Our weekly lab meetings and journal clubs are held together with the Andolfatto and Sella labs.

We meet on Fridays at 1 PM or 2:30 PM in the conference room in Fairchild 602.


When What Who Details
June 15
Thursday at 2:30
Lab meeting Hannah Munby

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Full Schedule:

When What Who Details
Sept. 30 Journal club Young Mi Kwon Tilk et al. 2022, Most cancers carry a substantial deleterious load due to Hill-Robertson interference (eLife).
Oct. 7 Lab meeting Magnus Nordborg Methylation madness.
Oct. 21 Lab meeting Yige Zhao Predicting functional and fitness effect of missense variants.
Nov. 4 Lab meeting Magnus Nordborg Methylation madness continued.
Journal club Minyoung Wyman Cosby et al. 2021, Recurrent evolution of vertebrate transcription factors by transposase capture (Science).
Nov. 11 Journal club Carla Hoge Wang et al. 2022, Comparative genome anatomy reveals evolutionary insights into a unique amphitriploid fish (Nat Ecol Evol).
Nov. 14 Lab meeting Jeremy Berg  
Nov. 18 Journal club Marc de Manuel Kaplanis et al. 2022, Genetic and chemotherapeutic influences on germline hypermutation (Nature).
Dec. 2 Lab meeting Meret Arter  
Journal club Vanesa Getseva Mbatchou et al. 2021, Computationally efficient whole-genome regression for quantitative and binary traits (Nature Genetics).
Dec. 9 Lab meeting Manyuan Long The Origination of Genes from Scratch under Sexual Conflict.
Journal club Magnus Nordborg Brovkina et al. 2022, A common genomic architecture for interacting with the external world (bioRxiv).
Dec. 16 Lab meeting David Stern  
Lab meeting Joy Bergelson
and Magnus Nordborg
Field GWAS and experimental evolution experiments reveal genetic tradeoffs in response to temporally and spatially variable selection
Jan. 13 Lab meeting Minyoung Wyman Transcription-coupled repair in the germline.
Journal club Hannah Munby Schield et al. 2022, The roles of balancing selection and recombination in the evolution of rattlesnake venom (Nat Ecol Evol).
Feb. 10 Lab meeting Vanesa Getseva An approach to identify mutator alleles in humans.
Journal club Akanksha Bhat Muralidhar et al. 2022, Assortative mating enhances postzygotic barriers to gene flow via ancestry bundling (PNAS).
Mar. 3 Lab meeting Natanael Spisak Modeling helps to identify key parameters of human mutagenesis.
Carla Hoge A tug of war between PRDM9 and promoter-like features revealed by the study of a non-mammalian vertebrate.
Journal club Andrés Bendesky
and Magnus Nordborg
Dutrow et al. 2022, Domestic dog lineages reveal genetic drivers of behavioral diversification (Cell).
Mar. 13 Lab meeting Simon Myers
Apr. 7 Journal club Natanael Spisak Jumper et al. 2021, Highly accurate protein structure prediction with AlphaFold (Nature).
Apr. 14 Lab meeting Robin Burns Cycles of satellite and transposon evolution in arabidopsis centromeres.
Apr. 21 Lab meeting Marc de Manuel
and Natanael Spisak
Mechanisms behind mutational signatures.
Apr. 28 Lab meeting Djivan Prentout Recombination in zebra finch.
May 5 Lab meeting Aleksandra Kornienko Extensive natural variation and silencing of lncRNAs in Arabidopsis thaliana.
May 8 Lab meeting Joyce Wang The poor portability of polygenic scores is only partially attributable to genetic ancestry.
May 12 Thesis defense Will Milligan
May 19 Lab meeting Vladimir Seplyarskiy Evolution of mutational processes in mammals.
June 15 Lab meeting Hannah Munby

For examples of topics previously discussed by our lab, please view schedules from previous semesters.