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Bay Area Population Genomics Meeting XI

Dear population genomicists of the Bay Area, The tenth Bay Area Population genomics meeting was great, thanks to CEHG Stanford for hosting it. We will be hosting BAPG XI at UC Davis on December 6, 2014, and we hope to … Continue reading

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Coop lab at Evolution 2014

We’re looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new folks at Evolution 2014. Here’s a list of the talks by the Coop lab at the conference. Jeremy Berg. General extensions of Qst/Fst for detecting adaptation in quantitative traits. 2A_306A … Continue reading

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Coop Lab T-shirt

The theme for the coop lab T-shirt this year is POPGEN IN SPACE!!! A bunch of the research interests in the lab currently focus on spatial population genetics, so it seemed like a great opportunity to bust out a homage … Continue reading

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Coop lab hiring postdocs

The Coop lab at UC Davis (www.gcbias.org) is seeking candidates for two postdoctoral positions. These two positions will broadly focus on: 1) The evolutionary causes and consequences of recombination variation in humans. 2) understanding polygenic selection and soft sweeps. Successful … Continue reading

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Identification of Founding Haplotypes Reveals the History of the Selfing Species Capsella rubella out @ PLOS Genetics

Yaniv’s paper: Genomic Identification of Founding Haplotypes Reveals the History of the Selfing Species Capsella rubella is out @ PLOS Genetics. Congrats to all of the authors.

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couple of notes on fixation prob. of beneficial allele

There was a conversation on twitter about Haldane’s 2s approximation to the fixation probability of an allele, and how it related to the diffusion approximation of the same quantity. This followed from a blog post by Adam Eyre-Walker. I thought … Continue reading

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Thoughts on preprint citation policy

This post is cross posted from Haldane’s sieve. This guest post is by Graham Coop [@graham_coop] on the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution’s new preprint policy. We had an interesting discussion via twitter on the potential reasons for MBE’s policy … Continue reading

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