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Biology 23

February 16-17, 2023, University of Geneva

Elena Conti's talk

Part of our joint research is dicovering each other's fields and attending events in the art and in the science fields. It was a great experience to attend the Biology 23 conference.

Elena Conti presented "Comparative genomics elucidates the convergent origins of floral hetermorphism"

Her talk was around Heterostyly and the super-gene s-locus.

Heterostyly is another cross-pollination mechanism, where flowers within a species can occur in either a pin or thrum form, so that pollen is deposited on an insect from one flower form in a location that matches the location that contacts the stigma in the second flower form.

From: Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (Second Edition), 2017


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