The genomics of sperm killing gene drive
Dr T Price, Prof G Hurst, Prof S Paterson
Applications accepted all year round
Many selfish genetic elements spread rapidly through populations by killing gametes that do not carry them. This fascinating phenomena also has practical applications.
The ecology of a sex-ratio distorting meiotic driver
Dr T Price, Prof G Hurst
9 January 2019
Aim. to understand how the behaviour, genetics, and ecology of a fly is affected by a selfish X chromosome. Background. Gene drive systems are selfish genes that manipulate reproduction to enhance their transmission, at a cost to the rest of the genome.