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Time and place: Oct. 3, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Horacio Schneider

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3515

This week we read Wagner and Marcot's "Modelling distributions of fossil sampling rates over time, space and taxa: assessment and implications for macroevolutionary studies" in MEE.

Time and place: Sep. 30, 2014 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 3315

As we are starting to worry about bias in branch lengths when phylogenetic approaches are used with genomic data, we'll have a look at McGill et al. (2013), which discusses the influence of minor allele frequency thresholds on estimates of demography.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Room 3508

Friday seminar by Lars Werdelin

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3515

Come join a discussion on "A novel Bayesian method for inferring and interpreting the dynamics of adaptive landscapes from phylogenetic comparative data" by Uyeda and Harmon fresh from Sys Bio.

Time and place: Sep. 23, 2014 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 3315

As a follow-up to our discussion on genomic islands of speciation two weeks ago, we'll continue along the same lines with a recent paper by Ruegg et al. (2014) that came out recently in Molecular Evolution.

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, CEES seminar room (3313/3315)

Late lunch talk by Walter Salzburger.

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Room 3508

Friday seminar by Andrea Waeschenbach from Natural History Museum, London, UK

Time and place: Sep. 16, 2014 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 3315

In this weeks edition of the TGAC journal club, we'll focus on African cichlid fishes, and the "genomic substrate" of their adaptive radiation: The paper by Brawand et al. (2014), was published last week in Nature.

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3513

This week in the macroevolution journal club we will read a paper: "Calibrating the Tree of Life: fossils, molecules and evolutionary timescales", Forest, 2009.

Time and place: Sep. 9, 2014 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 3315

We restart the TGAC+CELS journal club series with a discussion of a recent review (Cruickshank & Hahn 2014) on genome divergence between closely related species. A substantial paper, but a highly relevant one, also for our friends from the speciation journal club!

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3515

This week we discuss a new book chapter by Nunn and Zhu on using "Phylogenetic Prediction to Identify 'Evolutionary Singularities'"  with our visitor Matt Pennell.

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2014 1:15 PM2:00 PM, 2nd floor seminar room (2621)

Late lunch talk by Matt Pennell.

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2014 9:00 AM1:00 PM, Tøyen hovedgård

Mini-seminar in connection with the conferment of an honorary doctoral degree awarded to Prof. Eske Willerslev by the University of Oslo. Sign up!

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Room 3508

Friday seminar by Arnar Pálsson from University of Iceland

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3515
Time and place: Aug. 15, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3515

We restart journal club this week with Bookstein's 2012 Paleobiology paper on Random walk as a null model for high-dimensional morphometrics of fossil series: geometrical considerations.

Time and place: July 3, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Room 3315, Kristine Bonnevie building

CEES extra seminar by Dr. Monica Hagedorn

Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine Hamburg Germany

Time and place: June 27, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Room 3508

Friday seminar by Moritz Muschick from University of Sheffield

Time and place: June 26, 2014 1:15 PM2:00 PM, Room 3508, Kristine Bonnevie Building

CEES Extra seminar by Jason Miller from J. Craig Venter Institute

Time and place: June 24, 2014 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 3315

In possibly the last TGAC+CELS meeting before the summer break, we will discuss genomic adaptations to cold temperatures, as reported for polar bears by Liu et al. (2014) in Cell.

Time and place: June 20, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Louis W. Botsford from University of California

Time and place: June 20, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3513

This week Friday the 20th macroevolution journal club will be discussing a paper entitled: "Dietary innovations spurred the diversification of ruminants during the Caenozoic" by Cantalapiedra et al. 2013.

Time and place: June 16, 2014 11:15 AM12:00 PM, <a href="http://www.cees.uio.no/about/contact/cees-seminar-room.html">The CEES seminar room</a> (3313/3315)

Early Lunch Talk by Per Åberg (Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden).

Time and place: June 13, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3513

This week in the macroevolution journal club we will read a paper entitled: "Modelling the ecology and evolution of communities: A review of past achievements, current efforts, and future promises" by Brännström et al. 2012.