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Career Beginnings and Science after the Thesis

Career Beginnings and Science after the Thesis

Chapter:
(p.69) 4 Career Beginnings and Science after the Thesis
Source:
Adaptation in Metapopulations
Author(s):
Michael J. Wade
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.003.0004

The author’s career options and interviews after completing his doctoral dissertation on group selection. The methods and terminology from animal breeding and family selection and their utility in presenting results from the group selection experiments. The processes of kin selection and family selection relative to group selection are discussed. Discussion of the various sources contributing to the origin and maintenance of among-group phenotypic and genetic variation.

Keywords:   genetic variation among populations, Island model, migration, periodic group selection, population fitness, stepping stone model

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