Category Archives: new paper

Some thoughts on our polygenic selection paper.

Our paper on a general method to detect divergent selection among populations on quantitative traits was published today in PLOS Genetics (Berg and Coop 2014, code, the paper was previously up on the bioRxiv and Haldane’s sieve). Our method uses … 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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Post on The Population Genetic Signature of Polygenic Local Adaptation

We (Jeremy and Graham) have a new arXived paper: “The Population Genetic Signature of Polygenic Local Adaptation” (arXived here). This us a cross post from Haldane’s sieve. Comments are welcome there. The field of population genetics has devoted a lot … Continue reading

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new ArXiv paper on the population genomics of a recently derived selfing species

There’s a couple of new Coop lab papers up on the ArXiv. One is from Yaniv’s work (Brandvain et al.) on a haplotype-based approach to examining the history of a recently derived selfing species (Capsella rubella). This grew out of … 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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Distant Genetic relatives in Europe

You can read more about Peter and I’s paper [arXived here] in the guest post we wrote over at Haldane’s Sieve. There’s a nice discussion on some of the technical details in the comments there.

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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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