Schedule

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

Lab Meetings: Fridays 12:00-1:15pm
Journal Club: Fridays 1:45-3:00pm

Upcoming:

When What Who Details
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.

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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
(@1:30pm)
Nitin Phadnis The molecular basis of speciation in Drosophila
February 16th Journal Club
(@12:00pm)
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
(@10:00am)
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 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 1st Lab Meeting Thomas Lenormand Recombination and the evolution of gene regulation.

On April 20th, 2018, Columbia University will be hosting “Genetics of the Evolutionary Process.” The symposium will feature talks on current evolutionary research, focused on areas of interest to the broader biology community. For more details, click on ‘SYMPOSIUM’ from the menu.

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

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