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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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Coop lab pics

Pic of Coop lab 2014 (minus Chenling) We’re trying (and likely failing) to make a normal distribution. Coop Lab Holiday dinner

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Evolutionary Classics Reading Group 2014

For our Monday reading group we chose to read a series of classic papers in Evolutionary Biology. Each week the discussion leaders chose their paper/book excerpt and often chose to add a companion paper. Below is a complete list of … Continue reading

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