PopGen Vienna Alumni Symposium

The Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics organises an Alumni-Symposium on November 5, 2014.

Venue: Seminar room Institut für Tierzucht & Genetik (building NA, 2nd floor), Vetmeduni Vienna

Date: November 5, 2014

Program: Alumni-Symposium

09:30 Opening remarks

09:35-10:15 Florian Clemente (University of Cambridge)
A selective sweep on a deleterious mutation in the CPT1A gene in Arctic populations.

10:15-10:55 Nicola de Maio (University of Oxford)
A new approach to phylogeography.

10:55-11:25 break

11:25-12:05 Claudia Bank (EPFL, Lausanne)
Intragenic epistasis and shifting fitness landscapes.

12:05-12:45 Martin Kapun (University of Lausanne)
The adaptive role of chromosomal inversions in D. melanogaster.

12:45- 13:30 lunch break

13:30-14:10 Tom Hill (Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics)
The extent of hybrid dysgenesis and the penetrance of P-element in Drosophila simulans.

14:10-14:40 Dominik Schrempf (Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics)
Species Tree Inference with Polymorphism-Aware Phylogenetic Models.

14:40-15:00 break

15:00-15:30 Kerstin Gärtner (Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics)
Improving the bias variance tradeoff for estimators of the population recombination rate.

15:30-16:00 Ana-Marija Jaksic (Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics)
Extreme developmental temperatures trigger decanalization of alternative splicing.

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