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Alumni Symposium 2018

September 07, 2018

Venue: Lecture Hall B, Vetmeduni Vienna

09:30 Welcome address by speaker Christian Schlötterer

09:40 Thomas Flatt (Univ. of Fribourg, CH)
An inversion ‘Supergene’ underlying clinal adaptation.

10:10 Polina Novikova (Ghent Univ., BE)
Adaptation to polyploidy in plant and animal systems: Arabidopsis arenosa vs. Australian burrowing frogs Neobatrachus.

10:30 Elisabetta Versace (Queen Mary Univ. of London, UK)
Social cognition before social life: Insights from precocial species.

10:50 Johanna Bertl (Aarhus Univ., DK)
A site-specific analysis of the neutral mutation rate in cancer genomes.

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11:40 Claudia Bank (Gulbenkian Institute, PT)
What can we learn from experimental fitness landscapes?

12:10 Christian Huber (Univ. of Adelaide, AU)
Population genomics of selection in natural populations.

12:30 Nicola de Maio (EMBL-EBI, UK)
BADTRIP: Inferring transmission events from within-host SNPs.

12:50 Ines Hellmann (LMU Munich, DE)
Challenges in single cell RNA-seq analysis.

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14:10 Carolin Kosiol (Univ. of St. Andrews, UK)
Back to the future: Phylogeny, Pop Gen and Experimental Evolution.

14:40 Francois Mallard (IBENS, FR)
Exploring the genetic architecture of behavior using experimental evolution in C. elegans.

15:00 Susanne Franssen (Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK)
Global genome-diversity, hybridisation & aneuploidy in the Leishmania donovani complex.

15:20 Pablo Orozco (Cardiff Univ., UK)
The domestication of sheep and goat.

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16:20 Andrea Betancourt (Univ. of Liverpool, UK)
TEs in Drosophila.

16:50 Jun Chen (Uppsala Univ., SE)
The nearly neutral evolution and the role of positive selection.

17:10 Florian Clemente (Univ. of Lausanne, CH)
Inferring sex-specific demographic history from genome-wide SNP data.

17:30 Agnes Jonas (Morgan-Stanley, HU), Daniel Fabian (Univ. of Cambridge, UK)
Career at the private sector / Teaching experiences.

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vetmed uni vienna
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien