Seminar & events

Seminar and journal club in Population genetics and Bioinformatics

Teaching module on KSL: 10854-HS2022-0
Seminar schedule on ILIAS with PDFs

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.

  • Time: unless specified otherwise, every Monday, at 11:15
  • Place: Room D110, Baltzerstrasse 6
  • Contact: Laurent Excoffier

Below is the list of forthcoming events. We also maintain a list of previous seminars.

Date
Title
19.09.2022  Allocation of presentations
26.09.2022
JC: Flavia Schlichta
Tam et al. (2019) Benefits and limitations of genomewide association studies. Nat. Rev. Genet. 20:467-484
03.10.2022 JC: Rafel al Doori
Barber et al. (2022) Anti-bat ultrasound production in moths is globally and phylogenetically widespread. PNAS 119:e2117485119. Sup. LE
10.10.2022

Prof. Amy Goldberg. Duke University (USA)

Evolutionary perspectives on malaria over historical timescales

17.10.2022

Dr. Tim Vaughn. ETHZ
Phylodynamics in Action: Using genomes and computers to understand COVID-19 outbreaks

24.10.2022 JC:
31.10.2022 JC: Nuschin Renas
Witt et al. (2022)  Apportioning archaic variants among modern populations. Phil. Trans. B 377:20200411. Sup. SdSO

07.11.2022 Prof. Roman Arguello, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Lausanne

Evolutionary diversification of the olfactory system in flies

14.11.2022 JC: Honghong Fang
Deng et al. (2021) The distribution of waiting distances in ancestral recombination graphs TPB. 141:34-43. Sup. SS

21.11.2022 JC: Kartik Kohli
Novembre et al. (2008) Genes mirror geography within Europe. Nature 456:98-101

28.11.2022 Prof. Marc Robinson-Rechavi, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Lausanne
05.12.2022 JC

12.12.2022

Dr. Philine Feulner, Department Fish Ecology & Evolution, EAWAG & Prof. Rob Waterhouse, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Lausanne

A genome atlas of European biodiversity: introducing the European reference genome atlas (ERGA) initiative

19.12.2022

Dr. Joana Meier, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge (UK)

Rapid speciation facilitated by admixture

Supervisors:
(emails can be found on our web page)
NM: Nina Marchi
SP: Stephan Peischl
SdSO: Sandra Da Silva Oliveira
SS: Stefan Struett
AK: Adamandia Kapopoulou
GH: Gerald Heckel
LE: Laurent Excoffier
The list of papers for the JC can be found on Ilias here