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Theoretical Ecology and Evolution

Claudia Bank
University of Bern

Our overarching goal is to quantify the relative roles of ecological and evolutionary forces for the buildup and maintenance of diversity. Specifically, we study the influence of fitness differences and fitness interactions (epistasis), mutation, and gene flow on adaptation, speciation, and the composition and stability of ecological communities.

Domain(s) of application
Basic research
Domain of activity
Evolution and phylogeny