
Norbyv 18 D
752 36 UPPSALA

Kort presentation

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Post-doctoral researcher in Arnqvist lab, studying the effects of mitochondrial genetics on reproductive traits, costs of reproduction and sexual dimorphism in gene expression, using seed beetles as a model system.

Personal website: https://immonenelina.wordpress.com 

Anqvist lab: http://www.arnqvist.org/index.html

Mina kurser

Biografi

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I have a broad interest in understanding how sexual and natural selection shape sex differences and what are their genetic underpinnings. My current research focuses on studying the role of mitochondrial and nuclear genome epistatic interaction in sex-specific life-history and reproductive traits, how mating influences sexual dimorphism in gene expression, the cost of reproduction at both mechanistic and fitness levels, and how the genetic architecture shapes these costs and affects ageing in each sex. I am working as a post-doctoral researcher in Göran Arnqvist lab, where we use several seed beetle species as a model system, but mostly Callosobruchus maculatus.

In my previous work I have focused on the genetics of reproductive traits involved in species recognition as well as transcriptome evolution under sexual selection (PhD in Mike Ritchie lab), and the evolution of nuptial feeding (MSc) using Drosophila.

 

Publikationer

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