New York Area Population Genomics Workshop 2017

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Third NYA Population Genomics Workshop

(Hashtag #NYAPG17)

January 19th, 2017

Hosted by Columbia University

Low Library [map]

Schedule:

8:30 arrival and registration/breakfast

Session 1 (Chair: Guy Sella)

9:00 Matthew Combs (Fordham)
Spatial population genomics of brown rats in New York City

9:20 Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn (Rutgers)
Are bat populations infected with white-nose syndrome undergoing rapid natural selection?

9:40 Noah Rose (Princeton)
Genomic architecture of resilience to the third global coral bleaching event

10:00 Khanh Dao Duc (UPenn)
Identification and quantitative analysis of the major determinants of translation elongation rate variation

10:20 Coffee

Session 2 (Chair: Joe Pickrell)

10:40 Invited speaker: Molly Przeworski (Columbia)
Of mice, men and birds: recombination hotspots and their evolution

11:10 Christina Zakas (NYU)
The genetic basis of evolutionary transitions in early development

11:30 Raquel Assis (Penn State)
Transcriptional interference promotes rapid expression divergence of Drosophila nested genes

11:50 YoSon Park (UPenn)
Functional genomics of evolutionarily conserved and newly evolved primate cis-regulatory elements

12:10 Lunch

Session 3 (Chair: Barbara Engelhardt)

1:40 Invited speaker: Yun Song (Penn)
Robust and scalable population genetic inference using unphased whole genomes

2:10 Malin Pinsky (Rutgers)
Marine dispersal scales are congruent over evolutionary and ecological time

2:30 Stephanie Lauer (NYU)
High-resolution analysis of copy number variation in evolving populations

2:50 Derek Aguiar (Princeton)
Efficient construction of haplotype cluster graphs and estimating the age of mutations

3:10 Coffee

Session 4 (Chair: Casey Brown)

3:30 Hakhamanesh Mostafavi (Columbia)
Identifying genetic variants that affect viability in large cohorts

3:50 Katherine Siewert (UPenn)
Detecting Long-term Balancing Selection using Allele Frequency Correlation

4:10 Joshua Schraiber (Temple)
Assessing the relationship of ancient and modern genomes

4:30 Coffee

Session 5 (Chair: Adam Siepel)

4:50 Lauren Alpert Sugden (Brown)
An interpretable, dependence-aware composite classification framework for hard sweep detection and localization, with application to a Southern African population

5:10 Daniel Schrider (Rutgers)
Soft sweeps are the dominant mode of adaptation in the human genome

5:30 David Murphy (Columbia)
Linked selection on functional elements via selective sweeps and background selection

5.50 Reception (drinks and hors d’oeuvres)

 

Organizers:

Guy Sella (Columbia)

Barbara Engelhardt (Princeton University)

Joe Pickrell (NYGC and Columbia University)

Sponsors:

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Registration

Registration is free but required, see the Registration page.

The abstract deadline is December 1st, 2016

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