Schedule

 

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

Meeting times: Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM (lab meeting) & 3:20 – 4:30 PM (journal club).

Upcoming:

When What Who Details
May 27th Lab Meeting Hannah Munby Identifying trans-species polymorphisms maintained by ancient balancing selection in primates
Journal Club Young Kwon Nouhaud et al. 2022, Rapid and repeatable genome evolution across three hybrid ant populations BioRxiv and Muralidhar et al. 2022, Mate choice enhances post-zygotic barriers to gene flow via ancestry bundling BioRxiv.
June 3rd Lab Meeting Carla Hoge TBD
Lab Meeting Will Milligan Practice PEQG talk
June 10th Lab Meeting Flora TBD
Lab Meeting Marc deManuel Montero TBD
June 13th Lab Meeting Jiarun Chen Polygenic Adaptation under Recurrent Changes in Environment
June 17th Lab Meeting Ana Pinharanda TBD
Journal Club Molly Przeworski Okbay et al. 2022, Polygenic prediction of educational attainment within and between families from genome-wide association analyses in 3 million individuals Nature Genetics.

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Full Schedule:

When What Who Details
January 28th Lab Meeting Pei-Yin Shih Population genetics of fighting fish
February 18th Lab Meeting Margaret Antonio Using ancient DNA to explore recent human population structure.
Journal Club Hannah Munby Ebel et al. 2022, Revisiting the malaria hypothesis: accounting for polygenicity and pleiotropy Trends in Parasitology.
March 4th Lab Meeting Alison Barton Investigating the contribution of rare coding variants to phenotypes in UK Biobank.
Journal Club Carla Hoge Marcovitz et al. 2019, A functional enrichment test for molecular convergent evolution finds a clear protein-coding signal in echolocating bats and whales PNAS.
March 11th Lab Meeting Jeff Spence Simulation-based machine learning in population genetics as approximate Bayesian inference
Journal Club Marc de Manuel Rockweiler et al. 2022, The origins and functional effects of postzygotic mutations throughout the human lifespan bioRxiv.
March 18th Lab Meeting Carla Hoge Recombination patterns in cornsnakes suggest a tug of war between PRDM9 and promoter-like features
Journal Club Djivan Prentout Lenormand and Roze 2022, Y recombination arrest and degeneration in the absence of sexual dimorphism Science and Jay et al. 2022 Modeling the stepwise extension of recombination suppression on sex chromosomes and other supergenes through deleterious mutation sheltering bioRxiv.
March 25th Lab Meeting Minyoung Wyman T-asymmetry in the human germline
April 29th Lab Meeting Jiarun Chen TBD
Journal Club Will Milligan Ebel et al. 2022, Revisiting the malaria hypothesis: accounting for polygenicity and pleiotropy Trends in Parasitology.
May 6th Lab Meeting Carrie Zhu Amplification is the primary mode of gene-by-sex interaction in complex human traits
May 11th Lab Meeting Will Milligan Conditions for large effect fixations under polygenic adaptation
May 13th Lab Meeting Djivan Prentour TBD
May 27th Lab Meeting Hannah Munby Identifying trans-species polymorphisms maintained by ancient balancing selection in primates
Journal Club Young Kwon Nouhaud et al. 2022, Rapid and repeatable genome evolution across three hybrid ant populations BioRxiv and Muralidhar et al. 2022, Mate choice enhances post-zygotic barriers to gene flow via ancestry bundling BioRxiv.
June 3rd Lab Meeting Carla Hoge TBD
Lab Meeting Will Milligan Practice PEQG talk
June 10th Lab Meeting Flora TBD
Lab Meeting Marc deManuel Montero TBD
June 13th Lab Meeting Jiarun Chen Polygenic Adaptation under Recurrent Changes in Environment
June 17th Lab Meeting Ana Pinharanda TBD
Journal Club Molly Przeworski Okbay et al. 2022, Polygenic prediction of educational attainment within and between families from genome-wide association analyses in 3 million individuals Nature Genetics.

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