Population Genetics Seminar and Journal Club
Teaching module: 10854-HS2015-0

Local or invited speakers present their work or reviews of a particular topic in the field of Population Genetics. Journal club sessions are integrated into the seminar, and attending students are required to read the papers in advance before each session. PDFs of the papers are accessible through the ILIAS system.

  • Time: unless specified otherwise, every Monday, at 11:15
  • Place: seminar room D110, IEE, Baltzerstr. 6, first floor
  • Contact: Laurent Excoffier

Below is the list of forthcoming events. We also maintain a list of previous speakers for that seminar.

14.09.15 Introduction to Journal Club and Seminar Series
21.09.15 Alexandre Gouy, University of Berne
A likelihood approach to simulation-based inference: application to the case of insecticide resistance evolution in the mosquito Culex pipiens
28.09.15 Prof. Ioannis Xenarios, University of Lausanne
Vital-IT and Swiss-Prot : a tale of two groups
05.10.15 Journal Club:
15-Waclaw et al-Nature: A spatial model predicts that dispersal and cell turnover limit intratumour heterogeneity.
Presenter: Max Suter Supervisor: Stephan Peischl
12.10.15 Journal Club:
14-McFarland et al-PNAS: Tug-of-war between driver and passenger mutations in cancer and other adaptive processes.
Presenter: Valentin Roesler Supervisor: Stephan Peischl
19.10.15 Dr Simon Aeschbacher, University of California
Detecting selection against gene flow: a complementary approach to Fst outlier scans
26.10.15 Journal Club:
15-Corneault et al-Current Biology: Selection on a genetic polymorphism counteracts ecological speciation in a stick insect.
Presenter: Luciana Supervisor: Andy Foote
02.11.15 Journal Club:
15-Yang_et_al-Nature: Parent–progeny sequencing indicates higher mutation rates in heterozygotes.
Presenter: Micha Eichmann Supervisor: Gerald Heckel
09.11.15 Dr Peter Fields, University of Basel
Phylogeographic inference of an intercontinental sample of Daphnia magna
16.11.15 Prof. Hugues Abriel, University of Berne
Introducing Human Genetic Research at the University of Kinshasa (DRC): the Case of Channelopathies
23.11.15 Journal Club:
15-Singh et al-Science: Fruit flies diversify their offspring in response to parasite infection.
Presenter: Sivakumar Krishnan Supervisor: Stephan Peischl
30.11.15 Prof. Asger Hobolth, Aarhus University
Statistical inference in the Wright-Fisher model using allele frequency data
07.12.15 Journal Club:
15-Dutheil et al-PLOSGenetics: Strong Selective Sweeps on the X Chromosome in the Human-Chimpanzee Ancestor Explain Its Low Divergence.
Presenter: Linda Supervisor: Vitor Sousa
14.12.15 Prof. Laurent Duret, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon
Biased gene conversion: the dark side of recombination
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