Spring 2018

Full Schedule:

When What Who Details
January 19th Lab Meeting Jeremy Berg Practice Job Talk
January 26th Lab Meeting (@11:30am) Hakhamanesh Mostafavi Viability selection in contemporary humans
February 2nd Conference NY Genome Center NY Human Genetics in NYC Conference
February 9th Lab Meeting
Nitin Phadnis The molecular basis of speciation in Drosophila
February 16th Journal Club
Felix Wu Liggett et al 2017 Conserved patterns of somatic mutations in human peripheral blood cells. bioRxiv.
February 23rd Journal Club Jeremy Berg Stephens 2017 False Discovery Rates: A New Deal. Biostatistics.
March 2nd Lab Meeting Zachary Fuller A population genetics perspective on the intolerance to mutation
March 9th Lab Meeting Felix Wu Estimating De Novo Mutation Rates in Humans and Baboons by Deep Sequencing of Family Units
March 23rd Journal Club Laura Hayward Chan et al 2018 A Likelihood-Free Inference Framework for Population Genetic Data using Exchangeable Neural Networks. bioRxiv.
March 30th Lab Meeting Iain Mathieson Watching evolution with ancient DNA
Journal Club Hakhamanesh Mostafavi Kong et al 2018 The nature of nurture: Effects of parental genotypes. Science.
April 5th Lab Meeting
Yoav Benjamini The replicability problems in science: it’s not the p-value’s fault
April 6th Lab Meeting Felix Wu Estimating De Novo Mutation Rates in Humans and Baboons by Deep Sequencing of Family Units
Journal Club Carla Hoge Murray et al 2018 Natural selection shaped the rise and fall of passenger pigeon genomic diversity. Science.
April 13th Journal Club Yuval Simons Nelson and Cresko 2018 Ancient genomic variation underlies repeated ecological adaptation in young stickleback populations. Evolution Letters.
April 26th Lab Meeting T​om DiPrete Genetic Instrumental Variable (GIV) regression: Explaining socioeconomic and health outcomes in non-experimental data
April 27th Journal Club Zachary Fuller Meiklejohn et al 2018 Gene flow mediates the role of sex chromosome meiotic drive during complex speciation. BioRxiv.
May 4th Lab Meeting
Carla Hoge and
Xiaoting Li
Rotation Project Overviews
May 11th Conference Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Biology of Genomes
May 18th Lab Meeting Zachary Baker The story of PRDM9
Lab Meeting
Molly Schumer Searching for adaptive introgression with linked deleterious sites
May 25th Lab Meeting Guy Amster Life history effects on X-to-autosomes polymorphism ratios
Journal Club Zachary Baker Brand et al 2018 Molecular Evolution at a Meiosis Gene Mediates Species Differences in the Rate and Patterning of Recombination. Current Biology.
June 8th Lab Meeting Jeremy Berg All of the empirical results from my PhD thesis are wrong!
Journal Club Hakhamanesh Mostafavi Haworth et al 2018 Common genetic variants and health outcomes appear geographically structured in the UK Biobank sample: Old concerns returning and their implications. BioRxiv.
Yengo et al 2018 Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for height and body mass index in ~700,000 individuals of European ancestry. BioRxiv.

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