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New York Area Population Genomics Workshop 2015

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Schedule for the first NYA Population Genomics Workshop (Hashtag #NYAPG15)

January 15, 2015

Hosted by the New York Genome Center

101 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY

 

Schedule:

8:30 arrival and registration/breakfast

9:00 Stephen Harris (CUNY)
Demographic history and selection in recently isolated urban and rural populations of white-footed deermice in New York City.

9:20 Jeffrey Vedanayagam (University of Rochester)
Dynamic turnover of transposable elements in the Drosophila simulans clade supports an evolutionary arms race with the host silencing machinery.

9:40 Martina Bradic (NYU)
Population genomics of the sexually transmitted human parasite Trichomonas vaginalis reveal convergent evolution of metronidazole resistance.

10:00 Niamh B. O’Hara (Fordham)
The genomic basis of a cost of drought adaptation in a Brassica rapa plant population.

10:20 Coffee

10:40 Invited speaker: Amy Williams (Cornell)
Fine scale properties of non-crossover gene conversion in humans.

11:00 Varun Aggarwala (Penn).
A Bayesian framework explains substantial variability in nucleotide substitution probabilities across the human genome.

11:20 Brad Gulko (Cornell)
FitCons – the fitness consequence of functional annotation.

11:40 Alexander Xue (CUNY)
The multi-taxa site frequency spectrum (mtSFS) for next-generation comparative phylogeography.

12:00 Lunch

1:30 Invited speaker: Peter Andolfatto (Princeton)
A genome wide scan for incompatibilities in hybrid fish populations.

1:50 Chris Campbell (Albert Einstein)
Regulation of crossover placement in human meiotic recombination.

2:10 Javier Quilez Oliete (Mount Sinai)
Insights into the functional effect of promoter-associated short tandem repeats in the human genome using targeted sequencing.

2:30 Meng Lin (Stony Brook)
Genetic Architecture of Short-statured Height in South African San.

2:50 Coffee

3:10 Priya Moorjani (Columbia)
A novel genetic method for dating ancient human samples using the recombination clock.

3:30 Guy Amster (Columbia)
Predicting diversity on sex-linked chromosomes and autosomes and implications for humans.

3:50 Christopher Mason (Weill Cornell)
City-Scale Disease Surveillance and Microbial Mapping.

4:10 Coffee

4:30 Naomi Ziv (NYU)
Natural variation in the complex genetic architecture of cell growth.

4:50 Gregory Darnell (Princeton)
Heritability in the morphology of sea urchin embryo development.

5:10 Philipp Messer (Cornell)
Population genomics of drug resistance evolution in malaria parasites.

5:30 Molly Schumer (Princeton)
Reproductive isolation of hybrid populations driven by genetic incompatibilities.

5.50 Reception (drinks and hors d’oeuvres)

 

Organizers:

Barbara Engelhardt (Princeton University)

Joe Pickrell (NYGC and Columbia University)

Molly Przeworski (Columbia University)

Matt Rockman (NYU)

Adam Siepel (CSHL)

Jason Munshi-South (Fordham University)

Orli Bahcall (Nature Genetics)

 

Sponsors:

nyu
nygc_og

cshl

 

Registration

Registration is free but required, see the Registration page.

The abstract deadline is November 15th, 2014


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