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Dissertation

The role of the pleiotropic genes of the major histocompatibility complex...

In this thesis, I (with colleagues) brought together the role of natural and sexual selection on the evolution of the genes of the Major histocompatibility Complex (MHC). To this end, we investigated the fitness consequences of parasite infection on both males’ and females’ fitness traits in a laboratory-study...
Dissertation

Evolutionary Ecology of the European Eel

The ongoing paradigm on the preservation of living resources argues that both the ecological and evolutionary background of exploited species should be taken into account as to devise effective and sustainable management practices. This perspective stems from the apparent ineffectiveness of traditional...