Short CV/Education and training

  • 1984
    BSc Biology-geography, Stockholm University

  • 1986
    MSc, zoology, Stockholm University

  • 1993
    PhD, zoology, Stockholm University

  • 1997
    DSc, Stockholm University

Selected publications

  • Taylor, M.L., Price, T.A.R. and Wedell, N. 2014. Polyandry in nature: a global analysis. Trends Ecol & Evol 29:376–383

  • Price, T. A. R., Bretman, A., Gradilla, A. C., Reger, J., Taylor, M. L., Giraldo, P., Campbell, A., Hurst, G. D. D. and Wedell, N. 2014. Does polyandry controls population sex ratio via regulation of a selfish gene? Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 281: 20133259

  • Wedell, N. 2013. The dynamic relationship between polyandry and selfish genetic elements. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368: 20120049

  • Harrison, P.W., Mank, J. E. and Wedell, N. 2012. Incomplete sex chromosome dosage compensation in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella, based on de novo transcriptome assembly. Genome Biology and Evolution 4: 1118-1126.

  • Mank, J.E., Hosken, D.J. and Wedell, N. 2011. Some inconvenient truths about sex chromosome dosage compensation and the potential role of sexual conflict. Evolution 65: 2133-2144.

  • Smith, D.T., Hosken, D.J., Rostant, W.G., Yeo, M., Griffin, R.M., Bretman, A., Price, T.A.R., ffrench-Constant, R.H. and Wedell, N. 2011. DDT resistance, epistasis and male fitness in flies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1351-1362.

  • Price, T.A.R., Hurst, G.D.D. and Wedell, N. 2010. Polyandry prevents extinction. Current Biology 20: 471–475.

  • Price, T.A.R., Hodgson, D.J., Lewis, Z., Hurst, G.D.D. and Wedell, N. 2008. Selfish genetic elements promote polyandry in a fly. Science 322: 1241-1243.

  • Hosken, D.J., Taylor, M.L., Hoyle, K., Higgins, S. and Wedell, N. 2008. Attractive males have greater success in sperm competition. Current Biology 18: R553-R554.

  • Charlat, S., Hornett, E.A., Fullard, J.H., Davies, N., Roderick, G.K., Wedell, N. and Hurst, G.D.D. 2007. Extraordinary flux in sex-ratio. Science 317: 214.


Selected projects

  • Polyandry and sex ratio drive

  • Sex, resistance and selfish genes

  • Sexual antagonism and the consequences of sex-specific selection

  • Genomic conflicts

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Associate editor/editorial Board:

  • Biology Letters, since 2014

  • Behavioral Ecology, since 2011

  • Evolution, 2006-2008

  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, since 2003

Professional societies/organisations:

  • President Elect: European Society for Evolutionary Biology, since 2015

  • Royal Society Research Grant Panel, since 2014

  • President Elect: International Society for Behavioral Ecology, since 2012

  • Zoological Society of London Scientific Awards Committee, 2012-2015

  • Royal Society International Exchanges Scheme panel, 2011-2014

  • Chair MOLECO panel, the Academy of Finland, 2010-2013

  • Councillor European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 2009-2013

  • Trustee of the Royal Entomological Society, 2009-2012

  • Royal Society International Travel Grants Panel, 2009-2011

  • Chair of the Society for the Study of Evolution International Committee, since 2009

  • Non–North American Vice President of the Society for the Study of Evolution, 2009

  • External expert LAPBIAT selection committee (EU), 2007-2010

  • Royal Society Hooke Committee, 2007-2009

  • Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award Committee, 2006-2008

  • Council Member Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 2003-2006 + Treasurer, 2006-2012

  • Councillor, International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 2002-2006

  • Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, since 1996

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • single mum


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