Connie and Neil's work, along with collaborators Ass. Prof. Shinichi Nakagawa and Dr. Monika Zavodna, on the major histocompatibility complex in chinook salmon, has now been published in Heredity! Among their findings, the authors found a correlation between the MHC class II divergence in male and female, and fertilization success, indicating that this locus might influence sperm–egg interactions in chinook salmon.


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