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Scientific events of general interest on campus

  • Mondays, 12:15pm. KITP Blackboard Lunch. Auditorium
  • Tuesdays, 16:00pm. Colloquium of the Physics Department. Broida Hall
  • Wednesdays, 14:00pm (irregular). KITP Colloquium, Main Seminar Room

Other Events

  • Daily except Tuesdays, 15:15pm, Cookies and Coffee in the Commons Room
  • Every other Monday, 17:00pm, Wine and Cheese in the Commons Room and Courtyard


Date
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Week 1





Monday, Sep15
12:15pm
Aud
Thorsten Emig
Blackboard Lunch Seminar


2:00 pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue, Sep 15
10:00am
SSR
R. Hudson


Wed, Sep 16
10:00am
SSR
R. Hudson/B. Griffiths



13:00pm
Aud
M. Chertkov
Discussion/Seminar on Belief Propagation

Thu, Sep 17
10:00am
SSR
B. Griffiths


Fri, Sep 18
10:00am
Aud
C. Tyler-Smith
Human evolution; The 1000 genome project

Week 2





Mon, Sep 22
10:00am
Aud
B. Griffiths/R. Hudson
Ewens sampling formula, a combinatorial derivation; Simulating neutral variation linked to a selected polymorphism


12:15pm
Aud
M. Kreitman
Blackboard Lunch Seminar: Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Tue, Sep 23
10:00am
SSR
E. Xing
Computational methods for recombination

Wed, Sep 24
10:00am
Aud
J. Krug
Dynamics of adaptation


14:00pm
MSR
L. Peliti
The Puzzle of the Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza

Thu, Sep 25
10:00am
SSR
C. Wiggins
Data, Theory, Model Selection

Fri, Sep 26
10:00am
Aud
D. Fisher
Dynamics with Multiple Beneficial Mutations

Week 3





Mon, Sep 29
10:00am
SSR
M. Stoneking
Human evolution

Mon, Sep 29
2:00pm
TBA
T. Nagylaki
Evolution under multiallelic migration-selection models I

Tu. Sep 30
2:00pm
TBA
T. Nagylaki
Evolution under multiallelic migration-selection models II

Wed, Oct 1
10:00am
SSR
R. Burger
Multilocus Migration-Selection Models
Thu, Oct 2
10:00am
SSR
Y. Lou
A semilinear parabolic system for migration and selection

4:00pm
AUD
O. Hallatschek
Journal Club
Fri, Oct 3
10:00am
SSR
D. Petrov
Evidence for recurrent selective sweeps in the fly and human

Week 4





Mon, Oct 6
10:00am
SSR
M. Przeworski
Recombination in the human

Tue, Oct 7
10:00am
SSR
P. Andolfatto
Constraints and adaptation in the Drosophila genome

Wed, Oct 8
10:00am
SSR
G. Sella
Estimating the frequency of adaptive evolution

Thu, Oct 9
10:00am
SSR
S. Nuzhdin
Genetics of complex traits in Drosophila


4:00 pm
Aud
R. Gutenkunst
Quantitative inference of human demography via the joint SFS

Fri, Oct 10
10:00am
SSR
J. Wall
Human demography and evolution

Week 5





Mon, Oct 13
10:00am
Aud
J. Comeron
Hill-Robertson effect revisited

Tue, Oct 14
10:00am
SSR
J. Plotkin


Wed, Oct 15
10:00am
Aud
S. Sunyaev
Learning from re-sequencing data: what to do when the $1000 genome arrives?

Thu, Oct 16
10:00am
SSR
J. Gilad


Fri, Oct 10
10:00am
Aud
M. Siegal
Phenotypic robustness and network centrality in yeast

Week 6





Mon, Oct 20
10:00am
Aud
H. Isambert
Biomolecular networks under duplication-divergence evolution


11:15am
Aud
O. Hallatschek
Evolution at expanding frontiers

Tue, Oct 21
10:00am
SSR
B. Dujon
Genome evolution in yeasts I

Wed,Oct 22
10:00am
Aud
B. Dujon
Genome evolution in yeasts II

Thu, Oct 23
10:00am
SSR
M. Rockman
Empirical Population Genomics of Functional Variants

Fri, Oct 24
10:00am
Aud
E. van Nimwegen
The evolution of gene content and regulatory network structure in bacteria

Week 7





Mon, Oct 27
10:00am
Aud
M. Nordborg
Adaptive trait variation in Arabidopsis

Tue, Oct 28
10:00am
SSR
A. Jacquier
Defining gene functional modules from genome-wide epistasis networks

Wed, Oct 29
10:00am
Aud
M. Long
Origination of new genes

Thu, Oct 30
10:00am
SSR
M. Long
Genome Evolution

Fri, Oct 31
10:00am
Aud
P. Higgs
Codon Usage in Bacteria and Mitochondria

Week 8





Mon, Nov 3
10:00am
Aud
E. Betran
Patterns of gene duplication and sex chromosomes evolution

Tue, Nov 4
10:00am
SSR
M. Hahn
Gene gain and loss in mammals

Wed, Nov 5
10:00am
Aud
G. Coop
Geographic patterns and models of selection in humans

Thu, Nov 6
10:00am
SSR
S. Myers
Understanding ancient admixture, and association mapping in admixed populations

Fri, Nov 7
10:00am
Aud
J. Thornton
Evolution of protein structure and function

Week 9





Mon, Nov 10
10:00am
Aud
J. Fay
Evolution of cis-regulatory binding sites: theory and data

Tue, Nov 11
10:00am




Wed Nov 12
10:00am
Aud
M. Weigt
Inference of spatial details in protein-protein interactions from
multi-species sequence data

Th, Nov 13
10:00am
SSR
C. Wiuf
Inference in coalescent models: a theoretical overview

Fr, Nov 14
10:00am
Aud
P. Sniegowski
Evolution of mutation rates in asexual populations

Week 10





Mon, Nov 17
10:00am

12:15am
Aud

Aud
C. Wiuf

M. Mezard
The Coalescent of Rare Alleles

Blackboard Lunch Seminar: Information flow on trees, reconstruction...and glasses

Tue, Nov 18
10:00am
SSR
W. Watt
Tracing natural selection from molecular to ecological levels

Wed Nov 19
10:00am
Aud
P. Sniegowski
Yeast population genetics

Th, Nov 20
10:00am
SSR
V. Mustonen
From fitness landscapes to seascapes:
Non-equilibrium dynamics of selection and adaptation

Fr, Nov 21
10:00am
Aud
M. Kreitman
Variation and evolution of pattern formation in Drosophila

Week 11





Mon, Nov 24
10:00am
Aud
all
Discussion

Tue, Nov 25
10:00am
SSR
K. Bozek,
M. Luksza
HIV - host co-evolution
Evolution of gene expression - a genome wide comparison between human and mouse

Wed Nov 26
10:00am




Th, Nov 27
10:00am




Fr, Nov 28
10:00am




Week 12





Mon, Dec 1
10:00am

M Lassig
Influenza evolution: A molecular red queen race

Tue, Dec 2
10:00am

T. Leitner
Reconstructing viral phylogenies

Wed Dec 3
10:00am

L. Quintanamurci
Natural selection in the human genome and host-pathogen interactions

Th, Dec 4
10:00am
2:00pm
SSR
AUD
C. Russell
R. Neher
The global circulation of influenza A (H3N2) viruses
Modeling epistasis and collective effects of epistatic polymorphisms

Fr, Dec 5
10:00am

L. Barreiro
Widespread Purifying and Local Positive Selection Targeted miRNAs During Human Evolution

Week 13





Mon, Dec 8
10:00am
3:30pm
SSR
A. Di Rienzo
G. Szollosi & S. Schiffels
Spatially-varying selection in humans
Codon Usage Measures Adaptive Evolution in Drosophila

Tue, Dec 9
10:00am
2:00pm
SSR
S. Rifkin
P. Wittkopp
When time and chance happen to worms
Connecting intraspecific polymorphism to interspecific divergence: genetics of pigmentation evolution in Drosophila

Wed Dec 10
10:00am

C. Bustamonte
...More about selection

Th, Dec 11
10:00am

A. Clark
The strange world of ultra-deep resequencing

Fr, Dec 12
10:00am

J. Novembre
TBA




*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room [TOP]