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                    2022

           Mix two genomes and

      TEs emerge like flies from sand.

          Cheerful selfish land.                                                                Tusso et al. (in press) Genome Res

           

         One and one make three.

          It's time for a cup of tea

                Arctocephale !                                                                            Lopes et al. (in preparation) ...

 

                    2021

        Zone of tension. Fog.

           Algorithm fantasy

        makes glaciers shiver.                                                                          Metzler et al. (2022) Evolution


            Microscopic life

     adapts to heaven and hell.

         Exchanging angels.                                                    Tusso, Nieuwenhuis et al. (2020) Nat Ecol Evol


         gene tree by gene tree

         by geen tree by green tee by

            teen geer bye reegent.                                                                         Lopes et al. (2021) Syst Biol

 

           Brothers and sisters.

       Broken glass in stormy seas.

              Incest cabinet.                                                                                      Foote et al. (2021) Mol Ecol

 

                 Mitochondria

       thrive on inverted soil. Helas,

          and gametes blossom.                                                                          Knief (2021) Royal Open Soc

 

             Butterflies and stars,

      flowers, bees and grass in concert

           sing while alleles pass.                                                               Schielzeth, Wolf (2021) Am J Botany

 

            Nets of mitrail

       assemble in the ocean.

              [immakuˈlate]                                                                                 Peart et al. (2021) Mol Ecol Res

       

        Bill + brain + tool = corvid?

    Bill + brain + tool + the right alleles =

         Cool tool-using corvid.                                             Dussex, Kutschera, Wiberg et al. (2021) Mol Ecol

       

      top                           2020 

                Blueprint in uproar.

       Genes jump and polymeres tilt.

               Coal turns into ash.                                    Weissensteiner et al. (2020) Nature Communications


             Choose your mate wisely,

         says the black crow to the grey.

                Croaks, and flies away.                                                                 Knief et al. (2020) J Evol Biol

 

                     Recombination

            How do we estimate you?

              What can you teach us?                                        Peñalba, Wolf (2020) Nature Reviews Genetics



                 The feather-footed.

                Eternal coalescence

                on water and land.

 

                 Uppsala, Munich

         Where sea lions do not roam

              Their story was told

 

            Draw from the old tales,

             of the feather-footed,

         the features of their path,

        the wise clues for their future.                                       Peart et al. (2020) Nature Ecology and Evolution

 op                         2019

                            ω α

           are time sensitive creatures.

               So the crows teach us.                                                               Mugal et al. (2019) Mol Biol Evol            

 

                In the smallest lands,

            the crows carry a burden.

             Will they still live long ?                                                         Kutschera et al. (2019) Mol Biol Evol

 

              Unneighbourly crowd

           for a common cruel crow

                 Collective killing                                                                    Holtmann et al. (2019), Sci Reports

 

                Does species richness

               bear on gene diversity?

                We ask the meadow.                                            Eisenhauer et al. (2019) Res Ideas Outcomes

  

                    our sequence is fixed

           yet with the seasons we change

                we ask: meth to blame?                                  DfG grant WO1426/4-1 on Evolutionary Epigenetics