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P.R.O.S.T.

PROST! In German it means cheers, In Romanian it means simple minded. In Serbo-Croatian it means common, plain, vulgar, ignoble [ref].

All meanings are compatible with our new summer reading group modeled after Jeff Ross Ibarra’s R.E.H.A.B. group. We read a paper, order drinks / snacks, and informally discuss the paper. No one ‘presents’ or defends the paper. Suggest a paper by e-mailing Yaniv.

We meet Fridays over the summer. 5:00 pm. Location TBD. 

Readings

8/4/17. No gathering – Midwest popgen
7/29/17. No gathering – Schemskefest / SISG
7/22/17. Special Place (Finnish Bistro) Standard time (5:00 pm) A model for the genetic architecture of quantitative traits under stabilizing selection [link]
7/15/17. Special Place (Yaniv’s house) Standard time (5:00 pm) Widespread signatures of negative selection in the genetic architecture of human complex traits [link]
6/30/17. An Expanded View of Complex Traits: From Polygenic to Omnigenic [link]
6/23/17. No gathering – Evolution
6/16/17. Distinguishing among modes of convergent adaptation using population genomic data [link]
6/9/17. No gathering – Dean’s Reception.
6/2/17. Special time (4 PM) & Place (Yaniv’s House) Negative selection in humans and fruit flies involves synergistic epistasis [link]
5/26/17. A maternal-effect genetic incompatibility in Caenorhabditis elegans [link]

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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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