Date for your diary: The Evolutionary Genetics & Genomics Symposium (EGGS), a Genetics Society sponsored meeting organised by Cambridge Evolutionary Genetics (CEG) will take place at the Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge on the 18th March 2014.
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Phylogenetics Journal Club, Mon 28/01
Rick Thompson will present Rohnquist et al. 2012: “Dating with Fossils, Applied to the Early Radiation of the Hymenoptera”, doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys058. Meeting on Monday 28/01, 4 pm, Zoology Basement Seminar Room.
Phylogenetics Journal Club, Mon 28/01
Rick Thompson will present Ronquist et al. (2012) “A Total-Evidence Approach to Dating with Fossils, Applied to the Early Radiation of the Hymenoptera”, doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys058. Meeting on Monday 28/01, 4 pm, Zoology Basement Seminar Room.
Phylogenetics Journal Club 14/01 4 pm
The first 2013 meeting of the Phylogenetics Journal Club will take place on Monday 14/01, 4 pm, Zoology Basement Seminar Room. Dr Rob Asher presents
Roure et al. 2013
Impact of Missing Data on Phylogenies Inferred from Empirical Phylogenomic Data Sets
Denisovan genome: CEG Journal Club 3/12
On Monday 3/12 Toomas Kivisild will present the Denisova genome paper (Meyer et al. 2012):http://www.sciencemag.org/content/338/6104/222. Meeting in the Zoology Basement Seminar Room at 4 pm.
CEG Journal Club 19/11: Epistasis in Drosophila quantitative traits
Following the successful first meeting of the CEG Journal Club this year, we will reconvene at 4 pm on Monday 19/11. More speakers wanted for subsequent meetings!!!
Punita Juneja (Jiggins Lab) will present: Huang et al. 2012 “Epistasis dominates the genetic architecture of Drosophila quantitative traits”.
Meeting at the Zoology Basement Seminar Room.
CEG Journal Club Monday 5/11
The first meeting in the new series of the CEG Journal Club will take place on Monday 5/11/12. We will discuss “Real time evolution of new genes by Innovation, Amplification and Divergence” by Naesvall et al. 2012 (http://www.sciencemag.org/content/338/6105/384.abstract).
Meeting at 4 pm in the Zoology basement seminar room.
Cambridge Evolutionary Genetics Symposium 11th Jan 2013
We are currently accepting requests for speakers for the 5th Cambridge Evolutionary Genetics Symposium that will be taking place on Friday, January 11th next year.
The Cambridge Evolutionary Genetics (CEG) network has been set up to foster links between researchers in this field based in different institutions across Cambridge. The talks will cover all areas of evolutionary genetics from comparative genomics to evo-devo, and pathogen evolution to speciation. In previous years speakers have come from the University of Cambridge, the Sanger Institute, EBI, Anglia Ruskin and further afield. The meeting is free to attend and no registration is required.
We are now looking for speakers; if you would be interested in presenting a talk please send a title, brief outline and your affiliation to: email@example.com
The symposia will consist of ten or so 15 minute talks (with five minutes for questions) given by Cambridge researchers, as well as talks from two high profile outside speakers (see below).
We have two confirmed invited speakers:
Enrico Coen, John Innes Centre
Location: Department of Genetics, Downing Site, Biffen lecture theatre
The programme from last year to give you an idea of the format can be found here
Professor of Genetics
The Department of Genetics is advertising for a Professor of Genetics, with a strong possibility that this could be someone in the field of Evolutionary or Population Genetics. Get in touch if you are interested.
Thanks Fergal for organising the symposium yesterday, and thanks to all our speakers. It was a great success.