Evidence for elevated mutation rates in low-quality genotypes
PhD student Nathaniel P. Sharp and EEB professor Aneil F. Agrawal publish study in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109:6142-6146 on mutation rate in Drosphila. This study was highligthed in U of T news.
Change in the mean and variance in fitness for 11 treatment groups over 46 generations of mutant accumulation. For full description see Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109:6142-6146.