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Congratulations to Dr Sivan Yair

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A review of The Genetic lottery

A review by Coop and Przeworski of Kathryn Paige Harden’s The Genetic lottery. This lightly revised version of review is now in print at Evolution See a thread on the review here:

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The evolution of polygenic predictions under stabilizing selection

Sivan’s new preprint on the evolution of polygenic predictions under stabilizing selection is here: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.09.10.459833v1 Sivan’s twitter thread on the paper is here: pdf of slides of a talk on this topic

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Congratulations to Erin!!

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New release of “Population and Quantitative Genetics” book

The second release version of “Population and Quantitative Genetics”. All of the latex, figures, etc are released under a CC-BY 3.0 licence. All of the figures have their attribution and code is provided for all of the figures produced for … Continue reading

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Paper FAQ for Attacks on genetic privacy via uploads to genealogical databases

An FAQ written by Doc (Michael) Edge and Graham Coop on their paper about genetic genealogy & privacy (pdf link here). The preprint is scheduled to appear on Oct 22nd and should be available at this link. What is this … Continue reading

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Coop lab Evolution Talks

Doc Edge How much does GWAS stratification drive variation in polygenic scores? Selection 1 Saturday the 22nd 9:45 AM 552 Vince Buffalo Detecting the signature of polygenic adaptation in temporal datasets Molecular Ecology 1 Sat, June 22 4:15 PM 552 … Continue reading

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Toronto Darwin Day

Had a lot of fun giving the Darwin Day talk at the University of Toronto on Genetics, Genealogy, and our Vast Family Tree. Here is a pdf slides: Toronto Darwin Day pdf and the powerpoint Toronto Darwin Day Power Point … Continue reading

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Woodland genetic genealogy talk

I gave a talk as part of the Woodland (CA) Public Library Science & Society Discussion Series (Thurs once a month). The powerpoint of the slides is here: Woodland genetic genealogy slides [ppt], a pdf of the slides is here … Continue reading

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Coop lab at PEGQ

Emily Josephs. Detecting polygenic adaptation in maize. 11:20am – 11:40am Mon, May 14 Erin Calfee. Methods for detecting selection in admixed populations. Short talk: 4:30pm – 4:35pm Mon, May 14. Poster (56M) 8:00pm – 9:00pm Mon, May 14 Doc Edge. … Continue reading

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