VIIIth Bay Area Population Genomics Conference


Sponsored by, QB3 at UCSF, and Stanford Center for Computational, Evolutionary, and Human Genomics

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  Registration is FREE but REQUIRED
Date: June 8, 2013
Place: Byers Auditorium in Genentech Hall at UCSF Mission Bay campus
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June 3rd
CONTACT: Ryan Hernandez,
9:00 AM
Breakfast Buffet  
9:30 AM Michael Palmer, Stanford, Feldman Lab Gene regulatory networks have a predictive long-term fitness
9:50 AM Raquel Assis, Berkeley, Bachtrog Lab Evolution of novel phenotypes by gene duplication
10:10 AM Chris Baker, UCSF, Johnson Lab Evolution of transcriptional circuits is constrained by paralog interference following gene duplication
10:30 AM Coffee Break    
10:50 AM Jamie Blundell, Stanford, Petrov/Fisher Labs Tracking evolutionary dynamics with 500,000 DNA barcodes
11:10 AM Matthias Steinrücken, Berkeley, Song Lab Inferring demographic history from genomic sequence data under the structured coalescent with recombination  
11:30 AM Zach Szpiech, Hernandez Lab, UCSF Long runs of homozygosity are enriched for deleterious variation
11:50 AM Lunch (register if you would like to get food!) and Posters

1:00 PM Yuan Zhu, Stanford, Petrov Lab Spontaneous mutation spectrum in yeast
1:20 PM Oana Carja, Stanford, Feldman Lab
Evolution in changing environments: variation as an adaptive response
1:40 PM Laurie Stevison, UCSF, Wall Lab
Comparison of fine-scale and broad-scale recombination rates across great apes
  Scott Roy, Roy Lab, SFSU
Various stories about splicing
  Jeremy Hsu, Hadly Lab, Stanford Population genomics of the tuco-tuco
  Pleuni Pennings, Stanford, Petrov Lab The role of drug penetration in the evolution of multi-drug resistance
  Chris Gignoux, UCSF, Burchard Lab The role of ancestry in identifying risk factors for asthma
  Lawrence Uricchio, UCSF, Hernandez Lab Parameter rescaling for forward simulations of recurrent hitchhiking
  Nicolas Strauli, UCSF, Hernandez Lab The antibody repertoire before and after selection