PopGen Vienna (hybrid) seminars

Seminar schedule for upcoming Term in preparation. In the mean time, please explore past webinars here:

PopGen Vienna's YouTube channel

Location of in-person hybrid seminars:
Lecture Hall B (building FA, ground floor), Vetmeduni Vienna (PLEASE NOTE EXCEPTIONS!)
How to find the lecture hall: campus map

Time: 17:00 CEST/CET

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12.03.24 - Laura Hayward (Institute of Science and Technology Austria, AT)
Polygenic adaptation with pleiotropy.

19.03.24 - Thomas Lenormand (CNRS, CEFE Montpellier, FR)
Regulatory evolution, sex chromosomes and speciation.

09.04.24 - Otto X. Cordero (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US)

16.04.24 - Hannah Götsch (Univ. of Vienna, AT)
Polygenic Puzzles: Investigating quantitative traits under directional selection.

online, only 23.04.24 - Molly Schumer (Stanford Univ., US)
Unraveling the tangled web: Genetics and evolution in natural populations.

30.04.24 - Anna Maria Langmüller (Univ. of Vienna, AT)
Gaussian Process Emulation: an application in epidemiology.

07.05.24 - Moisés Expósito-Alonso (Univ. of California, Berkeley, US)
Rapid evolution across climates in globally distributed experiments of an annual herb.

online, only 14.05.24 - Nicolas Galtier (Univ. of Montpellier, FR)
Phylogenetic conflicts: distinguishing gene flow from incomplete lineage sorting.

21.05.24 - Darren Obbard (Univ. of Edinburgh, UK)
Mutation, recombination, and transposition in Drosophilidae.

28.05.24 - Benjamin Blackman (Univ. of California, Berkeley, US)
Tracing sunflower domestication through space and time with archaeological DNA.

online, only 04.06.24 - Christian Landry (Univ. Laval, CA)
Evolution of protein-protein interactions after gene duplication.

11.06.24 - Rasmus Nielsen (Univ. of California, Berkeley, US)
Population genetic inferences using ancestral recombination graphs.

18.06.24 - Charles Baer (Univ. of Florida, US)
Exploring heritable variation in mammalian cells.

25.06.24 - Nancy Chen (Univ. of Rochester, US)
Tracking short-term evolution in a pedigreed wild population.

Past seminars

Fond zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
vetmed uni vienna
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien