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.