Spring 2020

When What Who Details
January 24th Lab Meeting Zach Fuller Towards a genetic prediction of bleaching in Corals.
January 31st Journal club Carla Hoge Jung et al. 2019, Unified single-cell analysis of testis gene regulation and pathology in five mouse strains eLife
Journal club Luke Sarre Lopez and Palumbi 2019, Somatic mutations and genome stability maintenance in clonal coral colonies bioRxiv
March 6th Lab Meeting Ana Pinharanda Gene regulatory network evolution in morphological divergence between Drosophila species.
Journal Club Felix Wu Seplyarskiy et al. 2020, Population sequencing data reveal a compendium of mutational processes in human germline. BioRxiv
March 13th Journal Club Will Milligan Watson et al. 2016, Germline replications and somatic mutation accumulation are independent of vegetative life span in Arabidopsis PNAS and Schmid-Siegert et al. 2017 Low number of fixed somatic mutations in a long-lived oak tree Nature Plants.
March 20th Journal Club Zach Fuller Cirulli et al. 2020, Genome-wide rare variant analysis for thousands of phenotypes in over 70,000 exomes from two cohorts Nature.
March 26th Journal Club Collective COVID19 Part 1
April 3rd Lab Meeting Carla Hoge Towards identifying determinants of meiotic recombination landscapes in non-mammalian animals
Journal Club Collective COVID19 Part 2
April 10th Journal Club Arbel Harpak Howe et al. 2020, Assortative mating and within-spouse pair comparisons BioRxiv.
April 29th Lab Meeting Ipsita Agarwal Estimating fitness consequences of de novo mutations
May 15th Lab Meeting Daniel Hooper Evaluating the Faster-Z Effect in a recent radiation of Australian grassfinches
Journal Club Carla Hoge Malinsky et al. 2018, Whole-genome sequences of Malawi cichlids reveal multiple radiations interconnected by gene flow Nature Ecology and Evolution and Svardal et al. 2019 Ancestral Hybridization Facilitated Species Diversification in the Lake Malawi Cichlid Fish Adaptive Radiation Molecular Biology and Evolution.
May 22th Journal Club Arbel Harpak Wang et al. 2020, Theoretical and empirical quantification of the accuracy of polygenic scores in ancestry divergent populations BioRxiv.
May 29th Lab Meeting Aaron Stern Quantifying & disentangling selection on genetically-correlated complex traits
Journal Club Laura Hayward Buffalo and Coop 2009 Genetics The Linked Selection Signature of Rapid Adaptation in Temporal Genomic Data.
June 5th Journal Club Ana Pinharanda Meier et al. 2020, Haplotype tagging reveals parallel formation of hybrid races in two butterfly species BioRxiv.
June 12th Lab Meeting Izabel Alves The evolution and coevolution of PRDM9.
June 26th Lab Meeting Will Milligan Evolution of Genetic Variance in Mutation Rates
Journal Club Ipsita Agarwal and Zach Fuller Karczewski et al. 2020, The mutational constraint spectrum quantified from variation in 141,456 humans Nature and Collins et al. 2020, A structural variation reference for medical and population genetics Nature.
July 3rd Journal Club Arbel Harpak Wang et al. 2020, Theoretical and empirical quantification of the accuracy of polygenic scores in ancestry divergent populations BioRxiv.
July 10th Journal Club Felix Wu Volkova et al. 2020, Mutational signatures are jointly shaped by DNA damage and repair BioRxiv.
July 17th Journal Club Luke Sarre Cantina et al. 2020, Evolutionary Persistence of DNA Methylation for Millions of Years after Ancient Loss of a De Novo Methyltransferase BioRxiv.
July 24th Journal Club Marc de Manuel Montero Bell et al. 2020, Insights into variation in meiosis from 31,228 human sperm genomes Nature.

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