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Evolutionary genetics discussion group. UC Davis

A reading group for the UC Davis community interested in evolutionary genetics.

Winter 2011

Meetings 2:10pm on Fridays. Chucklesworth suite.


Post suggestions for discussion papers or topics here.


Angus will be leading discussion this week. Paper found here.


Graham will be leading discussion on this human sweeps paper. We are also posting this simulans paper which we won't focus on this week, but might be up for discussion at a later date.


Grace will be leading this paper.


This week's paper here. Discussion leader will be Joel.


Dave Plachetzki will be leading discussion on this paper.


Let's read this paper by Johansson et al. on resequencing of selected lines. Comments here.


This week we will be reading papers about the evolution of gene expression over development. These are two short and provocative papers in Nature (Kalinka et al, and Domazet-Lošo, T. & Tautz). I'm also posting the news & views to supplement the papers. (Discussion leader - Yaniv Brandvain)

We are posting comments on this weeks readings here. The idea is to get the discussion started before we meet, and keep it going after.