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Gideon’s exit seminar & FroYo in Space

A few pictures from Gideon’s exit seminar celebrations. Chenling, Helena, Marge, Gideon, Jeremy, Kristin, Graham, Vince, Alisa, Ivan, & Simon. Gid’s exit seminar was great. A bunch of Gid’s friends and family contributed good luck messages including Luke, Peter, & … Continue reading

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Coop Lab BBQ/BBCoop

Gid and Marge kindly hosted a BBQ at their place for the Coop Lab. Front row: Kristin, Chenling, Alisa, Graham. Back row: Gideon, Ivan, Jeremy, Vince, Simon. Much violence was done to wooden blocks. Vince taught us how to play … Continue reading

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Coop Lab BBQ (BBCoop?)

Random BBQ/taco night to celebrate the end of the quarter. We forgot to take any pictures until after we moved inside, so we are missing some folks. A great time, and much grilled meat and veggies, were had by all! … Continue reading

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Figures of Incomplete Lineage Sorting

I find figures really useful for explaining concepts like drift, differentiation, and incomplete lineage sorting. However, I often find textbook figures are not super helpful (although the Tree thinking book by Smith and Baum is good for this). So for … Continue reading

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Figures of Genetic Drift

Figures are really useful for explaining concepts like drift, however, I often find textbook figures are not super helpful. Pictures of hands reaching into jam jars of beans etc are useful metaphors but don’t really depict the process of transmission … Continue reading

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Lab trip to 23 & me

We took a trip down to visit 23 & me’s research group. Graham gave a talk on Alisa and Gideon’s work. Thanks to Kasia Bryc for the invitation. Vince, Graham, Gideon, Alisa, Kristin, Chenling and Ivan (Simon and Jeremy not … Continue reading

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Some photos and slides from BAPG

We had a great BAPG meeting. The tweets from the meeting are storified here. Thanks to everyone who attended (over 100 people). Thanks to Ancestry.com and the Population Biology group at Davis for sponsorship. Also thanks to all of the … Continue reading

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