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In defense of Science

In Defense of Science   We are deeply concerned by the Trump administration’s move to gag scientists working at various governmental agencies. The US government employs scientists working on medicine, public health, agriculture, energy, space, clean water and air, weather, … Continue reading

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Population Genetics Undergrad Class

We’re teaching Population and Quantitative Genetics (undergrad EVE102) this quarter. We’re posting our materials here, in case they are of interest. A pdf of the popgen notes is here The slide pdfs are linked to below Lecture One [Introduction and … Continue reading

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Congrats to Vince on passing his quals

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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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