KITP Program: Population Genetics and Genomics (September 15 - December 12, 2008)
In partnership with the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the National Institutes of Health
Coordinators: Martin Kreitman, Lluis Quintana-Murci, Massimo Vergassola
Scientific Advisors: Daniel Hartl, Leonid Kruglyak

Time Speaker Title
9/15, 2:00 p.m. Population Genetics and Genomics Organizational Meeting
9/16, 10:00 a.m. All Discussion: Problems in Population Genetics and Genomics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/16, 11:00 a.m. Richard Hudson
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Tutorial in Population Genetics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 10:00 a.m. Bob Griffiths
Univ. of Oxford & KITP
Ancestral Inference on Coalescent Histories[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 10:00 a.m. Richard Hudson
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Tutorial in Population Genetics II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 11:30 a.m. Bob Griffiths
Univ. of Oxford & KITP
Ancestral Inference on Coalescent Histories II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/19, 10:00 a.m. Chris Tyler-Smith
Wellcome Trust Sanger & KITP
Genetic Data Sets and Human Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/22, 10:00 a.m. Bob Griffiths
Univ. of Oxford & KITP
Ewens Sampling Formula, a Combinatorial Derivation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/09, 12:15 p.m. Martin Kreitman
Univ. of Chicago & KITP
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/23, 10:00 a.m. Eric Xing
Computational Methods for Recombination[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/24, 10:00 a.m. Joachim Krug
Univ. Cologne & KITP
Dynamics of Adaptation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/25, 10:00 a.m. Chris Wiggins
Data, Theory, Model Selection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/26, 10:00 a.m. Daniel Fisher
Stanford & KITP
Evolutionary Dynamics with Multiple Beneficial Mutations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/29, 10:00 a.m. Mark Stoneking
Human Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/29, 2:00 p.m. Tom Nagylaki
Univ. of Chicago
Evolution under Multiallelic Migration-Selection Models I[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/30, 2:00 p.m. Tom Nagylaki
Univ. of Chicago
Evolution under Multiallelic Migration-Selection Models II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/01, 10:00 a.m. Reinhard Bürger
Univ. Vienna & KITP
Multilocus Migration-Selection Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 10:00 a.m. Yuan Lou
Ohio State & KITP
A Semilinear Parabolic System for Migration and Selection in Population Genetics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/03, 10:00 a.m. Dmitri Petrov
Stanford & KITP
Beyond Neutral Theory: Evidence of Extensive Adaptation in Drosophila and Humans[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 10:00am Molly Przeworski
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Recombination in the Human[Aud][Cam]
10/07, 10:00am Peter Andolfatto
Princeton & KITP
Constraints and Adaptation in the Drosophila Genome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/08, 10:00am Guy Sella
Hebrew Univ. & KITP
Estimating the Frequency of Adaptive Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 10:00am Sergey Nuzhdin
Genetics of Complex Traits in Drosophila[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 4:00pm R. Gutenkunst
Quantitative Inference of Human Demography via the Joint SFS
10/10, 10:00am Jeffrey Wall
Human Demography and Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/13, 10:00 a.m. Josep Comeron
Univ. Iowa & KITP
Hill-Robertson Effect Revisited[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/14, 10:00 a.m. Joshua Plotkin
Univ. of Penn & KITP
Microbial Population Genetics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/15, 10:00 a.m. Shamil Sunyaev
Harvard Medical & KITP
Learning from Re-Sequencing Data: What To Do When the $1000 Genome Arrives?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/16, 10:00 a.m. Yoav Gilad
Univ. of Chicago & KITP
Gene Regulation in Primates Evolves under Tissue-Specific Selection Pressures[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 10:00 a.m. Mark Siegal
Phenotypic Robustness and Network Centrality in Yeast[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 10:00 a.m. Hervé Isambert
Biomolecular Networks Under Duplication-Divergence Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 11:15 a.m. Oskar Hallatschek
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (Göttingen) & KITP
Surfing Genes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/21, 10:00 a.m. Bernard Dujon
Inst. Pasteur
Genome Evolution in Yeasts I[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/22, 10:00 a.m. Bernard Dujon
Inst. Pasteur
Genome Evolution in Yeasts II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 10:00 a.m. Matt Rockman
Empirical Population Genomics of Functional Variants[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 10:00 a.m. Erik van Nimwegen
Univ. Basel & KITP
The Evolution of Gene Content and Regulatory Network Structure in Bacteria[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/27, 10:00 a.m. Magnus Nordborg
Adaptive Trait Variation in Arabidopsis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 10:00 a.m. Alain Jacquier
Institut Pasteur
Defining Gene Functional Modules from Genome-Wide Epistasis Networks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 10:00 a.m. Manyuan Long
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Origination of New Genes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 10:00 a.m. Manyuan Long
Univ. Chicago & KITP
Genome Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 10:00 a.m. Paul Higgs
McMaster Univ. & KITP
Codon Usage in Bacteria and Mitochondria[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 10:00 a.m. Esther Betrán
Univ. Texas & KITP
Patterns of Gene Duplication and Sex Chromosomes Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/04, 10:00 a.m. Matt Hahn
Indiana Univ. & KITP
Gene Gain and Loss in Mammals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 10:00 a.m. Simon Myers
Univ. of Oxford & KITP
Understanding Human Admixture, and Association Mapping in Admixed Populations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 10:00 a.m. Graham Coop
UC Davis & KITP
Geographic Patterns and Models of Selection in Humans[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 10:00 a.m. Joseph Thornton
Univ. Oregon & KITP
Evolution of Protein Structure and Function[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 10:00 a.m. Justin Fay
Washington University & KITP
Evolution of Cis-Regulatory Sequences: Theory & Data[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/12, 10:00 a.m. Martin Weigt
Institute for Scientific Interchange & KITP
Inference of Spatial Details in Protein-protein Interactions from multi-species sequence data[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/13, 10:00 a.m. Carsten Wiuf
Inference in Coalescent Models: Theoretical Overview[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/14, 10:00 a.m. Paul Sniegowski
University of Penn & KITP
Evolution of the Genomic Mutation Rate: Implications for Asexual Populations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/17, 10:00 a.m. Carsten Wiuf
The Coalescent of Rare Alleles[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 10:00 a.m. Ward Watt
Empirical Functional Genomics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 10:00 a.m. Paul Sniegowski
University of Pennsylvania & KITP
Yeast Population Genetics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/20, 10:00 a.m. Ville Mustonen
Univ. Koeln & KITP
From Fitness Landscapes to Seascapes: Non-equilibrium Dynamics of Selection and Adaptation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/21, 10:00 a.m. Marty Kreitman
University of Chicago & KITP
Variation and Evolution of Pattern Formation in Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/24, 10:00 a.m. All Discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/25, 10:00 a.m. Katarzyna Bozek
HIV Host Co-evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/26, 11:20 a.m. Maria Luksza, MPI & KITP Evolution of Gene Expression - A Genome-wide Comparison between Human and Mouse[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/01, 10:00 a.m. Michael Lassig
Univ.of Cologne & KITP
Evolution of Influenza: A Molecular Red Queen Race[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/02, 10:00 a.m. Thomas Leitner
Reconstructing Viral Phylogenies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/03, 10:00 a.m. Lluis Quintana-Murci
Natural Selection in the Human Genome and Host-Pathogen Interactions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/04, 10:00 a.m. Colin Russell
Univ. of Cambridge & KITP
The Global Circulation of Influenza A (H3N2) Viruses[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 10:00 a.m. Luis Barreiro
Univ. of Chicago & KITP
Widespread Purifying and Local Positive Selection Targeted miRNAs During Human Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/08, 10:00 a.m. Anna DiRienzo
Univ. of Chicago
Spatially-Varying Selection in Humans[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/08, 2:00 p.m. Stephan Schiffels
(Univ. Koeln & KITP)
Gergely Szollosi
(Eotvos Univ. & KITP)
Codon Usage Measures Adaptive Evolution in Drosophila
12/09, 10:00 a.m. Scott Rifkin
Connecting Intraspecific Polymorphism to Interspecific Divergence: Genetics of Pigmentation Evolution in Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 2:00 p.m. Trisha Wittkopp
Univ. Michigan & KITP
Connecting Intraspecific Polymorphism to Interspecific Divergence: Genetics of Pigmentation Evolution in Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/10, 10:00 a.m. Carlos D. Bustamante
Population Genetics for the Personal Genome Era: Reconstructing Ancestry, Identifying Damaging Mutations, and Quantifying Individual Disease Risk[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/11, 10:00 a.m. Andy Clark
Cornell Univ. & KITP
The Strange World of Ultra-Deep Resequencing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/12, 10:00 a.m. John Novembre
Genes and Geography -- Maps and Mapping: Understanding Principal-components-based Approaches to Summarizing Population Structure[Podcast][Aud][Cam]

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