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Coopons in Austin

Two generations of Coopons (Brandvain & Ralph lab folks) out for BBQ in Austin Left to Right: Yaniv, Emily, Erin, Josh [Ralph lab]. Kristin, Vince, Jeremy, Nancy, Graham, Peter,  Alex [Branvain Lab].

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A Genealogical Look at Shared Ancestry on the X Chromosome

Congratulations to Vince on the publication of his paper “A Genealogical Look at Shared Ancestry on the X Chromosome”, which has been published in Genetics . In this paper, in collaboration with Steve Mount and myself, he explores how the … Continue reading

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Coopons at Evolution 2016 Austin

Kristin Lee Mutation, migration, standing variation: the where and how of convergent adaptation Sat. 2:45, Ballroom B, SSE Hamilton Award Symposium 3 Jeremy Berg Understanding the impact of directional selection on the evolution of human quantitative traits Sat 3:30, Ballroom … Continue reading

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Jeremy’s exit seminar & outstanding dissertation prize

Congratulations to Jeremy Berg on his exit seminar & on winning the UCDavis Merton Love Evolution and Ecology outstanding dissertation prize. Jeremy gave a great seminar on his dissertation work on soft sweeps and polygenic adaptation on human height. The … Continue reading

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Nancy’s biology of genomes talk

Nancy presented her work on the genomics of short-term selection in the Florida Scrub Jays¬† at the CSHL Biology of genomes meeting. You can read a writeup of the work here. Nancy’s talk was wonderfully illustrated by Alex Cagan:

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what is genetic correlation?

With the availability of genomic data on large cohorts of well-phenotyped individuals, there has been an increased interest in “genetic correlations” between traits. That is, when testing a set of genetic variants for association with two traits, are the effects … Continue reading

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Coopon Brunch

Anita To, Jeremy Berg, Graham, Nancy Chen, Emily Josephs, Vince Buffalo, Kristin Lee, Simon Aeschbacher.

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