Research events - Page 22

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3513

On Friday the 14th of February, the MaEcovo journal club will be discussing the 2013 paper by Fussman and Gonzales: "Evolutionary rescue can maintain an oscillating community undergoing environmental change"

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2014 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

This week we will discuss hybridization with Neanderthals and the traces of this in the genomes of modern day humans. We will read a recent Nature paper by Sankarararaman and colleagues entitled "The genomic landscape of Neanderthal ancestry in present-day humans".  

Time and place: Feb. 7, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Jakob Hemmer Hansen

Time and place: Feb. 7, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3513

This Friday, 7th of February, in the MaEcovo journal club we will be discussing a paper by Takahashi et al. from 2013:  "Abrupt community transitions and cyclic evolutionary dynamics in complex food webs".

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2014 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

This Thursday we will discuss this interesting recent paper on the likelihood of non-allopatric speciation from the journal Evolution: THE RATE TEST OF SPECIATION: ESTIMATING THE LIKELIHOOD OF NON-ALLOPATRIC SPECIATION FROM REPRODUCTIVE ISOLATION RATES IN DROSOPHILA by Roman Yukilevich. It is not published in an issue yet, but you can download the paper from the link above.

Time and place: Feb. 3, 2014 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Seminar room (3313/3315)

Yngvild Vindenes

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Wolfram M. Kürschner

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3513

On Friday 31st in the MaEcovo jornal club we will be discussing an Ecology Letters paper byMCoy & Pfister, 2014 :  "Historical comparisons reveal altered competitive interactions in a guild of crustose coralline algae".

Time and place: Jan. 30, 2014 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

This week we will discuss two papers on the proportion of the genome that is encoding, "An integrated encyclopedia of DNA elements in the human genome" authored by The Encode Project Consortium published in Nature 2012, and a critique entitled "On the Immortality of Television Sets: “Function” in the Human Genome According to the Evolution-Free Gospel of ENCODE" by Graur and colleagues published in GBE 2013.

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2014 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Merete Eggesbø

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Room 3513

Our journal club reading this Friday will be "Niche breadth predicts geographical range size: a general ecological pattern" by Slatyer et al., published in Ecology Letters in August 2013. 

Time and place: Jan. 17, 2014 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3513

In the Macroevolution and Red Queen Journal Club on Friday we will read Uyeda et al. 2010 paper on phenotypic evolution across a range of timescales 'The million-year wait for macroevolutionary bursts'.

Time and place: Jan. 9, 2014 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

This Thursday we will discuss how hybridization can generate morphological variation that spurs adaptive radiation chichlids. The paper (Selz et al. 2014; attached) is entitled "Relaxed trait covariance in interspecific cichlid hybrids predicts morphological diversity in adaptive radiations" and has just been published in JEB.

The Encode-discussion has been postponed to a later date (January 30th).

Time and place: Dec. 17, 2013 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Room 3508

CEES Extra seminar by Anne Laudisoit

Time and place: Dec. 13, 2013 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Margaret Beaton

Time and place: Dec. 13, 2013 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3513

This week in MaEcovo, we will read a new paper by Richard Lenski's group on fitness increasing without bound in Science Express. See also the Pennisi's  article on Lenski's experiments.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2013 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

CEES Extra seminar by Jeffrey A. Hutchings. Note the day.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 PM, The aquarium, room 3302

This week we will discuss a paper by Sella et al. (PloS Genetics, 2009) on pervasive natural selection in Drosophila. http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1000495

Please note that the meeting will take place at a different location than usual this time!

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2013 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Bruce R. Levin from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Note the time!

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2013 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3513

In the Macroevolution and Red Queen Journal Club on Friday we will read Lindsey et al, "Evolutionary rescue from extinction is contingent on a lower rate of environmental change"

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 PM, Seminar room 3315

This week we will discuss a paper on the mixed ancestry of the First Americans, published recently in Nature. The western Eurasian genetic signatures in modern-day Native Americans seem to derive not only from post-Columbian admixture, as commonly thought, but also from a mixed ancestry of the First Americans.

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2013 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Room 3302

We will discuss Fang et al. 2013 Genome-wide mapping of methylated adenine residues in pathogenic Escherichia coli using single-molecule real-time sequencing (Nature Biotechnology 30: 1232-1239).

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2013 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

Friday seminar by Anita Kozyrskyj from University of Alberta

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2013 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Rom 3513

In the Macroevolution and Red Queen Journal Club on Friday we will read a recent 2013 paper from Overballe-Petersen et al on the uptake of damaged, fragmented or ancient DNA by naturally competent bacteria and the potential of "anachronistic evolution". Bacterial natural transformation by highly fragmented and damaged DNA.

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2013 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 3508

CEES Extra seminar by Jonas Korlach, Chief Scientic Officer, Pacific Biosciences