Category Archives: cooplab

A fond farewell to Yaniv!

The awesome Yaniv Brandvain has flown the Coop lab, and starts his evolutionary plant genomics lab at the University of Minnesota today. It’s been wonderful having Yaniv as a member of the Coop lab. Yaniv brought a wonderful sense of … Continue reading

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The blossoming of Capsella rubella.

Yaniv’s Capsella article is the cover image of PLOS genetics Image Credit: Kim Steige Flowers of the selfing plant species, C. rubella. In this issue, Brandvain et al. identify blocks of ancestry inherited from the founders of this recently derived … Continue reading

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SMBE2013 Chicago

We (Kristin, Yaniv, Jeremy, and I) had a great time at SMBE. Our talks went well, we’ll likely post some slides shortly. It was great to catch up with so many folks and catch up with Chicago life. We hung … Continue reading

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Evolution Meeting 2013

We are heading off shortly to the Evolution 2013 meeting, and taking a bit of a road trip to get up there (via camping in Great Basin National park, and a few other sights). Hope to see you there. Come … Continue reading

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Hardy-Weinberg and Ask Science

Jeremy (one of the students in the lab) acts as a moderator at the Ask Science reddit, helping answer questions on evolution, genetics, and genomics. I thought I’d post a link to a nice response of his to the question: … Continue reading

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Disentangling the effects of geographic and ecological isolation on genetic differentiation

We’ve been a bit quiet on the coop lab blog, as I’ve been devoting a bunch of my spare energy to Haldane’s Sieve, see our about page. Gideon Bradburd, Peter Ralph, and I have just submitted our latest paper on … Continue reading

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arXiving our papers

We’ve just submitted our latest paper to the preprint arXiv (you can read more on the arXiv and its history here). We have done this for every paper we’ve submitted so far as a group; a list of our papers … Continue reading

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Back from our grand European tour

We are all back from our European adventures. Both SMBE and the “Probability, Population genetics and Evolution” meeting at the CIRM were great. The countryside around the CIRM (near Marseille) was spectacular. One of the afternoons after the talks were … Continue reading

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Summer travels

Off to Europe! Peter Ralph and I will be attending the CIRM Probability, Population Genetics, and Evolution meeting. Then Yaniv, Alisa, Peter, and I will be at SMBE. Later on Yaniv will be at the Evolution meeting. We are looking … Continue reading

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BAPG at UCDavis podcasts

On Saturday we had a great turn out at the sixth Bay area population genomics (BAPG) meeting, which the Coop lab hosted at UC Davis. Over 70 people attended, and we had a great range of posters and talks. Thanks … Continue reading

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