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 Jewett. Using deterministic functions to derive approximate coalescent distributions (Grad Student. Rosenberg lab, Stanford)
10:30 Yaniv Brandvain. Identification of ancestral haplotypes reveals the history of the selfing species, Capsela rubella. (Postdoc, Coop Lab. UC Davis)
11:00-11:30 – Break
11:30-12:30 – Talks (20 min each. 10 min for questions / discussion)
11:30 Benjamin Peter Which way did they go? Detecting directional migration from genetic data (Grad Student, Slatkin/Nielsen Labs. UC Berkeley)
12:00 Tanja Pyhäjärvi Complex patterns of local adaptation in teosinte (Postdoc, Ross-Ibarra Lab, UC Davis)
12:30-1:30 – Lunch and Poster session
1:30-2:30 – Talks (20 min each. 10 min for questions / discussion)
1:30 Sara Sheehan Estimating ancient population sizes using the coalescent with recombination (Grad Student. Song Lab. UC Berkeley)
2:00 Alan Bergland Temporal and spatial dynamics of adaptation in Drosophila (Postdoc, Petrov Lab, Stanford)
2:30-4:00 – Hangin out. The return Amtrak train to East Bay at 3.50 from Davis.
AMTRAK to Davis
Morning: Eastward bound Weekend schedule, the best train is #720:
7.34am Berkeley (University and 4th st)
7.42am Richmond (next to BART)
arrives in Davis at 8.52
Storer Hall is just a ~15 min walk from the train station: down 2nd and straight on through campus, by the Quad, then just across California Ave, behind Hutchinson.
Hang out with the other popgen folks in the last car. Bikes are permitted.
Return: 3.50pm train from Davis,
DRIVING From Bay area
Take the I-80 East, merge onto the 113N (to Woodland) at exit 70 (one after Kidwell rd exit)
Take exit 27 to UC Davis, turn right onto Hutchison Rd. Turn left onto Kleiber Hall drive. As you approach the gate, Storer Hall will be to your right.
Parking will be free in the lot to your left.
Storer hall on a campus map: