Next week we will be reading two papers about GWAS in humans, including one empirical paper that’s been cited over 3,000 times, and a thoughtful short perspective.
Burton, PR, Clayton, DG, Cardon, LR, Craddock, N, Deloukas, P, Duncanson, et al. (2007). Genome-wide association study of 14,000 cases of seven common diseases and 3,000 shared controls. Nature. 447(7145): 661-678.
Goldstein, DB. (2009). Common genetic variation and human traits. New England Journal of Medicine. 360(17): 1696.
Today Binshuang will be presenting some work from his dissertation research. His talk is titled “Characterization of the locus controlling wing dimorphism in male pea aphids”. See you all in Hutch316 at 3pm! Happy hour to follow!
This semester a group of EEB undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty will read and discuss chapters from a new edited volume on Phylogenetic Comparative Methods. The book is available online through the University of Rochester River Campus libraries here.
The group will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 4pm in the graduate student lounge starting next week (24 Feb). If you are interested in attending, click more below to see the reading schedule.
Please join us today at 4pm for our belated celebration of Darwin’s birthday in the graduate student lounge. We’ll have beer and cookies!
Happy hour will be held at 4pm this Friday in the graduate student lounge. Come join us after EEB seminar!
Please join us in Hutch 316 at 3pm on Friday for EEB seminar. Dr. Katharina Dittmar, an Associate Professor from the University at Buffalo, will present a seminar titled “Evolution and ecology of microbial associates of blood-feeding parasites of bats”.
Come join us after EEB seminar today for Friday happy hour in the graduate student lounge! We’ll meet around 4pm.