Brown algae, multicellularity and sex
Susana Coelho and Denis Roze
Station Biologique de Roscoff, France
Susana Coelho will present a paper recently published in Nature by an international consortium coordinated by Roscoff on the Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae. Denis Roze will present his theoretical work on deleterious mutations and selection for sex and recombination.