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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. Town Hall Brewery. 

Readings

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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