Winter Term 2011/2012



04.10.11 - Monty Slatkin (UC Berkeley, USA)
Methods for inferring admixture from genomic sequence data and applications to ancient hominims.

11.10.11 - Bryant McAllister (University of Iowa, USA)
Xs, Ys, and Flies: sex chromosome evolution using Drosophila as a model.

18.10.11 – Adam Wilkins (STIAS, SA and Humboldt University, D)
The “domestication syndrome” of animals: is its basis a mild neurocristopathy?

25.10.11 – Gaël Yvert (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, F)
Genetics and lability of intra-species natural epigenomic variation.

08.11.11 – Daniel Falush (MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology Leizpig, D)
Ancestry inference using dense genetic data.

impromptu seminar: 14.11.11 - Richard Meisel (Cornell University, USA)
Disentangling the relationship between sexual dimorphism and X-linkage.

22.11.11 – Jorge Vieira (Universidade do Porto, P)
The molecular basis of phenotypic variation in distantly related Drosophila species.

29.11.11 – Gunter Reuter (MLU Halle-Wittenberg, D)
Genetic dissection of gene silencing processes in Drosophila.

06.12.11 – Tad Kawecki (University of Lausanne, CH)
Experimental adaptation to chronic malnutrition in Drosophila.

impromptu seminar: 09.12.11 - Nilay Yapici (Rockefeller University, USA)
The hungry fly.

13.12.11 – Ken Wolfe (Trinity College Dublin, IRL)
Yeast comparative genomics and the aftermath of polyploidization.

20.12.11 – Maria Anisimova (ETH Zürich, CH)
Fast inference of maximum likelihood phylogenies from protein-coding genes.

cancelled: 10.01.12 – Miguel Gallach (Vetmeduni Vienna, A)
Divergence of gene expression profile in D. melanogaster populations after artificial selection to temperature.

cancelled: 17.01.12 – Volker Loeschke (Aarhus University, DK)
A systems biology approach to the study of adaptation to thermal stress.

24.01.12 – Angela Hancock (MFPL Vienna, A)
Population genomics of adaptation to the environment.

31.01.12 – Chris Jiggins (University of Cambridge, UK)
The genomic and behavioural basis for speciation in butterflies: from cardboard models to next-gen sequencing.

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