Program – Population Genomics Retreat 2012

Friday, 16.03.2012
12:00 Arrival around lunchtime, registration, room distribution
14:30 Coffee break with distribution of name tags
15:00 Welcome and Introduction
Jessica Crisci, University of Massachusetts
“The confounding effects of demography and selection in statistical inference”
15:45 Pawel Rosikiewicz, University of Lausanne
“Maintaining the genetic diversity in the mycelium of a multigenomic fungus Glomus intraradices”
16:00 Aria Minder, ETH Zuerich
“Genetic Diversity Centre (GDC) – insight into different population genomic techniques and some applications
18:00 Dinner
20:00 Poster session and drinks
Saturday, 17.03.2012
Biology and the age of *omics
09:30 Walter Jetz, Yale University
“From individuals to the globe – integrating the environmental, functional and phylogenetic dimensions of biodiversity across scales”
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Emilia Huerta-Sanchez, University of California, Berkeley
“Characterizing adaptive events with an application to Tibetan populations”
11:00 moderated discussion about morning talks
12:00 Lunch
Applications and case studies of population genomics
14:00 Walter Salzburger, University of Basel
“CICHLIDOMICS: Uncovering the molecular basis of diversification in East African cichlids… and other fish”
14:30 John Pool, University of Wisconsin
“Population genomics of sub-Saharan Drosophila melanogaster: African diversity and non-African admixture”
15:00 Coffee break
16:00 Per Palsbøll, University of Groningen
“Genomic data in conservation”
16:30 moderated discussion about afternoon talks
18:00 Dinner
20:00 Quiz (mandatory)
Sunday, 18.03.2012
Skiing, snowboarding, sledding, walking in the snow …

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