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reading group

in preparation for our journey to mn, I have been reading and discussing papers with dena grossenbacher and amanda gorton.

every week we discuss a chapter from Joshua Schimel’s Writing Science, share a paper we read independently, and work through a paper together.

here’s our schedule to date:

  • fishman et al. in press @evolution: chromosomal rearrangements and the genetics of reproductive isolation in mimulus (5/9/13)
  • ruhsam et al. in press @evolution: patterns of mating, generation of diversity, and fitness of. offspring in a geum hybrid swarm (5/16/13)
  • streisfeld et al. PLoS Genetics 2013. divergent selection drives genetic differentiation in an R2R3-MYB transcription factor that contributes to incipient speciation in Mimulus aurantiacus (5/23/13)
  • dena’s dissertation chapter on geography of speciation in Mimulus (5/30/13)
  • yaniv’s figures /outline about the genomics of speciation in M. nasutus / M. guttatus (6/6/13)

we’re off to a great start so far!!!!!!!!!!

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About Yaniv Brandvain

I'm a population geneticist in the department of plant biology at the university of minnesota

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  1. Awesome!

    Posted by April | July 1, 2013, 5:11 pm

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news

(2/6/17) --Yaniv is Honored to be named a McKnight Land Grant Professor. Read the college announcement here.

(5/15/16) -- New postdoc, Alison Wardlaw, arrives from Toronto and heads directly to the State Fair [pic] Not shown - alison's trip to the mall of america.

(5/15/16) -- In his new paper, postdoc Adam Herman digs in to the historical action of selection on losing incompatibility in Leavenworthia [read the paper in Evolution].

(5/15/16) -- New paper with Alisa Sedghifar and Peter Ralph shows that hybrid incompatibilities should be flanked by large ancestry blocks in hybridizing populations [read the paper in Molecular Ecology].

(4/12/16) -- So proud of and happy for former postdoc, current collaborator, and friend forever, Dena Grossenbacher, who will be starting an assistant professor gig at Cal Poly San. Luis Obispo. CONGRATS DENA!

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