Monthly Archives: May 2012

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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Journal tea: May 21st

We read: Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of mimicry adaptations among species which was a potentially neat paper, but we were unsure whether it was really introgression of the mimcry genes or maintenance of trans-population/species polymorphism by balancing selection.

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BAPG schedule

BAPG VI SATURDAY MAY 26th 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1322 Storer Hall, UC Davis 9:00-10:00 – Morning reception and poster set-up, Coffee, and snacks provided 10:00-11:00 – Talks (20 min each. 10 min for questions / discussion) 10:00 Ethan … Continue reading

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the coalescent for generalized models of selective sweeps

We’ve just resubmitted our article on the coalescent for generalized selective sweeps to Genetics. I’ve posted the new version to the arXiv.

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Journal tea: May 14th

Alisa will lead Monday’s paper about speciation in Drosophila (simulans and close relatives) using whole-genome data: Garrigan et al. Genome sequencing reveals complex speciation in the Drosophila simulans clade

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journal tea: May 7th

Estimation of the number of individuals founding a colonized population. Anderson and Slatkin 2007

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There’s copper in dem der hills. Copperopolis or bust!

A few of us from the Coop lab (Yaniv, Joel, and I) ventured out to Copperopolis, in the sierra foothills, to visit Kevin Wright’s field site on the copper mines out there (Kathy Toll a grad student in the Willis … Continue reading

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