Journal club, fall 2013

When Who What
Dec 12 Molly Great ape genetic diversity and population history. Prado-Martinez et al. 2013. Nature. 499(7459):471-5.
Dec 9 Speaker: Pleuni Pennings, Postdoc with Dmitri Petrov
Dec 5 Speaker: Anand Bhaskar, Ph.D. student with Yun Song
Nov 21 Guy S. Why we are not dead one hundred times over. Charlesworth 2013. Evolution. 67(11):3354-61.
Nov 14 Guy A. Contamination of the genome by very slightly deleterious mutations: why have we not died 100 times over? Kondrashov 1995. J Theor Biol. 175(4):583-94.
Nov 7 Priya A Model-Based Analysis of GC-biased Gene Conversion in the Human and Chimpanzee Genomes. Capra et al. 2013. PLoS Genet. 9(8):e1003684.
Oct 29 Ziyue
Oct 22 Eyal

Evidence of Abundant Purifying Selection in Humans for Recently Acquired Regulatory Functions. Ward and Kellis 2012. Science 337 (6102): 1675-1678.

Comment. Green and Ewing 2013. Science 340 (6133): 682.

Response to comment. Ward and Kellis 2013. Science 340 (6133): 682.

Oct 15 Amy Using extended genealogy to estimate components of heritability for 23 quantitative and dichotomous traits. Zaitlen et al. 2013. PLoS Genet. 9(5):e1003520.

Oct 8 Min Estimating human mutation rate using autozygosity in a founder population. Campbell et al. 2012. Nat Genet. 44(11): 1277–1281.

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