The genetics linking temperature and fertility in worms

Updated: Jan 16

by Mark Leaver

In this video abstract, Mark tells you about his recent publication in Biology Open, "A locus in Pristionchus pacificus responsible for the ability to give rise to fertile offspring at higher temperatures." Learn more in the full paper.

Mark is a postdoc in Tony Hyman's lab at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany.

Related Resources​​

• Watch Mark's first Science Sketch to hear about another approach to this question.

• Watch Maria Begasse's video abstract to hear about related work in other nematode species.

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