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New York Area Population Genomics Workshop 2016

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Second NYA Population Genomics Workshop

(Hashtag #NYAPG16)

January 21st, 2016

Hosted by Princeton University

Neuroscience Building, Room A32 [map]

Princeton, New Jersey

Schedule:

8:30 arrival and registration/breakfast

9:00 Emily Puckett (Fordham)
Phylogeography of American black bears (Ursus americanus) and patterns of post-glacial admixture

9:20 Aniek Ivens (Rockefeller)
Novel genetic characterization of a mutualistic community of ants, aphids, mealybugs, and their internal microbiomes

9:40 Joyce Kao (NYU)
Admixture and reproductive barriers in southeast US and Caribbean Drosophila melanogaster

10:00 Luke Noble (NYU)
Genomic correlates of inbreeding depression in Caenorhabditis nematodes.

10:20 Coffee

10:40 Invited speaker: Lindy McBride (Princeton)
Mosquito proteome evolves to match the amino acid content of human blood

11:00 Sara Lipshutz (Tulane University)
Divergence in sexual signals and behavior despite ongoing gene flow

11:20 Eugene Plavskin (NYU)
Inferring the effect distribution of new mutations in yeast

11:40 Sarah Kim (New York Genome Center)
eQTL study of the innate immune response in TLR4-activated human monocytes

12:00 Lunch

1:30 Invited speaker: Ben Voight (Penn)
A hard, balanced look at selection in the human genome

1:50 Priya Moorjani (Columbia)
Variation in the molecular clock of primates

2:10 Dan Hupalo (NYU)
Population genomics reveals signatures of global dispersal and drug resistance in Plasmodium vivax

2:30 Andrew Kern (Rutgers)
Exact calculation of the joint site frequency spectrum for generalized isolation with migration models

2:50 Coffee

3:10 Michael Kessler (University of Maryland)
Challenges and disparities in the application of personalized genomic medicine to minority populations

3:30 Gillian Belbin (Mt. Sinai)
Leveraging distant patterns of relatedness in New York City to reveal disease risk

3:50 Shyamalika Gopalan (Stony Brook)
Trends in DNA methylation with age replicate across diverse human populations

4:10 Coffee

4:30 Champak Beeravolu Reddy (CUNY)
Approximate likelihood inference of complex population histories using multiple whole genome sequences

4:50 Gregory Darnell (Princeton)
Winner’s Curse in Genomics Studies

5:10 Stephen Shank (Temple)
Fixation probabilities for more complex models of amino acid substitution

5:30 Alejandro Ochoa (Princeton)
FST generalized for arbitrary population structures

5.50 Reception (drinks and hors d’oeuvres)

 

Organizers:

Barbara Engelhardt (Princeton University)

Joe Pickrell (NYGC and Columbia University)

Matt Rockman (NYU)

Sponsors:

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Registration

Registration is free but required, see the Registration page.

The abstract deadline is December 1st, 2015

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