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Resources

We will keep protocols and links to important programs and useful/instructional videos here.

Popgen simulators: https://popmodels.cancercontrol.cancer.gov/gsr/packages/

Evolutionary Biology Talks: please add to this google doc

Readings: Adaptation and Natural Selection. (Williams 1966), Natural Selection: Domains Levels and Challenges (Williams 1992)

How to sharpen pencils: We do a good deal of theory in the lab (read about the Theory for Life group at UMN). This often requires a sharp pencil. This video will help you sharpen your pencil so that you can do good work!

 

 

Nurturing science: Above, we learned that we can’t sharpen pencils without a pencil – similarly you can’t do science without scientists. Uri Alon has many excellent resources about nurturing science and scientists [e.g. here]. I am posting one of his videos below, view the rest here.

 

 

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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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