Spring 2021

When What Who Details
January 8th Lab Meeting Ipsita Agarwal Mutation saturation in current samples
Journal club Marc de Manuel Baur & Berger 2020, Experimental evidence for effects of sexual selection on condition-dependent mutation rates Nature Ecology & Evolution
January 15th Lab Meeting Eric Turkheimer Are SNPs related to complex human behavior causal? Does it matter?
Journal club Eric Turkheimer Fisher 1919, The causes of human variability Eugenics Review
January 29th Lab Meeting Felix Wu and Marc de Manuel Estimating male mutation bias across mammals
February 5th Journal club Felix Wu Bhutani et al. 2021, Widespread haploid-biased gene expression enables sperm-level natural selection/a> Science
February 12th Journal club Ana Pinharanda Kennedy and Reade 2017, Why does drug resistance readily evolve but vaccine resistance does not? Proceedings of the Royal Society B
March 5th Lab Meeting Hakhamanesh Mostafavi
March 12th Lab Meeting Vince Buffalo Why do species get a thin slice of π? Revisiting Lewontin’s Paradox of Variation.
March 19th Lab Meeting Arslan Zaidi
March 26th Lab Meeting Molly Schumer The genetic architecture and evolutionary origin of a lethal hybrid incompatibility.
Journal Club Zach Fuller Jones et al. 2020, Convergent evolution of seasonal camouflage in response to reduced snow cover across the snowshoe hare range Evolution
April 2nd Lab Meeting Ben Strober Diverse transcriptomic signatures identify functional rare genetic variation.
Journal Club Will Milligan Strogatz, Exploring complex networks Nature
April 9th Lab Meeting Thomas Sasani A wild-derived antimutator drives germline mutation spectrum differences in a genetically diverse murine family.
April 15th @ 9:30 AM Lab Meeting Flora Borne Evolution of the glue produced by Drosophila larvae.
April 16th Journal Club Anna Yoney Bizzotto et al. 2021, Landmarks of human embryonic development
April 23rd Lab Meeting Chris Large
Journal Club Ana Pinharanda Gokhman et al. 2021, Human–chimpanzee fused cells reveal cis-regulatory divergence underlying skeletal evolution Nature Genetics
May 13th @ 10:30 AM (EDT) Lab Meeting Djivan Prentout Plant genera Cannabis and Humulus share the same pair of well-differentiated sex chromosomes.
May 14th Journal Club Marc de Manuel Montero Abascal et al. 2021, Somatic mutation landscapes at single-molecule resolution nature.
May 21st Lab Meeting Ellen Leffler Host-parasite genetic interactions in malaria
May 28th 10:30 AM -12 PM Lab Meeting Ziyue Gao
June 11th Journal Club Carla Hoge Pratt et al. 2021, Germline DNA replication shapes the recombination landscape in mammals BioRxiv.
Journal Club Daniel Hooper Wang et al. 2021, Transcriptional regulatory divergence underpinning species-specific learned vocalization in songbirds PLOS Biology.
July 16th Lab Meeting Florian Labourel A mechanistic view of the Evolution of diversity.

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