Schedule

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

Lab Meetings: Fridays 1:30-2:45pm
Journal Club: Fridays 3:15-4:30pm

Upcoming:

When What Who Details
November 17th Lab Meeting Noah Reid Rapid repeated evolution of extreme pollution tolerance in killfishes (Fundulus)
Journal Club Guy Amster Lynch et al. 2008 The Cellular, Developmental and Population-Genetic Determinants of Mutation-Rate Evolution. Genetics.

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Full Schedule:

When What Who Details
July 21st Lab Meeting (@2:00pm) Magnus Nordborg Epigenetic Variation in Arabidopsis
Journal Club Guy Amster Pelletier et al. 2017 Eco-evolutionary dynamics in a contemporary human population. Nature.
July 28th Journal Club Hakhamanesh Mostafavi Ge et al. 2017 Phenome-wide heritability analysis of the UK Biobank. Plos Genetics.
August 4th Lab Meeting Jeremy Berg Population genetic models for the evolution of human complex disease
August 18th Lab Meeting Yuki Haba The genomics of behavioral adaptation to photoperiodism in an Asian burying beetle
Journal Club Laura Hayward Fernando et al. 2009 Additive Genetic Variability and the Bayesian Alphabet. Genetics.
August 25th Lab Meeting Zach Fuller Genetic variation associated with heat tolerance in corals
September 8th Lab Meeting Laura Hayward A model for selection on a polygenic trait after a sudden change in environment
Journal Club David Murphy Lunter et al. 2014 8.2% of the Human Genome Is Constrained: Variation in Rates of Turnover across Functional Element Classes in the Human Lineage.GeneticsPlos Genetics
September 22nd Journal Club Felix Wu Niederhuber et al. 2017 Germline De Novo Mutation Clusters Arise During Oocyte Aging In Genomic Regions With Increased Double-Strand Break Incidence. BioRxiv.
September 29th Lab Meeting Andy Kern Putting the HAL in Haldane: leveraging machine learning for population genetics
Journal Club Jeremy Berg Cherry et al. 1998 Should We Expect Substitution Rate to Depend on Population Size?. Genetics.
October 6th Lab Meeting Kristen Lee Detecting signatures of convergent adaptation in population genomic data
Journal Club Hakhamanesh Mostafavi Tahmasbi et al. 2017 Testing the moderation of quantitative gene by environment interactions in unrelated individuals. BioRxiv.
October 20th Journal Club Laura Hayward Lello et al. 2017 Accurate Genomic Prediction Of Human Height. BioRxiv.
October 27th Lab Meeting
(@10:00am)
Ipsita Agarwal Sex differences in the mutation spectrum
Journal Club Zach Fuller Prince et al. 2017 The evolutionary basis of premature migration in Pacific salmon highlights the utility of genomics for informing conservation. ScienceAdvances.
November 10th Lab Meeting
(@9:45am)
Parul Johri Population genomics reveals evolutionary constraints across the genomes of Paramecium species
Journal Club Yuval Simons Crawford et al. 2017 Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations. Science.
November 17th Lab Meeting Noah Reid Rapid repeated evolution of extreme pollution tolerance in killfishes (Fundulus)
Journal Club Guy Amster Lynch et al. 2008 The Cellular, Developmental and Population-Genetic Determinants of Mutation-Rate Evolution. Genetics.

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